James Edming For Assembly News Feed

  • Nov 5th 2016
    The Wisconsin Pork Association Board of Directors announced they are endorsing the following pro-livestock and pro-agriculture/agri-business incumbents in the State Assembly and State Senate who are up for election on November 8, 2016. “The incumbents that we have chosen to endorse have a history of supporting agriculture in general and a variety of issues important to pork production,” said Bill Gnatzig, WPA President and chair of the WPA Public Policy Committee. “We encourage our members to get out and vote on November 8. With many upcoming issues facing agriculture, it remains important to elect members to the Assembly and Senate who understand the daily challenges faced by farmers.” Incumbents in the State SenateSen. Robert Cowles (R-Green Bay) 2nd Senate District Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills)
  • Oct 23rd 2016
    The Dairy Business Association this week endorsed candidates in a number of races for seats in the state Legislature. The list includes only a handful of current or former dairy farmers, but all of the candidates have demonstrated dedication to supporting Wisconsin’s dairy community, said John Holevoet, director of government affairs for the dairy group, whose members are dairy farmers and people in a variety of related businesses. “Like the rest of the nation, Wisconsin residents are increasingly removed from agriculture. This applies to our legislators, too,” Holevoet said. “We are fortunate to have a great group of candidates running for public office who, regardless of whether they can personally relate to farming, are dedicated to seeing our state’s farmers succeed. That is what makes
  • Oct 24th 2016
    Representative James W. Edmind received the "Working for Wisconsin" Award! Every year, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce gives out the award to legislators based on their efforts to support initiatives that better Wisconsin’s economic climate.
  • Oct 21st 2016
    MADISON — Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday, July 1st signed into law a measure that broadens use of epinephrine auto-injectors by trained individuals statewide, devices once only approved for emergency use in Wisconsin by doctors or in schools by nurses during allergic reactions. The small, pen-like devices deliver an instant shot of adrenaline to quickly open breathing airways severely constricted during allergic reactions to food, insect stings, latex or medications. Wisconsin’s new law allows auto-injectors to be used beyond schools and at summer camps, colleges, daycare facilities, youth sports leagues, amusement parks, restaurants, businesses and sports arenas. “We are so happy and grateful that the State of Wisconsin now has this law. With more than 3 million people nationwide having a latex allergy, and when
  • Oct 20th 2016
    I am grateful to once again receive the endorsement from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau based on my support for the state's agricultural industry.Earlier this year, a bill I authored along with Senator Petrowski was signed into law. It allows local municipalities to permit the piping of liquid manure within a highway right-of-way which helps farmers and extends road life.Rob Richard, governmental relations director for WFB says that endorsements are given to incumbents are who are "supportive of issues that are important to the farm families that make up Wisconsin's agricultural community."