Former Democratic Senator Lena Taylor Condemns Rushed Legislative District Enactment as ‘Insult’ to Milwaukee Constituents

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – After a 20-year career in the Legislature, former Democratic Sen. Lena Taylor bid farewell with a passionate speech criticizing the rushed enactment of new legislative districts by the Republican majority. Taylor expressed her disappointment with the lack of public hearings and votes by legislative committees, describing it as an insult to herself and her constituents. In her address, Taylor emphasized the importance of transparency and urged her colleagues to listen to the people. Her strong stance against the Republican-drawn maps resulted in her voting against them, which Democratic Gov. Tony Evers subsequently … Read more