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WEDA praises Legislature’s budget committee for advancing bill to promote rural economic growth in Wisconsin

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Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) applauds the Joint Finance Committee’s action today to unanimously approve Assembly Bill 912, a sweeping proposal that would create a $50 million per year Rural Economic Development Fund to promote economic growth in rural areas of Wisconsin. The bill would provide direct funding to rural communities […]

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Team Tranel: $50,000+ Cash on Hand

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February 1, 2014 Team Tranel: $50,000+ Cash on Hand Cuba City, WI –State Representative Travis Tranel’s campaign reported that it has raised over $26,000 during the latest campaign finance reporting period.  (July-December 2013) This strong fundraising effort puts Team Tranel in a great position heading into the 2014 election cycle.  The Tranel campaign has $51,800 […]

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Tranel named Vice Chair of Ag Committee Cuba City, WI – December 3, 2010 Representative-elect Travis Tranel is announcing his appointment as Vice-Chair of the…

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Assembly looks at bill to create ‘rainy day fund’ for Wisconsin

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By Andrew Averill The Badger Herald – Thursday, April 14, 2011 The Wisconsin Assembly took up a host of items on the chamber floor Thursday, including a constitutional amendment to create a rainy-day fund. During freshman Rep. Travis Tranel’s, R-Cuba City, maiden address to the Assembly, he introduced a resolution to amend Wisconsin’s constitution in […]

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Tranel urges 'rainy-day' fund

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Wisconsin lawmaker proposes legislation requiring that money is set aside during good economic times. TELEGRAPH HERALD Wisconsin state Rep. Travis Tranel, R-Cuba City, testified Thursday before the Wisconsin Ways and Means Committee in support of his bill called the Wisconsin First — Fiscal Responsibility and Stability Fund Amendment. It would create a constitutionally protected “rainy-day” […]

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Tranel appointed Vice-Chair of Ag Committee

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WGLR NEWS – December 7, 2010 If Travis Tranel was hoping he could make an impact in the Wisconsin legislature as a freshman, he’ll get his chance right away. The newly elected Republican Representative from rural Hazel Green has appointed as the Vice-Chair of the State Assembly’s Agriculture Committee. Tranel says he’s humbled by the […]

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Tranel victory highlights big night for GOP

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BY CRAIG D. REBER TH STAFF WRITER Wisconsin’s Republican Party tidal wave swept through the southwest part of the state, with the GOP regaining two Assembly seats and retaining an Assembly and a Senate seat. Republican Travis Tranel, a rural Cuba City agribusinessman, unseated incumbent Phil Garthwaite, of Dickeyville, a two-term Democrat, in the 49th […]

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Letter: Liberal special interests bailing out Garthwaite

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Telegraph Herald – Friday, October 29, 2010 FROM JAMES T. SCHNELLER, JR. 620 RIDGE AVE., PLATTEVILLE, WIS. In his Oct. 27 letter, Mr. Wisnewski focuses on spending by outside groups for Travis Tranel. In comparison, look at Greater Wisconsin Committee, a liberal special-interest group. Since August, they’ve spent over $200,000, with $30,000 on direct mail, […]

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"Pants on Fire" rating given to Greater Wisconsin Committee attacks on Tranel

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The Truth-O-Meter Says: Greater Wisconsin Committee Says Republican candidates in key Wisconsin Assembly races “side with those who want to privatize Social Security — and risk our retirements on Wall Street.” Greater Wisconsin Committee on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 in radio ads and direct mail pieces Group says Wisconsin Republican Assembly candidates want to privatize […]