Civics Education Speech

Civics Education Speech

Here are some remarks I made on civics education on the Assembly Floor on September 28, 2021 part one. Here I express my opinions that civics education is something we need to strive for, and do better to implement.

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks

Hometown Heroes Concluding Remarks made on Wisconsin Assembly Floor on September 21, 2021 by Representative Don Vruwink.

Go Bucks Go

Go Bucks Go!

Wishing the Bucks great success in the year to come!

America 250 Floor Speech

America 250 Floor Speech

On June 22nd, I made remarks on the Wisconsin State Assembly Floor regarding the America 250 legislation. I spoke in favor of the bill which would establish the Wisconsin commission for the United States semiquincentennial commission to coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States, which is coming up on 2026.

National Anthem Debate

National Anthem Debate

The Assembly debated legislation to require that the national anthem be played before all sports games in venues that receive public funding. In my remarks, I discussed how I respect the national anthem and recognize the importance of playing it as we do now before sport events.

Harassment of Sports Officials

Last session I introduced a bill to create a new penalty for harassment of sports officials. As a long-time coach and umpire, I am very familiar with the problem, which …

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Holocaust Remembrance

Holocaust Remembrance

The Assembly passed legislation relating to the teaching of genocides and the Holocaust in schools. I gave brief remarks on the necessity that students understand the origins of genocidal policies.

Sound Tax Policy

Sound Tax Policy

During debate on legislation to implement a sales tax holiday, I spoke about the fact that sales tax holidays have traditionally done little to boost the economy. Families of low- …

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Protecting Our Places of Worship

Protecting Our Places of Worship

The Assembly recently took up legislation relating to closing places of worship to prevent the spread of COVID-19. I know that this is a very sensitive issue for many people …

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