Felzkowski, Callahan announce budget listening sessions in Tomahawk, Merrill
For the Tomahawk Leader
NORTHERN WISCONSIN – State Senator Mary Felzkowski (R-Tomahawk) and State Representative Calvin Callahan (R-Tomahawk) this week announced several budget listening sessions in the 12th Senate District and the 35th Assembly District.
A release from Felzkowski’s office said the listening sessions will provide constituents with a “great opportunity to give feedback on what they would like to see in the biennial state budget.”
Felzkowski and Callahan will be visiting several communities in the 35th Assembly District on Saturday, March 25, including Tomahawk and Merrill.
The legislators will start the day at Townsend Town Hall, 16564 Elm St., Townsend, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., followed by a stop at Antigo City Hall, 700 Edison St., Antigo, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Felzkowski and Callahan will then visit Merrill City Hall, 1004 E. 1st St., Merrill, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., before wrapping up the series of listening sessions at Tomahawk City Hall, 23 N. 2nd St., Tomahawk, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Felzkowski is also slated to hold budget listening sessions in the 36th Assembly District with Rep. Jeff Mursau (R-Crivitz) on Saturday, April 1 and the 34th Assembly District with Rep. Rob Swearingen (R-Rhinelander) on Saturday, April 15.
The Joint Committee on Finance – the state budget writing committee – is slated to hold a large-scale listening session at Lakeland Union High School, 9573 State Hwy. 70, Minocqua, on Wednesday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Felzkowski is one of the committee’s 16 members.
“These listening sessions give the people of Wisconsin direct access to the committee, allowing the public to provide direct input on the 2023-25 state budget,” the release stated.