Rep. Rob Swearingen

rhinelander.k12.wi.us

Rhinelander  will host the first of four statewide public hearings on the future of rural schools.

Chaired by state Representative Rob Swearingen of Rhinelander, the task force was called by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to look at challenges unique to rural education.

Swearingen says the Task Force is the result of a visit to the Capitol by Rhinelander school district representatives. He said the visit made an impression on Voss...

 

legis.wisconsin.gov

State Representative Rob Swearingen has been asked to Chair the Assembly Speaker's Task Force on Rural Schools.

The Rhinelander Republican was appointed by Speaker Robin Vos to study issues like schools financial stability, declining enrollment and transportation needs that are unique to most rural school districts.

He says he went along with a group of Rhinelander school officials to Madison several weeks ago to talk to legislators and officials about rural school problems...

 

WXPR

Three area state legislators are holding a listening session August 28  for area veterans.

State Senator Tom Tiffany, and Representatives Rob Swearingen and Mary Czaja will be holding the meeting along with state Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos.

Tiffany says Secretary Scocos agreed to come north again for the session... 

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