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When I first ran for the U.S. Senate in
1992, I made a promise to hold open meetings in each of the
state's 72 counties every year to listen to people's concerns
and answer their questions. I have kept that promise, meeting
approximately 48,463 Wisconsinites at these sessions since
I was first elected. That's the equivalent of listening to
more than every person in Marinette County (estimated total
population 43,364) or listening to more than everyone in the
city of Fond du Lac(population 42,095).
Listening Sessions, which I believe are one of the most rewarding
parts of my job, are designed to allow people to discuss concerns,
and listen to friends and neighbors do the same in an open
environment. Except for my brief introductory remarks, I spend
the entire time listening, taking notes and responding to
questions. Wisconsinites give me great ideas for new legislation
at these meetings, and when they tell me that they are having
a problem with a federal agency, I can try to help. Listening
Sessions work in Wisconsin because so many people come and
tell me what's on their mind.
Due to the unpredictable schedule of the U.S. Senate, I usually
schedule my Listening Sessions about two weeks in advance.
Please also note that on rare occasions, Listening Sessions
may need to be postponed if I need to return to Washington,
D.C., for legislative votes. Notices of postponements will
be posted on this page and my staff will also alert the local
media to help us get the word out.
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