Wisconsin’s progressive movement is in full GOTV mode as early vote has started in Wisconsin. We discuss the latest polling showing the race remains statistically tied. We also discuss the significance of BadgerCare and the minimum wage continuing to play a pivotal role in shaping the election agenda. We also welcome Kayla Blado to talk about the New Leaders Council and the application process for new fellows for 2015.
LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD PODCAST #167
New Rasmussen Poll: Burke 49% - Walker 48%
WPR/St. Norbert’s Poll: Walker 47% - Burke 46%
Politifact says FALSE when Scott Walker says next state budget will begin with $535 million surplus
Republicans caught in budget cover-up: PolitiFact Wisconsin confirms Walker’s $1.8 billion budget crisis
Citizen Action Files Open Records Request for Insurance Industry Lobbying on BadgerCare
County Referendums To Give Direction on Badgercare
BadgerCare Referendum in Outagamie County.
Minimum Wage Bubbles to surface in Governor’s Race.
LaCrosse Tribune: Minimum wage hike: Popular, but is it effective?
We're not the Wisconsin our parents envisioned.
State jobs agency's approach now focus of campaign.
Application to the New Leaders Council
Find out more about New Leaders Council
Early Voting Information from Government Accountability Board.
You can vote early at your local municipal clerk's office. In-person absentee voting (also known as early voting) runs October 20 to 31
If you live in Milwaukee and need a ride to vote early or on Election Day please call: 414-852-3245
Citizen Action of Wisconsin in the news:
- WJFW (NBC) Rhinelander (October 22, 2014) Many Northwoods voters will consider whether to accept federal BadgerCare money
- La Crosse Tribune (October 22, 2014) Dueling statistics, politics intertwined in Medicaid referendum
- WXPR (October 22, 2014) County Referendums To Give Direction on Badgercare
- Shepherd Express (October 21, 2014) Five Referendum Questions on County Ballot
- Badger Herald (OCTOBER 20, 2014) Minimum wage bubbles to the surface of governor’s race
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