Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 31st

Citizen Action endorses Ed Fallone & Jill Karofsky for Supreme Court Vote Tuesday, February 18th In the critical Wisconsin Supreme Court race, Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s board voted to endorse both Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky. After interviews which included members from across the state, Citizen Action member and board leaders concluded that both would be independent judges who will…

“Organizing the Bucks” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss the historic tentative agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks 1000 workers that will set new wage standards for the for the sector with Milwaukee Area Service and Hospitality Workers (MASH) president Peter Rickman. We announce Citizen Action’s endorsement of Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky for state Supreme Court and Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive. The panel previews the…

Citizen Action endorses Ed Fallone & Jill Karofsky for Supreme Court

In the critical Wisconsin Supreme Court race, Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s board voted to endorse both Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky. After interviews which included members from across the state, Citizen Action member and board leaders concluded that both would be independent judges who will fairly interpret and apply the law for everyone, regardless of their race, their income, or…

Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive Announces more key endorsements in Milwaukee area spring elections Milwaukee: Today Citizen Action of Wisconsin, a statewide membership group headquartered in Milwaukee, announced its endorsement of state Senator Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive. Additional spring election endorsements we…

Citizen Action endorses Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky for Supreme Court

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] Citizen Action of Wisconsin endorses Fallone and Karofsky for WI Supreme Court race Milwaukee: In the critical Wisconsin Supreme Court race, Citizen Action of Wisconsin’s board voted to endorse both Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky. After interviews which included members from across the state, Citizen Action member and…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 24th

Friday, January 24th Trump promises kept on Rx reform? More like promises broken The president has ignored the soaring cost of prescription drugs, while Gov. Evers is pushing the Wisconsin legislature to tackle Big Pharma’s price gouging. By: Robert Kraig This piece first ran in the Wisconsin Examiner.  As the Democratic candidates for president sparred in Iowa this week, it…

“State of ‘Sconnie” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

“State of ‘Sconne” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast We discuss Governor Evers’ State of the State speech. Claire and Robert tell us about the Families USA healthcare conference they are attending this week and we dive into a deeper discussion of Trump’s failure to deliver on lowering prescription drug prices. We talk about the 2 new open state Senate seats following the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Vote in Supreme Court Survey

Friday, January 17th Citizen Action Member Survey on State Supreme Court Election Citizen Action is surveying our membership on their preferences in the State Supreme Court Election. This information will be used by Citizen Action’s Board to gauge member attitudes in the election and help determine if the organization should endorse in the election. Please take the survey today! Northwestern…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2020 Regional Field Organizer

Job Description: Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2020 Regional Field Organizer Citizen Action of Wisconsin is seeking to hire 2020 Regional Field Organizers (RFO) beginning as soon as January 27th of 2020. This position is full-time salaried (40-50 hours per week on avg), and temporary. The position is guaranteed through April 7th, 2020 with the possibility of extension through November 2020,…

“2020 Election Heats Up the Winter” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Following a discussion of the latest impeachment news, we discuss Trump’s visit to Milwaukee and his continued strength with white evangelicals, the Warren/Sanders dispute, and the latest developments in the vote purging scandal in Wisconsin. The panel closes with a discussion of the Assembly’s failure to override a Governor Evers veto of legislation to de-skill nursing home care. What does…