Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, July 31st

Friday, July 31st Request your absentee ballot today! Protect your health vote from home.  All Registered Wisconsin voters are eligible to vote with an absentee ballot. You can request ballots for both the primary and general elections in 2020. Request your absentee ballot today. Primary Election is Tuesday, August 11th; Thursday August 6th is the last day to request your…

“Trump mails in the election” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss President Trump’s disturbing pronouncement that the 2020 election should be delayed because mail-in ballots will make it inaccurate and fraudulent. Trump’s statement comes on the heels of a cratering economy and complete absence of Republican leadership on extending desperately needed COVID relief. We celebrate the extension of the moratorium on utility shutoffs last week and thank the leadership…

Bill Kaplan: State congressional Republicans fail Wisconsin

Back in May the Democratic-led House anticipated that the toll from COVID-19 and its economic consequences would continue to be devastating. The House passed relief and recovery legislation, largely along party lines. The $3 trillion bill would help state, local and tribal governments facing huge holes in their budgets; fund more COVID-19 testing and contact tracing; hazard pay for first…

Democrat Kristina Shelton has big ideas.

Democrat Kristina Shelton is the Program Director at the YWCA of Greater Green Bay where she advocates for the needs of Green Bay residents. Kristina is a former educator who was elected to the Green Bay School Board in 2019 and is its Vice President. Health Care Kristina Shelton has never backed away from taking on the big challenges. She…

Loss of Federal Unemployment Stimulus Will Devastate Wisconsin Working Families, lead to over 65,000 additional jobs losses

For Immediate Release– July 24, 2020 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Kevin Kane (414) 550 8280, [email protected] New Report: Loss of Federal Unemployment Stimulus Will Devastate Wisconsin Working Families, lead to over 65,000 additional jobs losses Report finds every metropolitan area to see substantial job loss as families lose funds. STATEWIDE: On a media webinar today Citizen Action of…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, July 17th

Friday, July 17th Citizen Action announces more 2020 State Legislative Candidate Endorsements Friday afternoon, July 17th the Citizen Action Board announced more candidate endorsements in state legislative elections. There will be more endorsements coming throughout the summer. Senate District 16: Melissa Sargent Senate District 18: Aaron Wojciechowski Assembly District 37: Abigail Lowery Assembly District 38: Melissa Winker Assembly District 69:…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds La Crosse County Board Approval of Resolution Supporting Universal Healthcare

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 Contact: Ben Wilson, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, [email protected] Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds La Crosse County Board Approval of Resolution Supporting Universal Healthcare La Crosse County Joins Over 70 Community Resolutions in Demanding Guaranteed Health Care for All La Crosse, Wis. – Citizen Action of Wisconsin and La Crosse County residents today applauds the…