Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, Feb 26th

Friday, Feb 26th Citizen Action of Wisconsin endorses Dr. Jill Underly for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Citizen Action’s board voted today to endorse Dr. Jill Underly for Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction following a Zoom interview with nearly 100 Citizen Action members and leaders on Monday evening. Watch her Citizen Action interview here. Dr. Jill Underly…

Ron Johnson & Legislative Republicans embrace conspiracy and voter suppression” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Ron Johnson & Legislative Republicans embrace conspiracy and voter suppression Sen. Ron Johnson gushed bizarre conspiracy theories during a closely followed Senate hearing on the Capital insurrection, bringing national shame to himself and the Badger State he purports to represent. Is our senior senator off his rocker, or is he making a cynical ploy for the voters…

“Evers’ BOLD Budget” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Evers’ Bold Budget We discuss the bold two year state budget released this week by Governor Evers which includes major healthcare proposals like a BadgerCare Public Option, Climate reforms, and other major progressive policies. Does the Governor’s move towards the progressive wing of the Democratic Party show the power of public mobilization and organizing? We review Sen….

Citizen Action Commends Governor’s Budget on Healthcare Costs, Climate, and Economic Equity

For Immediate Release – February 17, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324/[email protected] Commends Governor’s Budget on Healthcare Costs, Climate, and Economic Equity. Statewide: On behalf of its grassroots members across the state, Citizen Action of Wisconsin commends Governor Evers for the important advances in his state budget to address the crippling cost of health care, and the pressing need for…

“Ruthlessness: The 10th Anniversary of Act 10” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Ruthlessness: The 10th Anniversary of Act 10 During the tenth anniversary of Act 10, we consider its legacy, what it says about the ruthlessness of modern conservatism, and the continuing ramifications of historic protests it sparked. We dig into a number of major state and federal issues, including the latest attacks on the mask mandate, a bill…

Act Now: Pledge to be a Climate Activist

Pledge to be a Climate Activist Today! Submit your pledge and take action below: “Focus on Energy” Request your free “Focus on Energy Kit” On Bill financing Support On Bill financing by contacting your elected leaders LA CROSSE RESIDENCES contact the city council and mayor and send them a pre-written email explaining on bill financing and asking them to support…

Report: Wisconsin’s Billionaires Got $11.1B Richer During the Pandemic

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, [email protected], (414) 322-5324 Wisconsin Billionaires Got $11.1 Billion Richer Over First 10 Months of Pandemic, Their Collective Wealth Jumping By 28% Gains of 8 Richest Residents Could Cover $2 Billion State Deficit Predicted by Outside Analysts 5 Times Over & Still Leave Billionaires Richer Than They Were Before COVID…

Bill Kaplan: Speaker Vos postures, President Biden delivers

GOP Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, pretending to overturn supposed “illegal executive overreach” by Wisconsin Democratic Governor Tony Evers, did it again. Vos led the effort to blowup a compromise COVID-19 relief bill agreed to by Evers and the GOP-led state Senate. Then Vos and the GOP-led legislature repealed the mask mandate, saying it was “not about (Evers’) mask order.” Poppycock!…