Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, March 26th

Friday, March 26th Attend Healthcare Week of Action Virtual Lobby Day, Tuesday, March 26th This year, Wisconsin has a chance to pass BadgerCare expansion, make prescription drugs more affordable, support caregivers, invest in small businesses, and guarantee that every family can get access to quality, affordable child care. But we need you to help make that happen! Register to attend…

“Ron Johnson running with Q’Anon” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Ron Johnson running with Q’Anon We look at Sen. Ron Johnson’s lockstep alignment with Trump’s Q’Anon base, and his new found national infamy among moderates and progressives. Has he gone off the deep end or is this smart politics in Trump’s GOP? We discuss next week’s important Healthcare Week of Action focusing on critical healthcare priorities in…

“Avoiding target fixation on the filibuster…” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · “Avoiding target fixation on the filibuster…so we don’t crash”…so we don’t crash. We weigh in on two national issues, first the horrific shootings in Georgia that appear to be yet another hate crime against the AAPI community, and the looming battle over the Senate filibuster and the future of the Democratic agenda. We discuss Speaker Vos’s declaration…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, March 12th

Friday, March 12th There is still time to register for “How to have conversations with people who disagree with you” virtual training on Saturday, March 13th from 10AM-12PM. Join Citizen Action of Wisconsin to learn “How to Have Conversations with People Who Don’t Agree With you” led by the Citizen Action of Wisconsin Field Team and Organizing Staff.  After this training…

Biden Just Made it Harder for GOP to Turn Down BadgerCare Expansion – Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Biden Just Made it Harder for GOP to Turn Down BadgerCare Expansion This week we discuss the historic passage of the American Rescue Plan, universal GOP opposition, and its implications in Wisconsin. In addition to the massive aid it provides to working people, the new law puts an extra $1.6 billion dollars on the table if Wisconsin…

Big Vote Coming on the Right to Organize

By: Robert Kraig, Executive Director At the national level we have more opportunity than we have seen in decades to begin to achieve a just and equitable America. I am asking you to take some quick action on one of the most important advances we can win, the right to organize a union. As we know in Wisconsin, conservative politicians…

“Busting the filibuster or bust” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Busting the filibuster or bust This week the U.S. House passed a landmark voting rights bill, which will could set up the first major filibuster fight in the U.S. Senate. Are progressive Democrats ready for this fight and similar battles on the $15 minimum wage, immigration reform, climate transformation, a major jobs and infrastructure bill, and other…