“Historic Investments” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Historic Investments Our panel discusses President Biden’s American Family Plan which makes historic investments in paid leave, child care, and tax fairness, but misses an opportunity on prescription drug affordability. Senator Tammy Baldwin and other progressive U.S. Senators are urging President Biden to approve a COVID vaccine patent waiver so all counties can have access to COVID…

Press Statement re: Biden’s American Family Plan

For Immediate Release: April 28, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   Statement: Biden’s American Family Plan makes historic investments in paid leave, child care, and tax fairness, but misses an opportunity on prescription drug affordability Following President Biden’s speech to a joint session of Congress outlining his new American Families Plan, Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, April 23rd

Friday, April 23rd Citizen Action Praises Chauvin Guilty Verdict: Calls for Transformational Reform of the Entire System Citizen Action of Wisconsin praises this week’s the murder conviction of George Floyd’s killer, former Minneapolis Police officer Derrick Chauvin, and calls for the structural reforms needed to end the police assault on Black lives. “This murder conviction is a step forward and…

“A verdict on America” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · A verdict on America We welcome JoAnna Bautch, Citizen Action’s Movement Politics Director, as a guest panelist. The panel responds to the guilty verdict in the Derrick Chauvin trial and puts it in perspective. We discuss the police reform recommendations from Wisconsin’s Legislative racial disparities task force which was set up by House Speaker Robin Vos to…

Citizen Action Praises Chauvin Guilty Verdict

For Immediate Release–April 20, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] Citizen Action Praises Chauvin Guilty Verdict: Calls for Transformational Reform of the Entire System Milwaukee: Citizen Action of Wisconsin praises the murder conviction of George Floyd’s killer, former Minneapolis Police officer Derrick Chauvin, and calls for the structural reforms needed to end the police assault on Black lives. “This…

“Structural racism demands structural solutions now” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

 Battleground Wisconsin · Structural racism demands structural solutions now We discuss the Daunte Wright murder by Brooklyn Center police, the announcement that Jacob Blake’s shooter will face no consequences, and a state Department of Public Instruction finding that the Burlington school district is a hostile environment for Black students. We analyze the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause in the…

Bill Kaplan: Wisconsin’s infrastructure is falling apart

Wisconsin Democratic Governor Tony Evers inherited a polarized political environment. And, he shares power with a dysfunctional GOP-led legislature, disinterested in addressing long-term costly challenges. The Wisconsin Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers issued a 2020 Report Card for Wisconsin’s infrastructure. The overall GPA is only a C (“mediocre requires attention”). The specifics are damning. Roads earned a…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, April 9th

Friday, April 9th Jill Underly and 21 of 32 Citizen Action endorsed local candidates win this week! Thank you to all the Citizen Action Organizing Co-op members who ran for office or helped endorsed local candidates running for office this Spring. Jill Underly’s victory was a huge win for public education in Wisconsin. We also excited about new progressive mayors…


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