Legislature Should Go Back to the Drawing Board on State Budget; Citizen Action calls for “No” votes and a full budget Veto

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Legislature Should Go Back to the Drawing Board on State Budget Citizen Action calls for “No” votes and a full budget Veto Statewide: The conservative-dominated Legislature appears poised to miss the greatest opportunity in decades to make badly needed investments that would improve the lives of most Wisconsinites….

“Veto Republican Budget” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss Citizen Action’s call for Governor Tony Evers’ to veto the partisan GOP State Budget that completely fails Wisconsin. Also this week: Legislative Republicans ram through voter suppression bills; slash state aid to cities that cut police funding; and eliminate yet another business tax, threatening local revenue. Meanwhile, the State Senate passes an author-less legislative scheme to keep the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, June 18th

Friday, June 18th Inoculation Emancipation in Fitchburg! Thank you for joining us last weekend at the Inoculation Emancipation Party sponsored by Minocqua Brewing Company! We look forward to seeing you at future stops of the Inoculation Emancipation Party. Didn’t get a chance to join us? Find progressive beers available for purchase near you! Action for Quality Health Care with SEIU…

Issue Brief: Congress Should Prioritize Equitable Health Care and Economic Security for Everyone in Building Back Better

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   New Issue Brief from Citizen Action of WI and Health Care for America Now Details that Congress Must Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap To Address Health Equity Two-thirds of people who would gain coverage in non-expansion states are people of color   Milwaukee, Wisconsin:  Citizen Action of…

The ACA Stands!

Battleground Wisconsin · The ACA Stands! The panel learns the news that the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed the latest attempt overturn the ACA just as we are beginning to tape this week’s episode. Listen to our immediate reactions and analysis. After digging into the ACA decision, our panel reviews the dreary final week of the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee state…

Press Statement on the Supreme Court Dismissing the ACA Lawsuit

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Claire Zautke, (414) 940-3375, [email protected]     US Supreme Court Ruling on the ACA is Welcome News Work Remains to Establish Health Care as a Human Right Following the US Supreme Court ruling that leaves in place the Affordable Care Act, Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, June 11th

Friday, June 11th SATURDAY, JUNE 12th, 11am – 7pm: Inoculation Emancipation Party Join the Minocqua Brewing Company and Citizen Action of Wisconsin on Saturday, June 12th from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM at Funk’s Pub for a party celebrating vaccination freedom with live music and #ProgressiveBeer. Music featuring Blues Legend John Primer and his Band, The Kim Wasserburger Band, the…


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