Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, July 9th

Child Tax Credit Press Tour! #KeepFamiliesAfloat Starting on July 15th, parents across the country will begin receiving monthly checks of up to $300 per child through the federal Child Tax Credit approved by Democrats in Congress earlier this year. This week, Citizen Action WI and WISDOM relaunch our End Child Poverty Campaign with media events educating the public about the…

“Vaccinating the pandemic” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Vaccinating the Pandemic We continue to discuss the fundamental failings of the Legislature’s State Budget, which at the time of recording, was awaiting Gov. Evers’ action. We look at the latest vaccination rates in Wisconsin and remind listeners that Wisconsin still has low rates of vaccination in many areas and demographics that must be addressed if we…

“Health is Wealth” This is NOT that Podcast

Bucks in Six! The Milwaukee Bucks are the Eastern Conference champions and we are waiting to find out if Governor Evers will sign the budget approved by the state Legislature last week. This week we welcome Jamaal Smith from The City of Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention. We talk about access to resources, the challenges in organizing our community and…

Issue Brief Release: Rx Reform in Congress Must Include Rx Price Negotiations to Make Medicines Affordable for More Veterans and Their Families

For Immediate Release: July 2, 2021 Contacts: Claire Zautke, Healthcare for All Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, 414-940-3375, [email protected] Alex Brower, Executive Director, Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, 414-949-8756, [email protected]   Issue Brief Release: Rx Reform in Congress Must Include Rx Price Negotiations to Make Medicines Affordable for More Veterans and Their Families Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired…

Citizen Action Weekly; July 4th Weekend

Friday, July 2nd “State Budget Blues” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast We discuss the disastrous Republican State Budget that cleared the Legislature this week. After digging into the budget’s many failings, we ask: why did 7 Democrats vote yes? We continue our call for the Governor to veto the state budget, although the signs are not promising. Next we turn to the…