Citizen Action & Nancy Pelosi Reveal Trump’s Health Care Sabotage

Friday, July 27th Last Saturday, Citizen Action held a successful news event with U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Milwaukee area healthcare professionals and advocates to fight back against Donald Trump’s escalating sabotage of health coverage. The event featured a number of first-line caregivers and health professionals in addition to Nancy Pelosi. U.S. Representative Gwen Moore was scheduled to…

Citizen Action Weekly: July 14th – 20th

July 14th – 20th Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2018 State Legislative Endorsements Pre-primary The following are Citizen Action’s pre-primary endorsements in 2018 State Legislative races. There will be more state legislative candidate endorsements following the primary.  We are very excited that this list of candidates includes 16 Citizen Action Organizing Cooperative members! Senate District 5 Julie Henszey (Citizen Action Organizing…

Citizen Action Weekly: July 7th – 13th

July 7th – 13th Milwaukee County Resolution to Stop Family Separation On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Citizen Action of Wisconsin/Acción Ciudadana de Wisconsin co-op member and County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, along with County Chris Abele and several allies announced their support for a resolution opposing the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The resolution calls on the Administration to abide by…

Citizen Action Weekly: June 2nd – 8th

June 2nd – 8th Northeast Organizing Cooperative General Assembly, Saturday, June 16th Join Citizen Action’s Northeast Organizing Cooperative as we gather together cooperative members and progressive folks from across the Northeast region to learn how we can collaborate on issues and electoral organizing! There will be a potluck and networking from 11:00-12:00 followed by the General Assembly.

Citizen Action Weekly: May 26th – June 1st

  May 26th – June 1st Citizen Action Calls Out Scott Walker’s Latest Health Care Sabotage Scott Walker knows his record of sabotaging health coverage could cost him re-election. That’s why he has has been falsely claiming to help people with pre-existing conditions and families struggling with massive premium increases.  But this week Citizen Action of Wisconsin caught Walker red…

Assault against the Affordable Care Act

Despite an all-out assault against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the ACA has persisted. Enrollment in ACA private health insurance plans stands at 11.8 million, including over 200,000 Wisconsinites. “A slight dip in sign-ups for ACA plans” (Washington Post). Moreover, Medicaid expansion continues in 31 states, including 15 GOP-led states.

April 4, 2018

For Immediate Release– April 4, 2018 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] Matt Brusky, (414) 315-4127 [email protected] Comment from Citizen Action organizers and members around the state available upon request. At least 49 Members win races for local office and build progressive power across Wisconsin Statewide: On Tuesday scores of Citizen Action of Wisconsin members were elected to local office, many…

Rise Up Platform

I. Purpose This document outlines a bold agenda that a very progressive governor and legislature, the next “Fighting Bob” La Follettes, could achieve in two terms in office–eight years. The visionary reforms contained here are drawn from the ideas of Citizen Action Organizing Co-op members and board members across the state. This platform was approved by the Citizen Action Board…