The Farm Journal headline

The Farm Journal headline said it all: “Farmers Helped Elect Trump, But Trade Wars Erode Their Support”. Its survey showed Trump’s poll numbers sinking. “That’s because the trade wars strike the balance sheets of farmers who are already fighting through the fourth year of tough times – with no relief on the horizon” (Farm Journal). A clueless Trump has declared…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, September 7th

Friday, September 7th Tammy Baldwin Signs Pledge to Protect Wisconsinites with Pre-existing Conditions Wednesday evening U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin signed a pledge issued by Citizen Action Wisconsin to protect Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions. Citizen Action of Wisconsin, which brings together health professionals and patients from across the state, called on U.S. Senate candidates Sen. Tammy Baldwin and State Sen. Leah…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, August 31st

Friday, August 31st Happy Labor Day Weekend: Attend a Labor Day event near you! On Labor Day, we recognize and honor the achievements of all of America’s working people.Celebrate with your union brothers and sisters and community members around the state as we honor all who labor. This weekend take some time to attend a Labor Day event in your…

Senator John McCain

The death of Arizona GOP Senator John McCain on Saturday reminds the nation of how low American politics has fallen. Vietnam War hero McCain survived over five harrowing years as a POW. He went on to a distinguished thirty-five year career in Congress: addressing climate change, supporting immigration reform, opposing torture and leading on campaign finance reform, with Wisconsin Democratic…

Citizen Action Weekly: August 13th – 17th

Week of August 13th – 17th Progressives Win Big in Wisconsin Primary Robert Kraig Mandela Barnes, Marisabel Cabrera, Jeff Smith and Sarah Godlewski: remember these names. These four members of Citizen Action Wisconsin, who all won primary races Tuesday night by wide margins, are proof the blue wave Democrats hope will crest in November continues to rise.

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage Governor Scott Walker is touting the approval by the Trump Administration of his complicated health insurance scheme that does not even begin to make up for the cost of ongoing efforts to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Walker’s complicated scheme called “reinsurance” funnels $200 million…

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.