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…

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…

Biden Just Made it Harder for GOP to Turn Down BadgerCare Expansion – Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Biden Just Made it Harder for GOP to Turn Down BadgerCare Expansion This week we discuss the historic passage of the American Rescue Plan, universal GOP opposition, and its implications in Wisconsin. In addition to the massive aid it provides to working people, the new law puts an extra $1.6 billion dollars on the table if Wisconsin…

Citizen Action Commends Governor’s Budget on Healthcare Costs, Climate, and Economic Equity

For Immediate Release – February 17, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324/[email protected] Commends Governor’s Budget on Healthcare Costs, Climate, and Economic Equity. Statewide: On behalf of its grassroots members across the state, Citizen Action of Wisconsin commends Governor Evers for the important advances in his state budget to address the crippling cost of health care, and the pressing need for…

“Ruthlessness: The 10th Anniversary of Act 10” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

Battleground Wisconsin · Ruthlessness: The 10th Anniversary of Act 10 During the tenth anniversary of Act 10, we consider its legacy, what it says about the ruthlessness of modern conservatism, and the continuing ramifications of historic protests it sparked. We dig into a number of major state and federal issues, including the latest attacks on the mask mandate, a bill…

2019 News Clips

2019 WQOW Channel 18 (December 17, 2019) Eau Claire residents demand action on prescription prices WRRD Radio Milwaukee (December 3, 2019) Robert Kraig on Devil’s Advocates on Medicare for All Wisconsin Examiner (November 7, 2019) What hasn’t happened in health care: Some health legislation passes, but major issues fall from legislature’s agenda WKBT TV 8 La Crosse (October 4, 2019)…

Team Biden vs the Radical Right

 Battleground Wisconsin · Team Biden vs the Radical Right On a special Thanksgiving edition of Battleground Wisconsin we dig into the question of how Joe Biden can govern effectively in the face of a Republican Party whose base is supercharged and will do everything to undermine his administration. First we talk with Rick Perlstein, the author of 4 major…

Will a Biden Administration (if elected) be Progressive? – Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We are on tape from last week’s from the Democratic National Convention, in our long planned counter programming to the proto-fascist Republican National Convention. Will not be able to comment on the latest racist atrocity in Kenosha until next week (but links to our latest statements are below). For this week’s program, on radio row at the Democratic National Convention…