Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 15th

Friday, February 15th Northeast Co-op Asks Senator Feyen to Support BadgerCare Expansion State Senator Feyen held a town hall on Monday Feb 11 in Fond du Lac County, which the Northeast organizer, Jolie Lizotte, and a couple constituents from Oshkosh attended to ask the Senator to support expanding BadgerCare in the state budget. The Senator is not staunchly opposed to…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, February 1st

Friday, February 1st “The Foxconn is up: They got paid, we got played” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast We welcome State Representative Jonathan Brostoff to discuss the predictable implosion of Foxconn’s manufacturing plant in Wisconsin and the implications for Wisconsin and the progressive movement. We also talk about new scandalous and hateful revelations about the bigotry of Scott Walker’s handpicked Supreme Court…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 25th

Friday, January 25th Citizen Action Applauds Governor Evers for Commitment to Expand BadgerCare Is great first step towards fulfilling public mandate to guarantee affordable health care in Wisconsin In response to the first State of the State Address of Tony Evers, Citizen Action of Wisconsin members across the state applaud the Governor’s firm commitment to including BadgerCare expansion in the…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 18th

Friday, January 18th Citizen Action and One Wisconsin Now win the first lame duck case, blocking GOP early voting restrictions Citizen Action is again making headlines across the state. Thursday Citizen Action and our partners, including One Wisconsin Now, won an injunction from a federal judge blocking the early voting restrictions put in place by the Lame Duck Legislature and…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, January 11th

Friday, January 11th Citizen Action of Wisconsin statewide staff meets for strategic retreat this week in Milwaukee. This week Citizen Action of Wisconsin organizing staff meet in Milwaukee for a strategic retreat. In 3 days of intensive (and exhausting) work we made progress in planning our 2019 issue and electoral campaigns, evolving our organizational culture, improving our effectiveness as a…

Cirtizen Action Weekly: January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019 Welcome Noah Reif, Citizen Action’s new Northwestern Wisconsin Co-op Organizer Noah joins the Citizen Action team after spending the 2018 midterms with For our Future-Wisconsin. They grew up in Beechwood, Wisconsin before attending St. Norbert College and graduating with a Bachelors of Music- Liberal Arts. In 2016, Noah ran for State Assembly District 88 against John…

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, December 14th

Friday, December 14th Citizen Action of Wisconsin Stands with Wausau Council member Mary Thao Citizen Action of Wisconsin members in North Central Wisconsin are very troubled by the events on the Wausau City Council that prompted Council member Mary Thao to recuse herself from closed sessions of the Council. Mary experienced these sessions as an unwelcoming space where diverse perspectives…

Citizen Action Weekly: Happy Thanksgiving Weekly

Happy Thanksgiving Weekly Brew Fest: Mandela Barnes, Gwen Moore and Lisa Neubauer speak; Members who ran for office highlighted. This Monday evening the 10th Annual Citizen Action Brew Fest was held at the historic Coakley Bros. Building on Milwaukee’s southside. Brew Fest featured inspiring speeches from Lt. Governor-Elect Mandela Barnes, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and State Supreme Court candidate Lisa Neubauer.

Citizen Action Weekly: Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018 Citizen Action members join Mandela Barnes and former HHS director Kathleen Sebelius at media conference   Highlight importance of the ACA’s ban on discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions. Denise Patton, a Citizen Action co-op member and small business owner, flanked by fellow co-op members, Mandela Barnes & former US HHS director Kathleen Sebelius, sharing how…