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…

Report: Wisconsin’s Billionaires Got $11.1B Richer During the Pandemic

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, [email protected], (414) 322-5324 Wisconsin Billionaires Got $11.1 Billion Richer Over First 10 Months of Pandemic, Their Collective Wealth Jumping By 28% Gains of 8 Richest Residents Could Cover $2 Billion State Deficit Predicted by Outside Analysts 5 Times Over & Still Leave Billionaires Richer Than They Were Before COVID…

Citizen Action Statement on Charging Decision in Shooting of Jacob Blake

For Immediate Release: January 6, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Milwaukee: Late yesterday afternoon Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley announced his decision not to criminally charge the police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back this summer. Citizen Action of Wisconsin stands in solidarity with Jacob Blake, his family and friends, hundreds of thousands…

Citizen Action Supports the Right of Wisconsin Voices workers to Organize

For Immediate Release–December 23, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324. Milwaukee: Over the past 6 weeks there has been controversy concerning an organizing drive by employees at Wisconsin Voices to form a union. Citizen Action of Wisconsin believes the right to form and join unions is a fundamental human right. Citizen Action is a union employer, and has had a…

Statement: Trump’s Stacked Supreme Court Could Overturn ACA Coverage and Pre-Existing Condition Protections for Millions of Wisconsinites

For Immediate Release: November 10, 2020 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   Statement: Trump’s Stacked Supreme Court Could Overturn ACA Coverage and Pre-Existing Condition Protections for Millions of Wisconsinites Citizen Action of Wisconsin Urges Justices to Put Partisan Politics Aside and Uphold the Law Milwaukee, WI – Statement in response to the Supreme Court’s hearing of the California v….

Report: Wisconsin Billionaires’ Net Worths Jump $11 Billion or 28% Since Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 22, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Wisconsin Billionaires’ Net Worths Jump $11 Billion or 28% – Five Times More than State’s $2 Billion Revenue Shortfall – Since Pandemic Meanwhile state & local government services face deep cuts as Congress prioritizes confirmation of anti-ACA Supreme Court Justice over Coronavirus relief MILWAUKEE, WI: Wisconsin has 8 billionaires…

Everyone with Love in their Hearts Must Do More to Interrupt Systemic Racism

For Immediate Release: August 27, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Milwaukee: Citizen Action of Wisconsin Executive Director Robert Kraig released the following statement on the arrest of the white supremacist militia member who murdered two Black Lives Matter protesters and injured a third in Kenosha, and law enforcement’s apparent lax response to him before and after he shot…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Statement on the Racist Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2020 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Milwaukee: Citizen Action of Wisconsin stands in solidarity with the family and friends of Jacob Blake, tens of thousands of protesters across the country fighting for racial justice and every person who loves humanity, in demanding that the officers involved in his shooting be brought to justice and…

Loss of Federal Unemployment Stimulus Will Devastate Wisconsin Working Families, lead to over 65,000 additional jobs losses

For Immediate Release– July 24, 2020 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Kevin Kane (414) 550 8280, [email protected] New Report: Loss of Federal Unemployment Stimulus Will Devastate Wisconsin Working Families, lead to over 65,000 additional jobs losses Report finds every metropolitan area to see substantial job loss as families lose funds. STATEWIDE: On a media webinar today Citizen Action of…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds La Crosse County Board Approval of Resolution Supporting Universal Healthcare

For Immediate Release: July 16, 2020 Contact: Ben Wilson, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, [email protected] Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds La Crosse County Board Approval of Resolution Supporting Universal Healthcare La Crosse County Joins Over 70 Community Resolutions in Demanding Guaranteed Health Care for All La Crosse, Wis. – Citizen Action of Wisconsin and La Crosse County residents today applauds the…