This Tax Day, Wisconsin Working Families are paying their fair share but Wisconsin’s Billionaires are not. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] $19.7 Billion, or 50%, Pandemic Wealth Gain of Wisconsin’s 8 Billionaires May Well Go Untaxed, Making Case for President Biden’s Proposed Billionaires Income Tax Passage of Billionaires Income Tax Could Deliver up to $934 Million a Year to Wisconsin if Distributed Like Current Federal Grants STATEWIDE – Wisconsin’s…

GOP Medicaid Bills Are An Attack on Hardworking Wisconsinites

For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 16, 2022 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] to press statement here Madison, Wis. – Below is a statement from Dr. Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action of Wisconsin, on two Republican-sponsored bills regarding Medicaid enrollment. “Today the State Assembly will vote on two bills that would move Wisconsin backwards at the expense of…

1st Year of Biden Administration has Benefited Wisconsin

For Immediate Release January 20, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324 [email protected] 1st Year of Biden Administration has Benefited Wisconsin Citizen Action’s Executive Director is available for interviews on the impact of the Biden Administration in Wisconsin after one year.  Milwaukee: One full year of an administration focused on investing in working people has helped Wisconsinites weather the economic disruptions…

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery Raises Questions about Justice in Wisconsin.

For Immediate Release–November 24, 2021 Contact: Rafael Smith (414) 364-0482, [email protected] Milwaukee: Today, Citizen of Wisconsin released the following statement on the conviction of Ahmaud Arbery from Climate & Equity Director Rafael Smith: “It says a lot about where we are in Wisconsin that a state in the old Jim Crow south is able to achieve justice five days after…

Rittenhouse Verdict a Travesty

Contact: JoAnna Bautch: (414)-931-1758  [email protected] For Immediate Release, November 19, 2021 Milwaukee: On behalf of our grassroots member activists and staff across the state, Citizen Action of Wisconsin stands in solidarity with the families of victims Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, and survivors Gaige Grosskreutz, Jacob Blake, and the residents of Kenosha seeking justice and peace. In Wisconsin, we care…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Celebrates House Vote on Build Back Better

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] House Democrats Pass Historic Bill To Increase Health Care Coverage and Affordability, Tax the Rich and Corporations, Invest in Climate Change Mitigation, & Create Millions of New Jobs. In response to today’s passage of the Build Back Better Act by House Democrats this morning, Robert Kraig, Executive Director…

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Applauds Governor Evers for Vetoing GOP Rigged Redistricting Maps

For Immediate Release, Thursday, November 18th, 2021 Contact: Dr. Robert Kraig, 414-476-4501 [email protected] Milwaukee: It’s past time we leave behind the hyper-partisan atmosphere of the last 10 plus years and do what we do best in Wisconsin, which is come together across race, class, and place, and align around what we have in common. At this moment in time, what…

Report: 50% JUMP IN WISCONSIN BILLIONAIRE WEALTH—ALMOST ALL TAX-FREE—SHOWS NEED FOR BIDEN’S INVESTMENT & TAX PLANS

For Immediate Release – August 24th, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   50% JUMP IN WISCONSIN BILLIONAIRE WEALTH—ALMOST ALL  TAX-FREE—SHOWS NEED FOR BIDEN’S INVESTMENT & TAX PLANS 8 State Tycoons Have Enjoyed a $20 Billion Increase in Wealth Since Pandemic Began; Their Rise in Riches Alone Could Fund 12% of the Cost of Lowering ACA Health Insurance Premiums for…

Issue Brief Release: Rx Reform in Congress Must Include Rx Price Negotiations to Make Medicines Affordable for More Veterans and Their Families

For Immediate Release: July 2, 2021 Contacts: Claire Zautke, Healthcare for All Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, 414-940-3375, [email protected] Alex Brower, Executive Director, Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, 414-949-8756, [email protected]   Issue Brief Release: Rx Reform in Congress Must Include Rx Price Negotiations to Make Medicines Affordable for More Veterans and Their Families Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Alliance for Retired…

Legislature Should Go Back to the Drawing Board on State Budget; Citizen Action calls for “No” votes and a full budget Veto

For Immediate Release: June 29, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Legislature Should Go Back to the Drawing Board on State Budget Citizen Action calls for “No” votes and a full budget Veto Statewide: The conservative-dominated Legislature appears poised to miss the greatest opportunity in decades to make badly needed investments that would improve the lives of most Wisconsinites….