New Wisconsin Research Shows Growing Unaffordable of Healthcare in Wisconsin

For Immediate Release, Monday January 30, 2023 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Statewide: Partnering with national researchers, Citizen Action of Wisconsin released today a new demographically balanced survey of 1,196 Wisconsinites on the affordability of health care in the Badger State. The survey found 59% of survey respondents had experienced at least one health care affordability burden over the…

Citizen Action Endorses Judges Mitchell and Protasiewicz.

For Immediate Release: January 26, 2023 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Citizen Action Makes Dual Endorsement in Pivotal WI Supreme Court Election. Statewide: Today, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, a statewide grassroots social justice organization with members in every region of the state, announced the dual endorsement of Judge Janet Protasiewicz and Judge Everett Mitchell in the pivotal four way…

We Energies Gas Outage Shows Danger of Utility’s Climate Change Obstruction

For Immediate Release December 24, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Milwaukee: Last night, We Energies suffered a 30% disruption in their natural gas supply chain, risking a “significant natural gas outage.” The potential risk during the coldest storm in years was so significant that customers were asked to turn their thermostats down to 62 degrees to avert an…

Citizen Action Stages Protest of We Energies in Frigid Conditions

For Immediate Release December 23, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5325 [email protected] Citizen Action calls out 11% price increase,discriminatory rates for low income people of color, foot-dragging on climate crisis. Milwaukee: Braving dangerous wind chills Thursday evening, a hardy group of Citizen Action members gathered  in front of the We Energies branded Milwaukee Christmas Tree in the Deer District to…

Citizen Action Applauds Senate Passage of Historic Climate Change, Health Care, and Tax Fairness Legislation

For Immediate Release: August 7, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Milwaukee: Citizen Action applauded the passage in the U.S. Senate of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on Sunday afternoon by a 50-50 vote (with VP Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote). The legislation is the first climate change bill in American history actually up to the scale…

New Report: Wisconsin Part Of Trend: Billionaires Buying Federal Elections, Putting Democracy At Risk

Wealthiest Pump Millions into 2022 Campaigns, Mostly to Republicans Who Will Cut Their Taxes and Supported Trump’s January 6th Insurrection  Citizen Action of Wisconsin released a new report today in coordination with Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now, showing that America’s billionaires are pumping tens of millions of dollars into the 2022 midterm elections, mostly backing…

Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling A Betrayal of Democracy

For Immediate Release–June 28, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] The only way to restore women’s constitutional rights is to restore true democracy, starting at the ballot box. Milwaukee: The Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision is yet another blow to the shaky foundations of American democracy as shocking as the revelations of the January 6th Committee. Right-wing extremists, funded by…

Legislators Announce Framework for Boldest Climate & Jobs Package Yet Introduced in the Upper Midwest

For Immediate Release–June 16, 2022 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Madison: At a News Conference at the State Capitol today, Citizen Action of Wisconsin joined State Representative Supreme Moore Omokunde and State Senator Chris Larson to unveil a framework for what will be the first comprehensive legislation ever introduced in Wisconsin or in the Upper Midwest to actually meet…

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…