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….

Issue Brief: Congress Should Prioritize Equitable Health Care and Economic Security for Everyone in Building Back Better

For Immediate Release: June 18, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   New Issue Brief from Citizen Action of WI and Health Care for America Now Details that Congress Must Close the Medicaid Coverage Gap To Address Health Equity Two-thirds of people who would gain coverage in non-expansion states are people of color   Milwaukee, Wisconsin:  Citizen Action of…

Press Statement on the Supreme Court Dismissing the ACA Lawsuit

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Claire Zautke, (414) 940-3375, [email protected]     US Supreme Court Ruling on the ACA is Welcome News Work Remains to Establish Health Care as a Human Right Following the US Supreme Court ruling that leaves in place the Affordable Care Act, Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action…

Statement on BadgerCare Expansion Special Session

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2021 Contact: Robert Kraig, (414) 322-5324, [email protected] Citizen Action statement on Gov. Tony Evers calling a Special Legislative Session to expand BadgerCare Statewide: Citizen Action of Wisconsin, a statewide grassroots organizing group dedicated to guaranteeing affordable healthcare to everyone in Wisconsin, applauds Governor Tony Evers’ declaration of a Special Legislative Session to enact BadgerCare Expansion….

New Issue Brief Details Need for Tax Reform of Big Pharma

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2021 Contacts Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   New Issue Brief Details Need for Tax Reform of Big Pharma Congress Must Put Healthcare Over Wealthcare Milwaukee, WI: As Congress prepares to debate President Biden’s proposals to increase taxes on the wealthy and corporations as part of his “Build Back Better” economic stimulus and recovery package,…

Press Statement re: Biden’s American Family Plan

For Immediate Release: April 28, 2021 Contacts: Robert Kraig (414) 322-5324, [email protected]   Statement: Biden’s American Family Plan makes historic investments in paid leave, child care, and tax fairness, but misses an opportunity on prescription drug affordability Following President Biden’s speech to a joint session of Congress outlining his new American Families Plan, Robert Kraig, Executive Director of Citizen Action…

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…

ICYMI: Wisconsin’s State and federal officials to GOP Legislature: Expand Badgercare Now

ICYMI: Wisconsin’s State and federal officials to GOP Legislature: Expand Badgercare Now GOP’s refusal to expand BadgerCare would cost the state $1.6 billion and leave 90,000 without quality coverage    MILWAUKEE, WI — Yesterday, Congresswoman Gwen Moore, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, and State Representative Sara Rodriguez joined Milwaukee area nurse Tracy Sperko for a virtual roundtable focused on health care….


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