Citizen Action Weekly: BadgerCare Day of Action Monday, June 24th!

Citizen Action Weekly: BadgerCare Day of Action Monday, June 24th!

 

Friday, June 21st

Citizen Action Western Wisconsin Co-op Celebrates Juneteenth in Eau Claire

Thanks to the hard work of partner organizations, including our own co-op member Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, Eau Claire hosted its 19th annual Juneteenth Celebration. Co-op member and State Representative Jodi Emerson spoke on the necessity of confronting systemic racism within our own institutions and in our own communities.

We know that we have a long way to go, but we are proud of the work in which our members are engaged.

The Future of Healthcare Town Hall

Our Executive Director, Dr. Robert Kraig, will be speaking at Brown Deer United Methodist Church this coming Sunday, June 23rd. This will be an in-depth overview of healthcare reform, from fixing the ACA to Medicare for All and everything in between.

The very next day, he will be back at noon with members of the medical and faith community for a press conference and rally/tailgate action around the BadgerCare Expansion issue.  This is a don’t miss talk.

Sunday, June 23rd, 3PM
United Methodist Church
5736 West Brown Deer Road

Thanks to Grassroots North Shore for sponsoring the event.

Ascension Layoff Information

We are putting the call out to our medical community members for inside information on the recent Ascension layoffs.  Any information source will be kept strictly confidential. Specifically, we are interested in estimates and what locations and departments were hit. Any information about your location or department, would be helpful.

Contact Jaimie Lucas at 720-621-3689  or jaimie jlucas@wfnhp.org

Richland Center forum on Affordable Health Care, Sunday, June 23rd

Join Citizen Action of Wisconsin, local residents, and area experts at a forum on Sunday, June 23 on the issue of affordable health care. Presenters will include:

  • Dr. Mark Neumann, a retired La Crosse critical care pediatrician, who will present on single payer health care;
  • Dr. Neil Bard, a family practice physician at Richland Hospital and founder and director of the hospital’s free clinic; and
  • Kevin Kane, of Citizen Action Wisconsin, who will discuss the Medicaid expansion.

If you ever wanted to learn about why healthcare is so expensive, and what we can do about it at the state and federal levels, join this event! Be sure to stick around for the Q&A session after the three presentations.  The forum will take place between 3 and 5 p.m. in Pippin Room 1, in the lower level at the Richland Hospital.

June 23, 2019 at 3pm – 5pm
Richland Hospital
333 E 2nd St
Pippin Hall, Richland Center

CONTACT: Kevin Kane · kevin.kane@citizenactionwi.org · 4145508280

Reedsburg Healthcare Forum on BadgerCare Expansion, Medicare-for-All

Join local residents and area experts at a forum on June 23 on the issue of affordable health care. If you ever wanted to learn about why healthcare is so expensive, and what we can do about it at the state and federal levels, join this event!

June 23, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8pm
Sauk County Dems Office
143 S Walnut, Reedsburg

CONTACT: Kevin Kane · kevin.kane@citizenactionwi.org · 4145508280

“Trumped up 2020 election” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

We discuss Trump’s made for Fox TV campaign kick-off event in the wake of his trumped up fight with Iran. Will Trump decide that releasing the dogs of war is to his political advantage? Next, we dig into the critical state budget votes scheduled for next week, the growing right wing opposition to the GOP budget, and the options available to Governor Evers should a terrible budget reach his desk. We preview next Monday’s BadgerCare Expansion statewide Day of Action. Finally, the panel dives into the Elizabeth Warren/Bernie Sanders dynamic in the Democratic primary election, looks ahead to the first Democratic  presidential “debate,” and discusses Beto O’Rourke’s LBJ like ascent from political unknown to presidential contender.

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