Mike McCabe

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Op Ed: No Nation Built on Hate Can Be Great
Op Ed

No Nation Built on Hate Can Be Great

New state group, We Are Many, seeks to change hearts and minds.

3 times around the world . . . without leaving Wisconsin
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3 times around the world . . . without leaving Wisconsin

The Principle Over Party campaign emphasizes volunteer-driven grassroots campaigning as McCabe is the only candidate in the race refusing to take the huge political donations candidates for governor can legally accept.

Op Ed: Why I Won’t Accept Big Donations
Op Ed

Why I Won’t Accept Big Donations

My campaign for governor is about serving the state’s middle class, not the fat cats.

McCabe: Take state government to the people
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McCabe: Take state government to the people

"People shouldn’t have to travel to the State Capitol to be heard and served by their state government."

Mike McCabe’s People Powered Campaign turns in 4,000 nomination signatures on his 58th Birthday.
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Mike McCabe’s People Powered Campaign turns in 4,000 nomination signatures on his 58th Birthday.

Volunteers in every part of the state circulated nomination papers for McCabe.

Remove state barriers to local democracy to empower communities, McCabe proposes
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Remove state barriers to local democracy to empower communities, McCabe proposes

"Local democracy has been commandeered by those currently in charge at the State Capitol."

McCabe calls for ‘fix ‘em first’ & ‘pay as we pave’ policies on roads
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McCabe calls for ‘fix ‘em first’ & ‘pay as we pave’ policies on roads

"Wisconsin can’t have bad roads and a good economy."

McCabe Gains Moms Demand Action’s Gun Sense Candidate Distinction
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McCabe Gains Moms Demand Action’s Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

Mike McCabe is honored to announce he has received their Gun Sense Candidate Distinction for his stands on gun safety.

High-speed Internet everywhere in Wisconsin in 5 years under McCabe plan
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High-speed Internet everywhere in Wisconsin in 5 years under McCabe plan

"Wisconsin can settle for nothing less than high-speed Internet everywhere."

Transforming state taxes a key to empowering people, strengthening communities and keeping a middle class
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Transforming state taxes a key to empowering people, strengthening communities and keeping a middle class

One centerpiece of the plan reduces the state sales tax rate by 10% while applying the tax to now-exempt purchases made almost exclusively by the richest consumers

McCabe plan funds health, education investments with proceeds from legal sales of marijuana
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McCabe plan funds health, education investments with proceeds from legal sales of marijuana

Even before announcing his candidacy on September 12, McCabe publicly supported legalization of industrial hemp production as well as medicinal and personal use of marijuana.

McCabe calls for ending 2 state subsidies benefiting select few to invest in community prosperity
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McCabe calls for ending 2 state subsidies benefiting select few to invest in community prosperity

“If a program works, keep it and fund it. If it doesn’t work, get rid of it.”

McCabe proposes test run for Basic Income program
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McCabe proposes test run for Basic Income program

"This could pave the way to Social Security for All nationally."

McCabe charts 5-year path to living wage for all workers
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McCabe charts 5-year path to living wage for all workers

"Wisconsin’s goal should be nothing less than an economy where if you work you won’t be poor."

Principle Over Party campaign breaks 6 figures in 3-plus months relying on small donations
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Principle Over Party campaign breaks 6 figures in 3-plus months relying on small donations

The way the Principle Over Party campaign is funded mirrors the values McCabe promoted for decades as an independent watchdog and reform advocate.

Principle Over Party Campaign Pounds the Pavement
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Principle Over Party Campaign Pounds the Pavement

The Principle Over Party campaign is breaking the mold.

Don’t create Internet Apartheid, McCabe tells FCC
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Don’t create Internet Apartheid, McCabe tells FCC

"The Internet’s founding principle was that every website, online feature and service should be treated the same."

Change one word in state law and make BadgerCare an option for all Badgers, McCabe proposes
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Change one word in state law and make BadgerCare an option for all Badgers, McCabe proposes

"BadgerCare should be there for all Badgers who want or need it."

Make state pension system an option for everyone in the state, McCabe proposes
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Make state pension system an option for everyone in the state, McCabe proposes

What the Government does needs to be done for our whole society, not just a few.

Gubernatorial Candidate Mike McCabe to Hold Milwaukee Town Hall
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Gubernatorial Candidate Mike McCabe to Hold Milwaukee Town Hall

Political Activist and Gubernatorial Candidate Mike McCabe is holding a Q&A Town Hall on Milwaukee's North Side.

AB 353 hurts local farmers, co-ops, and Wisconsin communities; serves corporate interests
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AB 353 hurts local farmers, co-ops, and Wisconsin communities; serves corporate interests

We need to build economies from the ground up, not top down

I won’t live in Governor’s Mansion once elected
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I won’t live in Governor’s Mansion once elected

"Governors should be servants, not masters."

Op-Ed: 11 Steps to More Honest Government
Op-Ed

11 Steps to More Honest Government

Stronger open records and open meetings laws needed.