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Data Wonk: Segregation in Milwaukee Area Schools
Data Wonk

Segregation in Milwaukee Area Schools

The data tells a sobering story of racial and economic separation.

Campaign Cash: VP Pence’s Wisconsin Trip Cancelled
Campaign Cash

VP Pence’s Wisconsin Trip Cancelled

VP was to visit the plant of Elizabeth and Richard Uihlein, who’ve donated millions to Republicans.

Pocan Says Impeachment Vote Coming Soon

Pocan Says Impeachment Vote Coming Soon

Democratic congressman expects House Committee to vote by year's end.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Airbnb Says Milwaukee is Fastest Growing Destination
Eyes on Milwaukee

Airbnb Says Milwaukee is Fastest Growing Destination

You can stay in the Boat House, an East Side mansion or a Riverwest living room via the popular service.

Can Democrat Tom Palzewicz Win the 5th Congressional District?

Can Democrat Tom Palzewicz Win the 5th Congressional District?

He lost to Sensenbrenner with 38% of the vote in 2018, better than previous Dems had done

Op Ed: Even Higher Wages Won’t Fill Open Jobs
Op Ed

Even Higher Wages Won’t Fill Open Jobs

Increase legal immigration as the reliable workforce dwindles.

Penzeys Spices Spends Over $100K On Pro-Impeachment Ads

Penzeys Spices Spends Over $100K On Pro-Impeachment Ads

Ad says Trump's call with Ukranian President Zelensky a "mandatory open and shut case for the impeachment."

Coalition to March on the DNC Looks to Rally Local Progressive Organizations and Demand Permits for Peaceful Assembly
Press Release

Coalition to March on the DNC Looks to Rally Local Progressive Organizations and Demand Permits for Peaceful Assembly

The Coalition brings together a variety of groups by promoting a number of progressive demands.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Hosts Round Table with Constituents, Community Advocates, About High Prescription Drug Costs
Press Release

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Hosts Round Table with Constituents, Community Advocates, About High Prescription Drug Costs

“The first thing on our agenda when we return from this October recess is to pass the prescription drug bill that I’ve described.”

Op Ed: Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp
Op Ed

Sen. Ron Johnson Mired In Trump’s Swamp

Johnson attacks FBI, CIA, and the whistleblower to defend Trump.

Data Wonk: Do ‘Checkoff Groups’ Help or Hurt Family Dairy Farms?
Data Wonk

Do ‘Checkoff Groups’ Help or Hurt Family Dairy Farms?

Federally-required agricultural promotion organizations may not benefit small dairy farms

Johnson Defends Trump, Blasts Media

Johnson Defends Trump, Blasts Media

Sen. Ron Johnson uses appearance on 'Meet The Press' to defend President Trump while attacking the media, CIA and FBI

Immigration Activists Question MPD Policy Towards ICE

Immigration Activists Question MPD Policy Towards ICE

Fire and Police Commission delays vote on policy a third time, meanwhile activists want answers.

Data Wonk: Does the Growing Partisan Divide Make Sense?
Data Wonk

Does the Growing Partisan Divide Make Sense?

As the global economy changed, so did traditional Republican and Democratic constituencies.

Wisconsin Politicians and Impeachment History

Wisconsin Politicians and Impeachment History

From Mayor Tom Barrett to Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, Wisconsinites involved in every presidential impeachment attempt.

Your Right to Know: Evers Can Do Better On Openness
Your Right to Know

Evers Can Do Better On Openness

Evers Administration excludes right-wing news service from receiving media notifications and shutdown a website to track open records requests.

Op Ed: Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans Split on Trump Impeachment
Op Ed

Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans Split on Trump Impeachment

Democrats clear in call for impeachment inquiry, while Republicans have little to say.

Two Years After Introduction, Tax Scam Bill is a Clear Failure for Working Wisconsinites
Press Release

Two Years After Introduction, Tax Scam Bill is a Clear Failure for Working Wisconsinites

Whether it’s in rural, suburban, or the urban areas of Wisconsin, hard working Wisconsinites do not feel like they are benefitting from the tax scam bill.

Union Leader and DPW Chair Call Out Trump’s Broken Promises to American Workers
Press Release

Union Leader and DPW Chair Call Out Trump’s Broken Promises to American Workers

"The GOP promised that these taxes [tax breaks] would help the average working American. It is not true, particularly in the building trade."

Evers Wants Gun Laws

Evers Wants Gun Laws

Governor said he would call a special session if Republicans don't act.

Op Ed: Climate Crisis, Listen to Young People
Op Ed

Climate Crisis, Listen to Young People

Thousands of young people marched across the US demanding action to fight climate-change, will leaders listen?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor

"This nominee is the wrong choice because workers, whistleblowers and union members need a Secretary of Labor who will fight for them on many important issues like worker rights, workplace safety, and discrimination and harassment in the workplace."

Evers, Governors Push Congress on PFAS

Evers, Governors Push Congress on PFAS

15 governors call for tougher standards, more protections on PFAS chemicals.

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Visits City

Presidential Candidate Klobuchar Visits City

Minnesota's US Senator talks voting rights, criminal justice on her campaign swing.

The “Fitz” Train Is Rolling

The “Fitz” Train Is Rolling

Scott Fitzgerald’s run for Congress embraces Trump and anti-union Right to Work law.

An Upcoming Battle in Trump Country

An Upcoming Battle in Trump Country

Duffy’s resignation in state’s northern congressional district gives Democrats hopes they can win it.

Data Wonk: Rethinking State Economic Policies
Data Wonk

Rethinking State Economic Policies

What do state policies on Foxconn and dairy industry have in common?

State Task Force Hears From Chemical Lobby

State Task Force Hears From Chemical Lobby

American Chemistry Council fights regulation of dangerous chemicals.

What Polls Show About the Legislature

What Polls Show About the Legislature

Voters have net positive view of Legislature but negative toward Vos, split on Fitzgerald.

Fitzgerald Will Run for Congress

Fitzgerald Will Run for Congress

Senate Majority Leader to run for Sensenbrenner’s 5th Congressional district seat.

Murphy’s Law: Bradley Foundation Works to Kill Food Aid
Murphy’s Law

Bradley Foundation Works to Kill Food Aid

And reduce Medicaid. Working with Koch groups, they push Trump to slash safety net.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Legislation to Stop Use of Taxpayer Dollars at Trump Properties
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Legislation to Stop Use of Taxpayer Dollars at Trump Properties

"President Trump is a walking, talking, tweeting conflict of interest and it is wrong for him to line his own pockets with the abuse of taxpayer dollars."

Evers Blasts Trump “Tweet” Trade Wars

Evers Blasts Trump “Tweet” Trade Wars

The approach “just sucks,” governor says on new state podcast.

Public School Workers, Parents, Community Leaders to protest Betsy DeVos appearance at publicly funded private voucher school
Press Release

Public School Workers, Parents, Community Leaders to protest Betsy DeVos appearance at publicly funded private voucher school

"Betsy DeVos is waging war on public education and is working to make drastic cuts to after school programs, arts education, literacy development, community schools, foreign language education, the Special Olympics, and has proposed a $143 billion cut from federal student loans."

Not Leaving Due to Trump, Sensenbrenner Says

Not Leaving Due to Trump, Sensenbrenner Says

Retiring congressman reflects on long career and why he’s retiring now.

City Hall: Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?
City Hall

Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?

Some alderman seem in favor. It's one of the few single-use plastics the city could ban.

Op Ed: Can a Democrat Succeed Duffy?
Op Ed

Can a Democrat Succeed Duffy?

Yes, if the campaign is run on bread-and-butter issues that appeal to rural voters.

New Rules Could Target Lake Freighters

New Rules Could Target Lake Freighters

Push to make dedicated Great Lakes vessels treat ballast water to prevent spread of invasive species.

Op Ed: How to Win Wisconsin
Op Ed

How to Win Wisconsin

What national media and political operatives don't get about the Badger State.

Pocan Sees State’s Political Winds Shifting

Pocan Sees State’s Political Winds Shifting

Trump is losing Wisconsin, Democratic congressman says.

Trump’s Economy is Failing Hard-Working Wisconsinites
Press Release

Trump’s Economy is Failing Hard-Working Wisconsinites

"President Trump’s failing economy is built on the numerous broken promises he made to hardworking Wisconsinites," DPW Chair Ben Wikler said.

State Loses Money to Trump Border Wall

State Loses Money to Trump Border Wall

$8 million grant to Wisconsin one of 127 military projects whose funding diverted to U.S. border wall.

Back in the News: Key Foxconn Executive Steps Down
Back in the News

Key Foxconn Executive Steps Down

Ever-shrinking project loses second key executive this year.

50 Years of Jim Sensenbrenner

50 Years of Jim Sensenbrenner

The numbers, the gruffness, the tales. And who will run for his seat?

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Biden leading Trump in head-to-head presidential match in Wisconsin

Biden is most popular choice in the Democratic primary field, while full sample of voters split sharply by partisanship on Trump and the economy

ACLU condemns Waukesha County Sheriff’s decision to renew Wisconsin’s only direct partnership with ICE
Press Release

ACLU condemns Waukesha County Sheriff’s decision to renew Wisconsin’s only direct partnership with ICE

The Sheriff’s Department last held a “public” meeting to discuss the 287(g) program in September 2018.

Urban Reads: Rise of Starter Home Investors. Cause for Concern?
Urban Reads

Rise of Starter Home Investors. Cause for Concern?

All the city news you can use.

Wis. Republicans Once Backed Gun Control

Wis. Republicans Once Backed Gun Control

Backing Brady Bill in 1993. Will any now support the background checks bill?

Op Ed: Endangered Species Act in Danger
Op Ed

Endangered Species Act in Danger

It has high public support. But Trump wants to gut key provisions of the act.

Op Ed: State Will Be Three-Ring Political Circus
Op Ed

State Will Be Three-Ring Political Circus

An open primary, voters can cross party lines, and a huge cast of presidential candidates.

Trump Campaign Continues to Try To Gaslight Wisconsinites Into Thinking Economy is Working for Them
Press Release

Trump Campaign Continues to Try To Gaslight Wisconsinites Into Thinking Economy is Working for Them

"The pain Wisconsinites are feeling is real and only getting worse, and trying to gaslight them into thinking otherwise won't work."

Wisconsin Budget: 4 Immigration Policies to Boost Economy
Wisconsin Budget

4 Immigration Policies to Boost Economy

State policy changes would help immigrants earn higher wages, buy more products, pay more taxes.

Parties Eye Candidates For Duffy’s Seat

Parties Eye Candidates For Duffy’s Seat

Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany and Democratic Rep. Nick Milroy consider run for Congress.

Priorities Wisconsin Adds Outreach Director to Growing Team
Press Release

Priorities Wisconsin Adds Outreach Director to Growing Team

Cassidy Geoghegan will lead communications and outreach efforts for Priorities Wisconsin, a part of Priorities USA’s battleground state communications program which launched last month.

GOP Congressman Sean Duffy Resigning

GOP Congressman Sean Duffy Resigning

Northern Wisconsin Republican wants to focus on his growing family.

DPW Chair Ben Wikler Statement on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day
Press Release

DPW Chair Ben Wikler Statement on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

"On equal pay day we recognize that despite the work of generations of activists to ensure equal rights, a black woman, on average, will make 61 cents on the dollar to a white man doing the same job."

Back in the News: Penzeys Uses Facebook to Attack Trump
Back in the News

Penzeys Uses Facebook to Attack Trump

Local company one of leading political spenders on Facebook, analysis shows.

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Sanders Leads Dems in State Funds Raised

Warren is second, Buttigieg third, in state donations to presidential primary candidates.

Op Ed: Will Ron Johnson Stand Up for Retirees?
Op Ed

Will Ron Johnson Stand Up for Retirees?

Democratic bill protects state workers covered by troubled Central States Pension Fund. Will Johnson support it?

Gov. Evers Requests Federal Disaster Aid for July’s Severe Storms
Press Release

Gov. Evers Requests Federal Disaster Aid for July’s Severe Storms

"Damage assessments by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) verified more than $19.5 million in eligible damages."

State Group Helps Sue Trump on Coal

State Group Helps Sue Trump on Coal

Clean Wisconsin and 9 other environmental groups argue Trump Administration violates Clean Air Act.

Op Ed: Allow Immigrants to Get Drivers Licenses
Op Ed

Allow Immigrants to Get Drivers Licenses

Change the law and roads will be safer, and state drivers will save millions in insurance premiums.

Wisconsin finally joins the fight against climate change
Press Release

Wisconsin finally joins the fight against climate change

State government demonstrates its commitment to clean energy

Op Ed: Vos Echoes Trump on Disabled People
Op Ed

Vos Echoes Trump on Disabled People

Assembly Speaker’s attitude toward wheel-chair bound legislator is truly Trumpian.

Donald Trump’s Administration Laughs in the Face of Struggling Farmers
Press Release

Donald Trump’s Administration Laughs in the Face of Struggling Farmers

Exports continue to fall, forcing farms to close their doors, manufacturers to lay off workers, and small businesses to stop expanding.

Wisconsin Has 15 Hate Groups

Wisconsin Has 15 Hate Groups

More than in Iowa or Illinois. Southern Poverty Law Center finds 30% rise in U.S. hate groups.

Attorney General Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against Trump’s Dirty Power Rule
Press Release

Attorney General Kaul Joins Lawsuit Against Trump’s Dirty Power Rule

"Climate change is not only real; it’s a crisis."

Gov. Evers Calls on President Trump to Listen to Farmers, End Unproductive Trade Wars
Press Release

Gov. Evers Calls on President Trump to Listen to Farmers, End Unproductive Trade Wars

"As many farmers will tell you, aid payments cannot make up for what they’ve lost financially or personally."

Pentagon Spy Balloons Watching State

Pentagon Spy Balloons Watching State

Program tested in six midwestern states, may provide “perfect surveillance”.

Will Wisconsin Become a ‘Sanctuary State’?

Will Wisconsin Become a ‘Sanctuary State’?

Rep. Cabrera pushes ban on using Wisconsin facilities to detain undocumented immigrants.

Baldwin Bill Hikes Great Lakes Funding

Baldwin Bill Hikes Great Lakes Funding

Bipartisan bill boosts allocation for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

Sanctuary Rally Announces Pro-Immigrant Bills

Sanctuary Rally Announces Pro-Immigrant Bills

“These people are us!” Proposed state laws provide more protection for immigrants.

Murphy’s Law: 13 Takeaways on Foxconn’s Birthday
Murphy’s Law

13 Takeaways on Foxconn’s Birthday

Two years after project announced, what’s left of that world-shattering deal?

Data Wonk: How Democrats Can Beat Trump
Data Wonk

How Democrats Can Beat Trump

And win the state. Polls show which issues are winners — or too leftist.

Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin
Press Release

Three Year Anniversary of Victory for Voter Rights in Wisconsin

2016 Federal Court Decision in One Wisconsin Institute, et. al. v. Thomsen, et. al Paved way for Expanded Early Voting

The State of Politics: How Ryan “Sold His Soul” to Trump
The State of Politics

How Ryan “Sold His Soul” to Trump

New book details the tough choices Paul Ryan had to make as House Speaker.

Op Ed: How Evers Should Reform Criminal Justice
Op Ed

How Evers Should Reform Criminal Justice

More pardons and commutations and ending solitary confinement would be a good start.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Support Strong Buy America Reforms
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Support Strong Buy America Reforms

Baldwin has repeatedly called on President Trump to back up his words with action and support her efforts to ensure our government is buying what American manufacturers make.

Sensenbrenner Pushes Mueller At Hearing

Sensenbrenner Pushes Mueller At Hearing

What is impeachable conduct, congressman probes. Mueller declines to answer.

Murphy’s Law: Will Wisconsin Decide the 2020 Election?
Murphy’s Law

Will Wisconsin Decide the 2020 Election?

All signs suggest this state could determine whether Trump wins reelection.

Sensenbrenner Statement on Mueller Testimony: Case Closed
Murphy’s Law: The New Paul Ryan
Murphy’s Law

The New Paul Ryan

That’s how admirers view Rep. Mike Gallagher. Can Democrat Amanda Stuck beat him?

Op Ed: The Game is Rigged in Wisconsin
Op Ed

The Game is Rigged in Wisconsin

We wouldn’t tolerate a rigged football game. Why allow a rigged democracy?

DNC Chair Visits Milwaukee

DNC Chair Visits Milwaukee

Chairman Perez says Trump's policies have failed Wisconsin, calls out Republican leaders.

Duffy’s Attacks Are Misplaced
Press Release

Duffy’s Attacks Are Misplaced

"Like so many other men in the Republican party, Duffy found it easier to verbally attack women in Congress than to stand up to Donald Trump."

Back in the News: Trump Picks Walker for Smithsonian
Back in the News

Trump Picks Walker for Smithsonian

Ex-governor and college dropout will join board of International Center for Scholars.

Op Ed: Obama-Trump Voters Key To Election
Op Ed

Obama-Trump Voters Key To Election

Signs of some deserting Trump, including state’s dairy farmers.

State Republicans Quiet on Trump Tweets

State Republicans Quiet on Trump Tweets

Only Rep. Gallagher offers criticism, only Rep. Duffy offers agreement.

Murphy’s Law: A New State “Progressive” Publication
Murphy’s Law

A New State “Progressive” Publication

Wisconsin Examiner adds to Capitol press corps, with a "people's" perspective on policies.

Rep. Zamarripa Statement on President Trump’s Visit
Press Release

Rep. Zamarripa Statement on President Trump’s Visit

"I am appalled at the president and his indifference to suffering."

Car Buyers Face Fewer Choices, Higher Prices Unless Trump Reforms CAFE Mandate
Press Release

Car Buyers Face Fewer Choices, Higher Prices Unless Trump Reforms CAFE Mandate

If unchanged, the ultimate impact of these policies will be higher vehicle prices and fewer choices for consumers.

Too Many Unanswered Questions on Upcoming ICE Raids
Press Release

Too Many Unanswered Questions on Upcoming ICE Raids

“Donald Trump has a track record of moving first and asking the relevant questions later. That has proven to be a failed strategy every time.”

Democrats Speak at Latino Convention

Democrats Speak at Latino Convention

Sanders, Warren, O’Rourke and Castro offer tough words to attendees at packed Wisconsin Center.

Data Wonk: Can Democrats Win Small-Town Wisconsin?
Data Wonk

Can Democrats Win Small-Town Wisconsin?

Wisconsin could decide the election and those small towns are crucial.

Evers Says Foxconn Won’t Meet Jobs Goals

Evers Says Foxconn Won’t Meet Jobs Goals

Governor tells CNBC the company will likely hire 1500 employees, not 1800.

State Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Health Coverage
Press Release

State Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Health Coverage

Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions, marketplace health insurance, at grave risk of having coverage taken away by conservative federal judges

Health Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions in Jeopardy
Press Release

Health Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions in Jeopardy

Thousands could lose coverage under GOP negligence

Op Ed: Foxconn’s Crystal Ball Looks Fuzzy
Op Ed

Foxconn’s Crystal Ball Looks Fuzzy

Company’s smaller footprint has business proponent Tim Sheehy lowering expectations.

Op Ed: July 4th Belongs To America, Not Trump
Op Ed

July 4th Belongs To America, Not Trump

President turning nonpartisan celebration for all Americans into a political promotion.

Milwaukee Protests Immigrant Detention Centers

Milwaukee Protests Immigrant Detention Centers

“Close the Camps” protests also held in Brookfield, Oshkosh, De Pere and Viroqua.

Op Ed: Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action
Op Ed

Redistricting Now Up to Citizen Action

U.S. Supreme Court decision leaves it up to voters to demand non-partisan redistricting.

Wisconsin Young Republicans Endorse Rick Loughery for Young Republican National Federation Chairman
Press Release

Wisconsin Young Republicans Endorse Rick Loughery for Young Republican National Federation Chairman

The election will take place at the biennial YRNF Convention July 24th-28th in Omaha

Urban Reads: Trump to Deregulate Zoning?
Urban Reads

Trump to Deregulate Zoning?

All the city news you can use.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For Bipartisan Amendment To Prevent President Trump From Starting An Unauthorized War With Iran
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes For Bipartisan Amendment To Prevent President Trump From Starting An Unauthorized War With Iran

Today, the Senate votes on a bipartisan amendment that would prohibit funds from being used for military action against Iran without explicit authorization from Congress

Data Wonk: Democrats Now The Free Trade Party?
Data Wonk

Democrats Now The Free Trade Party?

Attitudes of the two parties seem to be flip-flopping on this issue.

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s Efforts To Improve Health Care Price Transparency
Press Release

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s Efforts To Improve Health Care Price Transparency

"When patients don’t know what they will be paying for a procedure, whether through insurance or out-of-pocket, there is no downward pressure on prices that is usually part of a healthy market."

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families
Press Release

Senators Baldwin, Casey, Murphy Warn That ACA and Medicaid Attacks Will Undermine Efforts to Lower Drug Costs for Families

Senators Send Letter to President Trump on His So-Called Commitment to lowering Drug Costs

DNC Emphasizing Security, Inclusivity for 2020 Convention

DNC Emphasizing Security, Inclusivity for 2020 Convention

CEO of next year’s 2020 committee says he wants the world to see Milwaukee as locals do.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Works to Keep Blackwell Job Corps Center Open

Trump administration withdraws plan to close the successful Northwoods job training program that has served Forest County since 1964

Data Wonk: Can Democrats Win the State Assembly?
Data Wonk

Can Democrats Win the State Assembly?

With right issues, it’s possible, even If districts are still gerrymandered.

Local Anti-War Protestors Keep Pushing

Local Anti-War Protestors Keep Pushing

America has been at war since 2001. Local activists continue their call for peace.

DPW Chair to President Trump: “In 2020, the Badger Bites Back”
Press Release

DPW Chair to President Trump: “In 2020, the Badger Bites Back”

Wisconsin Democrats call out Trump's broken promises as the President officially kicks off re-election bid

AG Kaul Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration to Stop Health Care Discrimination
Press Release

AG Kaul Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Administration to Stop Health Care Discrimination

This motion is part of an ongoing lawsuit that the coalition of 23 cities and states filed against HHS in May 2019.

WILL Sues to End Mandatory State Bar Membership, Dues
Press Release

WILL Sues to End Mandatory State Bar Membership, Dues

First Amendment protects speech, association rights of attorneys

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands President Trump Release Details on Secret Agriculture Deal with Mexico
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands President Trump Release Details on Secret Agriculture Deal with Mexico

“Our Wisconsin dairy farmers and cheesemakers deserve honesty and the secrecy surrounding your claims should end.”

Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Anniversary of Trump Calling His Own Health Care Bill “Mean”
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Anniversary of Trump Calling His Own Health Care Bill “Mean”

On this day in 2017 Trump accidentally told the truth about his toxic health care agenda

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $1 Million for Wisconsin Shipyard
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $1 Million for Wisconsin Shipyard

Baldwin Secures Federal Grant to Support Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Data Wonk: Republican Grifters
Data Wonk

Republican Grifters

Many fake right wing groups rip off donors. Why are conservatives more vulnerable?

AG Kaul Joins Amicus Brief Opposing the Federal Government’s Request for Emergency Stay of Preliminary Injunction in Sierra Club v. Trump
Press Release

AG Kaul Joins Amicus Brief Opposing the Federal Government’s Request for Emergency Stay of Preliminary Injunction in Sierra Club v. Trump

Wisconsin is part of a coalition of 20 states in a related lawsuit and has a direct interest in seeing the preliminary injunction maintained.

Baldwin’s Bill Would Save Job Corps Centers

Baldwin’s Bill Would Save Job Corps Centers

Trump Administration wants to close or privatize 120 job training centers for disadvantaged youth.

Great Lakes Mayors Want Action on Asian Carp

Great Lakes Mayors Want Action on Asian Carp

Call on Congress to fund lock and dam to prevent carp from getting into Great Lakes.

Op Ed: Save America’s Most Popular Wilderness
Op Ed

Save America’s Most Popular Wilderness

Mining project threatens pure waters of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, nation’s most visited wilderness area.

Data Wonk: The Republican Attack On “Socialism”
Data Wonk

The Republican Attack On “Socialism”

Ron Johnson and Trump lead the way. But beyond that word, things get murky.

Repeal Criminal Abortion Law, Democrats Demand

Repeal Criminal Abortion Law, Democrats Demand

Old law makes it a felony for doctors to perform abortions, could apply if Roe decision overruled.

Murphy’s Law: Trump Tariffs Killing Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Trump Tariffs Killing Wisconsin

In just three years state changed from net exporter to suffering a massive trade deficit.

The State of Politics: About That Climate Change Report
The State of Politics

About That Climate Change Report

2011 report by 200 state scientists and experts made predictions Republicans are still ignoring.

Democrats Celebrate at State Convention

Democrats Celebrate at State Convention

Evers, Baldwin speak on how to win: don’t “get down into the mud with Republicans.”

Sen. Johnson Supports Mexico Tariffs

Sen. Johnson Supports Mexico Tariffs

And he’s considering running for governor or a third term for senator in 2022.

Pocan Reiterates Call for Congress to ‘Do Its Job’ and Start Impeachment Inquiry
Press Release

Pocan Reiterates Call for Congress to ‘Do Its Job’ and Start Impeachment Inquiry

"Special Counsel Mueller again reiterated the fact that his report did not clear President Trump and that it is Congress, not the Department of Justice, that would need to charge the President with committing a crime."

Back in the News: EPA Scientists Opposed Foxconn Ruling
Back in the News

EPA Scientists Opposed Foxconn Ruling

Emails show senior EPA scientists complained smog exemption for company wasn’t supported by data.

Why and When Flag Flies at Half-Staff

Why and When Flag Flies at Half-Staff

Wisconsin does it more often in recent years, 400 times since 9/11.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Shrinking, Says Census Bureau
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Shrinking, Says Census Bureau

Milwaukee region drops from 30th to 31st largest, passed by Austin area.

City Hall: Alderman Terry Witkowski Resigning
City Hall

Alderman Terry Witkowski Resigning

Barrett-ally stepping down. Witkowski's aide, Scott Spiker, has filed to run for his seat.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Plays Politics for Trump?
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Plays Politics for Trump?

Both Trump and its CEO need Foxconn to look successful for the 2020 election.

Data Wonk: Ranking the Top States
Data Wonk

Ranking the Top States

Many of the lowest ranked states supported Trump. Wisconsin was one exception.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republicans’ Obstruction of Vote to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republicans’ Obstruction of Vote to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Senate Republicans Support Trump’s Expansion of Junk Plans That Don’t Have to Cover Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Fighting For Immigrants in Court

Fighting For Immigrants in Court

Immigrants without attorneys six times more likely to be deported. New program provides legal help.

Campaign Cash: 250 Donors Gave to Dubious Election Group
Campaign Cash

250 Donors Gave to Dubious Election Group

State donors gave to $15.4 million fund of ex-Trump campaign aide who spent 3% of money on candidates.

Pocan: The President Has Pushed Congress to a Point Where We Must Start an Impeachment Inquiry
Press Release

Pocan: The President Has Pushed Congress to a Point Where We Must Start an Impeachment Inquiry

"Regrettably, the President’s most recent actions and continued disrespect for the Constitution are forcing us down the road to impeachment."

Data Wonk: The Surprising Strength of Obamacare
Data Wonk

The Surprising Strength of Obamacare

Health exchanges working better than ever, particularly for Trump supporters.

Op Ed: Can Democrats Win Rural State Vote?
Op Ed

Can Democrats Win Rural State Vote?

New York Times visits Colfax, WI, where Obama-Trump swing voters talk politics.

The State of Politics: New Leaders at Republican State Convention
The State of Politics

New Leaders at Republican State Convention

Ryan, Walker no longer key players, but focus remains on Trump 2020 victory.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Undo Tax Hike on Gold Star Families

“This bipartisan legislation is a much-needed fix to the 2017 law that unfairly raised taxes on these hardworking families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reintroduce Legislation to Combat the Opioid and Substance Use Epidemic

Endorsed by over 200 organizations, the CARE Act is the most ambitious legislation of its kind in Congress and would allocate $100 billion over 10 years

Assembly Republicans Miss the Mark on Women’s Health
Press Release

Assembly Republicans Miss the Mark on Women’s Health

Republican-led Health Committee Hears Divisive Reproductive Health Bills as GOP Leadership Cuts Medicaid Expansion from Budget, Leaving “Healthy Women, Healthy Babies” Initiative Unfunded

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce the American Cures Act and American Innovation Act

"As the granddaughter of an NIH-funded scientist, I have long championed strengthening our federal investments in Made in Wisconsin science and research."

Sierra Club Opposes Removal of Critical Protections from Gray Wolves
Press Release

Sierra Club Opposes Removal of Critical Protections from Gray Wolves

Sen. Johnson hearing to support “delisting” is politically-motivated, will offer no solutions

Op Ed: Congressional Oversight, Not Impeachment
Op Ed

Congressional Oversight, Not Impeachment

Mueller report alarming. Much still needs to be uncovered, clarified on Trump and Russia.

Transportation: Mayor Wants Three Streetcar Extensions
Transportation

Mayor Wants Three Streetcar Extensions

Will request engineering study of extensions to Bronzeville and Walker's Point

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation Expanding Access to Medicare
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation Expanding Access to Medicare

Choose Medicare Act Will Make Medicare Available to Individuals and Businesses

Evers Says He Has Clarity on Foxconn

Evers Says He Has Clarity on Foxconn

Governor also blasts Republican rhetoric on abortion as “blasphemy.”

Waupaca County Opposes Gerrymandering

Waupaca County Opposes Gerrymandering

Conservative-leaning county’s board vote means 46 (of 72) state counties now favor non-partisan redistricting.

Trump Comes to Wisconsin to Sell Record of Broken Promises
Press Release

Trump Comes to Wisconsin to Sell Record of Broken Promises

Wisconsinites have been deeply harmed by Trump's failures on health care and the economy

Trump Circus Comes to Town
Press Release

Trump Circus Comes to Town

Scott Walker Seeks Ride to Relevance in Clown Car

Perez Sees Regional Impact For DNC Convention

Perez Sees Regional Impact For DNC Convention

Milwaukee’s 2020 convention will give Democratic Party springboard to organize Midwest.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Costly War on the Poor
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Costly War on the Poor

Former governor’s “trampoline” for SNAP recipients is a high-cost failure, report finds

45 Counties Want to Ban Gerrymandering

45 Counties Want to Ban Gerrymandering

Buffalo, Fond du Lac and Iowa counties are latest to pass resolutions demanding non-partisan redistricting.

State’s Representatives Split on Mueller Report

State’s Representatives Split on Mueller Report

Republicans, Democrats divided on what it says about Trump but most back transparency.

Murphy’s Law: Mount Pleasant Biggest Foxconn Loser?
Murphy’s Law

Mount Pleasant Biggest Foxconn Loser?

Village incurred massive costs for Foxconn’s ever-smaller plant that it may never recoup.

Pocan Responds to William Barr’s Press Conference and Release of the Mueller Report
Press Release

Pocan Responds to William Barr’s Press Conference and Release of the Mueller Report

"The fact remains that at least 16 people involved in the President’s campaign had at least 102 contacts with representatives of the Kremlin..."

Data Wonk: Wisconsin’s Disappearing Counties
Data Wonk

Wisconsin’s Disappearing Counties

Rural counties losing population. Immigrants would help -- and might be welcomed.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million in New Funding for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million in New Funding for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

USDA grant funding announced after Senator Baldwin secured funding and bipartisan support for dairy business innovation activities

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

Bernie Sanders Campaigns in Madison

“It is about all of us — not me, us — transforming this country.”

Wisconsin Budget: State Overtime Rule Could Help Workers
Wisconsin Budget

State Overtime Rule Could Help Workers

State could assure 120,000 employees left behind by federal rule get paid overtime.

Op Ed: True Colors Show In State Capitol
Op Ed

True Colors Show In State Capitol

Scott Fitzgerald could learn from Russ Feingold on how America’s government should be run.

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

Evers’ Approval, Disapproval Rises in Poll

But big majority in MU poll says Legislature not cooperating with governor and support him on most issues.

Back in the News: Foxconn As High Comedy
Back in the News

Foxconn As High Comedy

Tech publication The Verge tries to figure out what Foxconn is actually doing here. LOL.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds little change in views of Trump as Mueller probe ends

Opinions shift on confidence in Mueller; on state issues, majorities support legal marijuana, higher special education spending, oppose increase in gas tax

Data Wonk: What Is The Future of Health Care?
Data Wonk

What Is The Future of Health Care?

Who’s gained the most from ACA and why Medicare for All could be a trap.

Trump Backer Running for Donovan’s Seat

Trump Backer Running for Donovan’s Seat

Pentecostal church pastor Eduardo Loera latest to run for south side district where Ald. Donovan retiring.

Op Ed: How to Win in 2020
Op Ed

How to Win in 2020

Neubauer campaign shows what not to do. Democrats must broaden coalition.

City’s Spring Turnout Up 50% Since 2017!

City’s Spring Turnout Up 50% Since 2017!

Contrary to early report, Milwaukee actually had strong turnout for Supreme Court race.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Public Option for Affordable Care Act

As Trump Administration Renews Push for Total Affordable Care Act Repeal, Baldwin Supports Expanding Access to Quality Health Care

Cross Still Hopes for New UWM Building

Cross Still Hopes for New UWM Building

Legislature killed Evers capital budget but UW System still backs new funding, bonding authority for projects around state.

Bernie Sanders to Tour Midwest Battleground States
Press Release

Bernie Sanders to Tour Midwest Battleground States

Sanders to hold rallies in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to highlight Democrats’ path to victory in 2020

Attorney General Kaul Files Motion to Block President Trump from Diverting Funds and Resources for Construction of a Border Wall
Press Release

Attorney General Kaul Files Motion to Block President Trump from Diverting Funds and Resources for Construction of a Border Wall

"Funds that would typically go to Wisconsin shouldn’t be diverted because the President has chosen to disregard the separation of powers."

Op Ed: Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn
Op Ed

Evangelicals Won Race for Hagedorn

And liberals made it happen by waving a red flag: ads decrying his anti-abortion, anti-gay views.

Murphy’s Law: 10 Lessons of Supreme Court Race
Murphy’s Law

10 Lessons of Supreme Court Race

Anger drives votes, media in decline, traditional judicial campaigns are dead, and more.

Data Wonk: Walker Seeks to Gerrymander America
Data Wonk

Walker Seeks to Gerrymander America

His new job: finance chair of national group opposing non-partisan redistricting.

Conservative Judge Brian Hagedorn Wins Special Election to Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Conservative Judge Brian Hagedorn Wins Special Election to Wisconsin Supreme Court

Seven-Figure Investment by RSLC’s Judicial Fairness Initiative Overcomes Three-To-One Spending Edge by Democrat-Aligned Groups

Murphy’s Law: More Doubts About Foxconn Project
Murphy’s Law

More Doubts About Foxconn Project

Compressed gravel base can’t support LCD fabrication plant. So what’s being built?

Rep. Anderson Joins Amicus Brief Filed with Supreme Court Opposing the Citizenship Question on the Census
Press Release

Rep. Anderson Joins Amicus Brief Filed with Supreme Court Opposing the Citizenship Question on the Census

"The Trump Administration’s decision to include a citizenship question on the census does nothing but spark fear and disruption, especially for our minority communities."

Pocan Statement on President Trump Reversing Course on Eliminating Special Olympics Funding
Press Release

Pocan Statement on President Trump Reversing Course on Eliminating Special Olympics Funding

“And by the way, can someone pull Betsy from under the bus?”

Data Wonk: Who Are Those Education Reformers?
Data Wonk

Who Are Those Education Reformers?

Are conservatives or liberals pushing for charter schools?

Murphy’s Law: Gov. Evers Plays Hardball
Murphy’s Law

Gov. Evers Plays Hardball

Too-nice Tony looks to beat the Republicans -- repeatedly -- at their own game.

Pocan Calls on Attorney General to Release the Full Mueller Report
Press Release

Pocan Calls on Attorney General to Release the Full Mueller Report

"The American people deserve the full truth behind the Special Counsel’s report and any attempts to censor it will be unacceptable."

We’re Not In Wisconsin Anymore

We’re Not In Wisconsin Anymore

Climate change could make us more like Kansas, climate change projections show.

Trump Discusses WILL Lawsuit at White House
Press Release

Trump Discusses WILL Lawsuit at White House

Free speech executive order prominently features WILL

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Pledges To Build Manufacturing Plant This Year
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Pledges To Build Manufacturing Plant This Year

Company says it will break ground on one-million-square-foot plant this summer.

Op Ed: Evers Takes Moral Stand on Border Wall
Op Ed

Evers Takes Moral Stand on Border Wall

The governor rightly calls attention to the plight of children ripped from the parental bonds.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Vote to Terminate President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Vote to Terminate President Trump’s Declaration of a National Emergency

"Our Constitution is very clear that Congress has the power of the purse and President Trump can’t just steal the purse and spend money on whatever he wants."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Reform to Protect Health Care and Social Services Workers from Workplace Violence
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Reform to Protect Health Care and Social Services Workers from Workplace Violence

Legislation creates standard requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plan and protect employees from violent incidents

Murphy’s Law: What Milwaukee Means to Democrats
Murphy’s Law

What Milwaukee Means to Democrats

The city’s selection for Democratic Convention is symbolic. But of what?

Kaul Joins Suit Challenging Border Emergency

Kaul Joins Suit Challenging Border Emergency

Governor, Attorney General announce they're joining lawsuit alleging Trump is violating constitution.

Gov. Tony Evers, Attorney General Josh Kaul Announce that Wisconsin Joins Multistate Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s National Emergency
Data Wonk: How Walker, Trump Hurt Dairy Industry
Data Wonk

How Walker, Trump Hurt Dairy Industry

Their policies helped fuel a dairy crisis.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Pascrell Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Tax Loophole for Millionaires and Billionaires on Wall Street
Press Release

Senator Baldwin and Representative Pascrell Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Tax Loophole for Millionaires and Billionaires on Wall Street

President Trump broke promise to close tax loophole. Legislation would end carried interest tax loophole for Wall Street hedge fund managers

Pocan Charges ICE Is “Running Rogue”

Pocan Charges ICE Is “Running Rogue”

Agency has greatly overstated crimes committed by detainees, his office found.

Campaign Cash: Nebraska Billionaire Loves Our Politicians
Campaign Cash

Nebraska Billionaire Loves Our Politicians

Marlene Ricketts, whose rich husband emails racist jokes, gave $1 million to state Republicans.

Evers Withdraws National Guard From U.S. Border

Evers Withdraws National Guard From U.S. Border

No evidence of crisis, governor says. Vos condemns move.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside the Bobblehead Museum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside the Bobblehead Museum

World's largest collection of bobbleheads, a must-see for sports fans, opens in Walker's Point.

Trump-Pence Administration Censures Medical Professionals with Title X Gag Rule
Press Release

Trump-Pence Administration Censures Medical Professionals with Title X Gag Rule

We vehemently oppose the Trump-Pence Title X Gag rule.

DNC Announces Unprecedented Investment in DPW Organizing Program
Press Release

DNC Announces Unprecedented Investment in DPW Organizing Program

Program will focus on mentoring students from communities of color

Oscar Films: Should ‘Black Panther’ Win Best Picture?
Oscar Films

Should ‘Black Panther’ Win Best Picture?

A watershed for black inclusion that’s grossed $1.4 billion — but not a great film.

Evers Wants to Re-Examine Business Incentives

Evers Wants to Re-Examine Business Incentives

And bring back scientists to the DNR.

Op Ed: The Farewell Tour of Scott Walker
Op Ed

The Farewell Tour of Scott Walker

Ex-governor struggling for relevancy. Cue the Twitter photos.

Johnson Weighs in on Border on Meet the Press
Press Release

Johnson Weighs in on Border on Meet the Press

"The better way to solve this problem would be for Democrats to support what they’ve supported in the past and give this president funding for better barriers, which we need."

Beto O’Rourke Visits Milwaukee

Beto O’Rourke Visits Milwaukee

Potential 2020 presidential candidate campaigns at MATC on national tour of college campuses.

Pocan Votes to Keep the Government Open, Condemns Trump’s Call for National Emergency
Press Release

Pocan Votes to Keep the Government Open, Condemns Trump’s Call for National Emergency

Failed Campaign Promises Don’t Warrant National Emergencies

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

They remove Milwaukee native and former NFL star from black history resolution, but won’t say why.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Americans with Pre-existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Americans with Pre-existing Conditions

Bill would stop Trump Administration scheme to promote “junk” health plans that lack protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions and would increase costs for millions of Americans

Op Ed: Recall National Guard From the Border
Op Ed

Recall National Guard From the Border

Walker sent troops to Mexican border, Evers should recall them. It’s a made-up crisis.

4 Forces Causing Foxconn Uncertainty

4 Forces Causing Foxconn Uncertainty

Even with massive state and local subsidy, wage costs will be too high.

Back in the News: Walker and the Russian Connection
Back in the News

Walker and the Russian Connection

Ex-governor got more from Russia-connected tycoon than first reported. Why?

Gov. Evers Announces Plan to Join U.S. Climate Alliance
Press Release

Gov. Evers Announces Plan to Join U.S. Climate Alliance

"By joining the U.S. Climate Alliance, we will have support in demonstrating that we can take climate action while growing our economy at the same time."

Oscar Films: ‘Vice’ Is Short on Virtues
Oscar Films

‘Vice’ Is Short on Virtues

Great makeup artistry, but not comic enough to be comedy or deep enough for drama.

Federal Shutdown Hurts Food Share Recipients

Federal Shutdown Hurts Food Share Recipients

Demand for food pantries up due to delays getting benefits.

Why Foxconn’s Chinese Style Didn’t Translate

Why Foxconn’s Chinese Style Didn’t Translate

And why a mega-LCD plant was never likely to succeed in America.

Ron Johnson Calls for Ending Tariffs

Ron Johnson Calls for Ending Tariffs

Study shows Wisconsin could lose 14,000 jobs from Trump’s tariffs.

Back in the News: Foxconn Project in “Chaos”
Back in the News

Foxconn Project in “Chaos”

Foxconn workers, insiders say Racine project is failing in Bloomberg story.

City Beat: Episode 011 – Bruce Murphy on We Energies, Foxconn
City Beat

Episode 011 – Bruce Murphy on We Energies, Foxconn

Why does We Energies advertise? And how can someone keep up on ever-changing Foxconn deal?

Data Wonk: Texas Lawsuit Threatens Republicans
Data Wonk

Texas Lawsuit Threatens Republicans

Vos and Fitzgerald support lawsuit overturning Obamacare, but voters don’t.

Wisconsin Republicans Stand Up to Protect the Unborn
Press Release

Wisconsin Republicans Stand Up to Protect the Unborn

"I commend my colleagues in the Assembly and the Senate who are dedicated to protecting the life of the unborn and stand with them in their steadfast opposition to late-term abortions."

Rep. Moore Intros Bill to Stop Trump from Using Taxpayer Dollars for the Wall
Press Release

Rep. Moore Intros Bill to Stop Trump from Using Taxpayer Dollars for the Wall

"My constituents don’t want a wasteful wall."

Sensenbrenner Statement on the State of the Union Address
Press Release

Sensenbrenner Statement on the State of the Union Address

"The last two years were filled with many successes for the American people, and we must charge ahead to ensure security, restore liberty, and increase opportunity for all."

Sensenbrenner and Cicilline Announce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
Press Release

Sensenbrenner and Cicilline Announce Bipartisan Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

"Americans of all ages are burdened by high prescription drug prices, and we must address this growing issue."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for State of the Union Address
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for State of the Union Address

"I’ve heard from countless Wisconsinites like Diane who can't afford the medicine they have relied on for years."

Joint Statement: Foxconn Developments
Press Release

Joint Statement: Foxconn Developments

"We want to thank President Trump for his commitment to Wisconsin workers – our state has an ally in the White House who is dedicated to helping us bring family-supporting careers to our state."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $21 Million to Repair Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin Communities Damaged by Severe Storms and Flooding
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $21 Million to Repair Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin Communities Damaged by Severe Storms and Flooding

As severe weather devastated Wisconsin communities last summer, Senator Baldwin repeatedly called on President Trump to make federal funds available and support recovery efforts

Harley-Davidson Earnings Down

Harley-Davidson Earnings Down

Poor results due to Trump tariffs, changing consumer preferences.

Foxconn Played Walker and Republican Leadership
Press Release

Foxconn Played Walker and Republican Leadership

Deal’s Constant Changes Doesn’t Bode Well for Wisconsin Workers

Op Ed: Why GOP Should Back Medicaid Expansion
Op Ed

Why GOP Should Back Medicaid Expansion

Voters want it, just like they opposed government shutdown. Republican legislators, take heed.

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Oppose Gerrymandering
Murphy’s Law

Republicans Oppose Gerrymandering

Voters overwhelmingly favor fair maps, yet Vos spends millions in taxes to fight this.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Pay Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown Immediately

"This government shutdown made it clearer than ever just how dedicated civil servants are to their jobs, and how vital those jobs are to the nation."

2018 Had Fewest Refugees In 10 Years

2018 Had Fewest Refugees In 10 Years

472 refugees to Wisconsin last year, down from 585 in 2017.

The “Great Negotiator” Yields to the Will of the People and Re-Opens Federal Government
Press Release

The “Great Negotiator” Yields to the Will of the People and Re-Opens Federal Government

"The damage President Trump has inflicted cannot be undone and should not be forgotten."

Poll Shows Strong Support for Evers Proposals

Poll Shows Strong Support for Evers Proposals

Marquette poll finds majority favors Medicaid expansion, hiking special education funding.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds some issues less divisive amid continuing partisan divide

Special education increases and accepting more federal Medicaid money are drawing broader support than many other current issues

In Support of Campus Free-Speech, Not Conservative Safe Spaces
Press Release

In Support of Campus Free-Speech, Not Conservative Safe Spaces

"Free speech ought to mean free speech for everyone."

Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on state and national issues
Press Release

Marquette Law School Poll director Franklin goes ‘On the Issues’ with new poll on state and national issues

Franklin will report the findings of the first Marquette Law School Poll since the November election.

STATEMENT: President Trump and GOP Reject Democratic Efforts to Re-Open the Government
Press Release

STATEMENT: President Trump and GOP Reject Democratic Efforts to Re-Open the Government

"Since I was sworn into the 116th Congress, I have voted eight times to reopen the government and fund critical agencies."

Data Wonk: Can MPS Be Fixed?
Data Wonk

Can MPS Be Fixed?

The school board seems opposed to any innovations that might fix struggling schools.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Re-Introduces Expanded Legislation to Slow the Revolving Door Between Wall Street, Corporate America and Washington
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Re-Introduces Expanded Legislation to Slow the Revolving Door Between Wall Street, Corporate America and Washington

"President Trump promised to ‘drain the swamp,’ but this revolving door keeps spinning."

Op Ed: How Shutdown Is Hurting State
Op Ed

How Shutdown Is Hurting State

Impact on farmers, Native Americans, food processing companies and more.

The State of Politics: State Loses Political Power in Washington
The State of Politics

State Loses Political Power in Washington

Of all states, Wisconsin and Michigan have lost the most clout in D.C., experts say.

Can Opportunity Zones Help State Economy?

Can Opportunity Zones Help State Economy?

Federal program could help development in challenged areas of Milwaukee and state.

Johnson to Democrats on Border Security: ‘Stop Being Hypocritical’
Press Release

Johnson to Democrats on Border Security: ‘Stop Being Hypocritical’

"There’s a real easy solution: Have Democrats stop being hypocritical and put their money where their mouth is and fund better barriers."

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay
Press Release

Senate Passes Baldwin Supported Bill to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Currently, 420,000 federal workers are being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers were sent home over the holidays without pay

Rep. Moore Votes to Reopen Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development
Press Release

Rep. Moore Votes to Reopen Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development

"When HUD’s Section 8 rental assistance program runs out, even more low-income Milwaukeeans will be at risk of eviction."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation to Protect Federal Workers and Their Families from Losing Their Homes, Falling Behind on Bills During Shutdown

"The Trump shutdown is punishing federal workers, and contractors who are serving without pay."

Rep. Moore Nominated for Prestigious Ways and Means Committee
Press Release

Rep. Moore Nominated for Prestigious Ways and Means Committee

"I am honored to have gained the support of my colleagues to be impaneled on the Ways and Means Committee."

Rep. Moore Votes to Get Wisconsin Families Their Tax Refunds
Press Release

Rep. Moore Votes to Get Wisconsin Families Their Tax Refunds

"President Trump’s refusal to reopen the government is causing millions of American families to suffer."

Data Wonk: Why State’s Dairy Farms Face a Crisis
Data Wonk

Why State’s Dairy Farms Face a Crisis

And why Gov. Evers should change the policies of his predecessor.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation To Allow Medicare To Negotiate Prescription Drug Prices And Lower Costs For Seniors

Legislation would allow Medicare to negotiate the best possible price of prescription drugs, to cut costs for nearly 43 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D. Current law only allows for bargaining by pharmaceutical companies but bans Medicare from doing so

Transportation: City Extending Streetcar to Convention Center
Transportation

City Extending Streetcar to Convention Center

Short extension can be built without federal funds, adding more ridership.

The Contrarian: New History Is Being Made
The Contrarian

New History Is Being Made

But will our current leaders live up to the example of our founders?

Murphy’s Law: The Eternal Campaign of Scott Walker
Murphy’s Law

The Eternal Campaign of Scott Walker

He’s earned $2.3 million from government, and is already running for office again.

Op Ed: Welcome to Milwaukee, Mr. Walker
Op Ed

Welcome to Milwaukee, Mr. Walker

Governor who warned voters about evils of this city will now live here.

State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

Republicans support Trumps’s call for a wall, Democrats push to end shutdown, fund government agencies.

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Port Milwaukee’s traffic was down in 2018, but other ports in state see an increase.

Op Ed: 10 Reasons To Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns
Op Ed

10 Reasons To Obtain Trump’s Tax Returns

The House of Representatives can request them and should, for very compelling reasons.

Op Ed: Why the Government Shutdown?
Op Ed

Why the Government Shutdown?

Paul Ryan could have stopped it but took the low road for Trump.

Op Ed: Evers, Vos, Fitzgerald Must Compromise
Op Ed

Evers, Vos, Fitzgerald Must Compromise

There are many issues where they can forge agreements — and lead the state forward.

Health Coverage Growth Stalled in 2017

Health Coverage Growth Stalled in 2017

Slowdown comes after three straight years of growth, state tied for 10th in percent covered.

Op Ed: Top 10 Stories of 2018 Affecting Democracy
Op Ed

Top 10 Stories of 2018 Affecting Democracy

How Wisconsin went forward -- and backward -- in democratic government.

County Looks to Grow Hemp at the Domes

County Looks to Grow Hemp at the Domes

Proceeds could be used for Domes' aging infrastructure.

Vos and Fitzgerald Trash Urban Voters

Vos and Fitzgerald Trash Urban Voters

Affirming the alignment of Republicans with voters from shrinking counties.

Rep. Moore Statement on the #TrumpShutdown
Press Release

Rep. Moore Statement on the #TrumpShutdown

"President Trump’s tantrums have forced the nation into political and economic chaos."

Trump Administration Seeks to Cancel Misguided Obama-era School Discipline Policy
Press Release

Trump Administration Seeks to Cancel Misguided Obama-era School Discipline Policy

WILL work has championed rescinding the illegal, harmful policy

Duffy Supports Funding for Border Wall

Duffy Supports Funding for Border Wall

But Wisconsin congressman not so sure about Trump’s idea of shutting down government.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act and Repeal Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Court Ruling to Dismantle the Affordable Care Act and Repeal Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

"This ruling is a threat because Walker's lawsuit would take away guaranteed health protections and raise costs for Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions."

Murphy’s Law: What Do Democrats Stand For?
Murphy’s Law

What Do Democrats Stand For?

They can’t just be anti-Trump or anti-Walker, they need a clear theme. Like what?

Coalition Opposes Trump Move to Weaken Clean Water Protections
Press Release

Coalition Opposes Trump Move to Weaken Clean Water Protections

Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition: Communities like Flint, Mich., still grapple with pollution. We need more – not less – protection for clean water.

Anti-Immigrant Policies Spread Fear, Experts Say

Anti-Immigrant Policies Spread Fear, Experts Say

Speakers at UWM panel urge more information to combat ignorance about immigrants.

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sees challenges, promises changes to county office run by David Clarke for 15 years.

Data Wonk: The Republican War Against Democracy
Data Wonk

The Republican War Against Democracy

Details in lame duck bills show disdain for democracy by Vos and Fitzgerald.

“Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right

“Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right

Reporter Edgar Mendez reflects on his arrest and treatment by Milwaukee Police for doing his job.

The State Of Politics: How Walker Transformed Wisconsin’s Courts
The State Of Politics

How Walker Transformed Wisconsin’s Courts

One-third of all judges in state appointed by Republican governor.

Stop the Wisconsin GOP power grab
Press Release

Stop the Wisconsin GOP power grab

Indivisible Madison calls for people statewide to ”Pack the Capitol” for the JFC Hearing on Mon., Dec. 3 at 12:30 pm – and the #RESPECTMYVOTE rally on Mon., Dec. 3 at 5:30pm

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on USMCA
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on USMCA

"We need to make sure that the USMCA confronts Canada’s unfair trade barriers and Mexico’s limits on Wisconsin cheese exports."

Op Ed: The War Against Ala Carte Medical Pricing
Op Ed

The War Against Ala Carte Medical Pricing

It's the most expensive way to go and payers are increasingly rebelling.

Wisconsin Budget: Rich Pay the Least in State Taxes
Wisconsin Budget

Rich Pay the Least in State Taxes

Poor and middle class pay much higher percentage of their income in taxes.

Op Ed: Time’s Running Out on Vos, Fitzgerald
Op Ed

Time’s Running Out on Vos, Fitzgerald

Vos says Democrats are "sore losers” and proceeds as though Republicans won.

Op Ed: Write No Obituary for Scott Walker
Op Ed

Write No Obituary for Scott Walker

He accomplished a lot and ran for office 13 times. He’ll probably run again.

Op Ed: Is Gallagher A Reformer?
Op Ed

Is Gallagher A Reformer?

Wisconsin congressman proposes reforms, but ignores the elephant in the room.

Op Ed: Walker Failed to Lead on Election Night
Op Ed

Walker Failed to Lead on Election Night

Not giving a concession speech showed his lack of character. And not the first such failure.

The Contrarian: Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing
The Contrarian

Giampietro Nomination Deserves Full Hearing

Sen. Baldwin should reconsider her opposition to his judicial nomination.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Lost
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Lost

He seemed to have the perfect strategy. The top 10 reasons he failed.

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Baraboo High School Nazi Salute Photo
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Baraboo High School Nazi Salute Photo

‘This is Why Leadership Matters’

Op Ed: Voters Demand Compromise
Op Ed

Voters Demand Compromise

But are there issues Ever and Republicans could agree on? Yes.

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for Southwestern Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for Southwestern Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding

WEDC awards $155,000 grant for loan program to assist small businesses in paying for restoration and related costs

Southwest Wisconsin Swings Democratic

Southwest Wisconsin Swings Democratic

Four key counties that helped elect Trump switched to Evers, Baldwin.

7 Numbers That Explain Election

7 Numbers That Explain Election

The election results would have been completely different if not for this.

Governor Race Closest Since 1950s

Governor Race Closest Since 1950s

Evers makes history in his defeat of Gov. Scott Walker.

Murphy’s Law: 33 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

33 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the election’s other big winners and losers?

Race for Governor: Last of the Republican Upstarts
Race for Governor

Last of the Republican Upstarts

Of 11 GOP governors who flipped states In 2010, Walker Is only one seeking a third term.

Data Wonk: Why Schimel’s Lawsuit Makes No Sense
Data Wonk

Why Schimel’s Lawsuit Makes No Sense

Even conservatives suggest the AG’s suit against Affordable Care Act is bad law.

Murphy’s Law: City a Leader in White Nationalism
Murphy’s Law

City a Leader in White Nationalism

New Berlin is headquarters for neo-Nazi party founded by George Lincoln Rockwell.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Evers tied in Wisconsin’s race for governor

Baldwin leads Vukmir for Senate; close race for state attorney general

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

“We’re In a Battle For America’s Soul”

Joe Biden campaigns for Baldwin, Evers, takes down Trump in Madison

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

Will Obama Visit Increase Black Turnout?

4,000 people attended, mostly North Side residents, whose votes could be critical.

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

“Most Important Election Of Our Lifetimes”

Obama’s speech here says health care, education, living wage are on the line.

LGBTQ Leaders Demand Transgender Rights

LGBTQ Leaders Demand Transgender Rights

Protest at City Hall opposes Trump Administration's attempt to "erase" transgender people.

Visual Art: How Now Brown Cows
Visual Art

How Now Brown Cows

Door County artist Craig Blietz, whose work is at MOWA, makes cows cool.

Grothman vs. Kohl Race Is Competitive

Grothman vs. Kohl Race Is Competitive

6th Congresssional District has been Republican since 1960s, but race is close, experts say.

Leah Praises President Trump For Addressing The Caravan Of Illegal Immigrants Heading Toward America
Press Release

Leah Praises President Trump For Addressing The Caravan Of Illegal Immigrants Heading Toward America

"We could have criminals, drug lords and terrorists from the Middle East in this caravan..."

Senator Taylor Says Trump to Blame for Bomb Scares
Press Release

Senator Taylor Says Trump to Blame for Bomb Scares

Trump is reckless and dangerous, and the chickens are coming home to roost.

President Trump Signs Buy America Reform into Law
Press Release

President Trump Signs Buy America Reform into Law

Bipartisan water infrastructure legislation includes a requirement pushed by Senator Baldwin that federally funded water infrastructure projects use American-made iron and steel. “A five-year Buy America standard is better than the status quo and President Trump has taken an important step forward on our shared goal of making sure taxpayer money is not spent supporting foreign workers.”

Op Ed: President Trump is Beyond Divisive
Op Ed

President Trump is Beyond Divisive

He respects no one, maybe not even himself, and never seeks win-win outcomes.

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for South-Central Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for South-Central Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding

WEDC awards $755,000 grant for loan program to assist small businesses in paying for restoration and related costs

ACLU Attempts to End Stop-And-Frisk Policing

ACLU Attempts to End Stop-And-Frisk Policing

While at the same time, President Trump praises stop-and-frisk policing.

Groups Behind the ‘Blue Wave’ Urge Voters to Make Their Voices Heard
Press Release

Groups Behind the ‘Blue Wave’ Urge Voters to Make Their Voices Heard

Election is Opportunity to Speak Out Against Racism, Sexism, Xenophobia and Indifference to Gun Violence From Scott Walker, Donald Trump and GOP

Fitzgerald Downplays Pre-Existing Conditions Issue

Fitzgerald Downplays Pre-Existing Conditions Issue

Republican Senate leader says he lacks votes to pass bill, then says it could pass “in the future.”

Op Ed: October Surprise for Walker, Trump?
Op Ed

October Surprise for Walker, Trump?

Trade war, declining market, junk health insurance may stick to both candidates.

Back in the News: Walker Mum About Medicaid Changes
Back in the News

Walker Mum About Medicaid Changes

He was going to get tough on Medicaid recipients, now runs away from the issue.

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Many Democrats, including Tammy Baldwin, embrace it, as Republicans condemn it.

Cities Seek Climate Change Solutions

Cities Seek Climate Change Solutions

Milwaukee, Madison, Superior move toward solar and storm-sewer solutions.

Op Ed:  Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues
Op Ed

Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues

Republicans won’t protect workers pensions and health care, Democrats will.

Scott Walker Misleading Voters With Health Care Cost Reduction Claims
Press Release

Scott Walker Misleading Voters With Health Care Cost Reduction Claims

Walker’s election year plan impacts a tiny fraction of health consumers, is dwarfed by premium reductions in neighboring Minnesota, and does not make up for cost of his sabotage

Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill that Includes U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms
Press Release

Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill that Includes U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Reforms

Bipartisan bill includes five-year Buy America provision, invests in water technology, increases funding for clean drinking water and supports Great Lakes and Wisconsin coastal communities

Baldwin calls Wisconsinites’ choices to buy affordable health insurance ‘junk’
Press Release

Baldwin calls Wisconsinites’ choices to buy affordable health insurance ‘junk’

"As a nurse, I support giving Americans more choices in health care because the people know best, not the government."

Murphy’s Law: Schimel Suit Cost Workers $23 Million
Murphy’s Law

Schimel Suit Cost Workers $23 Million

Suit he joined stopped 165,000 Wisconsin workers from getting overtime pay.

Brad Schimel’s Pipeline to Campaign Cash
Press Release

Brad Schimel’s Pipeline to Campaign Cash

Nearly 40 Percent of August Contributions From Individuals to Attorney General’s Campaign Came from Michels Construction Family

Kavanaugh is a Blight on Washington
Press Release

Kavanaugh is a Blight on Washington

"Today’s vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh is a vote against women and sexual assault survivors."

Visual Art: Let’s Talk About the American Dream
Visual Art

Let’s Talk About the American Dream

Haggerty Museum show offers videos by Dutch-born artist interviewing young Americans.

Support for Kavanaugh Pattern of Ron Johnson’s Horrendous Record on Issues of Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment
Press Release

Support for Kavanaugh Pattern of Ron Johnson’s Horrendous Record on Issues of Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment

Previously Defended Pedophile Priests, Discounted Reports of Harassment, Voted Against Violence Against Women Act, Kept Quiet Assault of His Own Staff

Voter Impersonation Very Rare, Studies Show

Voter Impersonation Very Rare, Studies Show

It's the rationale for photo ID, but as rare as getting struck by lightning.

Governor Walker Requests Federal Disaster Aid for 18 Wisconsin Counties Following Severe Storms and Flooding in August and September
Press Release

Governor Walker Requests Federal Disaster Aid for 18 Wisconsin Counties Following Severe Storms and Flooding in August and September

"It is essential that the federal government provide needed assistance."

Data Wonk: The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir
Data Wonk

The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir

Her campaign seems to ignore poll data showing most disagree with her stands.

Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Wisconsin, other states had lower turnout, especially by minority and college-age voters.

Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.
Press Release

Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.

Top Republicans Choice: Denounce Appalling Behavior of Perpetuate Injustice With Silence

Pocan Statement on Announcement of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Announcement of United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

"Despite President Trump claiming victory with a renegotiated NAFTA that includes Canada, it is clear that many missing details must be resolved before we can determine if this deal works for middle class families."

The State of Politics: The Rise of Absentee Ballots
The State of Politics

The Rise of Absentee Ballots

Just 12% of all ballots in 2004, could hit 33% in 2020.

“This is a Big Win for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers”
Press Release

“This is a Big Win for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers”

Gov. Walker releases statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

Leah Vukmir: It’s Time To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh
Press Release

Leah Vukmir: It’s Time To Confirm Judge Kavanaugh

“It’s time the Senate votes and confirms Judge Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.”

Op Ed: Making Insurance Fake Again
Op Ed

Making Insurance Fake Again

Trump and Walker plans let health insurers end coverage of pre-existing conditions, sell junk policies.

The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker
Press Release

The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker

‘There’s No Excuse for Walker Refusing to Show Leadership, But There is an Explanation’

Scott Walker Silent on Tweets from Republican Party Mocking Sexual Assault
Press Release

Scott Walker Silent on Tweets from Republican Party Mocking Sexual Assault

Walker continues to look the other way as Senate Republicans seek to elevate alleged sexual assaulter to nation's highest bench

Murphy’s Law: Young Voters, Black Voters Key to Election?
Murphy’s Law

Young Voters, Black Voters Key to Election?

Two separate groups working on voter turnout could have big impact.

Brad Schimel as Prosecutor on Sexual Assault Cases: Light Sentences and Alarming Comments About Victims
Press Release

Brad Schimel as Prosecutor on Sexual Assault Cases: Light Sentences and Alarming Comments About Victims

In One Case Schimel Downplayed Assault Telling Judge, ‘It Was Basically a First Date’

Federal Agents Arrest 30 State Immigrants

Federal Agents Arrest 30 State Immigrants

Crackdown by ICE agents arrests two in Milwaukee, 11 in Madison.

Senator Baldwin’s Work to Finalize Critical Asian Carp Study Included in Final Bipartisan Legislation
Press Release

Senator Baldwin’s Work to Finalize Critical Asian Carp Study Included in Final Bipartisan Legislation

President Trump signed the FY19 Energy and Water Development funding legislation. Bill will finalize strategy to block Asian Carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

DPW Chair Responds to Trump’s Tweets Attempting to Discredit Dr. Ford, Kavanaugh’s Accuser
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $20 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces More Than $20 Million Awarded to Wisconsin Communities to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Senator Baldwin worked to secure federal funding for local communities that invests in prevention, treatment and recovery

Data Wonk: The Impact of Republican Tax Cuts
Data Wonk

The Impact of Republican Tax Cuts

It relies on supply side economics. So how well is that working?

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters

Trump at 42 percent approval, voters divided on how he has changed GOP

Op Ed: Where Will Walker, Evers Take Economy?
Op Ed

Where Will Walker, Evers Take Economy?

State in slow growth mode. Two candidates have very different approaches to this.

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms Pass Senate with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support
Press Release

Senator Baldwin’s Reforms Pass Senate with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

Opioid crisis response legislation includes support for local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts; Prevents the flow of illegal fentanyl and opioids from other countries; Provides more resources for growing meth problem in Wisconsin

Will State Prevent Election Cyber Attacks?

Will State Prevent Election Cyber Attacks?

Cybersecurity experts warn Wisconsin’s system is vulnerable. What are state officials doing about it?

Does Scott Walker Still Believe Accused Perpetrator of Sexual Assault Brett Kavanaugh Fits Criteria He Looks For In Judicial Candidates
Op Ed: Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!
Op Ed

Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!

Who’s behind the anonymous NYT column about obstructing Trump’s craziness? Read on.

Data Wonk: Making Wisconsin More Like Texas
Data Wonk

Making Wisconsin More Like Texas

Schimel and Walker support changes in Affordable Care Act most voters oppose. Why?

Murphy’s Law: How Republicans Helped Tammy Baldwin
Murphy’s Law

How Republicans Helped Tammy Baldwin

They picked the wrong candidate. That could hand election to Baldwin.

Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”
Press Release

Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”

"So Governor Walker didn’t have time to defend Harley-Davidson, but he has time to blow dog whistles."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Speaker Ryan and the House to include Permanent Buy America Commitment in Final Water Infrastructure Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Speaker Ryan and the House to include Permanent Buy America Commitment in Final Water Infrastructure Legislation

With the House and Senate working on final water infrastructure legislation, Baldwin says, “Don’t let lobbyists for foreign steel makers water down a strong and permanent Buy America standard.”

The State of Politics: Catching Up on Summer’s Political News
The State of Politics

Catching Up on Summer’s Political News

Summer’s over. Election looming. What do you need to know?

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Corn exports decimated, steel imports a concern.

Op Ed: Foxconn UW Funding Good News
Op Ed

Foxconn UW Funding Good News

State needs more research and development at flagship university.

Harley Riders Oppose Boycott of Company

Harley Riders Oppose Boycott of Company

But they do tend to support Trump’s tariffs, interviews at Harley's celebration suggest.

Dark Money Helped Kill Lead Paint Claims

Dark Money Helped Kill Lead Paint Claims

State Republicans facing recalls got $750,000 in secret cash, wrote law to bar suits to benefit lead poisoned children.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Must Go Negative
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Must Go Negative

Governor is so unpopular he must bludgeon his opponent or change his identity. Or both.

The State of Politics: 6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control
The State of Politics

6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control

Stakes are high, including control over 2020 redistricting.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Back Up Words with Action on Buy Americ
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Back Up Words with Action on Buy Americ

With the House and Senate working on final water infrastructure legislation, Baldwin urges President to call on Speaker Ryan and the House to include permanent Buy America commitment in legislation that goes to his desk

Op Ed: The Attack on Affordable Care
Op Ed

The Attack on Affordable Care

Walker, Schimel, Johnson would kill program; 2.4 million Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions could lose insurance.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett endorses Julie Henszey for State Senate
Press Release

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett endorses Julie Henszey for State Senate

"Tom Barrett is kind, generous, and progressive, and I appreciate his support in this race."

Statement on EPA’s replacement to Clean Power Plan
Press Release

Statement on EPA’s replacement to Clean Power Plan

"The EPA’s proposed rule fails to address climate change while catering to special interests in the fossil fuel industry."

Senator Taylor Responds to Governor’s Exorbitant Use of Taxpayer Money
Press Release

Senator Taylor Responds to Governor’s Exorbitant Use of Taxpayer Money

"Seriously, it doesn’t get more hypocritical than this."

Op Ed: In Defense of Journalists
Op Ed

In Defense of Journalists

Trump is the enemy of truth. Journalists are still the best protection of a democratic nation.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues to Demand Trump Administration Protect Troops from Financial Fraud

49 Senators are urging Trump Admin to protect the finances of our troops and their families

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll taken two days after election. Walker spokesman says they expect “tough canpaign.”

Bryce Calls on Bryan Steil to Denouce Trump’s Attacks on the Press
Press Release

Bryce Calls on Bryan Steil to Denouce Trump’s Attacks on the Press

"I know the real threats to this country-- and I can tell you the free press is not the enemy."

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

100,000 more people voted in Democratic primary despite massive Republican spending on Senate race.

Op Ed: Evers Could Benefit From Walker Fatigue
Op Ed

Evers Could Benefit From Walker Fatigue

There is exhaustion with Walker’s ambition and relentless negative campaigns.

Data Wonk: Why Republicans Lack Health Coverage
Data Wonk

Why Republicans Lack Health Coverage

Trump’s attack on Affordable Care Act mostly hurts Republicans, the data shows.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Answer the Question, Scott Walker
Press Release

Answer the Question, Scott Walker

Yes or No, Do You Support Donald Trump’s Call for Boycott of Harley-Davidson?

Governor Walker Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for June Flooding in Northwestern Wisconsin
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for June Flooding in Northwestern Wisconsin

Heavy rains caused flash flooding and several rivers to rise to major flood stage.

Private School Voucher Backers Top $7.5 Million in Donations to Wisconsin Politicians
Press Release

Private School Voucher Backers Top $7.5 Million in Donations to Wisconsin Politicians

Pro Private School Voucher Gov. Walker Snags More Than 1 in 4 Dollars Donated Since 2008

Scott Walker Accidentally Reveals the Truth With Press Conference on Public Safety
Press Release

Scott Walker Accidentally Reveals the Truth With Press Conference on Public Safety

‘The Only Thing 25-Year Politician Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe is His Own Job’

Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster
Press Release

Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster

‘On Corrections, Walker Always Makes the Wrong Decision and Always for the Wrong Reason’

Wisconsin Residents See Democracy in Decline

Wisconsin Residents See Democracy in Decline

Nationally and here in Wisconsin, citizens feel their voices aren't being heard.

Sieger on Songs: Sly’s “Stand” Is a Great Call to Arms
Sieger on Songs

Sly’s “Stand” Is a Great Call to Arms

Innovative song might be just what certain politicians need to get some courage.

Huge Drop in Refugees to State

Huge Drop in Refugees to State

Big drop in 2017, 2018, part of national trend, biggest state impact on Milwaukee.

NRA-backed Brad Schimel “mum” on 3D-printed guns
Press Release

NRA-backed Brad Schimel “mum” on 3D-printed guns

Brad Schimel’s re-election efforts have largely benefitted from NRA funding.

Data Wonk: How Government Helps the Economy
Data Wonk

How Government Helps the Economy

A government safety net is the best way of assuring the economy can evolve and grow.

Clean Wisconsin files lawsuit challenging U.S. EPA’s failure to reduce unhealthy smog
Press Release

Clean Wisconsin files lawsuit challenging U.S. EPA’s failure to reduce unhealthy smog

Ozone smog harms people with respiratory disease, older adults, children and other vulnerable people.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Expand Junk Insurance Plans
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration Plan to Expand Junk Insurance Plans

We can’t let big insurance companies rewrite the rules on guaranteed health care protections that people depend on

Murphy’s Law: Are Democratic Candidates Too Liberal?
Murphy’s Law

Are Democratic Candidates Too Liberal?

Walker is very vulnerable, but his challengers are blowing it with far-left campaigns.

Speaker Newt Gingrich Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Speaker Newt Gingrich Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

Gingrich: ‘President Trump needs more fighters like Leah’

Student Debt Duo Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos Team Up to Roll Back Protections From Predatory For Profit Colleges
Press Release

Student Debt Duo Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos Team Up to Roll Back Protections From Predatory For Profit Colleges

Cuts to State Oversight and Rollback of Federal ‘Borrowers Defense’ Rule Leaves Students Vulnerable to Abuse

Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage
Press Release

Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage

"Scott Walker now finds it politically convenient in an election year to pretend to care about health care costs..."

Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare
Press Release

Leah’s Statement on Baldwin’s $32.6 Trillion Plan for Single-Payer Healthcare

"It's outrageous. Sen. Baldwin has zero regard for Wisconsin taxpayers."

State’s Voting Systems Are Vulnerable

State’s Voting Systems Are Vulnerable

They can be hacked, experts say, and 2016 Russian cyber attacks on state could be repeated in 2018.

The State of Politics: ACLU Increases Its Impact
The State of Politics

ACLU Increases Its Impact

More political activism and big boost in membership gives liberal group more clout.

DPW Response to Walker Reinsurance Program
Press Release

DPW Response to Walker Reinsurance Program

"Scott Walker claims premiums are going down but they are rising by $1400."

Roys Condemns Walker’s Attacks on Health Insurance
Press Release

Roys Condemns Walker’s Attacks on Health Insurance

MADISON, WI — Kelda Roys issued a strong rebuke in response to Walker’s latest attempt to distract from his abysmal record on healthcare. “Wisconsinites remember Scott Walker‘s attacks on our healthcare,” said Roys. “At the same time Walker announced this plan, he signed off on a lawsuit to destroy the Affordable Care Act. If Walker […]

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Neither criticized anything president has done, no major disagreements between candidates.

2020 Census Citizen Question Could Silence Immigrant Communities
Press Release

2020 Census Citizen Question Could Silence Immigrant Communities

"Prior to this administration, the commitment to creating a fair and efficient census was not partisan."

Trump’s Aid to Farms Gets Mixed Reviews

Trump’s Aid to Farms Gets Mixed Reviews

Dairy farms badly hurt by tariffs, Trump offers $12 billion national handout to farmers.

Pocan Slams Trump Administration for Failing to Reunite Migrant Children with Their Families
Press Release

Pocan Slams Trump Administration for Failing to Reunite Migrant Children with Their Families

"Despite today’s court ordered deadline to reunite families, President Trump’s disastrous family separation policy continues to be a nightmare for hundreds of migrant families."

Data Wonk: The Rise of Federalist Society Judges
Data Wonk

The Rise of Federalist Society Judges

Nationally and in Wisconsin they have become activists and super legislators.

Op Ed: Is Walker a Russian Dupe?
Op Ed

Is Walker a Russian Dupe?

Did he get Russian donations that were funneled through NRA?

Worst Governor on Public Education Hosts Worst Secretary of Department of Education
Press Release

Worst Governor on Public Education Hosts Worst Secretary of Department of Education

No One Has Done More to Undermine Public Education Than Scott Walker; Betsy DeVos Has Helped to Underwrite It

Milwaukee drops the ball again on race relations
Press Release

Milwaukee drops the ball again on race relations

Statement from Alderman Rainey on standing ovation for Josh Hader - July 23, 2018

Glenn Grothman carries water for Trump as he puts political interests over national security
Press Release

Glenn Grothman carries water for Trump as he puts political interests over national security

Grothman criticizes Mueller investigation just weeks after 12 Russian agents indicted

EPA Seeks Ideas for Great Lakes Cleanup

EPA Seeks Ideas for Great Lakes Cleanup

Agency, experts agree solutions may take many years.

Op Ed: Both Parties Ducking Major Issues
Op Ed

Both Parties Ducking Major Issues

But what will Trump’s impact be on state’s November election?

Voters Unhappy About Tariffs, State Roads

Voters Unhappy About Tariffs, State Roads

Marquette poll shows low support for Trump tariffs and outstate concern about roads.

Op Ed: New EPA Head Worse Than Pruitt
Op Ed

New EPA Head Worse Than Pruitt

Wheeler will continue Trump’s war on outdoors, but with more efficiency, less baggage.

What’s Walker Hiding?
Press Release

What’s Walker Hiding?

Scott Walker can’t seem to get his facts straight about Russian agent; Washington Post contradicts Walker spokesman's story

Data Wonk: Why Roys Is Wrong On School Choice
Data Wonk

Why Roys Is Wrong On School Choice

And what this may say about the Democratic Party.

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race
Press Release

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race

Gov. Tommy Thompson overcame millions of dollars of spending from the Club for Growth in 2012 on his way to winning the Republican nomination.

Businesses Complain About Trump Tariffs to Johnson

Businesses Complain About Trump Tariffs to Johnson

Republican senator gets an earful at Milwaukee forum attended by growers, manufacturers.

Walker Met With Accused Russian Agent

Walker Met With Accused Russian Agent

Maria Butina, charged by federal prosecutors, posed for photo with Walker during his run for president.

Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy
Press Release

Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy

Flynn says now, more than ever, we need a governor we can trust to stand up to America's enemies and adversaries

Rep. Moore: Trump-Putin ‘Summit’ a Disaster for the US
Press Release

Rep. Moore: Trump-Putin ‘Summit’ a Disaster for the US

"Today’s display in Helsinki was nothing less than a complete capitulation to a dictator who directed a cyber war on the United States’ sovereignty and self-determination."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Pfizer CEO: Make Drug Price Reductions Permanent
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Pfizer CEO: Make Drug Price Reductions Permanent

Major drug companies have drastically raised prices for top-selling drugs over the past five years, in some cases more than doubling prices.

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Bernie, Baldwin Rally Voters in Eau Claire

Sen. Baldwin warns that abortion rights and Affordable Care Act at stake in election.

Op Ed: Can Democrats Win State’s Swing Voters?
Op Ed

Can Democrats Win State’s Swing Voters?

They voted for Obama and then Trump. Will they swing to Democrats in November?

The State of Politics: State Democrats Split on Abolishing ICE
The State of Politics

State Democrats Split on Abolishing ICE

Pocan’s proposal not backed by Baldwin, most Democratic candidates for Congress

Canada’s Tariffs Target Wisconsin

Canada’s Tariffs Target Wisconsin

Trump trade war pushes Canada to slap tariffs on 163 products made in state.

Walker Doubts Roe v. Wade at Risk

Walker Doubts Roe v. Wade at Risk

Governor says new Supreme Court justice unlikely to overturn Roe, make abortion illegal in state.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses State Assembly Candidates
Press Release

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses State Assembly Candidates

Working families champions challenging Republican incumbents in Southeastern Wisconsin blue wave

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Terminate ICE and Transfer Critical Functions to Other Agencies
Press Release

Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Terminate ICE and Transfer Critical Functions to Other Agencies

"...the President is using ICE as a mass-deportation force to rip apart the moral fabric of our nation."

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Pocan’s Bill Would Abolish ICE

Democratic Congressman says federal immigration agency no long serves intended purpose.

Governor Walker Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

"Brett Kavanaugh is an excellent nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court."

Vukmir And Nicholson Oppose Buy American Requirements
Press Release

Vukmir And Nicholson Oppose Buy American Requirements

"It's striking that Leah Vukmir and Kevin Nicholson would break with Donald Trump and oppose making sure that the government Buys American, but it's typical of their hardline commitment to a corporate special interest agenda."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Buy America Legislation
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Buy America Legislation

Baldwin announced her new reform at a prominent Wisconsin manufacturer that would benefit from the legislation

Data Wonk: How Trump Threatens State’s Exports
Data Wonk

How Trump Threatens State’s Exports

As parties flip-flop on free trade, can Wisconsin’s export economy be protected?

Walker Avoids Harley Issue at Parades

Walker Avoids Harley Issue at Parades

Governor declines to criticize Trump in his July 4 appearances.

Rep. Zepnick – Rejects Call for Milwaukee Police Chief Election
Press Release

Rep. Zepnick – Rejects Call for Milwaukee Police Chief Election

"The suggestion that another political campaign is what Milwaukee needs to hire a Police Chief is beyond absurd and totally unworkable."

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Victims of the Capital Gazette Shooting in Annapolis, Maryland
Press Release

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Victims of the Capital Gazette Shooting in Annapolis, Maryland

Beginning today and ending at sunset on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Nicholson Endorses $7 Billion Children’s Health Insurance Cut
Press Release

Nicholson Endorses $7 Billion Children’s Health Insurance Cut

Does Leah Vukmir agree with Kevin Nicholson and support the Trump Administration-backed spending cuts?

“I’m not Republican,” Arlo Guthrie Says

“I’m not Republican,” Arlo Guthrie Says

Contacts Urban Milwaukee to discuss -- and clarify -- his politics.

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s High Court Hypocrisy
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s High Court Hypocrisy

His stand on Trump appointing justice to Supreme Court reverses his view on Obama’s pick.

Rallies Protest Immigration Enforcement

Rallies Protest Immigration Enforcement

20 weekend rallies in state protest “zero tolerance” policy.

The State of Politics: Foxconn Deal Has Divided the State
The State of Politics

Foxconn Deal Has Divided the State

Even Republicans disagree about the deal.

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families
Press Release

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families

"Separating families is cruel and is completely contradictory to our American values."

Two Jails in State House ICE Detainees

Two Jails in State House ICE Detainees

Located in Kenosha and Dodge counties, getting millions in federal funds for jailing immigrants.

Baldwin, Colleagues Introduce Senate Resolution Recognizing June As Pride Month
Campaign Cash: Trump Fundraiser Hosted by Walker Crony
Campaign Cash

Trump Fundraiser Hosted by Walker Crony

Milwaukee businessman Ted Kellner hosted luncheon fundraiser at Pfister Hotel.

Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin Winning the First LCD Manufacturing Facility in North America Foxconn breaks ground on $10 billion investment
Foxconn and U.S. Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park
Press Release

Foxconn and U.S. Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park

$10 Billion Investment in U.S. High-Tech Industry Will Create More than 13,000 Jobs in Production of Next Generation Display Technology and Building of AI 8K+5G Ecosystem

Plenty of Horne: Giuliani Can’t Practice Law in D.C.
Plenty of Horne

Giuliani Can’t Practice Law in D.C.

Trump's lawyer has "inactive" license in D.C. so can't defend president there.

Foxconn to Host Community Open House at Opus Facility
Press Release

Foxconn to Host Community Open House at Opus Facility

Residents will have an opportunity to see advanced technologies that will be developed at the Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME

"We must stand up for the millions of middle class families who are under attack by Republican leaders and rulings like the one delivered today by the Supreme Court."

Walker Silent as Trump Attacks Harley

Walker Silent as Trump Attacks Harley

State Republicans decline to criticize Trump for attack on iconic state business.

Campaign Cash: Harley Gave Generously to Republicans
Campaign Cash

Harley Gave Generously to Republicans

So did Sartori Foods. Both now hurt by Trump tariffs.

Harley-Davidson Job Losses: Walker Owns This
Press Release

Harley-Davidson Job Losses: Walker Owns This

Walker has been too busy cozying up to Trump to stand up for Wisconsin jobs

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Lying to Women in 5-4 Decision
Press Release

U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Lying to Women in 5-4 Decision

Ruling Strikes Down Law Requiring Anti-Abortion Activists Masquerading as Health Care Providers to Tell Women the Truth

Scott Walker Flies While Harley Davidson Flees
Press Release

Scott Walker Flies While Harley Davidson Flees

Walker Won’t Take on Trump Republican Tariffs

Back in the News: George Will Blasts Paul Ryan
Back in the News

George Will Blasts Paul Ryan

Calls House Speaker Trump’s “poodle,” urges people to vote Democratic.

Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding
Press Release

Ahead of Open Enrollment, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses HHS on Navigator Funding

In past years, the federal grant process for Navigators was underway by April, but as of today, CMS has yet to put out a formal call for grant applications.

Op Ed: Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy
Op Ed

Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy

His silence on interning immigrant children echoes his inaction on Lincoln Hills youth.

Comedy: Colin Jost Comes to Town
Comedy

Colin Jost Comes to Town

“Saturday Night Live” writer and performer does his standup act at Turner Hall Sunday night.

Gov. Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children from Parents to Wisconsin
Press Release

Gov. Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children from Parents to Wisconsin

A Grievous Misunderstanding of Biblical Teaching and Misuse of Christian Faith

Op Ed: Trump Dead Wrong on Canadian Trade
Op Ed

Trump Dead Wrong on Canadian Trade

We have a trade surplus with Canada, so a tariff war with our closest ally will only hurt U.S.

Senator Taylor Questions Well-being of Immigrant Children
Press Release

Senator Taylor Questions Well-being of Immigrant Children

"I'm deeply concerned that some of the children who have been dragged away from their loved ones may have been detained in our state."

Data Wonk: Comparing Badger Economy to Border States
Data Wonk

Comparing Badger Economy to Border States

Wisconsin does both better and worse than neighboring states.

Erpenbach Calls on Governor to End Support of “Zero Tolerance”
Press Release

Erpenbach Calls on Governor to End Support of “Zero Tolerance”

Urges Walker to join eight other Governors in recalling National Guard Troops

Rep. Bowen: Statement on Juneteenth day of action
Press Release

Rep. Bowen: Statement on Juneteenth day of action

"The liberation that we celebrate on Juneteenth Day still has not been fully realized."

Op Ed: Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care
Op Ed

Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care

Every action they’ve taken aims to destroy Affordable Care Act.

Scott Walker’s Cowardly Dodge of Questions About Trump Policy Separating Families at U.S. Border
Press Release

Scott Walker’s Cowardly Dodge of Questions About Trump Policy Separating Families at U.S. Border

Former Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Refuses to Comment on ‘Federal Issue’

Smart Politics: History Favors Walker’s Reelection
Smart Politics

History Favors Walker’s Reelection

Two-thirds of 20th century U.S. candidates attempting a fourth consecutive gubernatorial win succeeded.

Vukmir and Nicholson Break from Gov. Walker on Trump Tariffs
Press Release

Vukmir and Nicholson Break from Gov. Walker on Trump Tariffs

Walker says Trump tariffs are "bad for everyone," while Vukmir and Nicholson embrace Trump's tariffs

Scott Walker Makes Taxpayers Finance His Campaign Operation, Again
Press Release

Scott Walker Makes Taxpayers Finance His Campaign Operation, Again

Press Conference in Special Election Media Market on Election Day Shows Walker Sees Trouble for GOP

Randy Bryce Endorsed by Voces de la Frontera Action
Press Release

Randy Bryce Endorsed by Voces de la Frontera Action

"I'm proud to partner with the incredible activists at Voces de la Frontera Action."

Op Ed: Trump’s Tariffs Hurt Wisconsin Economy
Op Ed

Trump’s Tariffs Hurt Wisconsin Economy

And his immigration policies impair the ability of employers to fill jobs.

Young Republicans Endorse Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Young Republicans Endorse Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

"The support of our Young Republicans is humbling."

The Art Of Gerrymandering Milwaukee

The Art Of Gerrymandering Milwaukee

Mapping the outlines of representation in Wisconsin's legislative districts.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Trump Administration Support for Wisconsin Lawsuit that Threatens Guaranteed Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Trump Administration Support for Wisconsin Lawsuit that Threatens Guaranteed Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

"Congressional Republicans have tried to repeal health care coverage for Wisconsin families and the Trump Administration has sabotaged people’s health care by raising costs."

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Career in asset-based lending led him to where he is today, a Democratic candidate for governor.

Bryce Statement on the Newest Attack on the Affordable Care Act
Press Release

Bryce Statement on the Newest Attack on the Affordable Care Act

"What the Trump has done tonight jeopardizes health care for millions of Americans."

Data Wonk: The Republican Love of Big Government
Data Wonk

The Republican Love of Big Government

Are Republican states the most socialistic?

Andy Gronik Launches First Radio Ad “It’s Time”
Press Release

Andy Gronik Launches First Radio Ad “It’s Time”

60-second ad to run on WNOV 860 AM Radio throughout the duration of the primary

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation Requiring Trump Administration to Release Buy American Reports
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation Requiring Trump Administration to Release Buy American Reports

"Wisconsin manufacturers and workers deserve to have this report released publicly so we can be assured that our government is keeping its commitment to the Buy American, Hire American promises President Trump has made."

City Hall: Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director
City Hall

Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director

Adam Schlicht has dreams of growing the port through international marketing.

Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Have Democrats figured out what it takes to beat Walker?

Statement from Tom Palzewicz in Response to Sensenbrenner’s Comments on Trump Pardon and Mueller Investigation
Press Release

Statement from Tom Palzewicz in Response to Sensenbrenner’s Comments on Trump Pardon and Mueller Investigation

A Republican-controlled Department of Justice said more than 40 years ago that a President cannot pardon himself.

Post-Convention Poll Shows Leah Has Momentum As She Moves Into Statistical Tie
Press Release

Post-Convention Poll Shows Leah Has Momentum As She Moves Into Statistical Tie

Support for Nicholson Collapsing, While Leah Leads By 17 With Those Aware Of Both Candidates

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

Ruling could impact the nation’s elections and democracy for decades.

One Wisconsin Now Seeks Summary Judgement in Lawsuit Over Republican State Representatives Twitter ‘Blocking’
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Seeks Summary Judgement in Lawsuit Over Republican State Representatives Twitter ‘Blocking’

‘The Facts in the Case and First Amendment to U.S. Constitution Are Clear’

The State of Politics: Six Questions for Democratic Convention
The State of Politics

Six Questions for Democratic Convention

Can the party revive in Wisconsin? That depends on these six questions.

Op Ed: John McCain and Republican Values
Op Ed

John McCain and Republican Values

He’s a patriot and man of character. Contrast this to Trump, Vukmir and Nicholson.

Gov. Scott Walker Quick to Weigh in on NFL Player Protests, Silent on Release of Footage Showing Authorities Assaulting Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown
Supervisor Alexander Invited to the White House
Press Release

Supervisor Alexander Invited to the White House

Trump Administration Hosts County Officials from Wisconsin

Op Ed: The Fight Against Medical Industrial Complex
Op Ed

The Fight Against Medical Industrial Complex

Some signs of progress. Prices still rising but not as much.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Deadly Violence in Gaza
Press Release

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Statement on Deadly Violence in Gaza

In response to continued protests on the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or Day of Catastrophe, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

Bryce Campaign Calls on Steil to Disclose His Position on Net Neutrality
Press Release

Bryce Campaign Calls on Steil to Disclose His Position on Net Neutrality

"The people of Wisconsin's 1st district deserve to know where Bryan Steil stands on Net Neutrality," said Communications Director Julia Savel.

Members of Congress Release Statement on Violence in Gaza
Press Release

Members of Congress Release Statement on Violence in Gaza

"President Trump’s provocative decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem appears to have emboldened Israeli reactions to demonstrators, culminating in some of the highest levels of violence experienced in the area in weeks."

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Ryan says farewell, Vukmir endorsed at annual state convention of GOP party.

Trump Tariffs Threaten State’s Exports

Trump Tariffs Threaten State’s Exports

Wisconsin’s foreign exports total $22.4 billion per year, create 115,000 jobs.

DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention
Press Release

DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention

The state GOP ignores Wisconsin needs and faces a bleak outlook for their party and its divisive leaders

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet the Finalists for Democratic National Convention
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet the Finalists for Democratic National Convention

Milwaukee, the first to announce, is one of eight cities bidding.

Data Wonk: Trickle Up Economics
Data Wonk

Trickle Up Economics

The Great Recession’s huge impact on employment shows why trickle down doesn’t work.

Andy Gronik Denounces President Trump’s Reckless Decision To Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal
Press Release

Andy Gronik Denounces President Trump’s Reckless Decision To Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal

Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate also calls on Scott Walker to give a voice to the Wisconsinites whose safety is at risk

Murphy’s Law: About That Deficit, Sen. Johnson
Murphy’s Law

About That Deficit, Sen. Johnson

Debt was Ron Johnson’s obsession -- until he helped Trump create the biggest deficit in 75 years.

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

Vote on Michael Brennan would ignore Democratic Senator Baldwin’s objection to him.

ICYMI: Illinois to sue EPA over Foxconn pollution
Press Release

ICYMI: Illinois to sue EPA over Foxconn pollution

"Illinois stands to gain thousands of jobs from Foxconn without paying a dime and even they are skeptical and raising objections"

Planned Parenthood files lawsuit against Trump
Press Release

Planned Parenthood files lawsuit against Trump

Organization fights to protect access to Title X and patient care

Back in the News: Pruitt Ruling Allows Foxconn Pollution
Back in the News

Pruitt Ruling Allows Foxconn Pollution

EPA head overrules his own staff to deliver victory for Walker and Trump.

Data Wonk: Is California the Future?
Data Wonk

Is California the Future?

The data about California may have political and economic lessons for Wisconsin.

Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’
Press Release

Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’

Appearance at America First Event Another Sign of Walker Disregard of Communities of Color

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care
Press Release

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Goes to Court to Protect Patient Care

Lawsuit Aims to Protect X Access Nationwide

New York Times investigative reporter Twohey goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School
Press Release

New York Times investigative reporter Twohey goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

Twohey, who worked as a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from 2003 to 2007, has focused much of her attention on the treatment of women and children.

Vukmir and Nicholson’s 2016 Presidential Pick Admits Tax Law is a Scam
Press Release

Vukmir and Nicholson’s 2016 Presidential Pick Admits Tax Law is a Scam

Both Vukmir and Nicholson backed Marco Rubio's presidential run -- and now Rubio admits that the scam GOP tax law is leaving families behind

Brad Schimel Claims Voter Fraud in Waukesha County
Press Release

Brad Schimel Claims Voter Fraud in Waukesha County

Admits He Can’t Back Up Reckless and Irresponsible Claims of Impropriety

Politically calculating Walker flip-flops on campaigning with Trump
Press Release

Politically calculating Walker flip-flops on campaigning with Trump

"Walker is too close to distance himself from Trump and his toxicity"

Op Ed: The Endless Corruption of Scott Pruitt
Op Ed

The Endless Corruption of Scott Pruitt

The only thing worse than EPA leader’s ethics is his environmental record.

FACT CHECK: Vukmir and Nicholson’s TrumpCare Plans Strip Care From 30M
Press Release

FACT CHECK: Vukmir and Nicholson’s TrumpCare Plans Strip Care From 30M

Vukmir and Nicholson-backed TrumpCare plans gut pre-existing condition protections and take care away from tens of millions of Americans

Photo Gallery: Global Season Opens for Port Milwaukee
Photo Gallery

Global Season Opens for Port Milwaukee

Importing as much as 179,000 tons of steel, exporting grain and manufactured products.

Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families
Press Release

Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families

"Since 2011, we have provided more than $8 billion in cumulative tax relief at the state level for Wisconsin’s hardworking families."

Cathy Myers Announces Plan to Partner with Teachers and Students to Mobilize, Engage Voters in WI-01
Press Release

Cathy Myers Announces Plan to Partner with Teachers and Students to Mobilize, Engage Voters in WI-01

Myers is a 24-year veteran high school teacher running to represent Wisconsin’s 1st District in Congress

B-list candidate Bryan Steil announces doomed run for 1st congressional district seat
Press Release

B-list candidate Bryan Steil announces doomed run for 1st congressional district seat

Democratic candidates are fired up like never before

Cathy Myers Responds to Bryan Steil Entering Race to Represent Wisconsin’s 1st District
Press Release

Cathy Myers Responds to Bryan Steil Entering Race to Represent Wisconsin’s 1st District

Veteran high school teacher and school board member, Cathy Myers, believes Steil announcement will make education a key issue in WI-01 race

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures $55 Million for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures $55 Million for Wisconsin Veterans Home at King

Senator Baldwin worked to include additional resources in bipartisan funding legislation that improves services and care for Wisconsin’s veterans

Op Ed: Republicans Have Abandoned Their Principles
Op Ed

Republicans Have Abandoned Their Principles

And voters may make them pay in November.

Erica Flynn: “What is President Trump Hiding?”
Press Release

Erica Flynn: “What is President Trump Hiding?”

Statement by Erica Flynn, candidate for the 84th Assembly District.

Op Ed: Kooyenga and Freedom of Speech
Op Ed

Kooyenga and Freedom of Speech

Legislator taking down sign he disagreed with violates a bedrock American principle.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Syria
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Syria

"I support this targeted response to Assad’s horrific use of chemical weapons against his own people..."

Leah Posts Nearly $600K Raised In First Quarter of 2018
Press Release

Leah Posts Nearly $600K Raised In First Quarter of 2018

Leah Raises Nearly 80% of Funds In-State, 95% of Donors From Wisconsin

Murphy’s Law: The Incredible Potential of Paul Ryan
Murphy’s Law

The Incredible Potential of Paul Ryan

Destined for greatness, so many said. Why didn’t he realize it?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Will Foxconn Employ Any Milwaukeeans?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Will Foxconn Employ Any Milwaukeeans?

Despite nearly $4.1 billion subsidy, company only has goals, not mandates for hiring.

Pocan Statement on Trump’s Request to Rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Trump’s Request to Rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership

"Until the President seeks to enter into agreements that benefit the American worker, I will do everything I can to ensure that the United States does not rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership."

Andy Gronik’s Response to Scott Walker’s Silence on the Importance of Immigration in Wisconsin
Press Release

Andy Gronik’s Response to Scott Walker’s Silence on the Importance of Immigration in Wisconsin

"Immigrants are our partners in Wisconsin and I’ll treat them with this kind of respect when I’m governor."

Trade War Threatens State’s Ginseng Growers

Trade War Threatens State’s Ginseng Growers

Trump hikes steel and aluminum tariffs, so China ups it on ginseng, a big state export.

Bryce Campaign Releases Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Decision Not to Seek Reelection
Press Release

Bryce Campaign Releases Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Decision Not to Seek Reelection

RACINE, WI –  Following Speaker Ryan’s announcement that he does not plan to seek reelection in Wisconsin’s First District, the Randy Bryce for Congress campaign released the following statement. “Paul Ryan decided to quit today rather than face Randy Bryce and the voters,” said campaign Communications Director Lauren Hitt. “With nearly $5 million raised to date, a strong […]

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Despite differing outcomes, ballot preferences echoed 2016 Presidential election.

Pocan Slams Walker for Welcoming Trump’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ on Border Securit
Press Release

Pocan Slams Walker for Welcoming Trump’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ on Border Securit

"Sending members of the Wisconsin National Guard to militarize the border against unarmed men, women, and children is absurd."

Governor Walker Welcomes President Trump’s Aggressive Actions to Secure America’s Southern Border
Press Release

Governor Walker Welcomes President Trump’s Aggressive Actions to Secure America’s Southern Border

Illegal flow of drugs across southern border is a threat to Wisconsin

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

Why Was Mitchell Street Social Security Office Closed?

And did the Social Security Administration defy an order from Congress to halt the closing?

Op Ed: Gov. Walker’s Supreme Anger
Op Ed

Gov. Walker’s Supreme Anger

He lashes out in frustration after Judge Dallet's high court victory, afraid a blue wave is heading his way.

Leah on China Bible Ban: ‘Barbaric’
Press Release

Leah on China Bible Ban: ‘Barbaric’

"China’s censorship of the free expression of Christianity is barbaric."

Pocan Calls on Walker to Reject Trump’s Political Stunt to Send National Guard to the Border
Press Release

Pocan Calls on Walker to Reject Trump’s Political Stunt to Send National Guard to the Border

Wisconsin National Guard should only be called upon to leave behind their jobs and families under truly serious and necessary circumstances

Murphy’s Law: Should Walker Be Worried?
Murphy’s Law

Should Walker Be Worried?

Does he face an unstoppable “blue wave”? Maybe.

Leah’s Statement on President Trump’s Action to Secure the Border
Press Release

Leah’s Statement on President Trump’s Action to Secure the Border

"We can no longer allow the never-ending inflow of criminal illegals and drugs to come into America to terrorize our communities."

Data Wonk: Walker’s Plan to Break the Law
Data Wonk

Walker’s Plan to Break the Law

And why Attorney General Schimel didn’t warn him it was folly.

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

Court Watch: Dallet Won in Trumpland
Court Watch

Dallet Won in Trumpland

She even won Sauk County, home base of Michael Screnock.

Student Group Charges MPS Discriminates

Student Group Charges MPS Discriminates

More than 80% of students suspended by MPS are black.

Yay! for the ACA on Its Eighth Anniversary
Press Release

Yay! for the ACA on Its Eighth Anniversary

Affordable Care Act’s Ban on Sex Discrimination in Health Care Huge Advance for Women

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Full Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

“Investments in the Great Lakes are an investment in the future of Wisconsin’s economy.”

Murphy’s Law: Where Are Wage Gains Ryan Promised?
Murphy’s Law

Where Are Wage Gains Ryan Promised?

Companies aren’t delivering -- and never promised -- the salary hikes Republicans touted.

Op Ed: White House Firings Are Not Okay
Op Ed

White House Firings Are Not Okay

Disarray in government ultimately hurts the people you serve.

Pocan Extends Job Offer to Andrew McCabe
Press Release

Pocan Extends Job Offer to Andrew McCabe

"Andrew McCabe’s firing makes it clear that President Trump is doing everything he can to discredit the FBI and undermine the Special Counsel’s investigation."

Eyes on Milwaukee: First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

First Streetcar Heading to Milwaukee

Left Pennsylvania plant, will arrive by on March 26, mayor announces.

CNN Announces Speaker Ryan’s District is No Longer Rated “Safe Republican”
Press Release

CNN Announces Speaker Ryan’s District is No Longer Rated “Safe Republican”

Says Randy Bryce's campaign is making the seat more competitive

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Combat Unfair Trade with a Targeted Approach
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Combat Unfair Trade with a Targeted Approach

“Bad actors like China are not playing by the rules on steel, aluminum and paper.”

Op Ed: Trump Tariffs Will Harm Trump Country
Op Ed

Trump Tariffs Will Harm Trump Country

Wisconsin could be one of the biggest losers.

It’s Time For Career Politician Gov. Scott Walker to Quit His Election Year Gimmicks and Get Serious on Education Funding and School Safety
Urban Reads: Hudson River Tunnel Blockade
Urban Reads

Hudson River Tunnel Blockade

All the city news you can use.

Great Lakes Echo: Trump Threatens Great Lakes Funding
Great Lakes Echo

Trump Threatens Great Lakes Funding

Sea Grant had $20.6 million impact on Wisconsin, $66 million on nearby states in 2016.

The Life of a Congolese Refugee

The Life of a Congolese Refugee

Kabayiza Ntirenganya came here with nothing. Can he make it in Milwaukee?

Statement Regarding Governor Walker’s Phone Call with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
Press Release

Statement Regarding Governor Walker’s Phone Call with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

"Governor Walker will continue to work with these and other Wisconsin companies to get relief from the negative impacts of the tariffs," said Press Secretary Amy Hasenberg.

Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February
Press Release

Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February

"It is getting harder and harder for Sen. Baldwin to deny the positive impact tax reform is having on the state and national economy."

Op Ed: Ryan Finally Stands Up to Trump
Op Ed

Ryan Finally Stands Up to Trump

Why he did it and what it shows about House Speaker's moral fiber.

As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges
Press Release

As Electric Cars Revolutionize the Vehicle Market, New Study Helps Cities Address Infrastructure and Parking Challenges

First-of-its-kind policy analysis of best practices from across U.S. and globally

Data Wonk: Is GOP Trying to Destroy Democracy?
Data Wonk

Is GOP Trying to Destroy Democracy?

New report points to problems, which can be seen nationally and in Wisconsin.

Governor Walker Visits Wisconsin Employers in Oshkosh, Janesville that Have Expressed Concern with President Trump’s Proposed Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum
Press Release

Governor Walker Visits Wisconsin Employers in Oshkosh, Janesville that Have Expressed Concern with President Trump’s Proposed Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

Calls on President Trump to reconsider tariffs during visits with employees at Bemis Company and Seneca Foods

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Aims to Block President Trump’s Plan to Allow Insurers to Sell Junk Plans with Legislation to Guarantee Protections for Pre-existing Conditions

“The Fair Care Act is an opportunity for lawmakers to keep their word on guaranteed protections for pre-existing conditions.”

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales
Op Ed: Pendulum Swinging Against GOP
Op Ed

Pendulum Swinging Against GOP

Voters could punish Walker, Republicans for cuts in UW and environmental protection.

Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Press Release

Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

"Ironically, American companies who will feel the negative impact of the tariffs can actually move their operations to another country, such as Canada, and not face new tariffs on the sale of their products."

Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith
Press Release

Leah Rebukes Sen. Baldwin for Obstruction on Judicial Nominee Due to His Faith

Sen. Baldwin has a record of holding up Trump’s judicial nominees.

Roys calls on Walker to pass common sense gun reform during proposed special session on gun violence
Press Release

Roys calls on Walker to pass common sense gun reform during proposed special session on gun violence

Roys also called on Walker to donate his NRA money to organizations that help victims of gun violence.

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Holding Oral Arguments for Janus v. AFSCME
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Holding Oral Arguments for Janus v. AFSCME

"We should strengthen, not weaken, public sector unions..."

The Contrarian: The Real “Gun Nuts”
The Contrarian

The Real “Gun Nuts”

Not the gun owners, but the gun control zealots.

Randy Bryce Outlines Economic Platform
Press Release

Randy Bryce Outlines Economic Platform

Bryce is running to replace Speaker Paul Ryan as the Congressman for Wisconsin's First.

Data Wonk: Evaluating Walker’s Reinsurance Plan
Data Wonk

Evaluating Walker’s Reinsurance Plan

It has some benefits, but not enough to make up for Trump’s health care changes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Bidding for Democratic National Convention
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Bidding for Democratic National Convention

What will the city pitch to Democratic Party?

Bryce Calls on Speaker Ryan to Meet with Students from his District
Press Release

Bryce Calls on Speaker Ryan to Meet with Students from his District

There have been 10 threats to Southeastern Wisconsin schools since the Parkland shooting

Op Ed: Democrats Beware Overconfidence
Op Ed

Democrats Beware Overconfidence

Republicans are vulnerable in 2018, but nothing is assured.

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs
Press Release

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs

Republicans Have Sole Ownership of Wisconsin’s Rising Health Insurance Premiums, a Result of Years of Sabotage and Undercutting the Affordable Care Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Superior-Lidgerwood-Mundy
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Superior-Lidgerwood-Mundy

Baldwin Announced New Buy American Legislation to Prioritize Manufacturers and Shipbuilders

Op Ed: Less Food For the Poor
Op Ed

Less Food For the Poor

Walker, Trump have fancy taxpayer-paid kitchens, cut food for the poor.

Biking: Roads Getting Worse With No Solution
Biking

Roads Getting Worse With No Solution

Bad for bikers as well as cars; does Walker have any solution?

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Budget Slashes Safety Net
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Budget Slashes Safety Net

$1.4 trillion in cuts to health care, housing nearly equals $1.5 trillion in recent tax cuts.

Dana Wachs Calls for an Overhaul of Assault Weapon Laws and Other Measures to Fight Domestic Terrorism
Press Release

Dana Wachs Calls for an Overhaul of Assault Weapon Laws and Other Measures to Fight Domestic Terrorism

"We can and must do something. And it cannot wait."

Court Watch: Trump Nominee Has Unjudicial Views
Court Watch

Trump Nominee Has Unjudicial Views

Wisconsin judge nominee Gordon Giampietro dams birth control, gay marriage, public schools.

Coalition Urges Congress to Reject Trump Budget, Infrastructure Plan
Press Release

Coalition Urges Congress to Reject Trump Budget, Infrastructure Plan

he Trump Administration’s proposed budget contains steep cuts to core Great Lakes programs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Great Lakes Funding in Budget Proposal
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights for Great Lakes Funding in Budget Proposal

Senator Baldwin opposes President Trump’s elimination of vital investments to the Great Lakes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce SAFE Lending Act to Protect Consumers from Predatory Practices in Payday Lendin

"We need the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to work for American consumers, not powerful Washington interests like the predatory payday loan industry."

Eyes on Milwaukee: HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group
Eyes on Milwaukee

HUD Awards $240,000 to Local Group

SET Ministry, the state's only grant winner, works with public housing residents.

Smart Politics: History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win
Smart Politics

History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win

State voters rarely elect a gubernatorial candidate whose party holds the presidency.

Murphy’s Law: Ron Johnson’s Growing Credibility Gap
Murphy’s Law

Ron Johnson’s Growing Credibility Gap

Even conservative media questioned his latest "report."

Pocan Slams Trump Administration’s Budget Proposal
Press Release

Pocan Slams Trump Administration’s Budget Proposal

"From dangerous cuts to Medicare and Social Security, to slashing funding for education, housing, and workforce training and protection programs, the Trump budget will have serious consequences for American families."

Bryce Statement on Trump Budget and Infrastructure Plan
Press Release

Bryce Statement on Trump Budget and Infrastructure Plan

"You cannot tell me that we can afford to give away billions in tax cuts to the wealthiest, but we can't afford to take care of our disabled and our seniors."

Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a ‘Non-Starter’
Press Release

Trump Budget Cuts to Great Lakes Programs a ‘Non-Starter’

Administration ‘misses major opportunity’ with infrastructure plan

Dana Wachs Critiques Gov. Walker’s Photo Op with President Trump, Calls for Real Transportation Solutions
Press Release

Dana Wachs Critiques Gov. Walker’s Photo Op with President Trump, Calls for Real Transportation Solutions

"Look, we can all see through Gov. Walker's fancy trip to Washington. It's all about Foxconn."

Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’
Press Release

Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’

Scott Walker, Brad Schimel Refuse to Condemn Conduct of Donor Nehlen

US Rep. Moore Votes Against Budget Caps Bill to Protect DREAMers
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Votes Against Budget Caps Bill to Protect DREAMers

Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement after the passage of a budget caps bill that ended the GOP's second government shutdown in 2018:

Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure
Press Release

Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure

"The people of Wisconsin need more than Walker’s election-year rhetoric- they need real leadership."

With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks
Press Release

With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks

“Reward workers instead of the wealth of executives and shareholders with more stock buybacks.”

Data Wonk: GOP Not the Law-and-Order Party?
Data Wonk

GOP Not the Law-and-Order Party?

Republicans are undermining prosecutors, FBI, both here and nationally.

Murphy’s Law: The World According to Paul Ryan
Murphy’s Law

The World According to Paul Ryan

He’s taking flak for just one tweet. Perhaps it’s a teachable moment.

Op Ed: On the Road to Autocracy
Op Ed

On the Road to Autocracy

Belief in American Exceptionalism may blind us to how our democracy is decaying.

The State of Politics: Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive
The State of Politics

Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive

Battle of Dallet, Burns and Screnock mirrors national, state political divides.

Randy Bryce Issues Statement on the Release of the Nunes Memo
Press Release

Randy Bryce Issues Statement on the Release of the Nunes Memo

"This is simple: President Donald Trump said he wanted this memo released because it will weaken the investigation into Russia’s attack on our democracy."

Op Ed: How Trump Has Unified America
Op Ed

How Trump Has Unified America

The state of our union is strong because he’s unified so many Americans against him.

US Rep. Moore Announces Guest for 2018 State of the Union
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Announces Guest for 2018 State of the Union

Internationally renowned social scientist, scholar, and welfare reform activist, Frances Fox Piven, will accompany her

Murphy’s Law: RoJo Is Now Trump’s Hit Man
Murphy’s Law

RoJo Is Now Trump’s Hit Man

Sen. Johnson assails FBI with no evidence, supporting Trump and Russia.

Pocan Calls on House Intelligence Committee and Trump to Release the Nunes Memo
Press Release

Pocan Calls on House Intelligence Committee and Trump to Release the Nunes Memo

"These are serious allegations from Rep. Nunes and the American people deserve to see how he created these ridiculous fabrications to back up a baseless storyline."

Data Wonk: Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?
Data Wonk

Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?

Last week’s elections show GOP could be vulnerable to right kind of campaign.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Nomination of Alex Azar to be Health and Human Services Secretary
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Nomination of Alex Azar to be Health and Human Services Secretary

Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin.

The Purge: Senate Republicans are Undermining our Ethics and Election Laws
Press Release

The Purge: Senate Republicans are Undermining our Ethics and Election Laws

"What Republicans did doesn't pass the smell test."

Randy Bryce Releases Statement on Stopgap Funding Bill
Press Release

Randy Bryce Releases Statement on Stopgap Funding Bill

"The last few days were D.C. dysfunction at its worse."

GOP Majority Once Again Fails to Fund the Government and Protect the Vulnerable
Press Release

GOP Majority Once Again Fails to Fund the Government and Protect the Vulnerable

In response to the passage of the latest short-term Republican spending bill, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Open the Government and Get the Job Done on Bipartisan Solutions
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Open the Government and Get the Job Done on Bipartisan Solutions

"We now have an opportunity in the Senate to do right by the American people so we need to get to work and do it."

The State of Politics: Can Democrats Win State Senate?
The State of Politics

Can Democrats Win State Senate?

Schachtner win gives hope. But everything would have to go right.

Reince Priebus endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Reince Priebus endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

Priebus served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 2011-2017.

Op Ed: Trump Waging War Against the Outdoors
Op Ed

Trump Waging War Against the Outdoors

Attacking national parks, weakening pollution rules, the list is long.

Statement of Senator Jon Erpenbach on Governor Walker’s re-election health care plan.
Press Release

Statement of Senator Jon Erpenbach on Governor Walker’s re-election health care plan.

"These newly loved Democratic plans are a drop in the bucket compared to what accepting funds to expand BagerCare could do for the people of this state."

Pocan Statement on the Trump Shutdown
Press Release

Pocan Statement on the Trump Shutdown

"With their latest spending proposal, Republicans have once again abandoned the middle class and are refusing to negotiate."

Pocan Leads Members of Congress in Calling for Release of Journalists Detained in Burma
Press Release

Pocan Leads Members of Congress in Calling for Release of Journalists Detained in Burma

“In order for Burma to become a successful democracy, authorities must demonstrate their ability to defend and protect the internationally recognized right to freedom of expression, including freedom of the press.”

Court Watch: Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet
Court Watch

Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet

Two Supreme Court candidates answer questions, but Screnock declines.

Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color
Press Release

Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color

Divisive, Racist Attacks Are Morally Inexcusable and Politically Tone Deaf

Murphy’s Law: Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?

Outspoken Madison liberal Tim Burns stands in her way.

Data Wonk: Behold the Elephant Chart
Data Wonk

Behold the Elephant Chart

It shows global and U.S. changes benefit 1%; who are the losers?

Democrats Triumph in Special Elections
Press Release

Democrats Triumph in Special Elections

The gains our great candidates made in traditionally Republican territory are further proof of the growing Democratic wave building here in Wisconsin and across the country.

Op Ed: Johnson Won’t Tell Truth on Obamacare
Op Ed

Johnson Won’t Tell Truth on Obamacare

Senator claims it’s hated, but ACA now has highest support, especially Trump voters.

Ryan Lauds New Tax Plan

Ryan Lauds New Tax Plan

House Speaker says Republicans have created one of best tax codes in the world.

House Speaker Ryan’s Unfortunate and Unhelpful Career Hits Rock Bottom
Press Release

House Speaker Ryan’s Unfortunate and Unhelpful Career Hits Rock Bottom

"Unfortunate and unhelpful are hardly the appropriate words House Speaker Ryan should have used to describe the latest in a series of rampant racist remarks made by the 45th President."

Mandela Barnes to Make Campaign Stops in Northwestern Wisconsin
Press Release

Mandela Barnes to Make Campaign Stops in Northwestern Wisconsin

“Special election, special opportunity”

Rep. Bowen: statement on President’s racist “sh*thole” remarks
Press Release

Rep. Bowen: statement on President’s racist “sh*thole” remarks

'For now, the unfortunate leader of this country is making America hate again with seemingly every sentence he manages to construct."

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & Fox News and stand up for Wisconsin
Press Release

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & Fox News and stand up for Wisconsin

The following is a statement from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's Communications Director, Melanie Conklin.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump To Renew The Opioid Public Health Emergency

"The opioid epidemic is devastating our country and it is only growing worse."

Judge Rebecca Dallet Condemns President Trump’s Racist Remarks
Press Release

Judge Rebecca Dallet Condemns President Trump’s Racist Remarks

"It is unacceptable and I condemn these remarks."

Op Ed: Is Trump Normalizing Nuclear Weapons?
Op Ed

Is Trump Normalizing Nuclear Weapons?

Proposed 10-fold increase in weapons, study of how to survive nuclear bomb.

Data Wonk: Will Federal Tax Plan Succeed?
Data Wonk

Will Federal Tax Plan Succeed?

Past economic data suggests it won’t. And voters think it will fail.

Paul Soglin Announces Run for Governor of Wisconsin
Press Release

Paul Soglin Announces Run for Governor of Wisconsin

Statement by Mayor Paul R. Soglin:

Gov. Scott Walker Shared Stage With White Nationalists Three Weeks Ago, Attacks Unannounced Opponent For Actions Four Decades Ago
Leah Vukmir Exceeds $400K Raised in 4th Quarter
Press Release

Leah Vukmir Exceeds $400K Raised in 4th Quarter

"I am pleased to announce this strong statement of support for my campaign."

Op Ed: Public Opposes Trump Crackdown on Pot
Op Ed

Public Opposes Trump Crackdown on Pot

75% oppose Sessions’ proposal to prosecute pot users in states where it’s legal.

Back in the News: Sykes, Clarke Still Hate Each Other
Back in the News

Sykes, Clarke Still Hate Each Other

Sykes keeps attacking his old pal, while Clarke is muzzled by Twitter.

Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded
Press Release

Trump Election Integrity Commission Disbanded

Sham Commission is Gone, But Shame of Republicans Who Stood By While Voters Rights Were Attacked Remains

Op Ed: State Roads Are Second Worst in Nation
Op Ed

State Roads Are Second Worst in Nation

Walker’s unwillingness to spend on highways causing huge problems.

Your Favorite Stories of 2017

Your Favorite Stories of 2017

Huge tax benefits for Foxconn, Diane Hendricks, and state senators led the way.

The State of Politics: Top 10 State News Stories of 2017
The State of Politics

Top 10 State News Stories of 2017

Another historic year in Wisconsin politics created some big headlines.

Op Ed: Democrat Should Run Up The Middle
Op Ed

Democrat Should Run Up The Middle

Dennis Degenhardt could win GOP-leaning Assembly seat as a pro-business moderate.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Sign Bipartisan Legislation Passed by Congress to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Sign Bipartisan Legislation Passed by Congress to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States

Baldwin supported bipartisan legislation will help promote the latest in chemical screening devices and scientific support to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

Cathy Myers Demands Apology for Bryce Campaign’s Misogynistic Attack
Press Release

Cathy Myers Demands Apology for Bryce Campaign’s Misogynistic Attack

Bryce campaign compares primary challenger to white supremacist, and Randy Bryce continues his history of ignoring women

Gov. Scott Walker Shuns Wisconsin Values As Featured Speaker At Alt-Right Conference
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Shuns Wisconsin Values As Featured Speaker At Alt-Right Conference

The Florida conference will feature speakers like white nationalist Steve Bannon and former Donald Trump-aide Sebastian Gorka who has ties to Nazi-allied groups.

Stepp to Oversee Environmental Protection for Midwest
Press Release

Stepp to Oversee Environmental Protection for Midwest

Trump’s EPA Appoints Former DNR Secretary Who Left the Agency in Tatters

Democrats fight to protect Net Neutrality
Press Release

Democrats fight to protect Net Neutrality

Democrats call on Attorney General to defend internet access

Does Tax Plan Enrich Ron Johnson?

Does Tax Plan Enrich Ron Johnson?

And will changes senator championed help small businesses? A look at the numbers.

The Week Ahead: Scott Walker a Featured Speaker at Florida Alt-Right Conference, Paul Ryan to Add $1.5 Trillion to Federal Deficit and Ron Johnson Gets His ‘Badger Bribe’
Op Ed: The DNR Isn’t Quite Dead
Op Ed

The DNR Isn’t Quite Dead

Signs of life in its latest reports on natural resources that still survive.

Even Paul Ryan Doesn’t Think He Can Beat Randy Bryce
Press Release

Even Paul Ryan Doesn’t Think He Can Beat Randy Bryce

Reports that Ryan is Considering Retiring in 2018 Another Sign That He's Scared of Facing Bryce Next November

Paul Ryan’s Retirement in 2018 Is Inevitable
Press Release

Paul Ryan’s Retirement in 2018 Is Inevitable

Cathy Myers says Speaker Ryan’s retirement is due to recent election results nationwide and fear of women holding him accountable for his policies

Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire at End of 2018
Press Release

Report: Speaker Paul Ryan to Retire at End of 2018

Set to Cut and Run Instead of Face Consequences of His Right-Wing Fantasy Policies

Op Ed: Ron Johnson a Hero for Small Businesses
Op Ed

Ron Johnson a Hero for Small Businesses

His objections push Republicans to add federal tax breaks for small businesses.

President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete
Press Release

President Trump Signed a Buy American Executive Order in April, but Administration Report Remains Incomplete

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Complete and Release Buy American Report

Joseph P. Galvan Named HUD Regional Administrator
Press Release

Joseph P. Galvan Named HUD Regional Administrator

Former HUD Regional Administrator to oversee HUD Midwest Regional Office

The State of Politics: Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term
The State of Politics

Controversy Defines Schimel’s First Term

Attorney General has jumped on hot-button issues he hopes will get him reelected.

Op Ed: Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts
Op Ed

Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts

Massive deficit it causes could require huge cuts in Medicare.

Pocan Statement on Trump Administration Reversing Position to Attack Public Sector Unions
Press Release

Pocan Statement on Trump Administration Reversing Position to Attack Public Sector Unions

"President Trump appealed to hard working voters, but he is governing solely for the wealthy donor class who funded his campaign."

County Executive Abele Calls On County Board to Reverse Their Cuts to Homeless Shelter Funding
Press Release

County Executive Abele Calls On County Board to Reverse Their Cuts to Homeless Shelter Funding

Board's $15 Million Budget Cut Includes $200,000 Reduction in Funding for Homeless Shelters

Gov. Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Extends Craven Campaign Cash Chase to Foreign Policy

Endorses Change in U.S. Foreign Policy Sought By GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson

Data Wonk: The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court
Data Wonk

The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court

It’s supposed to be non-partisan. How and why did this change?

Campaign Cash: Kwik Trip Cashes in on Walker Support
Campaign Cash

Kwik Trip Cashes in on Walker Support

Convenience store chain gave Walker $90,000, got $21 million from state jobs agency.

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & RNC for propping up Republican Moore
Press Release

Walker and Ryan must denounce Trump & RNC for propping up Republican Moore

Wisconsin Republicans can stand with women or they can condone the behavior of the Republican Party and president toward an alleged serial sexual predator up for election next week

Op Ed: Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds
Op Ed

Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds

Secrecy and lies used to pass it. How much will Trump, Ron Johnson personally benefit?

Op Ed: Trump Undermines U.S. Justice System
Op Ed

Trump Undermines U.S. Justice System

After undocumented immigrant he called an “animal” is found innocent, he attacks jury verdict.

Latest Higher Ed Proposals Prove, Again, It Can Always Get Worse With Donald Trump
Press Release

Latest Higher Ed Proposals Prove, Again, It Can Always Get Worse With Donald Trump

Proposed Changes to Higher Ed Act Reauthorization Would Explode Student Debt, Break Promises to Graduates and Stifle Campus Free Speech

Wisconsin deserves transparency on Gallagher’s relationship with former National Security Advisor Flynn
Press Release

Wisconsin deserves transparency on Gallagher’s relationship with former National Security Advisor Flynn

Gallagher’s constituents deserve to know the details behind his involvement with Flynn.

Back in the News: Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?
Back in the News

Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?

The Republican Senate candidate depends on Moore contributor Richard Uihlein.

Op Ed: What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan
Op Ed

What Ryan Won’t Tell You About Tax Plan

I know Paul Ryan well. And I know what Ryan and Trump are really doing with their tax plan.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill

Provide Tax Relief for Working Families, Start-Ups, Small Businesses and Manufacturers

EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law
Press Release

EPA Finds Local Industrial Refurbishing Plants in Violation of Federal Law

In response to the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that multiple Milwaukee-area industrial refurbishing plants violated federal law, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Op Ed: Tax Reform Should Put Families First
Op Ed

Tax Reform Should Put Families First

Republican bill cuts taxes for wealthy, corporations, hikes them for many families.

Wisconsin Budget: Which Federal Tax Plan Is Better?
Wisconsin Budget

Which Federal Tax Plan Is Better?

Majority of taxpayers lose under both plans, but in different ways.

The State of Politics: Is State Elections Process “At Risk”?
The State of Politics

Is State Elections Process “At Risk”?

Elections Commission, legislators, predict problems if staff not restored.

Documenting Hate: A New Wisconsin Neo-Hate Group?
Documenting Hate

A New Wisconsin Neo-Hate Group?

State chapter of “Proud Boys” is anti-immigrant, anti-feminism, pro-"western values.”

Measuring How Polarized We Are

Measuring How Polarized We Are

That’s what Craig Gilbert is doing, as he discusses with Mike Gousha.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

Senate Appropriations Committee includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The State of Politics: Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?
The State of Politics

Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?

A record 16 candidates have registered, making predictions difficult.

Campaign Cash: Schimel Chats Up Big Donors at Trump Resort
Campaign Cash

Schimel Chats Up Big Donors at Trump Resort

Event sponsored by group that gave $300,000 to state campaigns in 2014 election.

Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril
Press Release

Passage of GOP Tax Scam Puts the Well-Being of Millions in Peril

In response to the passage of the House Republican tax plan, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, issued the following statement:

Murphy’s Law: Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby
Murphy’s Law

Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby

A great way to get donations from billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.

According to uncovered secret agenda, AG Brad Schimel attended lavish weekend retreat at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago with elite donors
Eyes on Milwaukee: Historic Preservation in Peril
Eyes on Milwaukee

Historic Preservation in Peril

Job-creating historic preservation tax credits face cuts again, this time from Congress.

Foxconn Signing Is a Love Fest

Foxconn Signing Is a Love Fest

Walker rhapsodizes about the deal, and welcomes workers from Illinois.

The State of Politics: Can Walker Win Reelection?
The State of Politics

Can Walker Win Reelection?

And what’s the secret -- so far -- of his success?

State Sees Rise in Hate Groups

State Sees Rise in Hate Groups

Increase in anti-Semitic, racist incidents reflects national increase in hate groups.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump-GOP Tax Plan in Five Charts
Wisconsin Budget

Trump-GOP Tax Plan in Five Charts

Provisions will have huge impact on Wisconsin taxpayers.

Murphy’s Law: Walker Retreats From Foxconn Deal
Murphy’s Law

Walker Retreats From Foxconn Deal

It was supposed to assure his reelection. What happened?

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People
Press Release

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People

When not catering to the whims of the wealthy in 2017, Republicans have focused on an extreme social agenda.

Special Report: Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard
Special Report

Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard

County’s huge increase isn’t just suburban whites, city and minority residents hurt, too.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street

President Trump: “It’s out. Done…carried interest was great for me, but carried interest was unfair and it’s gone.”

Matt Flynn Releases His Policies for Moving Wisconsin Forward Again
Press Release

Matt Flynn Releases His Policies for Moving Wisconsin Forward Again

Flynn will set things right again after the destructive government of Scott Walker

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate
Press Release

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate

Gilbert is currently engaged in a special reportage project concerning the political climate during the Trump presidency.

Despite Wisconsin’s Stagnant Economy, Walker Running for Third Term
Press Release

Despite Wisconsin’s Stagnant Economy, Walker Running for Third Term

A year out from the election, Walker is increasingly vulnerable to a strong Democratic challenge.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Senator Baldwin joined 14 of her Senate colleagues last week to introduce the Combating the Opioid Epidemic Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The President’s emergency declaration only makes about $57,000 available which fails to adequately address this epidemic.

Despite Mounting Questions of Fitness and Legitimacy of Trump Administration Another Extreme Judicial Nominee Approved for Lifetime Slot on Federal Judiciary
Murphy’s Law: Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone
Murphy’s Law

Voter Suppression Hurts Everyone

New research shows votes -- for both blacks and whites -- were suppressed in 2016.

Op Ed: Make America Safe From Domestic Terrorism
Op Ed

Make America Safe From Domestic Terrorism

Most U.S. terrorists are American citizens, but little attention is paid to them.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing

Despite Pledges to Lower Drug Prices, Trump Administration Has Four Times Delayed Implementation of Rule Punishing Drug Companies for Overpricing Prescription Drugs

Campaign Cash: Secret Corporate Cash Funded GOP Hideaway
Campaign Cash

Secret Corporate Cash Funded GOP Hideaway

Ryan and Republicans enjoyed fancy post-convention “cloakroom" paid for by 20 companies.

Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers
Press Release

Malicious GOP Budget Neglects Single, Working-Class Mothers

In response to the passage of the GOP’s FY 2018 Budget Resolution, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

New Poll Finds Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support Among Wisconsin Voters for Allowing Student Loan Refinancing
Press Release

New Poll Finds Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support Among Wisconsin Voters for Allowing Student Loan Refinancing

Republicans Blocking Legislation ‘On the Wrong Side on the Policy and the Politics’

New Public Survey Demonstrates Strong Majority Support For Congressional Action On Dreamers
Press Release

New Public Survey Demonstrates Strong Majority Support For Congressional Action On Dreamers

Wisconsinites broadly support the rights of our state’s Latinx communities to live without fear of deportation and splitting up families.

Waukesha County Sheriff Applies To Have Deputies Become Part of Trump’s Immigration Force
Press Release

Waukesha County Sheriff Applies To Have Deputies Become Part of Trump’s Immigration Force

This is not the first time the Waukesha County Sheriff has sought to participate in the 287(g) program.

The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return
Press Release

The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return

"The WEDC has been the kid left in the candy store after it closed."

Echo: The Fight Against Great Lakes Algae
Echo

The Fight Against Great Lakes Algae

Federal funding Trump wants to end has helped Wisconsin, other states.

Bowen to Walker: Stop trying to silence NFL players
Press Release

Bowen to Walker: Stop trying to silence NFL players

"His moves to stoke anger and resentment are as cynical as politics gets."

Op Ed: Walker’s 2018 Campaign Baggage Is Heavy
Op Ed

Walker’s 2018 Campaign Baggage Is Heavy

The negative issues and squabbles he must handle keep growing.

Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor
Press Release

Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor

Effective grassroots organizations coming together to build a government that works for the people of Wisconsin

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin One of Cheapest States
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin One of Cheapest States

Gives little to charity, report shows. Milwaukee is much more generous than state.

Gov. Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch
Press Release

Gov. Walker’s Reverse Field on National Anthem Comes with Fundraising Pitch

Walker-Led Republican Governors Association Starts Hawking ‘I Stand’ Stickers for Campaign Contributions Hours After His NFL Letter

Cathy Myers Calls for Impeachment of Donald Trump
Press Release

Cathy Myers Calls for Impeachment of Donald Trump

Paul Ryan challenger says threat of nuclear war requires the Speaker to act on impeachment to protect the safety and security of Americans

Wisconsin 2018 Health Insurance Rate Spike Can Be Avoided With BadgerCare Public Option
Press Release

Wisconsin 2018 Health Insurance Rate Spike Can Be Avoided With BadgerCare Public Option

Protects Wisconsinites from Trump’s health care sabotage

Lives at risk as Trump sabotages health care
Press Release

Lives at risk as Trump sabotages health care

GOP attacks designed to target vulnerable residents and create economic chaos

Trump and Walker don’t Give a Damn about Your Healthcare
Press Release

Trump and Walker don’t Give a Damn about Your Healthcare

"President Trump’s plan to gut insurance market subsidies means higher premiums and worse coverage for those lucky enough to keep their health insurance."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

"The Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin."

Pocan Slams Trump for Sending Wisconsin Insurance Rate Increases Sky-High
Press Release

Pocan Slams Trump for Sending Wisconsin Insurance Rate Increases Sky-High

"President Trump is doing everything he can to sabotage the ACA and his actions are now having a very real impact on tens of thousands of Wisconsinites."

Murphy’s Law: Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?
Murphy’s Law

Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?

Odds are slim. But the added turnout for those races could help reelect Tammy Baldwin.

Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin
Press Release

Matt Flynn Announces Campaign for Governor of Wisconsin

Milwaukee attorney and former State Party Chairman says it’s time to move Wisconsin Forward again

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan
Press Release

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan

"Unelected, faceless bureaucrats in the Obama administration tried to foist these costly regulations on the American people"

Wisconsin Budget: Who Benefits from Trump Tax Cuts?
Wisconsin Budget

Who Benefits from Trump Tax Cuts?

In Wisconsin the top 1% will get 61% of the tax cut.

Plenty of Horne: We’re All Running For Governor
Plenty of Horne

We’re All Running For Governor

Ten Democrats are running, and most were at this forum, chastising Walker.

The State of Politics: Trump Tax Plan’s $10 Billion Impact on State
The State of Politics

Trump Tax Plan’s $10 Billion Impact on State

Residents could be hurt and helped by changes.

Why Farms Need Undocumented Workers

Why Farms Need Undocumented Workers

Immigrant labor produces 79 percent of nation’s milk. Can they be replaced?

Op Ed: Schimel and Pruitt, the Anti-Environmentalists
Op Ed

Schimel and Pruitt, the Anti-Environmentalists

State attorney general and federal EPA head never met a green policy they liked.

Vukmir And Nicholson Support Trump Limits to Women’s Healthcare Access
One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Announcement of New Planned Parenthood Health Center Opening
Press Release

One Wisconsin Institute Statements on Announcement of New Planned Parenthood Health Center Opening

“Congratulations, and thank you, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.”

Data Wonk: The Lessons of Repeal and Replace
Data Wonk

The Lessons of Repeal and Replace

Republicans never had an actual plan. Bernie Sanders might learn from that.

Legislators Condemn Las Vegas Shooting, Demand Action on Gun Violence
Press Release

Legislators Condemn Las Vegas Shooting, Demand Action on Gun Violence

Reps. Sargent, Berceau, and Taylor announce bill denouncing gun violence, call on state and federal legislators to act on legislation preventing gun violence

Plenty of Horne: US Treasurer’s Name Misspelled on Official Site
Plenty of Horne

US Treasurer’s Name Misspelled on Official Site

Her name goes on all U.S. dollars, but Trump administration unsure of spelling.

Urban Reads: Trouble In The Housing Market?
Urban Reads

Trouble In The Housing Market?

All the city news you can use.

Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan — National Progressive Leader and Kenosha Native — Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress
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Wisconsin Congressman Mark Pocan — National Progressive Leader and Kenosha Native — Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress

Pocan praised Bryce's commitment to saving ObamaCare and passing Medicare for All.

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear <em>Janus v. AFSCME</em>
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Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Agreeing to Hear Janus v. AFSCME

"This case is just another example of President Trump rigging the economy against workers and in favor of his wealthy friends."

Walker and Forty-Fifth President Sweeten Deal for Foxconn
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Walker and Forty-Fifth President Sweeten Deal for Foxconn

Taxpayers Need Real Details Regarding Administration’s Tax Plan

Gov. Walker Mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan Proposed Tax Hike on Wisconsin
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Gov. Walker Mum on Trump-Pence-Ryan Proposed Tax Hike on Wisconsin

Hard Working Wisconsin Taxpayers Could Be Paying More So Wealthy, Multi-National Corporations Can Pay Less

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Sykes On ‘How The Right Lost Its Mind’

Former talk show host talks up his new book, stresses he's still a conservative.

Pocan Denounces Trump’s Attacks, Takes a Knee on the House Floor to Join Protesters in Solidarity
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Pocan Denounces Trump’s Attacks, Takes a Knee on the House Floor to Join Protesters in Solidarity

"Taking a knee is becoming a broader sign of patriotism and respect for our country, for a country that can be even greater for every one of its citizens."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call to Extend DACA Renewal Deadline for Dreamers in Wake of Storms

"An extension of the deadline would provide DACA recipients more time to collect the $495 application fee and gather the necessary documents to accurately complete the renewal application."

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Trump-DeVos Repeal of Title IX Sexual Assault Investigation Guidelines

"Repealing revised guidelines on the investigations of sexual assaults on college campuses sends victims back into the shadows, deters reporting of sexual assault and protects predators."

Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate
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Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate

Long-time Wisconsin GOP Donors Back Leah for Senate

Data Wonk: Can Milwaukee Win The Amazon Challenge?
Data Wonk

Can Milwaukee Win The Amazon Challenge?

If a lower cost of living for employees is a key criteria.

The State of Politics: Mr. Gou – Your Turn
The State of Politics

Mr. Gou – Your Turn

An open letter to the chairman of Foxconn.

Op Ed: The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke
Op Ed

The Online Legacy of Sheriff Clarke

His use of government social media set an ugly precedent which must be rejected.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole

Baldwin to Trump: “Tax reform cannot leave working families behind – it needs to help them get ahead”

Political commentator, author Sykes goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School
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Political commentator, author Sykes goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

Political commentator and author Charlie Sykes will be the featured guest in an upcoming “On the Issues with Mike Gousha,” Tuesday, Sept. 26

Murphy’s Law: Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report
Murphy’s Law

Flynn Blasts “Incompetent” Report

“We want to talk about reform,” police chief says, not DOJ report’s many errors.

Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy
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Wuerth, Scoville and Gramer go ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Trump administration and foreign policy

These three experts will explore a variety of questions related to international law, current U.S. foreign policy, and the Trump administration’s priorities.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic to Join DACA March and Hunger Strike
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic to Join DACA March and Hunger Strike

"We still have time to stop President Trump's shameful immigrant-hating agenda..."

Disgraced former Sheriff Clarke joins shady pro-Trump super PAC
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Disgraced former Sheriff Clarke joins shady pro-Trump super PAC

"Milwaukee County taxpayers will finally be relieved of footing the bill for David Clarke's real job: a mouthpiece for Donald Trump."

Mayor Barrett’s Statement on DACA
Press Release

Mayor Barrett’s Statement on DACA

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

The State of Politics: A Tale of Two Millennials
The State of Politics

A Tale of Two Millennials

Two young Assembly reps in each party, two very different tales.

County Executive Chris Abele Statement on DACA
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County Executive Chris Abele Statement on DACA

"These young immigrants are our friends and neighbors..."

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Anti-Clarke groups declare victory, push Walker on replacement he appoints.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to End DACA Program for Dreamers
Rep. Jimmy Anderson Blasts President Trump’s DACA Decision
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Rep. Jimmy Anderson Blasts President Trump’s DACA Decision

"This is a racist hate-filled decision by a president who is leaning into white nationalism."

Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program
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Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program

"I stand with all the Dreamers..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding

"I am deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for health insurance outreach and enrollment efforts in 2018"

Back in the News: Why Did Sheriff Clarke Resign?
Back in the News

Why Did Sheriff Clarke Resign?

It’s all about his love of Donald Trump -- and the media spotlight.

Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA
Press Release

Congress Must Unite to Protect DACA

In response to speculation the Trump administration will soon phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement:

Campaign Cash: Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion
Campaign Cash

Joint Finance Okays School Choice Expansion

Powerful voucher lobby, including Betsy DeVos, has spent millions to support state politicians.

Op Ed: Trump Says “You’re Fired” to Republicans
Op Ed

Trump Says “You’re Fired” to Republicans

He’s at war with nearly every GOP leader; where does that leave the party?

Evers Hits Bad Walker-Trump Foxconn Deal In New Radio Ad
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Evers Hits Bad Walker-Trump Foxconn Deal In New Radio Ad

First ad of the Governor's race to play in Milwaukee, Green Bay, & Wausau

Hillary Rodham Clinton to Tour North America To Discuss Her New Memoir
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Hillary Rodham Clinton to Tour North America To Discuss Her New Memoir

Live at the Riverside Theater Thursday * November 9 * 6:30 p.m. doors * 7:30 p.m. show

Tony Evers Kicks Off Campaign For Governor Promising To Invest In Middle Class And Unite Wisconsin
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Tony Evers Kicks Off Campaign For Governor Promising To Invest In Middle Class And Unite Wisconsin

"Enough is enough. If I am elected to serve as your Governor, the politics of division stop on day one."

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship

Violates his pledge and adopts policy he once condemned to get conservative appointed judge.

Congressman Sensenbrenner Statement on Rapid DNA Legislation Being Signed into Law
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Congressman Sensenbrenner Statement on Rapid DNA Legislation Being Signed into Law

The Rapid DNA Act would establish a system for the integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to help reduce the DNA backlog.

APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis
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APB For AG: Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel Shamefully Silent on Donald Trump’s Coddling of White Supremacists, Nazis

‘Shame on Brad Schimel For His Silence, For His Lack of Courage and For His Lack of Leadership’

Brad Schimel still hasn’t disavowed Trump’s Charlottesville comments
Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet
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Foxconn Debate Cheat Sheet

Foxconn has not invested $10 billion over the last five years on all of its factories combined.

Wisconsin Republicans Need to Answer: ‘Do You Still Support Trump’
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Wisconsin Republicans Need to Answer: ‘Do You Still Support Trump’

Scott Walker Won’t, Will Assembly Republicans?

Gov. Walker’s Refusal to Disavow Trump Is Not Just Cowardice, It Is a Pattern of Behavior
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Gov. Walker’s Refusal to Disavow Trump Is Not Just Cowardice, It Is a Pattern of Behavior

Walker Record of Attacking Rights of People of Color for Political Gain Stretches Back Decades

Randy Bryce Demands Speaker Paul Ryan Censure President Trump Over Outrageous Charlottesville Response
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Randy Bryce Demands Speaker Paul Ryan Censure President Trump Over Outrageous Charlottesville Response

"There is no moral equivalence between the repugnant peddlers of hate and violence, and those who bravely stand up to them."

US Rep. Moore Calls for the Removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States
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US Rep. Moore Calls for the Removal of Donald Trump as President of the United States

In response to yet another defense of the hate groups responsible for the violent clashes that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Trump Impacts Dairy Farms, Milwaukee Police

Crackdown on illegal immigrants, “sanctuary cities” may force changes in county and state.

Murphy’s Law: Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising
Murphy’s Law

Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising

Sinclair Broadcasting could become biggest player in state’s top media markets.

Op Ed: Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon
Op Ed

Rojo Is a Trump-Style Loose Cannon

Ron Johnson insults McCain, supports Trump’s reckless rhetoric on North Korea.

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Calls on Governor Walker to Forcefully Denounce White Nationalists
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Rep. Jimmy Anderson Calls on Governor Walker to Forcefully Denounce White Nationalists

"I am angry and disappointed with Governor Walker for his response to the events in Charlottesville."

Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville
Press Release

Statement on the Violence in Charlottesville

"Democrats across Wisconsin will continue to build bridges, not walls."

Trump Administration Playing Politics with Teen Lives
Press Release

Trump Administration Playing Politics with Teen Lives

Federal Agency Reneges on Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grants Already Awarded

Op Ed: Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?
Op Ed

Unlawful Tactics Used Against Immigrants?

Federal investigators use surveillance technology on anyone living in a known gang area.

Will Party Loyalty Trump Common Sense for Gov. Walker and Attorney General Brad Schimel on Opioid Addiction Crisis?
Op Ed: Will Stepp Join U.S. EPA Wrecking Crew?
Op Ed

Will Stepp Join U.S. EPA Wrecking Crew?

Her radical reshaping of state DNR may make her the perfect candidate.

Data Wonk: Walker’s Health Care Gamble Exposes State
Data Wonk

Walker’s Health Care Gamble Exposes State

He bet on health care exchanges and against expanding Medicaid, which could hurt Wisconsin.

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin A Key State for Russian Hacking
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin A Key State for Russian Hacking

And Ryan, Johnson, Duffy may have many questions to answer.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Following Senator Baldwin’s request, the delayed Brandon Road Study has been made public

Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem
Press Release

Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - August 7, 2017

Donald Trump Undermines Bipartisan Wisconsin Selection Process to Nominate Gov. Walker Crony to Federal Judicial Seat
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Donald Trump Undermines Bipartisan Wisconsin Selection Process to Nominate Gov. Walker Crony to Federal Judicial Seat

‘The Wrong Way to Put the Wrong Person on the Federal Bench’

Data Wonk: Foxconn, Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Future?
Data Wonk

Foxconn, Wisconsin’s Manufacturing Future?

Deal will cost $500 for every person in the state.

Sensenbrenner Rapid DNA Legislation to be Signed into Law
Press Release

Sensenbrenner Rapid DNA Legislation to be Signed into Law

The Rapid DNA Act would establish a system for the integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to help reduce the DNA backlog.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves BRT Route Restrictions

Learn more about what alderman Bauman claims is a route worth studying

Members of Congress Urge Trump to Stand with Americans against Nissan’s Anti-Worker Campaign
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Members of Congress Urge Trump to Stand with Americans against Nissan’s Anti-Worker Campaign

Members cite Nissan’s record of intimidation, abuse ahead of critical union vote in the American South

Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn
Press Release

Unnecessary to Sacrifice Natural Resources for Foxconn

Building Economic Growth While Protecting Public Health is Possible

Op Ed: Foxconn Could Be Environmental Disaster
Op Ed

Foxconn Could Be Environmental Disaster

Marginal jobs for enormous tax subsidies, plus air and water pollution.

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding
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In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding

As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Baldwin helped reverse President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to Wisconsin infrastructure

Op Ed: Why I Oppose Foxconn Deal
Op Ed

Why I Oppose Foxconn Deal

Rep. Brostoff on corporate extortion, suicide nets and the race to the bottom.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin

CDBG funding has helped Wisconsinites communities create jobs, promote local economic growth, and support senior citizens

The Contrarian: Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty
The Contrarian

Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty

Foxconn deal would make him a 10 point favorite if Las Vegas offered odds.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Loves Wisconsin, Walker

Gou says governor is top reason Foxconn coming. Abele has county site in play.

Is Wisconsin Getting Conned With Trump, Walker Foxconn Deal?
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Is Wisconsin Getting Conned With Trump, Walker Foxconn Deal?

‘Wisconsin Would Get $181 Million a Year in State and Local Tax Revenue, and We Only Have to Pay $250 Million a Year to Get It’

Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement
Press Release

Speaker Vos Statement on Foxconn Announcement

"The manufacturing plant will provide thousands of new, good paying jobs and spur economic growth throughout our state."

Global High-Tech Manufacturer Foxconn Announces $10 Billion Investment, Will Create 13,000 Jobs in New Wisconsin Campus
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Global High-Tech Manufacturer Foxconn Announces $10 Billion Investment, Will Create 13,000 Jobs in New Wisconsin Campus

Largest new greenfield investment by a foreign-based company in U.S. history; Marks launch of Foxconn's U.S. manufacturing and 8K+5G ecosystem

We salute our nation’s transgender military
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We salute our nation’s transgender military

Milwaukee Pride responds to proposed ban on service

Campaign Cash: $8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers
Campaign Cash

$8.5 Million Reasons Why GOP Expanding Vouchers

Multi millions in campaign donations, mostly from out-of-state voucher supporters.

Wisconsin Budget: Obamacare “Fixes” Will Shortchange Wisconsin
Wisconsin Budget

Obamacare “Fixes” Will Shortchange Wisconsin

Latest GOP approach is bad news for this state and others.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Tax Cut Massive Gift to Wealthy
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Tax Cut Massive Gift to Wealthy

Top 1% in Wisconsin would get more than half the tax cut.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development

President Trump’s proposed budget cuts would have hurt small towns and rural communities in Wisconsin

Nomination of John K. Bush to Federal Court Moves Toward Vote in U.S. Senate
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Nomination of John K. Bush to Federal Court Moves Toward Vote in U.S. Senate

Trump Pick for Federal Bench Can’t Be Trusted to Do the Job of Protecting Rights, Treating All Equally Before the Law

Data Wonk: The “Democrats Are Evil” Trap
Data Wonk

The “Democrats Are Evil” Trap

National Review’s David French blames this for GOP loyalty to Trump. Let us consider the irony.

One Wisconsin Statements on First Meeting of Trump Voter Suppression Committee
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One Wisconsin Statements on First Meeting of Trump Voter Suppression Committee

‘We Fought Back Against Scott Walker’s Attacks on Voting, We’ll Do the Same with Trump’

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”

The Made in America Water Infrastructure Act requires that 100 percent American-made iron and steel is used in water infrastructure projects funded by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections
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One Wisconsin Now Joins Nationwide Opposition to Trump Administration Rollback of Student Loan Borrower Protections

Trump Administration Getting It Completely Wrong, Protecting Predatory For Profit Colleges Instead of Hard Working Students and Taxpayers

Murphy’s Law: Walker Building Yesterday’s Economy
Murphy’s Law

Walker Building Yesterday’s Economy

GOP throws ever more money at declining manufacturers, gets nothing back.

Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion Between Trump Campaign, Russian Fake News Operation
Press Release

Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion Between Trump Campaign, Russian Fake News Operation

Scott Walker Owes Wisconsin Answers About Russian Meddling in Wisconsin Election

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders
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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders

Will Join Progressive Elected Officials in San Francisco

Data Wonk: Who Wins From Global Warming?
Data Wonk

Who Wins From Global Warming?

Wisconsin wins; Florida, Texas, southern states big losers.

Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation
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Scott Walker Wraps Himself in Hypocrisy With Latest Fundraising Solicitation

If You Love American Democracy, What Scott Walker Has Done to Elections in Wisconsin Will Break Your Heart

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn Lands in Milwaukee

Foxconn plane at General Mitchell, closed-door meetings scheduled in Racine County.

Neighboring Congressman and Citizen Action Have Health Care Town Hall Speaker Ryan Refuses to Hold
Press Release

Neighboring Congressman and Citizen Action Have Health Care Town Hall Speaker Ryan Refuses to Hold

Paul Ryan has not had an open forum with his constituents since the election.

Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again
Press Release

Brad Schimel Refuses to Protect Student Loan Borrowers, Again

Way Past Time for Wisconsin Attorney General to Do the Right Thing

Amid Budget Impasse, Gov. Scott Walker to Beg President Trump for a Re-Election Federal Bailout
Press Release

Amid Budget Impasse, Gov. Scott Walker to Beg President Trump for a Re-Election Federal Bailout

In a memo released today, Walker proposed asking the federal government for $300 million in long-term borrowing to fill holes in his transportation budget.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Dreadful Dilemma on Health Care
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Dreadful Dilemma on Health Care

Why is he so vague on Obamacare? Because its repeal could kill his reelection.

Data Wonk: How Will Trumpcare Affect Wisconsin?
Data Wonk

How Will Trumpcare Affect Wisconsin?

The bottom line: worse health and 1,000 additional deaths per year.

New Legislation Creates BadgerCare “Public Option” to Immediately Lower Health Costs
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New Legislation Creates BadgerCare “Public Option” to Immediately Lower Health Costs

Following insurance company threats to leave markets, legislation introduced to allow all Wisconsinites to purchase BadgerCare.

Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information
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Gov. Scott Walker Standing By Instead of Standing Up to Trump on Request For Voter’s Personal Information

Governor’s Cowardice is Disappointing But Not Unexpected

Op Ed: The Medicare Advantage
Op Ed

The Medicare Advantage

It has consumer choice, competition and lower costs. A better model than Medicaid.

One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Walker to Protect Wisconsin Voters’ Privacy From Trump
Press Release

One Wisconsin Now Calls on Gov. Walker to Protect Wisconsin Voters’ Privacy From Trump

‘No Way in Hell’ Trump Cabal Can Be Trusted With Sensitive, Personal Information About Voters

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Opinions split on health care, Russia, other issues

Data Wonk: Will Supremes Rule on State Redistricting?
Data Wonk

Will Supremes Rule on State Redistricting?

Past cases show Supreme Court is reluctant to overrule district courts.

Rep. Barca Responds to CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill
Press Release

Rep. Barca Responds to CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill

"This bill isn’t just mean, as President Trump characterized the House bill; it’s cruel."

Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds
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Brad Schimel Swag Update: Attorney General Denies Request to Provide Details on Purchases of Promotional Material Using Public Funds

Whether It’s Embarrassment or Ignorance AG Response to Open Records Request ‘Completely Unacceptable’

National Voting Rights Leader Highlights Need to Keep Up Fight Against GOP Efforts to Rig Elections
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National Voting Rights Leader Highlights Need to Keep Up Fight Against GOP Efforts to Rig Elections

Wisconsin Has Been Ground Zero in Coordinated Effort to Restrict Access to Voting ... And An Example of How to Fight Back

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan Days After Senator Baldwin Introduces Legislation Demanding Trump Administration Take the Next Step to Stop the Spread of This Invasive Species
National Wildlife Federation Calls for Release of Draft Study on Brandon Road Lock and Dam Upon Discovery of Live Asian Carp Nine Miles From Lake Michigan
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National Wildlife Federation Calls for Release of Draft Study on Brandon Road Lock and Dam Upon Discovery of Live Asian Carp Nine Miles From Lake Michigan

A live Asian carp was discovered below the T.J. O’Brien Lock and Dam, nine miles from Lake Michigan

Rep. Pocan Statement on Senate’s Trumpcare Plan
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Rep. Pocan Statement on Senate’s Trumpcare Plan

"Look, if you’re in a river and you see a pair of jaws coming at you, it doesn’t matter if it’s a crocodile or an alligator – it’s still going to get you."

Murphy’s Law: How Trucks Destroy Our Roads
Murphy’s Law

How Trucks Destroy Our Roads

And how a fee on trucks could solve state’s transportation problem.

Cathy Myers Announces Campaign to Challenge Paul Ryan
Press Release

Cathy Myers Announces Campaign to Challenge Paul Ryan

Speaker Ryan faces his first opponent with a history of electoral success

Rep. Pocan Statement on Anthem Reducing Plan Offerings in Wisconsin
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Statement on Anthem Reducing Plan Offerings in Wisconsin

"You can trace Anthem’s decision to the instability President Trump and Republicans in Congress have injected into the health care marketplace."

Momentum Surges for Randy Bryce’s Congressional Challenge to House Speaker Paul Ryan
Press Release

Momentum Surges for Randy Bryce’s Congressional Challenge to House Speaker Paul Ryan

Reaction to Randy's message and vision has been powerful

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Budget Will Hurt State Workers
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Budget Will Hurt State Workers

Yet his campaign promised new opportunities for workers.

Sheriff Clarke Should Withdraw from Public Service
Press Release

Sheriff Clarke Should Withdraw from Public Service

"It was absurd for the Trump Administration to have offered Clarke any position in the first place."

Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure
Press Release

Common Council to take up Paris Climate Accord measure

News release from Alderman Michael J. Murphy and Alderman Nik Kovac

Randy Bryce Launches Campaign for Congress
Press Release

Randy Bryce Launches Campaign for Congress

Bryce, a local community activist, and life-long resident of southeast Wisconsin posts strongest challenge to Speaker Paul Ryan in 2018

Workers Fleeing America’s Dairyland

Workers Fleeing America’s Dairyland

Hostile rhetoric and immigration arrests pushing dairy workers out.

Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation
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Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation

"You have promised the American people a ‘Buy American’ trade policy and we would urge you to follow through on this commitment..."

Op Ed: Investing in Our Workforce
Op Ed

Investing in Our Workforce

My Wisconsin Works for Everyone welfare reform package offers hands-on skills and job training.

Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Mayors Mobilize over Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change
Press Release

Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Mayors Mobilize over Great Lakes Restoration and Climate Change

Mayor Barrett remains committed to preserving Great Lakes, promoting sustainability

Will Gov. Scott Walker Stand Up For Vulnerable Wisconsinites At Risk Of Losing Health Care Insurance?
Press Release

Will Gov. Scott Walker Stand Up For Vulnerable Wisconsinites At Risk Of Losing Health Care Insurance?

It's been widely reported that Senate Republicans are drafting their version of Trumpcare behind closed doors.

Rep. Sean Duffy Actually Said These Words Out Loud
Press Release

Rep. Sean Duffy Actually Said These Words Out Loud

"And my concern, Martha, is what the hell are we investigating?"

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education
Press Release

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education

The President’s budget cuts core job training programs by 40% in 2018 alone, cuts funding for career and technical education grants

Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs
Press Release

Trump Fails to Address US Infrastructure Needs

In response to the announcement of President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Does “Death Tax” Hurt State Businesses?

Does “Death Tax” Hurt State Businesses?

Paul Ryan says yes. The data shows less than 1% affected.

US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month
Press Release

US Rep. Moore Recognizes LGBT Pride Month

In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Scott Walker Still Welcoming Donald Trump to Wisconsin to Raise Campaign Cash
Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct
Press Release

Comey’s Testimony Emphasizes Trump’s Ongoing Misconduct

In response to former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Extraordinary Testimony from James Comey
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on Extraordinary Testimony from James Comey

"Shockingly, the President does not seem to prioritize the integrity of our democracy."

Rep. Pocan Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony on Trump and Russia
Press Release

Rep. Pocan Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony on Trump and Russia

"Based on what Comey said during his testimony today, there is every indication that President Trump blatantly lied to the American people."

Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit
Press Release

Speaker Vos to Participate in White House Infrastructure Summit

"The state’s infrastructure is falling into disrepair and we need a long-term, sustainable solution to fund our transportation needs."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Give Your Input on BRT Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Give Your Input on BRT Project

County will hold two open houses on Bus Rapid Transit line.

Op Ed: Impeach Donald Trump
Op Ed

Impeach Donald Trump

Evidence suggests he is radically changing US foreign policy for personal gain.

Is Wisconsin entering a recession?
Press Release

Is Wisconsin entering a recession?

‘Gold Standard’ jobs report exposes weakening economy and declining wages

Op Ed: How Obamacare Helped One Family
Op Ed

How Obamacare Helped One Family

And how the GOP’s plan will leave millions without health care.

Potential Medicaid Changes
Press Release

Potential Medicaid Changes

“A Threat Level that Low-Income Wisconsinites Have Never Seen”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

Op Ed: What We Need in a New Sheriff
Op Ed

What We Need in a New Sheriff

If Clarke leaves, what kind of sheriff should replace him?

GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing
Press Release

GOP Ohio Attorney General Seeks to Hold Opioid Makers Accountable for Addiction Crisis, Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel Does Nothing

‘Even Fellow Republicans are Going to Court to Hold Opioid Manufacturers Accountable for Misleading Marketing Tactics’

MacIver Institute Celebrates President Trump’s Decision to Ditch Paris Climate Deal
Press Release

MacIver Institute Celebrates President Trump’s Decision to Ditch Paris Climate Deal

Obama’s Costly Power Plan, an attempt to carry out the promises made in Paris, would have devastating economic consequences.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the President’s Decision to Withdraw From The Paris Agreement
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement on the President’s Decision to Withdraw From The Paris Agreement

"Anyone who cares about the future of our planet and the future of our economy should remember his action this week and plan to vote him out of office..."

Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth
Press Release

Exiting Paris Agreement Threatens National Security & Stymies Economic Growth

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) issued the following statement

Congressman Sensenbrenner on Climate Accord: President Trump is Keeping His Promise to Put America First
Press Release

Congressman Sensenbrenner on Climate Accord: President Trump is Keeping His Promise to Put America First

"I applaud President Trump for putting America first and leaving this unfair climate agreement."

Op Ed: Why Federal Election Study Needed
Op Ed

Why Federal Election Study Needed

Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity could answer many important questions.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin

USDA program invested over $556 million in rural Wisconsin communities in 2016

Op Ed: How to Elect a New Governor
Op Ed

How to Elect a New Governor

We need a progressive, Bernie Sanders-style candidate.

David Yankovich Announces His Candidacy for Congress, Will Challenge Paul Ryan
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David Yankovich Announces His Candidacy for Congress, Will Challenge Paul Ryan

"I am running because Paul Ryan and Donald Trump are a threat to Wisconsin's middle-class families."

Op Ed: Trump Great Lakes Cuts Hurt Supporters
Op Ed

Trump Great Lakes Cuts Hurt Supporters

Great Lakes governors who supported him own that massive cut in Great Lakes funding.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump’s Massive Cost Shift to States
Wisconsin Budget

Trump’s Massive Cost Shift to States

Under his budget state loses billions for health care, food stamps, schools.

Wisconsin Budget: Trump Budget’s Massive Medicaid Cut
Wisconsin Budget

Trump Budget’s Massive Medicaid Cut

At risk are 1.2 million Wisconsinites.

Trump Budget is Blatant Assault on Women and Families
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Trump Budget is Blatant Assault on Women and Families

Working Americans Expected to Lose Big with Budget but Women Will Be Hit Especially Hard

TrumpCare To Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Insurance By 2026
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TrumpCare To Cost 23 Million Americans Their Health Insurance By 2026

According to a report released by the CBO and JCT, Wisconsin Republicans voted to raise premiums on their own constituents to the tune of a twenty percent hike starting just next year.

Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans
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Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s full FY 2018 budget, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Murphy’s Law: Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship
Murphy’s Law

Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Paul Ryan and Reince Priebus may go down with the USS Trump.

Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps
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Report: New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps

AAEA member, published SNAP expert, available for comment on Presidential proposal

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Ending funding of Planned Parenthood will mostly hurt minority patients in city.

Op Ed: Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion
Op Ed

Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion

County Jail deaths on his watch disqualify him from Homeland Security Job.

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
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Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

Speaker Paul Ryan Swears House GOP To Secrecy Regarding Trump’s Ties To Russia, Spokesperson Lies About The Conversation
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Speaker Paul Ryan Swears House GOP To Secrecy Regarding Trump’s Ties To Russia, Spokesperson Lies About The Conversation

“There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said

Rep. Bowen’s Statement on Trump Appointment of Sheriff Clarke
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Rep. Bowen’s Statement on Trump Appointment of Sheriff Clarke

"It is positive news that Milwaukee County now has the opportunity to have an actual Sheriff."

Hendricks Not Paying Property Taxes?

Hendricks Not Paying Property Taxes?

The billionaire's Rock County mansion doesn't appear on tax rolls.

Lock Your Doors, Protect Your Neighbors
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Lock Your Doors, Protect Your Neighbors

"Trump knows that Clarke will back bad policies that betray our values, harm our neighbors, and enforce policies that rip families apart. "

David Clarke’s Greatest Outrages & Lowlights
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David Clarke’s Greatest Outrages & Lowlights

‘Clarke Is Incompetent, Bombastic & Hates Showing Up for Work: He’s The Perfect Trump Appointee’ — One WI Now

Op Ed: Why Clarke Is Wrong About Trump
Op Ed

Why Clarke Is Wrong About Trump

The sheriff’s defense of the president is out of touch with reality.

Protecting Integrity of Federal Courts Requires Halting Consideration of Trump Nominees Amid Deepening Concerns for Legitimacy of Administration
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Protecting Integrity of Federal Courts Requires Halting Consideration of Trump Nominees Amid Deepening Concerns for Legitimacy of Administration

Senators Swore Oath to Uphold U.S. Constitution, Not Aid and Abet Destruction of Democratic Institutions

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Awards

Urban Milwaukee Wins Press Club Awards

Fifth-straight year the publication is honored by state-wide contest.

Op Ed: Trumpcare Can Be Stopped
Op Ed

Trumpcare Can Be Stopped

It drastically reduces health coverage. Senate could, should resist it.

Republican Convention Shows Why Wisconsin Needs New Leadership
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Republican Convention Shows Why Wisconsin Needs New Leadership

Republican leaders lauded President Trump's health care bill which will mean real harm for Americans across our nation while doling out massive tax giveaways for the rich.

Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal
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Healthcare Protection Package a Needed First Response to Potential ACA Repeal

The Healthcare Protection Package would help to continue vital policies that reduce costs to healthcare consumers and provide access to insurance with robust coverage.

Op Ed: Firing of Comey Is Disturbing
Op Ed

Firing of Comey Is Disturbing

Trump's rationale is bogus. A special prosecutor must be appointed.

Wisconsin Republican Party Opposing Common Sense Student Loan Debt Reform Gathers for State Convention on University of Wisconsin Graduation Weekend
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Wisconsin Republican Party Opposing Common Sense Student Loan Debt Reform Gathers for State Convention on University of Wisconsin Graduation Weekend

Policies of Scott Walker and GOP Making Student Loan Debt Crisis Worse, Refuse to Help Borrowers Refinance Student Loans

Shilling backs Health Care Protection Package
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Shilling backs Health Care Protection Package

D.C. politics threaten health care access for Wisconsin families

Norquist: How Federal Funding Hurts Cities
Norquist

How Federal Funding Hurts Cities

Liberals and cities would be better off opposing funding.

Donald Trump Follows Up Baseless Accusations of Voting Impropriety With Sham Commission to Investigate Claims
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Donald Trump Follows Up Baseless Accusations of Voting Impropriety With Sham Commission to Investigate Claims

‘A Blatantly Transparent Ploy on the Part of Trump to Justify Voter Suppression’

MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Conservative Coalition: Promote Fiscal Responsibility in Upcoming Transportation and Infrastructure Spending
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MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Conservative Coalition: Promote Fiscal Responsibility in Upcoming Transportation and Infrastructure Spending

The letter calls on members of Congress to avoid the wasteful spending of the Obama administration.

Op Ed: Why Not a 4% Flat Tax for State?
Op Ed

Why Not a 4% Flat Tax for State?

Proposal drops income tax to 4% for all, adds sales tax on gas.

Student loan borrowers lose federal protections
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Student loan borrowers lose federal protections

Democrats call on Attorney General to defend student loan borrowers

Trumpcare is a Disaster
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Trumpcare is a Disaster

Too bad Republican priorities do not include the American people

Rep. Stuck Again Calls on Congressman Mike Gallagher to Stand with Northeast Wisconsin against the Ryan/Trump Healthcare Plan
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Rep. Stuck Again Calls on Congressman Mike Gallagher to Stand with Northeast Wisconsin against the Ryan/Trump Healthcare Plan

"The newest healthcare plan put forward by Speaker Ryan, Republican Congressional Leaders and approved by President Trump is anything but affordable..."

Op Ed: Study on MAC Tax Credit Badly Flawed
Op Ed

Study on MAC Tax Credit Badly Flawed

Manufacturing and Agriculture credit goes to wealthy, not to job creation.

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise

Legislation would end tax loophole for hedge fund managers, while Trump plan opens new tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires

Op Ed: Trump Should Go Big on Health Care
Op Ed

Trump Should Go Big on Health Care

Turn states loose as innovators, create 50 different pilot plans.

Trump Tax Plan Strips Student Loan Borrowers of Tax Deduction for Interest on Their Loans
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Trump Tax Plan Strips Student Loan Borrowers of Tax Deduction for Interest on Their Loans

43 Million Hard Working Student Loan Borrowers Deserve Better Than This

Data Wonk: ALEC and Wisconsin’s Economy
Data Wonk

ALEC and Wisconsin’s Economy

ALEC ranks state high for its policies, but they haven’t improved economy.

Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values
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Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values

Action Protects Federal Funding for Pro-Immigrant Communities

Op Ed: Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion
Op Ed

Student Debt Hits $1.4 Trillion

Solutions needed. Trump, Walker policies will drive debt level higher.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support

President Trump last week said he supports the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act “100 percent”

Murphy’s Law: The Lobbyist Governors Loved
Murphy’s Law

The Lobbyist Governors Loved

The late Bill Gerrard was part of “permanent government” voters decry.

Governor Walker Announces Changes to Guarantee Loan Program for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers and Milk Processors
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Governor Walker Announces Changes to Guarantee Loan Program for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers and Milk Processors

The loan guarantees reduce financial risk and exposure to lenders while ensuring that farmers and businesses have access to low-cost capital.

Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers
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Schimel Sides With Trump University Over Student Loan Borrowers

Attorneys General From Across Nation Denounce Trump Administration Effort to Repeal Consumer Protections For Student Loan Borrowers ...But Not Brad Schimel

U.S. Senator Baldwin Announces Support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, Pushes Trump Administration to Act on Restrictive Canadian Trade Barriers