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The State of Politics: Sex Can Be Issue in the Capitol
The State of Politics

Sex Can Be Issue in the Capitol

When it becomes harassment how should it be handled?

Op Ed: Law Stacks Constitutional Convention
Op Ed

Law Stacks Constitutional Convention

Wisconsin 28th state to approve convention; 7 of 9 state delegates would be Republican.

Rep. Spreitzer named to tax review committee
Press Release

Rep. Spreitzer named to tax review committee

Wisconsin, along with the rest of the United States, has learned that trickle-down economics do not work.

Walker seeks federal approval to limit health coverage and continue cost-shift
Press Release

Walker seeks federal approval to limit health coverage and continue cost-shift

GOP waiver would extend costly plan and deny families health care

Gov. Walker’s 111,000 jobs deficit
Press Release

Gov. Walker’s 111,000 jobs deficit

GOP attacks on working families cost Wisconsin thousands of jobs

With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families
Press Release

With Elections Just a Year Away, Legislature Abandons Wisconsin Families

Industrial Acid Mining Bill Will Put Public Health at Risk for Generations

The State of Politics: Democrats’ Leadership Blender Claws Barca
The State of Politics

Democrats’ Leadership Blender Claws Barca

Barca’s Foxconn vote played a role in his being dumped as Assembly Democratic Leader.

Op Ed: Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?
Op Ed

Where Will Foxconn Find Workers?

State’s working age population in decline. Will Foxconn pay enough so workers move here?

Rep. Hintz Statement on Foxconn Cost to Taxpayers
Press Release

Rep. Hintz Statement on Foxconn Cost to Taxpayers

"As the LFB memo shows, if this multi-billion dollar tax deal goes as planned, taxpayers would pay one billion dollars more to Foxconn than the state would take in for the first 15 years."

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000
Press Release

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000

Announces endorsements from Pocan, Moore, and others from across Wisconsin

The State of Politics: Governor’s Race Influences Budget
The State of Politics

Governor’s Race Influences Budget

Joint Finance Democrats raise issues that could be used against Walker.

Wisconsin Loses More Manufacturing Jobs as GOP tax giveaway hits $299 million a year
Press Release

Wisconsin Loses More Manufacturing Jobs as GOP tax giveaway hits $299 million a year

The dramatic dip in manufacturing job creation comes at nearly the same time the so-called Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit is now fully phased in.

Op Ed: Transportation Inaction Hurts State
Op Ed

Transportation Inaction Hurts State

By 2019 debt payments will have increased by 110%.

Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time
Press Release

Walker’s Tax Cuts for the Wealthy are Costing Wisconsin Big Time

Regressive tax credit claimed by millionaires set to be $800 MILLION over budget

The State of Politics: 4 Issues Democrats Will Use Against GOP
The State of Politics

4 Issues Democrats Will Use Against GOP

Party leaders expect running on these issues will elect Democrats on Nov. 8.

No Relief from 565% Payday Loan Interest

No Relief from 565% Payday Loan Interest

Wisconsin one of eight states with no rules capping interest, despite calls for reform.

Op-Ed: Property Taxpayers Pay for Walker School Cuts
Op-Ed

Property Taxpayers Pay for Walker School Cuts

Voters in 127 school districts approved referendums to raise property taxes to help offset state funding cuts.

Republicans Continue to Sell Wisconsin Long-Term Care to the Highest Bidder
Press Release

Republicans Continue to Sell Wisconsin Long-Term Care to the Highest Bidder

No evidence to demonstrate the need to overhaul Family Care and upend the lives of 60,000

Gov. Walker’s Robotic Message at Business Day in Madison
Press Release

Gov. Walker’s Robotic Message at Business Day in Madison

Yeah, we're gonna need you to come up with some new talking points.

Rep. Hintz Statement on Adjournment of the 2015-17 Session
Press Release

Rep. Hintz Statement on Adjournment of the 2015-17 Session

Representative Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) released the following statement following the adjournment of the 2015-2017 Assembly Session:

Op-Ed: Wisconsin’s Self-Inflicted Budget Woes
Op-Ed

Wisconsin’s Self-Inflicted Budget Woes

Budget decisions by Walker and Republicans are coming back to haunt them.

#TBT: State of the State Promises, One Month Later
Press Release

#TBT: State of the State Promises, One Month Later

Republicans in the Legislature are poised to end the session with more bad fiscal news and additional cuts to public school classrooms.

Preventing Unnecessary Disease Outbreaks
Press Release

Preventing Unnecessary Disease Outbreaks

Proposal Aims to Address Wisconsin’s Declining Vaccination Rate

Proposal to Transform Delivery of Local Veterans Services a Bad Idea
Press Release

Proposal to Transform Delivery of Local Veterans Services a Bad Idea

“I know that the authors of this proposal believed they were putting forward a proposal built through consensus which is simply not true.”

The Real State of the State
Press Release

The Real State of the State

New Budget Numbers Show $158 Million Drop in Revenue

Debunking Governor Walker’s SOTS Claims
Press Release

Debunking Governor Walker’s SOTS Claims

Rep. Gordon Hintz released a useful primer to assist in interpreting the Governor’s most commonly-used statements made during the last few weeks leading up to the address.

Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388
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Assembly Democrats Urge Gov. Walker to Veto Assembly Bill 387 and Assembly Bill 388

Bills Will Have a Devastating Impact on Wisconsin’s Tradition of Clean, Open and Transparent Government

Op-Ed: Legislature Must Act to Help Veterans
Op-Ed

Legislature Must Act to Help Veterans

Because of long wait times for veterans, their mental health care needs are not met.

Sen. Erpenbach and Rep. Hintz Unveil Bill Targeting  Mental Health Gap for Veterans Most in Need
Press Release

Sen. Erpenbach and Rep. Hintz Unveil Bill Targeting Mental Health Gap for Veterans Most in Need

Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Middleton) and Representative Gordon Hintz (D-Oshkosh) have unveiled a bill that would allow low-income veterans to receive a voucher for immediate mental health care for treatment such as emergency counseling, alcohol and drug treatment, and marriage counseling

As Students Go Back to School, Republicans Siphon Hundreds of Millions of Taxpayer Dollars to Unaccountable Private Schools
State Budget Doesn’t Reflect Wisconsin Values
Press Release

State Budget Doesn’t Reflect Wisconsin Values

From beginning to end, it is difficult to imagine a budget that less reflects the values of Wisconsinites.

Rep. Hintz Statement on Budget Final Passage
Press Release

Rep. Hintz Statement on Budget Final Passage

"Under Republican control, Wisconsin classrooms have been cut by $1.3 billion in state aid."

Republicans Debate An Imaginary Budget That Is Good for Wisconsin
Press Release

Republicans Debate An Imaginary Budget That Is Good for Wisconsin

In a surprise move, during today’s debate on the 2015-17 State Budget Assembly Republicans chose to make no mention of their original budget proposal recently passed by the Joint Finance Committee.

Changes to Wisconsin’s Open Records Laws: What Are You Hiding?
Press Release

Changes to Wisconsin’s Open Records Laws: What Are You Hiding?

“A day later, I remain shocked and disgusted at the open records law changes in the Republican’s 999 grab-bag motion late last night.”

Wisconsin GOP: Governing, One Punt at a Time
Press Release

Wisconsin GOP: Governing, One Punt at a Time

“Wisconsin faces a serious challenge in funding and maintaining our infrastructure, and when confronted with that challenge Republicans chose to punt”

Let’s Be Clear: Saving Long Term Care Means Leaving It Alone
Press Release

Let’s Be Clear: Saving Long Term Care Means Leaving It Alone

“Our long term care programs work for Wisconsin and save us money.”

$360 Million Elephant in the Room
Press Release

$360 Million Elephant in the Room

Medicaid Expansion Gets a ‘No’ Vote from JFC Republicans

Walker’s Flagship Agency Sinking Under His Command
Press Release

Walker’s Flagship Agency Sinking Under His Command

Republican JFC members voted to remove Walker from his position as Chairman of the WEDC Board

Fully Funding Public Education Means No Private Voucher School Expansion
Press Release

Fully Funding Public Education Means No Private Voucher School Expansion

"Until recently, Wisconsin was known as a place where legislators from both sides of the aisle had always made public education a top priority."

The State of Politics: No Christmas In May For Republicans
The State of Politics

No Christmas In May For Republicans

Tax collections haven’t risen so GOP lawmakers may have to swallow Walker budget cuts they opposed.

New Wisconsin Poll Shows Public Wants Major Changes to Budget on Health Care
Press Release

New Wisconsin Poll Shows Public Wants Major Changes to Budget on Health Care

The polling shows massive public support for Wisconsin to take the enhanced federal funding for BadgerCare rejected in the Governor’s budget.

The State of Politics: Budget Could Delay Local Highway Projects
The State of Politics

Budget Could Delay Local Highway Projects

Republican legislators want to reduce borrowing in Walker transportation budget, but this could delay numerous projects.

DNR Secretary Suggests Corporate Sponsorship of State Parks
Press Release

DNR Secretary Suggests Corporate Sponsorship of State Parks

Assembly Democratic JFC members Chris Taylor and Gordon Hintz released the following statement on Stepp’s comments.

Rep. Hintz presses DOA Secretary on Budget, “Scoop and Toss” Delay of Debt Payments
Press Release

Rep. Hintz presses DOA Secretary on Budget, “Scoop and Toss” Delay of Debt Payments

"Gov. Walker’s bad budgeting has created a $2.2 billion shortfall and the resulting crisis budget..."

Walker proposes staggering cuts to UW System
Press Release

Walker proposes staggering cuts to UW System

Proposal hurts Wisconsin students and families

The Long Arms of Scott Jensen

The Long Arms of Scott Jensen

Former Assembly Speaker, now a school choice lobbyist, targeted six Democrats with negative ads that never mentioned the issue.

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters Announces Endorsements
Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session
Press Release

Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session

Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) announced the Assembly Democratic members of the standing and joint committees for the 2013-2014 legislative session.