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About Those UW Free Speech Violations

About Those UW Free Speech Violations

Not one violation on 26 campuses of UW Regents’ policy. But legislators want to pass tough law.

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.

Wisconsin Assembly Republicans Abandon the Americans with Disabilities Act
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Wisconsin Assembly Republicans Abandon the Americans with Disabilities Act

"This isn’t simply a legal mandate, it is a moral one."

Dem Lawmakers Push Bill to Tax Guns

Dem Lawmakers Push Bill to Tax Guns

Revenue from tax would provide services to gun-crime victims.

Where’s Robin?
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Where’s Robin?

"Today at the Senate Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs public hearing, Speaker Robin Vos didn’t even bother to testify on his own bill..."

Speaker Robin Vos’ Moral Failure
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Speaker Robin Vos’ Moral Failure

"Speaker Vos’ disregard for a colleague is frankly embarrassing."

Rep. Anderson Introduces Legislation to Create a Statewide Fund for Victims of Gun Violence
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Rep. Anderson Introduces Legislation to Create a Statewide Fund for Victims of Gun Violence

"The unfortunate reality is that victims of gun violence have no legal recourse."

Rep. Robyn Vining Defends Colleague Rep. Anderson
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Rep. Robyn Vining Defends Colleague Rep. Anderson

"Speaker Vos has demeaned remote involvement by Rep. Anderson."

Capping the Price of Insulin in Wisconsin
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Capping the Price of Insulin in Wisconsin

"Diabetic people need insulin no differently than you and I need food and water."

State Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Health Coverage
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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

2000 Days: No Medicaid Expansion
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2000 Days: No Medicaid Expansion

"Yesterday marked the 2000th day where we ignored the well-being AND the will of the people, imperiling our budget and the health of Wisconsinites everywhere."

Expanding Medicaid will Lower your Premiums
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Expanding Medicaid will Lower your Premiums

"Another day, another study highlighting the health care failures of Wisconsin Republicans."

City Hall: Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags
City Hall

Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags

Council debates what to do with bags that clog up recycling process.

We’ve Gone 1,944 Days without Expanding Medicaid
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We’ve Gone 1,944 Days without Expanding Medicaid

"Expanding Medicaid is a no-brainer and I’m going to fight every single day until we get this done!"

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

Stop Pitting us Against One Another
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Stop Pitting us Against One Another

"Wisconsin Republicans are known for twisting the facts to incite outrage and today’s attack on immigrants is no different."

Wisconsin Must Stop the Bleeding
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Wisconsin Must Stop the Bleeding

"Republicans are fighting to preserve the same ineffective corporate handouts that has left our state dead last in new business startups."

Campaign Cash: Larson Bills Reform Campaign Finance
Campaign Cash

Larson Bills Reform Campaign Finance

Would reduce donation limits, increase transparency requirements.

Foxconn Breaks Promises Again
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Foxconn Breaks Promises Again

"Wisconsin Republicans should have known better."

We Have a Moral Obligation to Expand Medicaid
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We Have a Moral Obligation to Expand Medicaid

"Yesterday’s poll showed what those of us who have been listening to our constituents for years have long known: Wisconsinites want to expand Medicaid."

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

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

Republicans Back Bill on Pre-Existing Conditions

Republicans Back Bill on Pre-Existing Conditions

But Evers warns if protections weaker than Obamacare he will veto the legislation.

Groups Will Sue Against Lame Duck Laws

Groups Will Sue Against Lame Duck Laws

Will argue entire “extraordinary” session was illegal, demanding all laws be struck down.

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Seeks to Void the Wisconsin Power Grab
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Rep. Jimmy Anderson Seeks to Void the Wisconsin Power Grab

"Under Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Laws, no duly elected representative can be excluded from a meeting of the legislature."

Power Tends to Corrupt, Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely
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Power Tends to Corrupt, Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

"Republican leaders have tasted power, and it’s corrupted them through their core."

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.

Op Ed: Republicans Resist Net Neutrality Bill
Op Ed

Republicans Resist Net Neutrality Bill

Issue is critical to small businesses, who create most new jobs in the state.

Speaker Ryan’s Departure: A Victory for Healthcare
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Speaker Ryan’s Departure: A Victory for Healthcare

"Paul Ryan has spent his nearly 20 years in Washington as Corrupt Robin Hood."

After Three Separate Rulings, Governor Walker Reluctantly Calls Special Elections
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After Three Separate Rulings, Governor Walker Reluctantly Calls Special Elections

"Today is a huge victory for voting rights and democracy."

Mayor Tom Barrett Applauds Passage of Bill Prohibiting Straw Purchasing
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Mayor Tom Barrett Applauds Passage of Bill Prohibiting Straw Purchasing

Senate Bill 408 criminalizes gun purchases on behalf of felons and acting as ‘human holster’

Hold the Damn Elections
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Hold the Damn Elections

"You have to have some kind of nerve to spend almost $1 billion over the last few weeks and then claim that elections cost too much."

National Walkout Day: I Sit in Solidarity with Students
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National Walkout Day: I Sit in Solidarity with Students

"If more guns meant fewer gun deaths, then America would have the lowest gun violence rate in the developed world."

Wisconsin Democrats Fight Price Gouging of Prescription Drugs
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Wisconsin Democrats Fight Price Gouging of Prescription Drugs

"The ability of pharmaceutical companies to corner the market and set unreasonable prices hurts consumers, while doing nothing to improve treatment or outcomes."

AB 547: Wisconsin Goes from Winner to Wasteland in Conservation
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AB 547: Wisconsin Goes from Winner to Wasteland in Conservation

"There is a reason why every organization that concerns itself with the health and quality of our wetlands does not support this bill."

Republicans Lower Walmart’s Property Taxes, Raise Yours
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Republicans Lower Walmart’s Property Taxes, Raise Yours

Local governments and taxpayers will continue to pay for tax loophole

The Purge: Senate Republicans are Undermining our Ethics and Election Laws
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The Purge: Senate Republicans are Undermining our Ethics and Election Laws

"What Republicans did doesn't pass the smell test."

End Walker’s Man & Ag Tax Credit
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End Walker’s Man & Ag Tax Credit

"Trickle down economics hasn’t worked anywhere and yet Republicans keep handing over billions of dollars to companies in the failed pursuit of jobs."

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

GOP Legislative Districts Heavily White

Republican assembly districts are up to 96% white, senate districts as high as 95% white.

Despite Opposition, Governor Walker will Attend Conference for White Nationalists
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Despite Opposition, Governor Walker will Attend Conference for White Nationalists

"We should expect more out of the governor of Wisconsin."

Rep. Zepnick Should Resign
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Rep. Zepnick Should Resign

"In light of the two incidences reported on today, I believe Rep. Josh Zepnick should resign."

Governor Walker Needs to Relegate White Supremacist Voices, not Elevate them
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Governor Walker Needs to Relegate White Supremacist Voices, not Elevate them

"Unfortunately, Governor Walker’s decision to speak at this event elevates voices that ought to be relegated to the extreme fringe."

GOP Air Pollution Package
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GOP Air Pollution Package

"AB 587 completely guts all regulation of air pollution in Wisconsin."

GOP Tax Scam
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GOP Tax Scam

"Senator McConnell and Speaker Ryan should be ashamed."

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

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

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

Bill Targets Evictions, Housing Discrimination

1 in 8 families evicted every two years. Rep. Crawley’s bill aims at problem.

The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return
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The WEDC: As Transparent as Trump with his Tax Return

"The WEDC has been the kid left in the candy store after it closed."

Trump and Walker don’t Give a Damn about Your Healthcare
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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."

The Workforce of the Future Needs our Support
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The Workforce of the Future Needs our Support

"The potential for Wisconsin is limitless but it requires us to invest in each other and our future."

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."

Protect Healthcare and the UW System
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Protect Healthcare and the UW System

"We need healthcare policies that work for everyone and don’t leave Wisconsinites without access."

Gov. Scott Walker on Drugs
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Gov. Scott Walker on Drugs

Takes $25,000 Contribution From Marijuana’s Trade Group As Head of Republican Governors Association, While Lobbying to Expand Drug Testing in Wisconsin

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

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

Rep. Jimmy Anderson Sits with Senator Baldwin and Citizens Action of Wisconsin Against the Republican Healthcare Plan
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Rep. Jimmy Anderson Sits with Senator Baldwin and Citizens Action of Wisconsin Against the Republican Healthcare Plan

The people of Wisconsin and the people of the United States deserve better than this health care bill.

Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Return Authority to Local Governments to Regulate Weapons on Buses
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Representative Subeck Introduces Legislation to Return Authority to Local Governments to Regulate Weapons on Buses

"This legislation enables those responsible for providing transit services to determine how best to ensure their employees’ and their riders’ safety."