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Jodi Emerson

Democrat from Eau Claire representing the 91st district in the Wisconsin State Assembly since January 2019.

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Federal Judge Allows Ballot Assistance for Disabled Voters

Federal Judge Allows Ballot Assistance for Disabled Voters

Judge strikes down state Supreme Court ruling that all voters must return ballots themselves.

Godlewski Crafts ‘Common Sense’ Campaign

Godlewski Crafts ‘Common Sense’ Campaign

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate stresses ‘kitchen table’ issues and abortion rights.

Open Letter to the People of Ukraine
Op Ed: Unlock the Vote!
Op Ed

Unlock the Vote!

Four proposed bills buttress civil rights, making it easier for more people to vote.

School Voucher Lobby Wants More State Funding

School Voucher Lobby Wants More State Funding

Pushing for more public funding of private schools.

Op Ed: Michael Gableman Has No Shame
Op Ed

Michael Gableman Has No Shame

Head of GOP election probe was a nasty bully, making slanderous, irresponsible charges to Assembly committee.

Democratic Legislators Refuse to Meet Privately With Gableman

Democratic Legislators Refuse to Meet Privately With Gableman

Head of elections probe refuses to answer questions in public, committee members charge.

Op Ed: The Return of McCarthyism
Op Ed

The Return of McCarthyism

Michael Gableman is the new Joe McCarthy, with the same bullying, sneering, demagogic style.

What They’re Saying: Local Electeds Praise Biden, Democrats in Congress for Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal
Bill Would Criminalize Homeless Living on Public Property

Bill Would Criminalize Homeless Living on Public Property

The Republican-sponsored bill received a hearing in the state Assembly.

GOP Bill Moves State Elections Commission to Wausau

GOP Bill Moves State Elections Commission to Wausau

Opponents note this moves the commission away from the majority of state population.

Baldwin, Colleagues Visit Fort McCoy
Press Release

Baldwin, Colleagues Visit Fort McCoy

Baldwin toured facilities and was briefed on Afghan evacuee operations

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

State Legislature Passes Policing Bills

The governor called on lawmakers to pass additional policing reform legislation.

Legislature Tries Again to Control Federal Stimulus Money

Legislature Tries Again to Control Federal Stimulus Money

Evers twice vetoed bills to do this. Assembly’s latest bills violate federal rules, LRB warns.

Legislators Pass Bill Blocking Vaccine Mandates

Legislators Pass Bill Blocking Vaccine Mandates

And giving Legislature oversight over federal stimulus funds. Veto by Evers likely.

34 State Legislators Endorse Jill Underly for State Superintendent
Republicans Attack Zuckerberg Election Grants Again

Republicans Attack Zuckerberg Election Grants Again

Using emails from Green Bay's former clerk, GOP lawmakers are calling for an investigation.

Rep. Robyn Vining Applauds Wisconsin Equal Rights Amendment Introduction
Working Families Party Announces Second Round of 2021 Endorsements
Press Release

Working Families Party Announces Second Round of 2021 Endorsements

Progressive Political Group Throws Weight Behind Jill Underly, Sets Sights on Growing Progressive Bloc in Madison Common Council

Op Ed: Republican Bill Makes Voting Harder
Op Ed

Republican Bill Makes Voting Harder

List of restrictions will make it less likely that disabled, nursing home residents and others vote.

Underly Campaign Announces Endorsement of 12 State Legislators
Following Massive Get Out The Vote Push, WI WFP Candidates Win Seats Across the State
Press Release

Following Massive Get Out The Vote Push, WI WFP Candidates Win Seats Across the State

WI Working Families Party organizers secure enough positive IDs to quadruple Trump’s 2016 margin of victory in Wisconsin, power down-ballot candidates to victory

Elected Officials Across the State Join Call for Peaceful and Fair Vote Count
Data Wonk: Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?
Data Wonk

Will School Choice Help Reelect Trump?

Democratic attacks on choice and charter schools favored by minority voters could backfire.

Bill Would Prohibit Free Campaign Rallies

Bill Would Prohibit Free Campaign Rallies

Trump, Clinton campaigns still owe Eau Claire, other cities for security, sanitation costs.

Proposal Would Ban Gerrymandering

Proposal Would Ban Gerrymandering

Fair Maps Constitutional Amendment would amend state constitution, require non-partisan redistricting.

Wisconsin legislators rally behind Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Wisconsin legislators rally behind Judge Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Judge Karofsky currently serves as a criminal court judge in Dane County.

MKE County: Supervisors Push Ex-Offender Voting Rights
MKE County

Supervisors Push Ex-Offender Voting Rights

Resolution calls for restoring the voting rights of people on parole or probation.

Legislators Urge New Strategy on Budget

Legislators Urge New Strategy on Budget

Stung by Republican cuts in funds to Milwaukee, city-based legislators search for new approach.

Democratic Bill Allows Felons to Vote

Democratic Bill Allows Felons to Vote

They "pay taxes, pay rent, own homes” and should be able to vote, Sen. Taylor argues.

Dem. Legislators Introduce Unlock the Vote Package
Press Release

Dem. Legislators Introduce Unlock the Vote Package

"Casting a vote is a civil right and is an essential component of our democracy."

Legislators Want to Protect ACA Coverage

Legislators Want to Protect ACA Coverage

Laws needed to assure health coverage continues if courts overrule it, Democrats say.

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

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.