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Nicole Safar, executive director of Law Forward.

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Nicole Safar to Helm Law Forward
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Nicole Safar to Helm Law Forward

As Redistricting Debate Heats Up, Key Player Hires First Full Time Executive Director

Murphy’s Law: Republicans Look Silly on Andrea Palm
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Republicans Look Silly on Andrea Palm

Former state health secretary they hated was success with state vaccine plan, and got picked as Biden's deputy health secretary.

Legislators Violate Open Records Law?

Legislators Violate Open Records Law?

Two Republicans pushing elections law changes accused of a “dishonest” response.

Forward Wisconsin Means Protecting the Freedom to Vote and Delivering Pandemic Relief
Biden-Harris Inauguration Signals Brighter Future Ahead
After Successful Impeachment, Time to Convene and Convict
Assembly Republican COVID Bill Puts Corporations Ahead of Communities
Desperate Republican Attempt to Retain Power Spurs Attack on U.S. Capitol
New Legislature Must Put COVID Relief First
Recount Reaffirms that Wisconsin Voters Picked Joe Biden
Evers, GOP Leaders Meeting Is a Good First Step, and Republican Leaders Need to Follow Up Talk With Action
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Evers, GOP Leaders Meeting Is a Good First Step, and Republican Leaders Need to Follow Up Talk With Action

Meeting With Governor After 219 Days of Inaction a First Step, and Wisconsin Needs More

Wisconsin Recount Will Reveal What We Already Know—Voters Chose Joe Biden
A Better Wisconsin Together Applauds Gov. Tony Evers’ New Effort to Take on COVID
Democracy Won
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Democracy Won

 

It’s Been Six Months of Inaction. Where’s the Republican Plan?
A Better Wisconsin Together Applauds Governor Evers’ Actions to Protect Public Health
Statement on Special Session on Police Reform
Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Our Elected Officials Stand on Donald Trump’s Executive Orders
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Wisconsinites Deserve to Know Where Our Elected Officials Stand on Donald Trump’s Executive Orders

Americans Recognize These Orders Are A Smoke-and-Mirrors Sideshow to Distract From GOP Failures. Do Wisconsin Republicans?

Kapanke Keeps Cashing in on Votes He Has Made on Behalf of Corporate Donors
Will State Republicans Choose Safety for Wisconsin School Children or Trump’s Political Agenda?
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Will State Republicans Choose Safety for Wisconsin School Children or Trump’s Political Agenda?

Vice President Mike Pence Visits Wisconsin As Donald Trump and His Administration Bully School Children

Hypocrisy of GOP Legislators on Absentee Voting Now Accessible to Voters
Robin Vos Accepts Government-Funded PPP Loan Worth Up to $300,000 After Maligning Recipients of Government Aid
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Robin Vos Accepts Government-Funded PPP Loan Worth Up to $300,000 After Maligning Recipients of Government Aid

Accepted the Loan Just Days Before Leaving Essential Workers Out to Dry

A Better Wisconsin Together Statements on July 4 Holiday
Nicole Safar to Lead Progressive Communications and Research Hub A Better Wisconsin Together as Executive Director
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Helps Scott Walker Solve Legal Mystery
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Helps Scott Walker Solve Legal Mystery

Apparently, Scott Walker forgot that HE is the “something” that could strip protections for his constituents with pre-existing conditions.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Endorses Judge Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice

"PPAWI is proud to support Judge Dallet, a strong voice for women and families, who will return balance and integrity to Wisconsin's increasingly partisan Supreme Court."

Murphy’s Law: Abortion Issue Dogs Vinehout in Governor Race
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Abortion Issue Dogs Vinehout in Governor Race

Her past views against abortion and birth control haunt her campaign.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Protections for Working Families
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Protections for Working Families

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin opposes SB 490.

Energy from Women’s March Continues in 2018
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Energy from Women’s March Continues in 2018

Last weekend, in communities like Green Bay, Wausau, Eau Claire and Milwaukee, thousands of Wisconsinites joined together to celebrate the mobilization and unity of the last year and stand strong against the challenges to come in 2018.

Assembly Passes Bill Banning Abortion Coverage
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Assembly Passes Bill Banning Abortion Coverage

"If this policy becomes law, families in Wisconsin will have to pay the full cost of an unexpected medical emergency out of pocket."

Planned Parenthood Applauds End of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill
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Planned Parenthood Applauds End of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill

The bill was the worst of the Affordable Care Act repeal bills yet.

In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare
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In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare

Planned Parenthood Grassroots Activists Refused to Let Bill Pass

Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions
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Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions

Mike Pence Casts Deciding Vote to put Health Care at Risk

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Opposes Senate Repeal Bill
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Opposes Senate Repeal Bill

Demands Senate Reject Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation

Attacks on Women’s Health Loom Large as Senate Considers AHCA
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Attacks on Women’s Health Loom Large as Senate Considers AHCA

Republicans on State and Federal Level Continue Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Ending funding of Planned Parenthood will mostly hurt minority patients in city.

Speaker Ryan Pushes Through the Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation
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Speaker Ryan Pushes Through the Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation

Bill would deny millions access to cancer screenings, birth control, and STD testing and treatment

Assembly Health Committee Holds Hearing on Bill Ending Abortion Coverage
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Assembly Health Committee Holds Hearing on Bill Ending Abortion Coverage

"Once again, Republicans in our state make it a priority to take away health insurance coverage that women currently have."

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Supporters Celebrate Pink Out Day
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Supporters Celebrate Pink Out Day

This action comes on the heels of a major health care victory, stopping the Affordable Care Act repeal bill.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act

This bill would allow working people in Wisconsin to take paid time when they are caring for a new child, for a seriously ill family member or recovering from their own serious illness.

House Republicans Propose Plan to Leave Millions Without Access to Health Care
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House Republicans Propose Plan to Leave Millions Without Access to Health Care

Safety Net Health Care Coverage Undercut by Proposal to Eliminate Planned Parenthood from Medicaid Program

Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care
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Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care

Baldwin: “Every woman, regardless of where she lives, deserves the freedom to make her own, personal decisions about her health care, her family, and her body.”

Leaked Draft of House ACA Repeal Bill Also Includes Planned Parenthood Defund Provision
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Leaked Draft of House ACA Repeal Bill Also Includes Planned Parenthood Defund Provision

Comes Just Ahead of Planned Parenthood Events in Kenosha and Milwaukee

President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice
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President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice

Judge Neil Gorsuch Hostile to Women’s Health

Donald Trump to Attempt to Fill Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat
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Donald Trump to Attempt to Fill Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

Time for Elected Officials to Put Patriotism Before Party and Demand Answers for American People Before Trump Allowed to Influence Nation’s High Court for Decades

Doctors Stand with Planned Parenthood
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Doctors Stand with Planned Parenthood

Nearly 50% of the counties served by Planned Parenthood have no alternative health care provider.

Speaker Paul Ryan Lies About Access to Health Care in Wisconsin
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Speaker Paul Ryan Lies About Access to Health Care in Wisconsin

The reality is that ending funding for preventive care at Planned Parenthood would devastate essential health care access among the country’s and state’s most vulnerable populations.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act

Women’s heath expects agree: This common sense legislation would remove barriers to birth control and increase contraceptive access in Wisconsin.

Planned Parenthood Files Federal Lawsuit Against People Behind Fraudulent Smear Campaign
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Planned Parenthood Files Federal Lawsuit Against People Behind Fraudulent Smear Campaign

‘The people behind this fraud lied and broke the law in order to spread malicious falsehoods about and block access to Planned Parenthood’

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Introduction of the Patients Reproductive Health Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Introduction of the Patients Reproductive Health Act

Proactive legislation would allow patients to access reproductive health care free of political interference, harassment and misinformation

Walker’s Failed Presidential Bid Should be a Wake Up Call to Republicans Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood
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Walker’s Failed Presidential Bid Should be a Wake Up Call to Republicans Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood

Republican leaders are fast tracking two bills aimed to further defund Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Responds to Attempts to Curb Health Care Access
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Responds to Attempts to Curb Health Care Access

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Nicole Safar, Government Relations Director of PPAWI issued the following statement:

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Statement Raises the Possibility of an End to Attacks on Women’s Health
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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Statement Raises the Possibility of an End to Attacks on Women’s Health

SB 179 is a ban on abortion that is opposed by every medical organization in the state of Wisconsin.

Republicans Target Family Planning Clinics With Audit

Republicans Target Family Planning Clinics With Audit

Rules they seek to enforce could shut down every clinic offering birth control services in Wisconsin.

Baldwin, Blumenthal Re-Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care
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Baldwin, Blumenthal Re-Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care

Baldwin: “Every woman, regardless of where she lives, deserves the freedom to make her own, personal decisions about her healthcare, her family, and her body.”

Will State Force Family Planning Clinics To Close?

Will State Force Family Planning Clinics To Close?

State auditors say they are protecting taxpayers; birth control advocates say state has political agenda.

New State Law Increases Abortion Delays and Risk

New State Law Increases Abortion Delays and Risk

Law passed last year restricts the use of drugs to end pregnancies, forcing more women to have surgery.