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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.

Op Ed: State Should Expand Family Medical Leave
Op Ed

State Should Expand Family Medical Leave

Republican proposal would slash coverage; Democratic bill would expand it.

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

Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act
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Legislators Introduce Family Medical Leave Insurance Act

Proposal gives working families much needed benefit to care for sick family member or themselves without having to give up pay

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.

Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin announces endorsements in state legislative primaries

Citizen Action endorsed in legislative races with contested primaries where a progressive champion is on the ballot and sought our endorsement.

The State of Politics: Democratic Family Feuds
The State of Politics

Democratic Family Feuds

Eight Democratic legislators face primary challengers, but not one GOP legislator does.

Rep. Bowen calls on Governor Walker to hold Milwaukee public meeting on Lincoln Hills
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Rep. Bowen calls on Governor Walker to hold Milwaukee public meeting on Lincoln Hills

"It is imperative that residents of Milwaukee have answers..."

Rep. Barnes Renews Call for Hearing on Alleged Abuses and Mismanagement at State Facility
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Rep. Barnes Renews Call for Hearing on Alleged Abuses and Mismanagement at State Facility

“For far too long, the safety and security of youth, staff, and other individuals in facilities like Lincoln Hills have been jeopardized by the mismanagement of Gov. Walker...”

Time to Shed Light on Alleged Abuse at State Facility
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Time to Shed Light on Alleged Abuse at State Facility

“I continue to be shocked by the appalling allegations of cruel, unjust, and potentially criminal behavior at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls facility.”

Medical Leave Reform Would Give Families More Flexibility
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Medical Leave Reform Would Give Families More Flexibility

According to the United States Department of Labor most workers in the private sector service industry do not have paid sick leave.

Republican Budget Shifts Up to $800 Million from Wisconsin’s Public Schools to Private Voucher Schools
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Republican Budget Shifts Up to $800 Million from Wisconsin’s Public Schools to Private Voucher Schools

GOP Budget Another Major Shift of Funds from Public Schools to Private Schools to Support Gov. Walker’s Presidential Ambitions

GOP giving up on voucher school accountability
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GOP giving up on voucher school accountability

Waste, fraud and abuse in taxpayer-subsidized program to continue

Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session
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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.