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For Members Only: A Virtual Q+A with Common Council President Cavalier Johnson

A Virtual Q+A with Common Council President Cavalier Johnson

Members can join in as we chat with Common Council President Cavalier Johnson about issues of the day.

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A Virtual Q+A with Common Council President Cavalier Johnson

Members can join in as we chat with Common Council President Cavalier Johnson about issues of the day.

Healthcare Workers Support Mask Mandate

Healthcare workers knock Republicans for doing nothing for unemployed.

Black Women Feel Left Out of BLM Leadership

Activists say they've been ignored and left out of decision making.

Black Elected Officials Slam GOP, Kanye West

Leaders from some of the highest offices in the area call it a disrespectful, cynical move.

Candidate List and Election Guide

Long list of candidates, but ballots will be short for most Milwaukeeans.

Evictions Rising, Activists Call For Moratorium

Pandemic is worsening the crisis of evictions in Milwaukee.

Democrats Take on Voting Restrictions

Lawsuits seek to change deadlines for online voter registration and mail-in ballots.

Community Trust in Police Is Broken

Activists say police profiling and violence in communities of color must stop.

Republican Attorney Files Kanye West’s Nomination Papers

Attorney Lane Ruhland is also currently representing the Trump campaign.

National Guard Will Work Election, Again

Guards will work polls in all 72 counties.

Barrett Disappointed Biden Won’t Attend DNC

The biggest party in Democratic politics may be nothing more than a local get-together.

Grab Tickets for our Virtual Q+A with Theo Lipscomb

Urban Milwaukee President Jeramey Jannene will interview former Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theo Lipscomb.

Evers Says No Statewide School Re-Opening Plan

School districts will be responsible for decisions about re-opening.

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Endorsements

Cratic Williams Endorsed by Carpenters’ Union

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters endorses Cratic Williams in hotly contested primary

Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes Endorses Israel Ramón for Register of Deeds

Lt. Gov. sees Ramón as true progressive leader, reforms working

Michael Beardsley receives endorsements from Youth Climate Action Team, Sunrise Movement Appleton, Progressive Rising, Mike McCabe, and Nick Teifke for Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District

Michael Beardsley, Democratic Candidate for US House of Representatives. Wisconsin's 6th Congressional District

Milwaukee DSA Announces and Endorses Alex Brower as a candidate for MPS School Board

 

Wisconsin/Green Bay Committee to Protect Pensions Endorses Rep. Amanda Stuck

Stuck urges Assembly colleagues to support Butch Lewis Act

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The Curious Campaign of Michele Bryant

Why is a Democratic state senator’s chief of staff running against another Democratic senator?

Mr Pension Scandal Wants Your Vote

John Weishan, who supported infamous pension plan that gouged taxpayers, is running for Register of Deeds.

Ron Johnson Gets “F” For Leadership

Republican leaning group ranks him among the worst in Congress running a committee.

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A Mask Mandate is Not Enough

It's a step in the right direction, but not enough to suppress the virus.

Evers Should Re-Order All Restrictions

Not just a mask mandate. Put the Supreme Court on the hot seat.

Why Evers Must Take Action

Data shows state is losing the battle against COVID-19. He must reissue an emergency order.

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Lottery Sales Increase During Pandemic

Were Wisconsinites looking for cheap entertainment, or trying their luck in uncertain economic times?

Ten Years After Act 10

Most of those who voted for it are gone. How has the Capitol changed?

Court Rulings Against Evers Sow Confusion

Supreme Court overrules vetoes and health orders with vague language offering no guidance.

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Press Releases

Important Things Voters Should Know for Primary Day

 

Campaign Reform Needed in American Elections

 

Baldwin, Colleagues Criticize Trump Administration’s Maneuvers to Manipulate Census & Hamper an Accurate Count

Senators say cutting the Census short undermines a cornerstone of our democracy and could underfund undercounted communities for the next decade & urge Trump Admin to reverse cut

DPW Statement on BLS Numbers

 

Baldwin, Colleagues Continue Push for Expanded Work Share Provisions in Next Relief Package

Senators’ Proposal Would Provide Crucial Relief to Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Workers

Cratic Williams Endorsed by Carpenters’ Union

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters endorses Cratic Williams in hotly contested primary

Wisconsin Democrats on the Anniversary of the VRA

 

Baldwin Joins Effort to Prevent Pharmaceutical Companies from Price Gouging COVID-19 Vaccines, Treatments

Senators’ legislation will ensure taxpayer-funded COVID-19 vaccines and treatments are accessible, affordable, and available to all

Registration now open for Bronzeville Week drive-in movie night

 

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