Congressmen Pocan and Ellison Introduce “Right to Vote” Constitutional Amendment
This is an exciting development. The only way to secure voting rights from political attack is a Constitutional Amendment. That such an amendment is necessary, however, is a sad comment on the state of affairs in America today when political warfare rather than loyal governance [...]
United Wisconsin and Move To Amend – Milwaukee are teaming up to rid the land of the ghastly Citizens United decision. Kick off is today:
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This post was authored by Alex Showerman, Democracy for America’s New Media Manager.
This will be my first Netroots Nation and I could not be more excited to go! Before I made the progressive movement my career and was a passionate activist in my free time, I had always wanted to go to Netroots Nation. [...]
You’ve all had plenty of time to digest the media coverage and dozens of op ed pieces in favor of and against Representative Joe Sanfelippo’s Assembly Bill 85 to reform Milwaukee County Government…and by now you’ve had a chance to read about the County Board’s own plan to reduce costs and salaries and request to [...]
April 1, 2013
Referendum on same-day registration a chance to make residents’ voices heard!
Joint Statement from members of the Common Council
To see how effective and important same day voter registration is in the City of Milwaukee, one need only look at the numbers from the November 6, 2012 Presidential Election:
• More than [...]
NEVER MIND THAT THIS BILL IS AIMED SQUARELY AT AND WILL AFFECT ONLY MILWAUKEE COUNTY…the public hearing will be held in the capitol in Madison and nowhere near any Milwaukee County constituent! SHAME!
Wednesday April 10th, 2013 10 AM Room 225 Northwest!
Representative Joe Sanfelippo’s bill (AB 85) to destroy county government is set for the Committee on Government Operations and State Licensing on Thursday April 11, 2013 at 9:30 AM, room 225 Northwest.
The committee members are Representatives Tyler August (R – 32 and chair), David Craig (R -83 and vice chair), Daniel Knodl (R – [...]
I brought this up a number of times in my Whither MKE County series and I am bringing it up again because two constituents brought it up at the 14th District OUR Milwaukee County listening session last night.
County Government has done an exceptionally poor job of selling itself. County residents don’t know the role [...]
Why is it those who support the status quo on assault weapon ownership and say we can reduce gun violence with better mental health standards are most often the same people who are against single payer universal health care? Couldn’t we do better providing mental health care if everyone had access to mental health providers [...]