April 21 – Drinking Liberally Milwaukee

From my email inbox comes news of April’s meeting of Drinking Liberally MKE. Greetings and Salutations!

I’m happy to announce that State Representative Mandela Barnes will be joining us to talk about all the terrible things going on in state government–and most importantly, what we can do to stop it!

Come on out for good [...]

Schools And Communities United to hold Unity Parade, “Justice For All” program on May 17

From my email inbox comes news of an event by Schools And Communities United, a coalition comprised of community, educator, civic, student, labor and religious organizations. The mission of Schools And Communities United is to “defend and improve our public schools, building upon the legacies and historic victories of public education and civil rights activists.”

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Geenen campaign announces spate of endorsements

From my email inbox comes news of a spate of endorsements of the candidacy of Sara Geenen, one of four Democrats vying to replace Rep. Jon Richards in the State Assembly. Sara Geenen, State Assembly candidate in the 19th District, has been actively meeting with and securing endorsements from various organizations that represent Milwaukee’s working [...]

Sen. Chris Larson to hold a series of town hall events in district

From my email inbox comes news of a series of Town Hall events hosted by Democratic State Senator Chris Larson. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bay View High School 2751 S. Lenox Street Milwaukee, WI 53207

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. St. Francis Library 4230 S. Nicholson [...]

Jonathan Brostoff on Tomorrow’s Election:

From my email inbox:

Hello friend, Tomorrow, April 1, spring elections will take place, and the results will have long-standing effects on our community.

There will be a very important item on the ballot, a Milwaukee County referendum to weaken the Milwaukee County Board by slashing the income of County Supervisors in half and [...]

Window Closing for Health Insurance: Sign Up Now!

From my email inbox…a reminder from Senator Vinehout…that time’s a wasting and Wisconsin’s uninsured need to act now:

“I was getting the run-around,” the Eau Claire woman told me. She tried to get health insurance through the federal healthcare.gov website and was told she was eligible for Medicaid coverage in her state. When she went [...]

Rep. Chris Sinicki: “Protect Wisconsin’s Veterans by Rejecting AB 19”

From my email inbox comes a press release from Democratic State Rep. Chris Sinicki on AB 19, which would create barriers for individuals affected by asbestos-related illnesses (a group to which many veterans belong) from having their day in court and seeing justice done. MILWAUKEE – Rep. Sinicki issued the following statement in response to [...]

Mary Burke Campaign Ad:

From my inbox, the first TV ad for Mary Burke’s gubernatorial campaign:

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Scott Walker’s D.C.-based Republican Governors Association is spending more than $1 million attacking Mary with false, negative attacks in order to prop up their favorite out-of-touch governor.

We want you to have the real facts about Mary.

Here’s [...]

Sex, Lies and Common Core

I am working on another post related to the opposition of Common Core…but decided to put it aside after I got the email embedded below on Monday.

Common Core should be a boon to education in this country. It will set some standards on student achievement that make sense for math and English…the only [...]

Meet and greet Kelly Westlund on February 26

From my email inbox comes this announcement about an opportunity to meet Democrat Kelly Westlund, who’s vying to unseat “Struggling” Sean Duffy in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional district. Meet and Greet Kelly Westlund – congressional candidate Wednesday, February 26th, 5:30-7:00 pm home of Deborah Monicken and Susan Kattas 200 North 7th Street Hudson, WI 715-386-4128

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