Serving Wisconsin: Retiring Senators Offer Wisdom From Senator Vinehout

This email missive from State Senator Kathleen Vinehout arrived in my in box yesterday. It’s a little wisdom and maybe a bit of foreboding about our future under the dome in Madison. But as we turn another page on politics in Wisconsin, I thought it worth sharing with you!

“There is a yearning outside the […]

Duane Dubey: Right-to-work puts politics above people

From my email inbox comes this editorial by frequent Blogging Blue commenter Duane Dubey.

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, recently said he wants the Legislature to take up right-to-work quickly, which continues the Republican effort to destroy unions.

Doesn’t Fitzgerald remember the disaster and cost of Act 10? Does he not recall the letter […]

DPW Chair Mike Tate Wants To Hear From You!

From the inbox comes this missive from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s Chairman, Mike Tate:

Thanks for your membership in the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and your work on behalf of Democratic candidates this fall. Even though the midterm elections were hard on Democrats in Wisconsin and around the country, we should all be proud […]

Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Rockwood

From my pesky in box…sorry Chris…this almost got lost in the 80 emails I get each day begging for money:

Wauwatosa – The national organization of Progressive Democrats of America has officially endorsed Chris Rockwood’s campaign to become the United States Representative to Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.

According to its mission statement, Progressive Democrats […]

Drinking Liberally MKE – 10/20/14 @ 7:00 p.m.

From my email inbox comes news of the next meeting of Milwaukee’s Drinking Liberally. This month we welcome two new visitors to Drinking Liberally! Boyd McCamish, executive director for AFSCME, and Shanon Molina, the GOTV muscle for the organization, will be joining us to talk about the county budget and getting out the vote in […]

Progressives United endorses Democrat Kelly Westlund

From my email inbox comes this bit of news that Democrat Kelly Westlund, who’s challenging Republican Rep. Sean Duffy in the 7th Congressional district, has been endorsed by Progressives United. Progressives United officially announced their endorsement of Democratic Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund. Westlund is challenging Rep. Sean Duffy in the Wisconsin 7th Congressional District.

“I […]

Coming Friday, September 26: the film Pay 2 Play

From my email inbox comes news of the opening on Friday, September 26 of the film Pay 2 Play, directed by John Wellington Ennis, at the Sundance Theater in Madison. The film features several prominent progressive Wisconsinites including John Nichols, Mike McCabe and Mary Bottari, and it looks at the corrupting influence of money in […]

Meet Chris Rockwood in Greendale on September 14

From my email inbox comes news of this upcoming opportunity to meet Chris Rockwood, the Democrat challenging incumbent Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner in the 5th Congressional district. This Sunday, September 14 I want you to come meet a friend of mine. Chris Rockwood is running for Congress in the 5th District against Rep. Sensenbrenner.

Laborfest 2014

From my email inbox comes news of Laborfest 2014.

Laborfest Milwaukee, the only festival on the Summerfest Grounds free and open to the public. 11am Parade beginning at Zeidler Square Memorial Park Laborfest 12pm-5pm Summerfest Grounds

Organized by volunteers from local labor unions and affiliates and supported by area businesses and nonprofits, this year […]

Free C.A.R.E. Clinic coming to Alliant Center in Madison on Saturday, August 9, 2014

From my email inbox comes news of the upcoming C.A.R.E. Clinic on August 9 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics will be holding its next C.A.R.E. (Communities Are Responding Everyday) Clinic in Madison, WI on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant […]

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