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 [...]

Jonathan Brostoff endorsed by Rep. Katrina Shankland

On Monday Democratic Assembly candidate Jonathan Brostoff, one of four Democrats running to replace Jon Richards in the 19th Assembly district, received the endorsement of Democratic State Rep. Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point. Here’s Brostoff’s statement announcing the endorsement. ” I am humbled to receive Representative Shankland’s support. Her young, effective leadership that brings people [...]

Chris Rockwood to hold meet & greet on June 24

From my email inbox comes news of a meet and greet event for Democrat Chris Rockwood, who’s running to unseat incumbent Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner in Wisconsin’s fifth Congressional district. West Bend—Voters in Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District will have a chance to meet the progressive candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives this Tuesday evening, [...]

Jon Richards pledges to end Walker-Schimel culture of corruption

From my email inbox comes this press release from Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards in regards to yesterday’s revelations that John Doe prosecutors accused Republican Gov. Scott Walker of running a “criminal scheme” in which his gubernatorial campaign illegally coordinated campaign activity and expenditures with right-wing outside groups. Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Jon Richards [...]

Richards campaign submits 4,000 signatures, with signatures from every county in WI

From my email inbox comes news that Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards submitted 4,000 nomination signatures (the maximum allowed) and that the signatures came from all 72 of Wisconsin’s counties. Jon Richards’ campaign for Attorney General announced today that all 4,000 signatures they submitted to the GAB were accepted, the maximum allowed. The campaign [...]

Kelly Westlund calls for VA Secretary Shinseki to resign

From my email inbox comes a press release from Democratic Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund calling for Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign over the recent scandal alleging that as many as 40 veterans died waiting up to 21 months for care at a VA hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Democratic candidate for Wisconsin’s [...]

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout: Growing state debt is unsustainable

From my email inbox: “I was wondering how Wisconsin’s state debt has been trending over the last several years,” Dave from Durand wrote me. “I’m also curious to know why there has been no talk of paying off the state’s debt.”

The state’s debt is important. Before any other bill gets paid, or any other [...]

St. Joseph the Worker Society debuts

From my email inbox comes news of a new organization inspired by Pope Francis and focusing on translating news of the day through the lens of Catholic social justice teachings. MILWAUKEE-A new group inspired by Pope Francis and named for the Catholic patron saint of workers debuted last week, with an email blast and a [...]

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