NEWS

Weekly news from the DPW chair.

Fellow Democrats, Last week, I was hit by a lightning bolt. (A figurative one, not a literal one.) I was at a conference of state party chairs in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I met the state's wonderful new governor, Michelle Lujan Grisham—who gave a speech about what...

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Medicaid expansion in Wisconsin.

ON MEDICAID EXPANSION & BUDGET Gov. Evers & Democrats had hours and hours of conversations with everyday people before they crafted the People’s Budget. Democrats listened -- Republicans did not. Republicans needlessly picked winners and losers in this budget....

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Conservation cuts by the Joint Finance Committee.

The budget-writing Joint Finance Committee wrapped up its work last week. Unfortunately, the committee removed or reduced many of our priority items, especially regarding clean drinking water. The changes include: Rather than creating a Bureau of Natural Science with...

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Weekly news from the (NEW!) DPW chair.

Fellow Democrats, I am honored and thrilled to have been elected as your new Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin! We’ve got the fight of our lives on our hands, and I'm grateful for the chance to work alongside you to make Wisconsin a state where everyone can...

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Weekly news from the DPW chair.

Republicans Cut $900 Million from Gov. Evers' Education Budget. We call Gov. Evers’ budget the People’s budget for a reason -- this administration had hours upon hours of conversations with Wisconsinites in every part of the state to hear what everyday working people...

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Weekly news from the DPW chair.

Thank you, Volunteers! As you’ve probably already heard, Tuesday night’s Supreme Court results were extremely close, so close that reporters haven’t even declared a winner.  While this is of course not the outcome we wanted, it’s imperative that every vote is counted....

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GOVERNOR EVERS BUDGET: SAFE & JUST COMMUNITIES

MAJOR POINTS Reforming Wisconsin's marijuana laws to align with the people's support for medical marijuana is an important part of the governor's plan. But so, too, is addressing the social and racial justice aspect of marijuana use. Under the governor's proposal, a...

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Weekly news from the DPW chair.

Tuesday, April 2 is election day, and I cannot stress enough how important this election is. On everyone’s ballot will be the race for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Judge Lisa Neubauer is exactly who our court needs -- she’s fair, independent, and impartial. Judge Neubauer...

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Voting on Tuesday, April 2!

From Common Cause Wisconsin:   What you need to know to vote in next Tuesday's spring election.   Next Tuesday, April 2nd, Wisconsinites will head to the polls to choose a new Wisconsin Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice Shirley Abrahamson....

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