Dave Cieslewicz: Treat Madison cops fairly

When I think about the community’s relationship to the Madison Police Department over the last decade, one thing stands out. Local activists and too many local officials have taken correct observations about the history of policing in America and about the culture of departments in other cities and applied them inappropriately to Madison.

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Treasurer Godlewski, Sen. Baldwin, and Local Leaders: Push Congress to fund essential services and workers

MADISON, Wis. – Treasurer Sarah Godlewski and local leaders joined U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to raise awareness and call Congress to act in passing additional and flexible funding for Wisconsin and local governments on Wednesday. Treasurer Godlewski and local treasurers came together on Monday releasing a letter outlining the critical need for funding to ensure essential services remain intact in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Everyday Wisconsinites rely on essential services provided by state and local government. Whether it be teachers, EMTs, firefighters, or sanitation workers, these public employees serve essential roles in our communities,” said State Treasurer Sarah

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Sens. Johnson, Baldwin: Introduce legislation to rename Post Office after WWII Veteran Joe Demler

OSHKOSH — U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) issued the following statements after introducing bipartisan legislation to rename the Port Washington Post Office after WWII veteran Joseph G. Demler: “Joe Demler served courageously in the Battle of the Bulge where he was captured and then survived the horrors of a Nazi prisoner of war camp. Throughout his life he truly lived by his motto ‘every day is a bonus’ and proudly shared his story of service through the Honor Flight organization he helped start. Joe is an American hero and I am proud to introduce this bill to rename the Port Washington Post Office where he worked for nearly four decades in his honor,” Sen. Johnson said. “Joe Demler bravely served our country during

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WED News Summary: Supreme Court declines to fast-track voter list case

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers STORY TOPICS – White house – 2020 – Dnc – Racism protests – Coronavirus – State government – Local government – Courts – Demographics – Economy – Education – Elections – Environment – Health care – Law and order – Transportation – Editorials – Columns TOP STORIES Supreme Court unlikely to rule on voter purge case before November election … ordered,… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options. Username or E-mail Password * Remember Me  

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Protect Our Care: Texas lawsuit day of action 8 focuses on children and young adults

MILWAUKEE, WI – We have reached a critical point for the future of American health care and the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On June 25th, Trump’s Department of Justice (DOJ) and Republican-led states submitted their briefs in support of California v. Texas, the lawsuit seeking to strike down the ACA. If President Trump and Republicans have their way, 20 million Americans will lose their insurance coverage, 135 million Americans with pre-existing conditions will be stripped of their protections, and costs will go up for millions. The consequences of the lawsuit for America’s health care are particularly devastating

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Dave Cieslewicz: Treat Madison cops fairly

When I think about the community’s relationship to the Madison Police Department over the last decade, one thing stands out. Local activists and too many local officials have taken correct observations about the history of policing in America and about the culture of departments in other cities and applied them inappropriately to Madison.

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Sens. Johnson, Baldwin: Introduce legislation to rename Post Office after WWII Veteran Joe Demler

OSHKOSH — U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) issued the following statements after introducing bipartisan legislation to rename the Port Washington Post Office after WWII veteran Joseph G. Demler: “Joe Demler served courageously in the Battle of the Bulge where he was captured and then survived the horrors of a Nazi prisoner of war camp. Throughout his

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WED News Summary: Supreme Court declines to fast-track voter list case

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers STORY TOPICS – White house – 2020 – Dnc – Racism protests – Coronavirus – State government – Local government – Courts – Demographics – Economy – Education – Elections – Environment – Health care – Law and order – Transportation – Editorials – Columns TOP

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