Sen. Cabral-Guevara: Introduces state butterfly legislation

MADISON, WIS. — Senator Rachael Cabral-Guevara (R-Appleton) released the following statement after introducing Senate Bill 443, which makes the Monarch Wisconsin’s state butterfly. “The Monarch Butterfly has been at risk the last few decades. Thanks to the work of conservationists and local advocates alike, awareness around this issue has rebounded,” said Senator Cabral-Guevara…. 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     Forgot Password

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Cooke campaign: Raises more than $400,000 in first quarter in competitive WI-03 race

EAU CLAIRE, Wisc. –Today, small business and nonprofit leader Rebecca Cooke, Democratic candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s Third District, announced raising more than $400,000 in her first quarter in the race against embattled Congressman Derrick Van Orden. Cooke’s surge of support comes from over 4,900 individual contributors –including more than 76 percent of whom live in Wisconsin –… 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.

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Baldwin campaign: Tammy Tuesdays: October 3, 2023

Hi folks! Welcome back to Tammy Tuesdays, our weekly update email on Tammy’s work and the big fights she’s taking on for Wisconsin families. Tammy knows that there’s more that unites us than divides us. She understands that Wisconsin’s working families all want good-paying jobs, affordable healthcare, and the same freedoms their parents and grandparents had. Read below for highlights of wha… 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.

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Forward Latino and affiliates: Going to Washington, DC to advocate for hispanic community

Franklin, WI –Forward Latino, a national non-profit, non-partisan service and advocacy organization headquartered in Franklin, Wisconsin and with affiliates and members in 29 states is leading a delegation of over 30 representatives from across the country to advocate for immigration reform, gun violence prevention, and additional economic empowerment measures. Forward Latino National Presiden… 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.

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Natural Resources Board: Appointees on Sporting Heritage Council confirmation vote

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today issued the following statement on behalf of Sharon Adams, Sandra Dee Naas, Dylan Jennings and Jim VandenBrook: It is an honor for us to serve the public in this capacity to help protect and enhance Wisconsin’s natural resources. Each of us has decades of experience and expertise we bring to the board and we will continue to do… 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.

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Elias Law Group: Wisconsin voters challenge absentee ballot witness requirement 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 2, Elias Law Group attorneys representing a group of Wisconsin voters filed a new voting rights lawsuit seeking to overturn Wisconsin’s requirement that an adult witness vouch for the qualifications of an absentee voter. The Witness Requirement forces absentee voters to find a qualified witness to attest to their ability to vote and puts voters at… 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.

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ACLU of Wisconsin: Voices support for anti-shackling legislation

MADISON – The ACLU of Wisconsin today voiced support for the renewed legislative effort to prohibit correctional facilities from shackling pregnant people, people in labor, or postpartum. Melissa Ludin, Coalition and Relations Advocate of the ACLU of Wisconsin, said the following:  “A statewide ban on the shackling of incarcerated pregnant people is long overdue. No one should be chain… 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.

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Shankland launches 3rd CD bid

Dem state Rep. Katrina Shankland, of Stevens Point, has formally launched her bid for the 3rd CD, saying she has been effective in finding a middle ground with both parties to improve the lives of Wisconsinites. She also called U.S. Rep. Derrick Van Orden, R-Prairie due Chien, an extremist who is too focused on “causing dysfunction.” “I was raised by public school teachers who taught me from a young age — don’t complain unless you’re going to do something about it. That’s exactly what I have done my entire career, deliver results for Wisconsin,” Shankland said. “I am running for

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State sees substantial improvement in drought conditions as harvesting continues

The state has seen a substantial improvement in drought conditions over the past few weeks as farmers continue harvesting corn, potatoes and other crops.  The percentage of Wisconsin experiencing extreme drought — the second-worst category — has fallen from 22% in early September to just 6.8%, according to the National Integrated Drought Information System website.  The lingerin… 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.

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Shankland campaign: Shankland enters race for Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District 

With seven labor endorsements out of the gate, Shankland’s campaign is garnering momentum on day one.  STEVENS POINT, Wis—State Representative Katrina Shankland announced today she will be a candidate for Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District in the 2024 election. “I am ready to roll up my sleeves and fight against extremism and get things done for our community–just as I’ve done in the state legislature.” Shankland has served in the State Assembly for ten years and passed common-sense, bipartisan legislation during every single session she has served, under both Republican and Democratic governors.  “I was raised by public school teachers who

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Owen Robinson: Student loan repayments restart

The college and student loan system is terribly broken and has led far too many people into borrowing more money than they can easily afford to buy degrees of marginal value. Honor, respect, and dignity demand that the borrowers pay it back as promised.

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Sen. Cabral-Guevara: Introduces state butterfly legislation

MADISON, WIS. — Senator Rachael Cabral-Guevara (R-Appleton) released the following statement after introducing Senate Bill 443, which makes the Monarch Wisconsin’s state butterfly. “The Monarch Butterfly has been at risk the last few decades. Thanks to the work of conservationists and local advocates alike, awareness around this issue has rebounded,” said Senator Cabral-Guevara….

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Baldwin campaign: Tammy Tuesdays: October 3, 2023

Hi folks! Welcome back to Tammy Tuesdays, our weekly update email on Tammy’s work and the big fights she’s taking on for Wisconsin families. Tammy knows that there’s more that unites us than divides us. She understands that Wisconsin’s working families all want good-paying jobs, affordable healthcare, and the same

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ACLU of Wisconsin: Voices support for anti-shackling legislation

MADISON – The ACLU of Wisconsin today voiced support for the renewed legislative effort to prohibit correctional facilities from shackling pregnant people, people in labor, or postpartum. Melissa Ludin, Coalition and Relations Advocate of the ACLU of Wisconsin, said the following:  “A statewide ban on the shackling of incarcerated pregnant

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Shankland launches 3rd CD bid

Dem state Rep. Katrina Shankland, of Stevens Point, has formally launched her bid for the 3rd CD, saying she has been effective in finding a middle ground with both parties to improve the lives of Wisconsinites. She also called U.S. Rep. Derrick Van Orden, R-Prairie due Chien, an extremist who

Read More »

Owen Robinson: Student loan repayments restart

The college and student loan system is terribly broken and has led far too many people into borrowing more money than they can easily afford to buy degrees of marginal value. Honor, respect, and dignity demand that the borrowers pay it back as promised.

Read More »