146 results for author: Middle Wisconsin


NEW AND FREE! – LISTEN TO MIKE MCCABE PODCASTS FROM EIGHTY NINE.NINE FM, MADISON, WI

Listen below to Mike McCabe from Blue Jean Nation giving short weekly commentaries for the radio program Democracy Checkup from EIGHTY NINE.NINE FM in Madison, WisonsinClick here to get more information and shows directly from this community radio station.

IMPORTANT PETITION – FAIR COMMUNITY ENERGY CONVERSATION

RePower Madison, a citizens action group in the Madison area, is asking people to sign the petition linked below asking Madison Gas and Electric executives to establish a "full and fair community conversation." Although the results of the petition were to be delivered on January 26th,the petition is being left open beyond this date and can be signed by any concerned citizen.Contact: Mitch Brey, 920-323-9585Date: January 26 2015More than 750 Customers Deliver Petition to MGE asking for a Fair Community Energy ConversationA petition in response to MGE’s disregard for community values when they restructured rates in a way that hurts ...

TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO AB1

The following is the January 14, 2015 testimony by Sheila Plotkin before the Wisconsin Assembly Education Committee in opposition to AB1, the so called “School Accountability Bill.”Article X SECTION 3 of the WI Constitution says: “The legislature shall provide by law for the establishment of district schools, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable; and such schools shall be free and without charge for tuition to all children between the ages of 4 and 20 years; and no sectarian instruction shall be allowed therein.” That’s education for all.The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) issued a report on American educati...

Political Candidates and Middle Wisconsin Members Supporting the Fast Food Workers Strike

From left to right: Paul DeMain - State Senate Candidate 29th District, Joyce Luedke - MW Member, Randy Radtke - President of Marathon County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO, Nancy Stencil - State Candidate 86th Assembly, Dave Svetlik - MW Member, Dorothy Miller - Chairwoman Marathon County Democratic Party, Rita Pachal - MW Member and Head of Wausau area Move to Amend, Kelly Westlund - US Assembly candidate Wisconsin 7th Congressional District.

Revised – Wisconsin Student Voter ID Fact Sheet – Common Cause

For Release: Thursday - October 2, 2014Wisconsin Voter Photo IDWhat College & University Students Need to KnowThe reinstatement of Wisconsin’s Voter Photo ID law on September 12th – just 52 days before the November 4th general election – has put the ability to cast a ballot at risk for many college and university students across the state.A Wisconsin college student ID is valid at the polls as long as it: hasn't expired; has the student’s name, photo and signature; includes issuing and expiration dates; and the ID does not expire more than two years after the date it was issued.The problem is, student IDs issued prior ...

Wausau Move to Amend in the Wausau Daily Herald

A group of Wausau citizens are working to protect our democracy.  They are looking to get the money out of politics and having our government more accountable to the citizens, not to whoever gives the most money.  Super PACs and lobbyists are drowning out the ordinary person’s voice and putting our representatives in a difficult position.  These representatives find it difficult to listen to the people when the “big” money speaks louder.  With a Constitution amendment regulations again can be put on campaign finances and all citizens will have a voice.Read the Wausau Daily Herald article:http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20140...