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News | Feb 12, 2008

Despite John McCain Missing the Vote, 2.6 Million in Wisconsin To Get Relief From Economic Stimulus Package

Madison – The signing today of the bipartisan economic stimulus bill means that 2.6 million families in Wisconsin will receive tax rebates of up to $1,200 per couple, plus $300 per child as early as mid-May. While most of Washington came together to provide much needed assistance to Wisconsin families struggling to cope with higher cost of […]
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News | Feb 10, 2008

Statement on Passing of Marlys Matuszak, Information on Memorial Service

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke released the following statement today on the passing of longtime party activist Marlys Matuszak. Please see below for information on the memorial service.   “Today we mourn the loss of an incredible activist, an amazing person and a dear friend – Marlys Matuszak. “From chairing the party, to […]
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News | Feb 06, 2008

Hundreds of Wisconsinites to run for National Convention Delegate

As the presidential primaries sweep across the country, Wisconsin’s delegate selection process continues. Over the next two months, the DPW will hold trainings in every county in the state about how to become a delegate to the national convention. There are already over 40 trainings scheduled for February. From La Crosse County to Chippewa County […]
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News | Feb 05, 2008

Rep. XXX Votes to Delay Critical Care for Rape Victims

Every day, an estimated 40 women and children are raped in Wisconsin. (Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault) It has been 13 days since Republicans again stalled CCRV, now leaving an estimated 520 women without the critical care they need.  This week, Rep. XXXX voted to delay a bill that provides critical care for rape victims […]
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News | Jan 22, 2008

Republicans Stand With Bush to Deny Health Care for Children

Today, Democrats in Congress stood together to support the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and override President Bush’s veto of the bipartisan program. Unfortunately, Republicans in Congress, including Wisconsin’s own Paul Ryan and James Sensenbrenner, sustained the President’s veto, denying health care to 3.8 million additional children that would have been covered under the […]
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News | Jan 20, 2008

Wineke Statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke issued the following statement today, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:   “Today we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “As we honor his life today, let us rededicate ourselves to advancing the principles and the cause for which Dr. King gave […]
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News | Jan 18, 2008

DPW Statement on State of the Union Address

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Joe Wineke released the following statement today, in response to President Bush’s State of the Union address last night:   “Despite his best efforts, President Bush cannot hide from his major mistakes and his failure to provide leadership on the issues that matter most to Americans and to Wisconsinites, from […]
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