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News | May 28, 2024

DNC Chair Jaime Harrison to Address WisDems State Convention

DNC Chair Jaime Harrison to Address WisDems State Convention MADISON, Wis. — Today, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin announced Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison as a special guest at its 2024 State Convention in Milwaukee, to be held June 8th and 9th. Chair Harrison will address delegates during the convention’s main session the evening […]
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News | May 23, 2024

REMINDER: Eric Hovde Bashed Bipartisan Border Deal as “Crazy Ass” And “Rotten”

REMINDER: Eric Hovde Bashed Bipartisan Border Deal as “Crazy Ass” And “Rotten” MADISON, Wis. — As the Senate votes today on the border deal to protect national security and curb the flow of fentanyl into the country, Eric Hovde continues to oppose the bipartisan deal. He’s doubled down on his opposition to the bill and […]
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News | May 23, 2024

Van Orden Backs $27 Billion Cut to Food Assistance

Van Orden Backs $27 Billion Cut to Food Assistance MADISON, Wis. — Today, Derrick Van Orden and the House Agriculture Committee meet to take up the Republican draft of the Farm Bill, legislation which makes the largest cut to SNAP food assistance in nearly 30 years.  The House GOP’s Farm Bill draft would cut $27 billion […]
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News | May 22, 2024

ICYMI: Republican “DEI Issue” Stalls Nursing School Funding

ICYMI: Republican “DEI Issue” Stalls Nursing School Funding MADISON, Wis. — Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel detailed how Robin Vos’ political games are obstructing the development of Wisconsin’s health care workforce in the face of significant nursing shortages across the state. Email records obtained by the Journal Sentinel revealed that UW nursing school deans were working to […]
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News | May 21, 2024

ICYMI: Republican Games Already Taking a Toll on Western Wisconsin Hospitals

ICYMI: Republican Games Already Taking a Toll on Western Wisconsin Hospitals MADISON, Wis. — Yesterday, WPR revealed how Joint Finance Republicans’ refusal to release $15 million in approved funding to support health care in the Chippewa Valley is already taking a toll on providers in western Wisconsin. Eau Claire hospitals are struggling to keep up […]
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News | May 21, 2024

What They’re Saying: Eric Hovde’s “History Of Invoking Antisemitic Slurs”

What They’re Saying: Eric Hovde’s “History Of Invoking Antisemitic Slurs” MADISON, Wis. — On Sunday, Haaretz, one of Israel’s leading newspapers, broke the news that Eric Hovde has a long history of using antisemitic slurs and spreading antisemitic conspiracies. This comes as Hovde is facing increasing scrutiny over his numerous insulting comments about working Wisconsinites, including nursing […]
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News | May 21, 2024

ICYMI: Rep. Deb Andraca, Senate Candidate Jodi Habush Sinykin, and Former DNR Board Member Todd Ambs Slam Republicans’ Obstruction at Cedarburg Roundtable

ICYMI: Rep. Deb Andraca, Senate Candidate Jodi Habush Sinykin, and Former DNR Board Member Todd Ambs Slam Republicans’ Obstruction at Cedarburg Roundtable MADISON, Wis. — Yesterday, Joint Finance Committee Member Rep. Deb Andraca, candidate for Senate Jodi Habush Sinykin, and Todd Ambs, a former Department of Natural Resources Board member whose appointment was rejected by […]
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News | May 20, 2024

New Reporting Highlights Eric Hovde’s “History of Invoking Antisemitic Slurs”

 New Reporting Highlights Eric Hovde’s “History of Invoking Antisemitic Slurs” MADISON, Wis. — Over the weekend, Haaretz, one of Israel’s leading newspapers, revealed Eric Hovde’s history of using antisemitic slurs and spreading antisemitic conspiracies. This report comes as Hovde has been facing increasing scrutiny for insulting Wisconsinites, including nursing home residents, single parents, people struggling with their weight, and more. […]
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News | May 18, 2024

Wisconsin Democrats Slam Extreme MAGA Agenda During Republican Party of Wisconsin Convention

Wisconsin Democrats Slam Extreme MAGA Agenda During Republican Party of Wisconsin Convention MADISON, Wis. — Today, Wisconsin elected officials, leaders, and community advocates held a press call to slam Republicans in Wisconsin for their attacks on democracy and reproductive freedom and highlight the stakes of the November election.  For the past decade, Wisconsin Republicans have tried to […]
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