July is Disability Pride Month - a great time to remind our elected officials that Wisconsinites with disabilities should not have to choose between paying rent, putting food on the table, or affording their prescribed medications.
Tim Michels Suggests Possible Willingness to Overturn 2020 Election in Latest Pander to MAGA Extremists
As the January 6 Committee continues to offer more insight into the lies and violence that went into the MAGA extremists’ attack on the nation’s capital last year, Trump-endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels is suggesting he would be open to taking action as governor of Wisconsin to continue the criminal conspiracy and overturn the will of the people who voted in the 2020 election.
Republican AG Candidate Adam Jarchow Endorsed by Radical NRA, Dis-aligning Himself with Wisconsinites
The agenda of the NRA is at odds with the vast majority of Wisconsinites, who overwhelmingly support common sense gun reform.
We deserve better. Which is why progressive leaders across Wisconsin have been working for years to clean up our waterways. But, our state’s Republicans have actively blocked or stayed silent on almost every effort to do so.
Gov. Evers, AG Kaul Continue to Meet the Moment with Abortion Ban Lawsuit as Republicans Sorely Miss the Mark
Gov. Evers and AG Kaul are doing the right thing to protect Wisconsinites from this egregious rolling back of rights that was decided by justices not elected by the American people.
For voters whose health is at risk and those with mobility challenges, access to ballot dropboxes close to their home could be their safest - and sometimes only - option at election time. Under this ruling, Wisconsin’s most vulnerable voters will bear the brunt of extremist attempts to hold onto power.
Mass Shooting on Independence Day a Horrifying Reminder of How Conservative Politicians View Freedom
On a day meant to reflect on our freedoms, we were once again brutally reminded this week that our freedom to live without the fear of gun violence is sorely lacking.
Tim Michels' statements caught on recording are just one example in a long line of regressive rhetoric from the Republican candidate for governor.
Independence Day is a moment to reflect on the freedoms that this country was founded on. This year, it’s impossible not to recognize the recent failures to realize those freedoms.
Today is National Postal Workers’ Day. A day to show gratitude for the postal workers who show up rain or shine, at all hours of the day, to connect us all together and ensure our freedom to vote by mail.
In a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library last night, Republican Congressional Representative Liz Cheney laid out a stark choice - Donald Trump or the United States Constitution - and called out those in her party for “enabling his lies.”
Today, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the newest member of the Supreme Court of the United States, making her the first ever Black woman to sit as a justice on the nation’s highest court, and setting a precedent on equality and representation that has been long overdue.
The MAGA Effect: Wisconsin Republican Says It’s ‘Unwise’ to Acknowledge the Truth, Donald Trump Lost 2020 Election
In a weekend television interview, new Republican chair of the Wisconsin Election Commission, Don Millis, gave a vivid example of how the Trump MAGA faction continues to have a corrosive impact on elections today in Wisconsin.
GOP Gubernatorial Debate Reveals Right-Wing Candidates’ Intent to Remove Elected Officials From Office Who Disagree With Them
Republican gubernatorial candidates' extremism on abortion spiraled out of control in a debate last night. Rebecca Kleefisch and two other candidates vowed to remove local elected officials from office if they do not go along with their support of a 1849 law imposing a near total ban on abortion in Wisconsin.
As the nation still freshly grieves the Supreme Court’s overturning of our constitutional right to abortion care, Wisconsin Democrats at their annual convention this weekend emphasized unity, hope, and a constructive path forward for the Badger State.
Outraged, Grieving, and Still Pressing On: A Better Wisconsin Together Statements on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling
Today, the conservative majority United States Supreme Court decided against the will of the people and voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the precedent-setting case that secured our right to abortion care in America.
Today, our state’s elected Republicans had an opportunity to put Wisconsin families first and act on Governor Tony Evers’ call to protect what a majority of constituents support. Yet, GOP legislators let Wisconsinites down.
This weekend, Republican politicians in Wisconsin, including Attorney General candidate Eric Toney and conservative state legislators, will join in at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) state conference - all while families across the nation are still gathered in mourning the toll of gun violence massacres in New York, Texas, and other local communities and common sense gun safety reform laws languish.
Instead of sharing a plan focused on real issues Wisconsinites care about, in a recent media interview Michels revealed he is hung up on same-sex marriage - a right that’s been protected in America for years now under the 14th amendment and which is supported by 72 percent of the public according to a recent state poll.
While the January 6 physical attack occurred on just one day, it wasn’t and isn’t an isolated event. It was the culmination of a coordinated criminal conspiracy, with real ties to Wisconsin, that is still impacting us today.
Protecting our freedom to vote now and in the future requires exposing the lies, calling out the perpetrators and demanding accountability for those who would sabotage our elections for their own political power.
Every kid in the Badger state should have equal access to high quality public education. Thanks to Gov. Tony Evers, we’re on the right path to get there.
What exploded into the public eye as MAGA militants attacked our freedoms on January 6 isn’t just an historical event. It’s a criminal conspiracy.
A Better Wisconsin Together Applauds Gov. Tony Evers for Calling Special Session to Repeal Criminal Abortion Ban
Regardless of party lines, there is clearly only one right decision here: repeal the criminal abortion ban in Wisconsin.
Gableman/Vos Sham Election Inquiry: What Started as Right-Wing Stunt is Now Nearly $1 Million Boondoggle
The sham inquiry into the 2020 election is now a nearly $1 million boondoggle, financed with public tax dollars and with no end in sight.
Call, tweet, and write your local legislators and other elected officials to let them know Wisconsinites are unified in support for the LGBTQ+ community, today and every day.
Politicians Need to Protect Our Right to Live Free From Fear of Mass Shootings, Not Gun Lobby Interests
The people of Wisconsin have spoken: we want sensible gun safety measures that will save lives.
As we join in mourning another senseless gun violence massacre, aghast at the sorrow of the parents and loved ones of the children and teachers who were lost in Uvalde, we also join in raising our voices and demanding action.
Two years ago today, George Floyd - a Black man, a father, an irreplaceable member of his community - was ruthlessly and senselessly murdered.
Amid the infighting, the state GOP did endorse a radical, Trump faction policy agenda.
Far-right election conspiracy theorist Bob Spindell - who fraudulently posed as a Donald Trump elector in 2020 as part of a scheme to overturn the will of the people - now wants to serve as Chair of the Wisconsin Elections Commission.
Republican Party of Wisconsin Convention Preview: GOP Divided on Endorsements, but United in Their Extremism
As the Republican Party of Wisconsin gathers this weekend for their 2022 convention, disarray abounds.