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Ron Johnson, Tim Michels Put NRA Over Wisconsin School Kids

As of 2019, Sen. Johnson benefitted from more than $1 million in National Rifle Association (NRA) support - a group that has a decades long history of pushing for more guns in schools and more guns in the hands of people deemed a danger to themselves or others.

Ron Johnson Wants to Slash Social Security

Retirement Security Week (celebrated Oct. 16 - Oct. 21) is a great reminder in Wisconsin that we all deserve to live without wondering if we can put food on the table, keep a roof over our heads, or afford to see a doctor – especially after retiring from decades of hard work. But, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson wants to endanger vital programs like Social Security and Medicare.

Question Answered: Tim Michels is Extreme on the Issues

Conservative businessman Tim Michels answered an important question at Friday night’s gubernatorial debate: he embraces extremism, no matter how many Wisconsinites disagree with his policy positions.

Ron Johnson Owes Wisconsinites a Straight Answer Tonight

From Jan. 6 to voting against life-saving abortion and gun safety measures, Sen. Ron Johnson has made a lot of bad decisions in the U.S. Senate. In a debate on Friday night, Johnson will have a chance to try to explain himself on these and other issues.

World Teachers Day: It’s Time to Stand Up for Wisconsin Teachers

The past two years have been incredibly difficult for our teachers. From navigating a global pandemic, to countless politically motivated attacks on their profession, teachers have been through a lot – yet, in spite of it all, local educators never stopped showing up for our kids.

A Better Wisconsin Together Reacts to the 2022 State of Education Address

In today’s 2022 State of Education address, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jill Underly proved what many Wisconsinites already know: Wisconsin schools have seen exponential growth and improvement in recent years, and the progress can continue by ensuring every child in Wisconsin has equal access to a high quality public education.

A Better Wisconsin Together Kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, Wisconsin will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and honor the ways in which Hispanic and Latinx Wisconsinites have been instrumental in building the Badger State into what it is today. But while Wisconsin has come a long way, there is still more work to be done to ensure all Hispanic families have what they need to thrive in our state.

Tracking, Targeting Reproductive Health Patients Crosses a Serious Line

A foundation with conservative businessman Tim Michels listed as the trustee has donated $20,000 to the Veritas Society - a group that uses cell phone data to track patients who visit reproductive health clinics. The extremist group then uses that tracking data to target those patients with anti-abortion propaganda.

Gov. Evers’ Surplus Plan is Right for Wisconsin Families

Imagine what our neighborhoods would look like if we had all that we need. That’s a future that Governor Tony Evers has envisioned with his newest plan to put more money in the pockets of Wisconsinites and ensure quality schools and roads in Wisconsin. 

Back to School: Wisconsin Kids Are in Good Hands

Every kid in the Badger state should have equal access to high quality public education that prepares them for the future. Thanks to Gov. Evers, we’re on the right path to get there.

Inflation Reduction Act Signals a Bright Horizon in Wisconsin

History was made today as President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act, a piece of federal legislation that will fund a cleaner climate, nurture a stronger infrastructure, cap prescription drug prices, and create more equitable access to healthcare.