Special Education Day: Our Kids Deserve Fully Funded Public Education Programs

December 2 marks Special Education Day, the anniversary of our nation’s first federal special education bill being signed into law. It’s also a great reminder that our elected leaders have an obligation to ensure our schools’ special education programs have the funding and resources needed to excel.

Governor Evers’ Plan for the $6.6 billion Budget Surplus is Right for Wisconsin

Gov. Evers has proposed using the surplus to give a 10% middle class tax cut to Wisconsin families, and would provide $600 million in tax relief to hardworking Wisconsinites. The governor’s plan would also cap the copay for insulin at $35, and help with rising costs by putting money right back in our families' pockets. 

Robin Vos Has no Issue Re-Traumatizing Survivors of Assault, Incest

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has confirmed he will go so far as to re-traumatize survivors of assault in order to ensure that politicians like himself can make decisions about whether pregnant people should be allowed access to abortion care. 

Politicians Need to Protect Our Right to Live Free From Fear of Mass Shootings, Not Gun Lobby Interests

We all deserve the right to feel safe in our homes, in our schools, in our places of worship, in our local bars and restaurants, and everywhere we visit. But, as we were brutally reminded in the wake of yet another deadly mass shooting attack this weekend - this one targeted at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado - our right to be safe in our communities and the freedom to live without fear of gun violence is sorely lacking.

Take a Minute to Support Wisconsin Schools This Week

Wisconsin kids deserve bold investments in their dreams. That’s why Wisconsin voters decided in last week's election that Gov. Tony Evers’ advocacy and support for public education will continue for another four years. 

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.