U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Full Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders
Senators’ request comes after allegations that more than 22,000 soldiers have been dismissed for misconduct after mental health disorder diagnosisRead more
Text Reveals Deal Will Cost America Jobs, Lower Wages, Increase Unsafe Food Imports and Dismantle Consumer ProtectionsRead more
Senator Janis Ringhand (D-Evansville) offered the Democratic weekly radio address today. In her radio message, Sen. Ringhand applauded Democratic legislators for approving immediate infrastructure investments while urging leaders to work toward a long-term transportation funding solution.Read more
Resolution by Supervisor Khalif Rainey Seeks to Identify and Address Issues In the African American Community
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by Supervisor Khalif Rainey calling for the creation of an Office on African American Affairs.
Fifteen Wisconsin veterans will compose the newly formed Russ For Wisconsin Veterans Advisory Committee to provide Russ Feingold and his campaign for U.S. Senate with regular advice on the issues important to veterans.Read more
Last night, Senator Ron Johnson cast a reckless vote to allow a devastating default crisis that would damage the full faith and credit of the United States. After taking us to the brink of a DHS shutdown and a full government shutdown earlier this year, this is just the latest example of Senator Johnson playing political games with our economic stability.Read more
Washington, DC— DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz released the following statement on Election Night 2015:
“Tonight we want to offer our congratulations to Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky Attorney General-elect Andy Beshear, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and other Democrats who won across the country in a challenging year based on their commitment to fighting for hardworking families in their states. In particular, I congratulate mayors and mayor-elects nationwide on their strong victories, including Buddy Dyer in Orlando, Jim Kenney in Philadelphia, Joe Hogsett in Indianapolis and Jennifer Roberts in Charlotte.
MADISON – Today members of the Assembly Democratic Caucus proposed a constitutional amendment that would ensure ethics and accountability when legislators make campaign finance changes. The amendment would prevent legislators from changing state law or rules to substantially benefit their campaign committee. Last month, Assembly Republicans passed Assembly Bill 387, which will allow legislators’ campaigns to benefit significantly.Read more
Says Clarke’s Comments About “Black Lives Matter,” Personal Attacks, Have “Ventured Out of Bounds”
Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde today issued the following statement regarding comments by Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr.: “I have become increasingly perturbed and discouraged by the actions and words of Sheriff Clarke. I have made it a point to be extremely polite, courteous and professional with him during the County Board’s Finance committee hearings, and I’ve even overlooked my personal issues with him in voting to allocate $4 million to his department’s budget in the interest of public safety.
Assembly Democrats propose constitutional amendment to ensure accountability, disclosure in campaign finance changes
Campaign Finance Changes Could Not Take Effect until Next Session
MADISON – Today members of the Assembly Democratic Caucus proposed a constitutional amendment that would ensure ethics and accountability when legislators make campaign finance changes. The amendment would prevent legislators from changing state law or rules to substantially benefit their campaign committee. Last month, Assembly Republicans passed Assembly Bill 387, which will allow legislators’ campaigns to benefit significantly.