Red alert! Call Ron Johnson today

Mitch McConnell has put his secret Trumpcare bill on the Senate calendar for fast-track consideration. It’s crisis time, and we need to call Sen. Ron Johnson to urge him to vote no on the bill, and to concur with his stated concern over McConnell’s secrecy and rushed schedule. Even if we don’t get Johnson’s vote, we could indirectly affect other senators’ votes, because Republicans are counting calls.

Here are his office numbers:

Washington: (202) 224-5323
Milwaukee: (414) 276-7282
Oshkosh: (920) 230-7250 Read More

Pocan elected Progressive Caucus co-chair

From The Hill: Liberal Democrats on Tuesday elected Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) to replace Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) atop the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). Ellison, alongside Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), has headed the CPC since 2011. He stepped out of that role this week in order to dedicate more attention to his duties as deputy chairman of the Democratic… Read More

County Board update

We did not have time for County Board announcements at last night’s meeting, but thanks to Supervisor Mary Kolar, we have this written update: With the beautiful warm days we’ve have been having lately, I hope you’ve been able to get out and enjoy a Dane County Park. My Dane County Board progressive colleagues and… Read More