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Kelda Roys Endorsed by 18 Elected Officials in Dane County PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kelda for Governor Press   
Thursday, 02 August 2018 14:25

kelda-roysMADISON, WI - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys has secured the endorsement of 18 state and local elected officials throughout Dane County.

Roys has been endorsed by:

  • State Representative Lisa Subeck,

  • Dane County Board Supervisors Tanya Buckingham, Kelly Danner, Richard Kilmer, Steve Peters, and Heidi Wegleitner,

  • Madison Common Council Alders Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Arvina Martin, and Matt Phair.

  • Middleton City Council Alder Emily Kuhn,

  • Sun Prairie Common Council Alder Emily Rose Lindsey,

  • Monona City Council Alde Molly Grupe,

  • Sun Prairie School Board Member Bryn Horton.

“I am proud to have been endorsed by so many accomplished elected officials in Madison and Dane county,” said Roys. “Together, we can win this primary and restore opportunity and fairness to Wisconsin.”

Roys has previously been endorsed by many national and state organizations and leaders, including EMILY’s List, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the Wisconsin Gazette, Women’s March WI, National Organization for Women - Wisconsin, Feminist Majority PAC, WUFPAC, Demand Universal Healthcare, Moms Demand Action Candidate Distinction, #VoteProChoice, Andy Gronik, Outagamie Co. Exec. Thomas Nelson, Rep. Lisa Subeck, Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, Rep. Amanda Stuck, Rep. Nick Milroy, former Sen. Jess King, philanthropist Lynde Uihlein, and hundreds of local elected officials and leaders.

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Kelda Roys, 39, is a small business owner, attorney, former state representative, and past head of NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin, who has been standing up for women and families throughout her career. In the Assembly, she stood out as an influential and effective lawmaker, delivering results for working families and helping lead the opposition to Governor Scott Walker’s divisive agenda. As the parent and stepparent of four girls, Roys will fight for paid family leave, affordable childcare, student debt relief, great schools, and healthcare for all. In a year in which Wisconsin voters are ready for change, Kelda Roys provides the clearest contrast to Scott Walker.

 
Fix State-Local Mental Health Partnerships PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kathleen Vinehout, State Senator 31st District   
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 08:38

jailedLocal governments faced with decreased shared revenue and Wisconsin Medicaid payments are hard pressed to combat addiction with community-based treatment alternatives instead of incarceration. Sen. Kathleen Vinehout describes the challenges and offers solutions.

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Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Citizen Action of Wisconsin Press   
Monday, 30 July 2018 14:46

affordablecareGovernor now finds it convenient to pretend to care about health care costs, but 7 years of sabotage of the ACA reveals that he has been more than willing to play politics with the lives of Wisconsinites.

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Walker Reinsurance Program Too Little, Too Late PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, TJ Helmstetter   
Monday, 30 July 2018 11:48

scott_walkerWalker claims premiums are going down but they are rising by $1400, say Dems. People with pre-existing conditions or outside the health exchange still out of luck.

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