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Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive

Bob Kiefert is a Founding Partner and Publisher of the N.E. Wisconsin - Green Bay Progressive. Before moving to Green Bay in 2008, he was the Assistant Director of Human Resources for Milwaukee County. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, he spent 18 years in Madison, where he was an Executive Personnel Officer and the Technology Manager for the State Department of Employment Relations. He is a former Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Brown County, Director of the Human Resources Management Association of S.E. Wisconsin (now SHRM), and Technology Chair for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin. Bob is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (1965-1971).

Recent Posts

  • Legislators Unveil Equal Pay Proposals

    Equal Pay Transparency Act tackles discriminatory practices that help create the pay gap in the first place by creating new protections for employees, wage transparency in the workplace, and a ban on employers asking job applicants for their salary histories. MADISON – Senators Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) and Janis Ringhand (D-Evansville) and Repr ...
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  • We Owe Donald Trump Nothing But A Job

    In January, Donald Trump will start his new government job. He can expect no more loyalty or support than President Obama received. It will be his job to win us over using only the dull tools we give to our President in a democracy. GREEN BAY – On November 8th, we held an election for the job of President of the United States and Donald Trump wo ...
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  • Donald Trump Wins Presidency With Stunning Victory In Wisconsin

    Businessman turned politician wins state with 48% of the vote after all the political professionals, pollsters, and national media under estimated an appeal that did not fall into the comfortable patterns of past campaigns. Victory sweeps along GOP politicians down the ballot. GREEN BAY - Republican Donald Trump won a stunning upset victory Tues ...
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  • Republican AG May Investigate Leak of John Doe Documents

    Just weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is set to review the Wisconsin decision that squashed the investigation, Republicans scramble over 'the apparent violation of the secrecy orders'. MADISON, WI - Attorney General Brad Schimel is considering investigating the recent leak of sealed documents from the halted John Doe investigation into Gov. S ...
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  • LAB Investigation of State Corrections Needed

    Media reports last month revealed state officials at the highest levels have known for years of attacks and sexual assaults at Lincoln Hills School for Boys without either contacting or fully disclosing the details to concerned local officials or even the family members of the victims. This mistreatment of inmates and the underlying issues it revea ...
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Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Robert Kraig

Robert Kraig is Executive Director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, 221 S. 2nd St., Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI 53204.

Recent Posts

  • New $0 Deductible Health Plans Introduced

    New health insurance plans offer relief from runaway pharmaceutical prices. Wisconsin health consumers will save over $209 million. WISCONSIN - At news conferences in four cities yesterday Citizen Action of Wisconsin announced that for 2017 some major insurance carriers in Wisconsin will be offering new health plans designed by the federal gover ...
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  • Ron Johnson Senate Hearing Will Showcase Sabotage of Affordable Health Care

    Witnesses include Walker Administration insurance bureaucrat who is part of efforts to undermine access to affordable health care in Wisconsin. WASHINGTON, DC - This morning Senator Ron Johnson, Chair of the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee, will hold a hearing on the state of health insurance markets. Observers of h ...
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  • Wisconsin Manufacturing Wages Declining

    Green Bay Manufacturing Wages Down by $2,197, Appleton by $1,971. Janesville-Beloit area leads march to the bottom with $6,555 decline since 2015. STATEWIDE - Leading into Labor Day 2016, Citizen Action of Wisconsin released data today which shows dramatically declining wages for Wisconsin manufacturing workers in every metro area. Citizen ...
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  • WEDC Misrepresentation of Jobs Impact in Sherman Park

    WEDC claimed to create 483 jobs in the economically depressed Sherman Park neighborhood, but all were actually in the suburbs. Neighborhoods in economic distress need job creation strategies at the scale of the problem. MILWAUKEE - At a news event in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park Neighborhood today elected officials and community leaders spoke out ab ...
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  • We Need to Get Serious About Equal Economic Opportunity in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE - Over the weekend, another young black man lost his life and civil unrest exploded in MIlwaukee. Our hearts go out to all the residents of Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood who have experienced this weekend’s civil unrest, to the family of the young man who lost his life, and to the peace officers who have put their lives on th ...
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Patti Philbrick-Linzmeyer, area resident & voter

Patti Philbrick-Linzmeyer, area resident & voter has not set their biography yet

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  • What is Ribble Afraid Of?

    Why does Reid Ribble refuse to meet with the folks who sent him to Washington? Instead, Representative Ribble offers an easier alternative, easier for himself. It’s called, Telephone Town Hall Meetings. GREEN BAY - US Representative Paul Ryan does it. US Representative Tom Petri does it. US Representative Sean Duffy does it. Why won’t US R ...
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Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

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Citizen Action of Wisconsin, Kevin Kane

Citizen Action of Wisconsin is a nonpartisan issue focused coalition of individuals and organizations committed to achieving social, economic, and environmental justice. Kevin Kane has not set his biography yet

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