Saturday April 29, 2017

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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

  • Hearing Needed on Requiring Presidential Candidates to Release Tax Returns

    Over 90% of Americans believe there are too many tax loopholes for wealthy people and corporations. People have a right to know what potential conflicts exist for their President. MADISON - State Senator Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) and State Representative David Crowley (D-Milwaukee) called for a public hearing here today on legislation that would ...
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  • History of Gov. Walker's Record On Job Creation

    Governor Scott Walker talks a lot about jobs, but the real record does not back up his rhetoric. GREEN BAY - From the day he took office as Governor, Scott Walker has been talking about jobs. He wants to be seen as the jobs governor, taking credit here for the economic turnaround nationwide after the disastrous crash of 2008. It seems that every ...
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  • 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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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

  • Deliberate Sabotage Threatens Health Coverage

    With repeal efforts in Washington on hold for now, the biggest immediate threat to affordable health coverage may be sabotage by the Trump Administration, Congress, and states like Wisconsin. STATEWIDE - In the aftermath of the implosion of the Affordable Care Act replacement plan late Friday afternoon, the biggest immediate threat to affordable ...
    Mar 28 Tags: Untagged
  • Trump-Ryan Care Suffers Stunning Defeat

    MILWAUKEE - It was one of the greatest victories for American democracy in years when Donald Trump and Paul Ryan were forced to pull their dangerous health care replacement bill just minutes before the scheduled vote. Against all odds, and without power in Washington, average citizens stopped Trump and Ryan dead in their tracks! A few short month ...
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  • 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 ...
    Sep 15 Tags: Untagged
  • 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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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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