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Dan Thomson, Madison

Dan Thomson is a former factory worker, Illinois Department of Human Services Caseworker, Illinois Human Rights Investigator and a lawyer. He holds a Master’s in Anthropology and a JD. For the past six years he has been retired, and now lives in Madison, WI.

Recent Posts

  • Let’s Make Electing a President a “democratic” Process

    Madison Activist and Bernie Supporter wants a Constitutional amendment. MADISON, WI - I woke up on June 14, 2016, and accepted that Bernie was not going to be our next President. It was sad and hard because Bernie is for real. You know he isn’t lying to you when he speaks. We haven’t had a politician that honest since Proxmire. Bernie Sander ...
    Jun 21 Tags: Untagged
  • Other entries by Dan Thomson, Madison

Ian Smith, Madison

Ian Smith, an Army Veteran, a native of Madison, retired from a successful career with the VA spanning 40+ years, and is a long time, staunch Unionist having served two terms as President of a 1,400 member Local 1732 and remains a delegate to SCFL and WI AFL-CIO. You can contact Ian at iks205@sbcglobal.net

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Janet Bewley, State Senator Dist 25

Janet Bewley, State Senator Dist 25 was elected to the Senate in the fall of 2014 after serving two terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly. She is a member of the Senate’s Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges, Committee on Education, Committee on Insurance, Housing, and Trade and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
Janet is also a member of the Special Committee on State-Tribal Relations, the State Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and the Governor’s Council on Tourism. Prior to her first election in the fall of 2010, she served on the Ashland City Council for two years.
Madison Office: 126 South, State Capitol Phone: (608) 266-3510 E-mail: Sen.Bewley@legis.wi.gov

Recent Posts

  • Tax Credit Pays Off For Job Cutters

    http://newiprogressive.com/images/stories/S5/walker_jobs_tour_280.jpgHandouts to so-called "job creators" under the manufacturing tax credit not working. It’s time to put working taxpayers first, says Sen. Bewley. MADISON - “It’s quiet… too quiet.” We’ve all heard that line in one movie or another. The halls of the State Capitol can have a ...
    Jun 07 Tags: Untagged
  • When Officers Die, Words Are Not Enough

    Time for Assembly to Step Up for Spouses and Children of Law Enforcement Officers Killed in the Line of Duty. ASHLAND, WI - Soon we will all be celebrating the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day. I will spend the day with a group of veterans from Mellen VFW Post 2273 visiting cemeteries across Ashland County. I’m honored to join them as ...
    May 20 Tags: Untagged
  • Voters Deserve Say On Voucher Spending

    Bill proposes same oversight voters have over public school revenue. MADISON - The recent spring ballot gave Wisconsin voters sixty-five opportunities to cast votes on public school funding requests ranging from new facilities to basic operations. In Northern Wisconsin communities voters were able to approve an increase for classroom education ...
    Apr 18 Tags: Untagged
  • Ready to Help Wherever Needed

    On National Girl Scouts Day, March 12, 2017 ASHLAND, WI - One of the things I enjoy most about being a State Senator is visiting local schools to talk with fourth graders about state government. I always try and include time for questions and answers. Fourth graders can be very curious. I get lots of questions about my family – do I have chil ...
    Mar 11 Tags: Untagged
  • Wisconsin Has A Proud Legacy to Build On

    Gov. Walker talked this week about "working and winning", but his plan is to continue borrowing and raiding Peter to pay Paul. Our priority must be Wisconsin’s roads, schools and jobs. Wisconsinites never have, and never will stop putting in a hard day’s work. MADISON - In the depths of the great depression, President Roosevelt warned against be ...
    Feb 10 Tags: Untagged

Recent Posts

  • Thoughts After the 2016 Election

    We must start a dialogue now with one another to understand how we can aspire for the goodness in our state and how together we can make our state a model of “we the people…with liberty and justice for all”. GREEN BAY - This election has torn our country apart.  While many of us are repulsed by the rhetoric of the campaign, there is one sil ...
    Nov 24 Tags: Untagged
  • Why Are Some Trying To Destroy Our Education System?

    What happens if we turn our educational system into a supply chain of workers to fit our jobs, a place to manufacture workforce competent doers, but not critical thinkers? Company President and former Chair of the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce examines the shortsightedness of business leaders and politicians who attack our K-12 and university ...
    Aug 21 Tags: Untagged
  • Climate Change and Health

    Healthcare Must Lead On Climate Change GREEN BAY - Sustainability and climate change discussion needs a different perspective—human health. Healthcare’s commitment to sustainability principles should not be focused on improving healthcare, but rather improving overall health.  Medical care impacts only about 10% of outcomes that make u ...
    Aug 01 Tags: Untagged
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Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Ryan Billingham

Wisconsin Conservation Voters, Ryan Billingham has not set their biography yet

Recent Posts

  • Toxic PFAS Threat Grows

    Despite mounting evidence linking PFAS to a range of negative health effects including cancer, liver damage, decreased fertility, and increased risk of asthma and thyroid disease, polluters try to minimize it. MADISON – On Monday, the city of Rhinelander shut down one of its municipal wells after testing indicated the presence of perfluorinated ...
    Jul 28 Tags: Untagged
  • Conservation Voter's Ads Spotlight Drinking Water Pollution In Kewaunee County

    Nonpartisan League of Conservation Voters launches Ad campaign in Northeastern WI Senate District 1 race with Manure is ‘In Our Shower and Our Faucets’. MADISON – A new ad campaign focused on the special election in Senate District 1 features a Kewaunee County resident whose faucets ran brown with liquid manure and spotlights the anti-co ...
    May 30 Tags: Untagged
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