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  • New Republican Absentee Voting Law Another Round in “Voter Games”

    Posted by Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive
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    GREEN BAY - If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That seems to be the Republican motto when it comes to keeping those pesky Democratic voters from voting. A few years back, they invented the great “voter fraud” epidemic, with no real evidence that it ever existed, to justify a voter ID law in Wisconsin. Since many more poor people, espec ...
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  • The Republicans in Washington Must Think We’re Pretty Stupid

    Posted by Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive
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    GREEN BAY – I have been listening to the “debate” coming out of our nation’s capitol all day on CNN and just can’t help but comment. Today, the Republicans in the House voted to hold the budget of the United States hostage so that they could make a statement about ObamaCare. They would fund the budget but not the implementation of the Affordable C ...
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  • Who is Mary Burke?

    Posted by Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive
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    A few months ago Burke wasn't on the radar screen of possible Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, and now she seems to be the hand picked candidate pushed by the party establishment. But having family money and running with the country club set have not been known to buy you love in traditional Democratic circles. GREEN BAY - According t ...
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  • Are Conservatives Hiding the Truth about the Costs of ObamaCare?

    Posted by Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive
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    GREEN BAY - Maybe, if you don’t look at it, it will go away? That seems to be the conservative stand on the Affordable Health Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. In Washington, the right wing in the House has voted 40 times to kill ObamaCare, while the pressing problems of the nation like job creation and immigration go unanswered. Governor Sc ...
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  • Zimmerman Trial Reflects White Prejudice in Legal System

    Posted by Bob Kiefert, Green Bay Progressive
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    GREEN BAY – The American Legal System boasts that it gives the accused the right to a trial before his or her peers. Unfortunately for justice, it sometimes does not guarantee the same right for the victim. Such was graphically the case in the trial of George Zimmerman last week in Florida for the murder of Trayvon Martin. In case you were vacati ...
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  • Sen. Jennifer Shilling: "Close corporate loopholes and treat homeowners fairly"

    Posted by Jennifer Shilling, State Senator Dist 32 (B)
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    Jennifer Shilling lives in La Crosse with her husband and two children. She curr
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    We need to build a brighter future for working families, seniors, small-business owners and family farms in Wisconsin. The wealthy and corporations have had enough tax relief. LA CROSSE, WI - Wisconsin families are working harder than ever. But many are finding that no matter how much they sacrifice or how many hours they put in, they live ...
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  • Part Three: Water is Precious

    Posted by Jeff Smith, State Senator District 31
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    Third of three columns describing the importance of water in Wisconsin. Conserving water by limiting high capacity wells, preventing the destruction of wetlands and reinvesting in science at the DNR are easy ways we can keep drinking water clean. MADISON, WI - Water is cheap. Fixing water quality problems is expensive. Protecting our water ...
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  • Erpenbach Applauds Medical Marijuana Proposal

    Posted by Jon Erpenbach. State Senator 27th District
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    State Senator Jon Erpenbach (D-Madison) - A former radio personality and legisla
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    We should legalize medical marijuana, as an ever growing list of organizations and individuals support decriminalization for medical use. MADISON - Since 2009, I have been the author of legislation to legalize marijuana for medical use. In that time I have heard heartbreaking stories from people across the state who are using marijuana to allev ...
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  • Part Two: Water is Prosperity

    Posted by Jeff Smith, State Senator District 31
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    In the 2nd of 3 columns about clean water, Sen. Smith discusses how water is our key to prosperity and encourages us to think about future generations when considering the next big company coming to Wisconsin for our natural resources. MADISON - Last week I wrote about how water is life. This week I hope to show how important water is for all of ...
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  • LWV WI Calls On Lawmakers To End Gerrymandering

    Posted by League Women Voters WI, Andrea Kaminski
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    Wisconsin legislature should establish a redistricting system similar to that in Iowa says nonpartisan political organization. MADISON, WI - With a legacy going back almost a century and a presence in all 50 states, the League of Women Voters takes the long view on how voting district maps are drawn. In Wisconsin the League has been active on ap ...
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