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Milwaukee Health Care Advocates Highlight GOP Sabotage PDF Print E-mail
Written by DPW Press   
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 08:32

trumpcareCoalition of Democratic Senators call on Trump to rescind rules that threaten access to quality affordable care after thousands of citizens submit comments on ‘junk’ health insurance plans.

Supreme Court Passes on Wisconsin Gerrymandering PDF Print E-mail
Written by Citizen Action of Wisconsin Press   
Monday, 18 June 2018 18:26

supreme-courtWisconsinites Still Hopeful After U.S. Supreme Court Decision on Gill v Whitford, Call on State to End Gerrymandering and Pass Fair Maps Legislation.

Supreme Court Ruling Shows Need for Redistricting Reform PDF Print E-mail
Written by League of Women Voters WI, Erin Grunze   
Monday, 18 June 2018 18:02

wi-dist-mapsRuling allows plaintiffs opportunity for further legal action.

MADISON - The Supreme Court did not give us the ruling we had hoped against partisan gerrymandering. As we explained in our amicus brief, the Wisconsin maps deny many citizens the full power of the vote and should be redrawn. The current redistricting process protects the party in power -- whichever party it is -- and is not an open and transparent process carried out in the interest of the voters. It is notable that the Court ruling still allows the plaintiffs a chance to demonstrate this in further legal proceedings.

voter-us-elections“Regardless of what happens in the courts, Wisconsin can still right this wrong. So far 39 of 72 Wisconsin counties have passed resolutions in support of a nonpartisan redistricting process. Lawmakers in the Wisconsin Capitol need to be accountable to voters and support legislation that will take the power of map drawing out of partisan control and give it to an independent body, with plenty of public input, in the interest of fairness and democracy. Wisconsin voters are demanding this reform and the League of Women Voters will continue to advocate for a nonpartisan redistricting process,” said Erin Grunze, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin.

For more on this, see ​this statement​ from League of Women Voters of the United States.


The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that advocates for informed and active participation in government. There are 20 local Leagues in Wisconsin. Learn more at

GOP Raids Transportation Fund for Foxconn PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Kate Constalie   
Friday, 15 June 2018 15:00

road-constructionDiversion of road funding delays completion of statewide road projects.

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