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Flynn: Scott Walker Failed Wisconsin Internet Users PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Forward with Flynn, Bryan Kennedy   
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 14:34

broadband-cableWisconsin's slow Internet speeds and lack of broadband access, as well as Walker's inaction on digital issues, shows Walker is unwilling and unable to move our state Forward.


MILWAUKEE, WI - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn today made the following statement attacking Scott Walker for his poor record on high-speed broadband Internet access in Wisconsin.

matt-flynn"As of 2016, Wisconsin's Internet speeds rank 49th in the nation. There are several counties where high-speed Internet access does not exist. This is unacceptable. High-speed Internet helps small businesses thrive, farmers work efficiently, and students learn. Walker has failed to address our lack of connectivity.

"Our economy is lagging behind other states. Too many of our fellow citizens are leaving Wisconsin to seek better economic opportunities. The slow Internet speeds contribute to our poor economic performance. Better broadband access will spur economic growth and improve the lives of every Wisconsinite.

"Additionally, Walker has provided no leadership on Net Neutrality, the guiding principle of the open and fair Internet we have come to know. Rather than standing up for ordinary people and small businesses, Walker sided with telecom companies, who seek to raise prices and deny access to customers and small businesses.

"As governor, high-speed broadband Internet access will be a right. Speeds in Wisconsin will catch up to the rest of the country. We will restore Net Neutrality."

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Matt Flynn is a Navy veteran, attorney, and former Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. He attended law school at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

For additional information, visit www.ForwardWithFlynn.com.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 14:43
 
McCabe's Campaign to Visit Fond du Lac PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Commoners for Mike McCabe, Christine Welcher   
Sunday, 11 February 2018 13:29

mccabe-govWill make 7 stops during the day, Monday, February 12, 2018.


FOND DU LAC, WI - Mike McCabe's Principle over Party campaign continues to make its way around the state, this time focusing on Fond du Lac. The candidate and campaign staff and supporters plan to make several stops in the area during the day, culminating in a Meet and Greet event that evening at Casa del Tequila (525 N Peters Ave, Fond du Lac, WI 54937).

Mike's goal is to inspire and engage people from all over the state to get back into the driver's seat. Democracy is not a spectator sport. Mike's message continues to explain and educate why this campaign must be People Powered and Crowd Funded if it is to succeed.

Stops include:
Radio interview at Sunny  AM 1170/FM 103.3 “Between The Lines”  with Greg Stensland.
Morning walk to visit the many Main Street businesses 
Lunch with some County Supervisors
Tour of Moraine Park Technical College with President Bonnie Baerwald, Vice President of Academic Affairs Jim Eden, and Dean of Economic & Workforce Development Joann Hall. (Media is welcomed to join)
Attend “What Were You Wearing” event at Marian University.
Meet & Greet at Casa Del Tequila 6pm to 8:30pm, 525 N Peters Ave Fond du Lac, WI 54937

mike-mccabe"Wisconsin is becoming a shadow of its former self. So much of what made Wisconsin special is being dismantled. I’m having an increasingly hard time recognizing it as the place where I grew up. Never in my lifetime have I seen our government less responsive to regular people. Never have I seen our public institutions so disrespected and distrusted. Never have I have seen both major parties this fouled up. Never have I seen the political establishment so corrupted and out of touch," said McCabe.

He continued, "I am running for governor for one reason and one reason only. To do everything I can to get our government working for all of us and not just a privileged few."

For more information on the campaign visit:  GovernorBlueJeans.com

Last Updated on Sunday, 11 February 2018 17:23
 
Vukmir, Nicholson Complicit in Kimberly-Clark's GOP Tax Law-Inspired Layoffs PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Brad Bainum   
Friday, 09 February 2018 14:50

kimberly-clark-workersBoth endorsed tax hikes and health care premium spikes on middle-class families; now yet another corporation is gifted a big tax cut only to turn around and lay off hundreds of Wisconsinites.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 February 2018 15:08
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