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The federal government’s budget expires on April 28th. Congress and President Trump have 4 days to prevent a government shutdown. But President Trump needs to know we cannot support a budget that unfairly burdens working families. President Trump’s proposed budget would slash funding for local programs including community learning centers, heating assistance, community development grants, and […]

Equifax is one of the largest credit reporting bureaus in the country. They’re the ones who ding your credit if you miss a credit card payment or are forced into bankruptcy because of medical debt. An estimated 143 million Americans had their personal information exposed in a massive data breach at Equifax. They failed to […]

With Republicans in control of Congress, hardworking families are getting a raw deal. Wages are stagnant. The cost of necessities like prescriptions or child care is rising. Infrastructure is crumbling. Tammy is working to level the playing field and make the lives of hardworking Wisconsinites better. Take the quick survey and let us know where […]

Mitch McConnell and the Senate GOP are planning on sending their eventual health care bill to a vote with NO committee discussion.. It looks like Senate Republicans are hoping James Comey’s hearing will divert our attention away from their health care bill. But it won’t. If their plan is anything like the House GOP’s, which […]

It’s June, which means it’s time to celebrate LGBT Pride Month. We’re reflecting on how far we’ve come and honoring those whose courage helped move LGBT equality forward. Pride month is a chance to celebrate historic victories, but it’s also a time to rededicate ourselves to achieving full LGBT equality. In 2017, so far more […]

There’s a reason Wisconsinites are called cheeseheads. We’re incredibly proud of our state’s dairy industry. It’s a major part of Wisconsin’s economy and identity. It contributes tens of billions to our economy and remains a fixture in our culture. And it’s delicious. Dairy farms in Wisconsin need our help. After a recent change in Canadian […]

One of the most significant achievements of the Affordable Care Act is its requirement that employers’ health care plans cover contraception. According to the New York Times, President Trump plans to roll back this mandate. He could allow employers to be able to opt out of providing coverage for preventative services like birth control. Prior […]

The Congressional Budget Office just confirmed our worst fears. After thorough analysis, the CBO determined that the House GOP and Trump’s health care plan would result in 23 million Americans losing their health insurance by 2026. It basically undoes all the hard work we did to get more Americans coverage when we passed the Affordable […]

The Washington Post was able to get an early look at President Trump’s preliminary education budget. It’s as bad for our public education system as you might expect. It could slash $10.6 billion from the education budget—and the programs hit hardest are ones that help disadvantaged students, low-income school districts, and college students. Every child […]

There’s no two ways about it — Governor Walker and Republican state legislators’ photo-ID requirements disenfranchise Wisconsin voters. Republicans say these laws are intended to stop voter fraud. But voter fraud is virtually non-existent. These laws are intended to suppress the vote — and that’s exactly what they did last year. The photo-ID requirements for […]