Biddy Martin's response misses the mark

For immediate release Contact: Kevin Gibbons 813-466-0952 kevinmgibbons@gmail.com Alex Hanna 765-404-6996 alex.hanna@gmail.com The Teaching Assistant Association (TAA) calls on Chancellor Biddy Martin to take a strong stance in opposition to Governor Walker’s budget repair bill. Her response to the bill to this point has been anything but. In this time of crisis at the University…

UW Students deliver Valentines to Walker

Press Advisory February 14, 2011 For Immediate Release For further information, contact: Kyle Vandenlangenberg 920-562-4522 – kyle.m.van@gmail.com Peter Rickman 920.284.4710 – rickman.peter@gmail.com More than 1000 members of the UW community and supporters deliver Valentines to Governor Walker at Capitol in show of support for the university and union workers Madison, WI — On February 14,…

Coverage of Today's Event

We had great turnout for today’s rally and valentine-delivery at the Capitol. Check out the coverage: Dane101 – Shaking the Statehouse (Video) State Journal – Hundreds of UW Students March on Gov’s Office Channel3000.com – UW Students March On Governor’s Office State Journal – Student rally at Capitol (video) The Daily Page (Isthmus) – Photos…

TAA Under Attack; Stand Up, Fight Back!

YOUR TUITION REMISSION, HEALTH CARE, WAGES, AND UNION ARE ALL UNDER ATTACK. IT IS URGENT AND IMPERATIVE THAT YOU GET ACTIVE AND INVOLVED IN THE TAA NOW. Governor Scott Walker has launched a direct attack on graduate employees at the UW-Madison. As of March 13, our contract will be terminated. Our tuition remission, health care,…

Under Attack (Day 1)

Dear Members, We have been getting in a LOT of troubling information today. Governor Walker is proposing sweeping, extremist attacks on employee rights and compensation that WILL be voted upon within a week. He is putting these changes forward in a budget repair bill that he will release tomorrow (Friday) at 10am. Here are the…