Sit-in at the Capitol

Two-hundred people on the fourth floor of the Capitol are refusing to leave until their voices are heard. We are demanding that the Joint Finance Committee serve democracy by hearing everyone who wants speak before voting on whether to pass the inflammatory anti-union bill on to the state Senate.The committee told citizens at 9:10 p.m.…

Madison schools close in support

We’re blown away by the support from the school district. Madison schools will close Wednesday due to ‘excessive staff absences’ Madison school district officials have canceled school Wednesday. “Due to substantial concerns of excessive staff absences, the Madison School District is forced to close all of our schools to students on Wednesday, February 16, 2011,”…

Packers on our side!

This means we win, right? STATEMENT BY CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE SUPERBOWL CHAMPION GREEN BAY PACKERS ON GOVERNOR WALKER’S ATTACKS ON PUBLIC WORKERS We know that it is team work on and off the field that makes the Packers and Wisconsin great.  As a publicly owned team we wouldn’t have been able to…

Democracy in peril

For Immediate Release February 15, 2011 For more information: Peter Rickman, 920-284-4710 Joint Finance Committee is Cutting Off Speakers on Budget Repair Bill Citizens of Wisconsin are demanding the right to have their voice heard in the Joint Finance committee hearing on SB-11 Members of the Joint Finance Committee need to do their jobs and…

Capitol is abuzz

More than 5,000 people are cramming the Capitol to voice their opposition to this bill. TAA members, we need you here! Come protest, and stay to speak at the hearing. We especially need you to come tonight, after the busloads of people from around the state are gone. Doors of the Capitol will be open…