League Endorses Ending Wealthfare

In this update: 1. Support builds for Ending Wealthfare 2. Enemies of the state 3. WDC & 30-plus other groups urge Obama to sign disclosure order 4. Fighting Bob Fest North right around the corner League Endorses Ending Wealthfare

Email date: 5/11/11

In this update:
1. Support builds for Ending Wealthfare
2. Enemies of the state
3. WDC & 30-plus other groups urge Obama to sign disclosure order
4. Fighting Bob Fest North right around the corner

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Support builds for Ending Wealthfare
The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin is the latest group to endorse the Democracy Campaign’s Ending Wealthfare proposal. Word of the reform blueprint keeps spreading. In recent days WDC director Mike McCabe has been on live radio talk shows on WIZM in La Crosse and WOSH in Oshkosh discussing the plan. And his commentary on what it would do and why it is needed has been picked up by the Green Bay Press-Gazette, The Capital Times, Janesville Gazette, WisPolitics.com, FightingBob.com and other online and print publications.

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Enemies of the state
What you have to go through to enter the State Capitol these days is a lot like what we all will likely have to go through in order to vote. Read more....

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WDC & 30-plus other groups urge Obama to sign disclosure order
Working through the Midwest Democracy Network, the Democracy Campaign joined more than 30 groups from around the country last week in signing a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to sign a proposed executive order requiring government contractors to disclose their political donations. For more on this, go here.

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Fighting Bob Fest North right around the corner
Money and democracy will be the theme of the rapidly approaching Fighting Bob Fest North, to be held Saturday, May 21 at the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls. Mike McCabe will be a featured speaker.