Wednesday May 15, Drinking Liberally Tosa

Lots to talk about this month. For example:

  • To impeach or not to impeach, that's a good question
  • Presidential candidates: What are you looking for?
  • The state budget: Turn on the heat
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Fair Election Yard Signs Available

We all know that the GOP has been working to distort our elections with voter suppression and gerrymandering. The folks at the Fair Elections Project are offering yard signs to help spread the warning.

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Indivisible Update, May 12

From our friends at Indivisible Tosa:

  • Inclusion and Equity Commission considered at May 14 Government Affairs Committee meeting
  • May 18 pop-up rally to support Medicaid expansion
  • Save the Date: Sensenbrenner Town Hall July 1
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Joint Finance Committee Public Hearings April 10

The Joint Finance Committee will hold a public hearing Wednesday, April 10  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oak Creek Community Center, 8580 S. Howell Ave. Oak Creek Wisconsin 53254.

This is an opportunity to support Governor Evers' budget and push back on the GOP's obfuscation and deceptive rhetoric regarding the state's budget priorities.

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Action Items for the Week of March 24

[From our Friends at Indivisible]

It’s normal to feel a bit disappointed after the two-year buildup that was Mueller’s investigation. We were all ready to see Trump and his cronies brought to justice. That didn’t happen with Mueller’s report. But that doesn’t mean that we don’t get to know the whole truth, and our asks remain the same:

  • Release the full report. 
  • Continue investigations in Congress to hold Trump accountable. 
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April 4 Forum: How Will the State Budget Impact Our Public Schools?

You are cordially invited to attend a forum on the impact of the proposed state budget on Wauwatosa's schools and other schools across Wisconsin.  A flyer is attached.
The forum will be held on Thursday, April 4, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Fisher building, 12121 W. North Avenue.  The Superintendent of the Wauwatosa School District, Dr. Phil Ertl, and the former Dean of the UW-Madison School of Education, Dr. Julie Underwood, will make presentations, followed by a question-and-answer period.  We hope to see you there.

Best wishes,

Dennis McBride

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Elect Progressives to the Outpost Board

If you are a member of Outpost Natural Foods, there is an Outpost Board election being held thru April 3rd. It is important that Outpost upholds their  stated goals, including paying their employees a living wage.

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Spring 2019 Election, April 2, 2019

Let's face it, the GOP has been doing a better job at taking control of the government. One way has been to motivate people to vote for judicial elections, which can have long-lasting effects on our democracy. Our opponents have been turning out for spring elections, and we have to, as well. There ARE more of us, but if we don't vote, that doesn't matter.

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Wauwatosa: A Sanctuary City!

[From Alder Heather Kuhl]
Can you start working toward making Wauwatosa a safer and more inclusive community?
Below you will find the link to the form letter template that we drafted for folks to send to their local reps to support the upcoming Sanctuary Status ordinance.
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Be the Blue Wave!

With all the talk of a Blue Wave in 2018, it's easy to think of it as a phenomenon we read about in the news or hear on TV or the radio.

In fact, it's something we all DO. And if we don't do it, it doesn't happen.

Wauwatosa is fortunate to be fielding four candidates who will support our progressive agenda of fair taxation, sound public education, world-class infrastructure, and democratic government. We are asking you to pitch in to support:

Tom Palzewitz, who is challenging F.James Sensenbrenner in the 5th Congressional District
Julie Henszey, is running against Dale Kooyenga in the 5th State Senate;
Dennis McBride, who is running against Walker rubber stamp Rob Hutton in the 13th Assembly District; and
Robyn Vining, who is running against a plethora of GOP extremists for the 14th Assembly District

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