Forty members of Polk Burnett Indivisible gathered for our monthly meeting last week in Siren. With news that the Joint Finance Committee, made up of members of the State Assembly and State Senate, would be conducting budget hearings in Spooner on April 18th, the group had a training session with Christian Foust from For Wisconsin’s Future […]Read more "PBI Shifts Focus"
Please check out the following links for more information: Judicial Parole Commissions Elections Commission Transportation Public EducationRead more "Homework for the Joint Finance Budget Hearings Training Session"
You could almost hear the collective sigh of relief across the 7th Congressional District of Wisconsin last Friday after the American Health Care Act, aka Trumpcare, went down in flames. While Representative Sean Duffy’s office doesn’t provide numbers, some Republican members of Congress reported calls running 1000 to 1 against repeal and replacement of Obamacare […]Read more "PBI Looks Forward After Trumpcare Demise"
The PBI steering committee met on Sunday at Marceleen’s house with 14 in attendance. We discussed our Statement of Purpose and agreed that it might be good to add language indicating that our work includes state and local as well as national issues. We spent a great deal of time fleshing out our idea for […]Read more "Steering Committee Update"
Craft your policy position, from the heart In preparation for April’s member meeting where we’ll break into small groups to prepare and practice articulating our viewpoints, we’d like everyone to pick one topic that they’re most passionate about and spend some time reflecting on it. Please take a moment to think about your own personal […]Read more "Homework Time!"
What’s your favorite civic action tool? We’re all feeling called to up our civic engagement levels these days, right? And thank goodness there are people out there sharing their talents with us to make this as easy as one, two, three! Check out member favorites here and find an easy way to tackle an action […]Read more "Daily, bite-sized actions"
Like many others across northwestern Wisconsin, members of Polk Burnett Indivisible are struggling to figure out how proposed changes in the nation’s health care law might affect them. The group is hoping to hear directly from Representative Sean Duffy during the next congressional recess at the end of April. Duffy, a steadfast supporter of President […]Read more "PBI Confronts a Changing Health Care Landscape"