Tonight is the night that Northwest Wisconsin Speaks! Join us at the Siren Seniors Community Center (23943 Hwy. 35) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and be part of this exercise in democracy. State Senator Janet Bewley and State Representative Nick Milroy will be there to listen, as will Kelly Westlund representing U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin. […]Read more "Northwest Wisconsin Speaks!"
Polk Burnett Indivisible members were on the road the last weekend in April, some headed all the way to our nation’s capital, while others traveled to Duluth and the Twin Cities. The destination in each case was the People’s Climate March on April 29th, a chance to say yes to the U.S. remaining in Paris […]Read more "PBI Members On the Move and Acting At Home"
Remember our monthly member meeting is coming up on Tuesday at the Lamar Community Center. Please see below for Tuesday’s meeting agenda. It will be an action packed meeting, complete with special guest, former State Rep. Jeff Smith to talk about Citizen Action Cooperative for western Wisconsin. We hope you can join us! Polk Burnett Indivisible […]Read more "Member Meeting Agenda"
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"