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"
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!"
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"
PBI member, Jeff, has started an important petition. Consider signing today! Wisconsin is rich in fresh water resources. These waters, which are the common property of all citizens, are under attack by interests intent on exploiting them for economic gain or personal profit. We demand that Sen. Harsdorf and Rep. Jarchow take all necessary steps to […]Read more "Sign the Petition"