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  • Gwen Moore says colleagues should consider having Ron Johnson testify in impeachment inquiry
    Posted in In the News on October 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Gwen Moore says colleagues should consider having Ron Johnson testify in impeachment inquiry Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley and Bill Glauber U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore contends her colleagues should consider bringing U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its impeachment inquiry because he asked President Donald Trump in August about withholding aid to Ukraine. And the Milwaukee Democrat is also making the case for getting rid of Trump by having his own c... Read more

  • Wisconsin representatives speak out on Trump impeachment inquiry
    Posted in In the News on September 30, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wisconsin representatives speak out on Trump impeachment inquiry TMJ4, Shaun Gallagher MILWAUKEE — During a round table discussion on WTMJ Radio, Sen. Ron Johnson voiced his support of President Trump in light of the impeachment inquiry. "I understand the narrative out there right now and I understand the democrats and most members of the media are putting out the worst possible construction," Johnson said. "Having known President Trump and having first hand knowledge of the Ukrainian situation... Read more

  • Wisconsin's Democrats Ramp Up Support For Impeachment Proceedings
    Posted in In the News on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wisconsin's Democrats Ramp Up Support For Impeachment Proceedings WPR, Rob Mentzer and The Associated Press Wisconsin's Democratic congressional delegation is ramping up support for actions that could lead to President Donald Trump's impeachment. Their statements come in the wake of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement Tuesday of a formal inquiry and the release Wednesday morning of a White House call summary that shows Trump asked the president of Ukraine to investigate his domestic polit... Read more

  • Wisconsin House Democrats condemn Donald Trump for economic turbulence
    Posted in In the News on August 26, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wisconsin House Democrats condemn Donald Trump for economic turbulence Riley Vetterkind, Wisconsin State Journal Wisconsin’s three Democratic House members are blaming President Donald Trump’s policies for harming Wisconsin businesses and putting the American economy at risk of recession. In a joint statement Monday, U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore, of Milwaukee; Mark Pocan, of Madison; and Ron Kind, of La Crosse; blasted the Republican tax cut bill Congress passed and the president signed for only benef... Read more

  • Wisconsin red flag law: Who’s for it & how it would work
    Posted in In the News on August 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Wisconsin red flag law: Who’s for it & how it would work WXOW, Kevin Millard MILWAUKEE (WISN) — There are growing calls for Wisconsin lawmakers to enact “red flag” laws days after the two latest mass shootings in America. President Donald Trump announced his support for the move Monday morning. “We must make sure that those judged to pose a grave risk to public safety,” he said, “Do not have access to firearms. That is why I have called for red flag laws.” Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday ca... Read more

  • 7 years after Oak Creek shooting, a call for change unanswered
    Posted in In the News on August 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    7 years after Oak Creek shooting, a call for change unanswered MILWAUKEE —WISN, Matt Smith On the seventh anniversary of the Sikh Temple shooting in Oak Creek, a vigil Monday evening remembered not only the six victims who were killed, but also the dozens of other victims who died in the past week in mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, El Paso, Texas, and Gilroy, California. “It just needs to stop,” said Tim Nelson, an Oak Creek resident who attended the vigil in Milwaukee. “There’s a lot of mental ... Read more

  • Lawmakers call for gun reform following mass shootings
    Posted in In the News on August 4, 2019 | Preview rr

    Lawmakers call for gun reform following mass shootings CBS 58, Brendan Cullerton After two mass shootings rocked Texas and Ohio, politicians in those state's said enough is enough with current U.S. gun laws. "[We need to make] sure that we change our laws, so it is harder for something like this to happen again," presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said. Rep Gwen Moore, D-WI, noted 29 people were killed in one day from mass shootings. Sen Tammy Baldwin said in a tweet that the failure of Washin... Read more

  • House bill would restore federal aid for students with marijuana offenses
    Posted in In the News on August 2, 2019 | Preview rr

    House bill would restore federal aid for students with marijuana offenses Education Dive, Natalie Schwartz Dive Brief: Democratic lawmakers introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow students with marijuana convictions to keep their federal financial aid. Under the legislation, students would retain aid for six months while they complete a drug rehabilitation program. Similar bills introduced in 2016 and 2017 didn't gain traction. The bill is part of a growing push ... Read more

  • ICE protesters block federal building in Milwaukee
    Posted in In the News on August 1, 2019 | Preview rr

    ICE protesters block federal building in Milwaukee Sal Sendik, TMJ4 MILWAUKEE — Dozens of people protested Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and border detention centers Thursday by blocking vehicle exits at a federal office building in Milwauke Beginning shortly after 9 a.m., community members began blocking the garage doors of the Milwaukee Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in an act of civil disobedience to prevent ICE agents from leaving to carry out enforcement... Read more

  • VIDEO HIGHLIGHTING MILWAUKEE’S CHARM MARKS ONE YEAR COUNTDOWN TO 2020 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
    Posted in In the News on July 29, 2019 | Preview rr

    VIDEO HIGHLIGHTING MILWAUKEE’S CHARM MARKS ONE YEAR COUNTDOWN TO 2020 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION Milwaukee Independent On July 16, the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention released a video to officially mark the one-year countdown to the convention. The four-minute video, featuring elected officials representing Wisconsin, local business owners, and others, highlights the significant economic impact the convention is poised to make on a community that is alre... Read more

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