Democrats: Ryan budget ‘a breach of faith’, hurts women

As expected, Democrats voiced strong objections Tuesday to the House GOP budget proposal, saying it violates the agreement established during last summer’s debt negotiations, destroys the current Medicare system and would be harmful to women.

The spending plan unveiled Tuesday by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) proposes $1.028 trillion in total agency spending — $19 billion less



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The Struggle Continues: The Wisconsin Labor Movement One Year Later

Last week we recognized the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the massive protests across Wisconsin against Scott Walker’s wayward collective bargaining agreement. 2011 was the year of labor. During this past year we saw Wisconsinites bring — what we called during the Civil Rights Movement — the “street heat” to Madison to protest Governor Scott Walker and his efforts

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Welcome to the Twilight Zone

Lately I, along with many other women, have felt like we are extras in an episode of the Twilight Zone. I can hear the narrator of the show saying “You’re traveling through another dimension — a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. That’s a signpost up ahead; your next stop, the Twilight Zone!”

The rhetoric



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Gwen Moore Discusses President Obama’s Budget on Starting Point w/ Soledad O’Brien

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Rep. Gwen Moore, Planned Parenthood Press Conference Coverage WISN

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Rep. Gwen Moore, Planned Parenthood Press Conference Coverage WDJT

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Rep. Moore Featured in WTMJ Story on HHS Contraception Compromise

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Rep. Moore Featured in WTMJ Story on HHS Contraception Ruling

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House GOP protests HHS decision to require abortion coverage

Several House Republicans on Wednesday morning protested the Obama administration’s decision not to exempt religious organizations from a requirement to provide birth control coverage in healthcare plans, including contraceptives and abortion drugs.

Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) exempted churches and other places of worship from the requirement, but did not extend the same exemption to religious-backed universities

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Democrats call on Walker to lift Family Care cap

The four Democrats in Wisconsin’s congressional delegation have sent a letter urging Republican Gov. Scott Walker to lift the enrollment cap on the state’s Family Care program that helps keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes. The letter sent Tuesday was signed by U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Reps. Tammy Baldwin, Ron […]

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