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Nick Milroy TACKLED in front of capitol

Wednesday, Wisconsin State Representative Nick Milroy climbed out of his office window at the Capitol to hold office hours with constituents in the bitter cold.

What does he get for going above and beyond to fulfill his civic duty?

Apparently, he gets tackled by police trying to simply enter the capitol to get some things from his office.

Watch the video at WISN TV.

We'll keep you updated on this as the story unfolds.

Nick Milroy holds office hours - outside Wisconsin capitol

I remember my professors holding classes outdoors - but my state legislators holding office hours outside? 

Pillich introduces resolution to allow women to fight

Ohio State Representative and Progressive Majority candidate, Connie Pillich, introduced a resolution that would end restrictions on women who want to fight on the front lines.

Six of "Wisconsin 14" were Progressive Majority candidates

If you needed more proof that what Progressive Majority does is vital to the progressive movement, here it is: six of the "Wisconsin 14" were part of Progressive Majority's farm team of candidates

Below are our  Wisconsin 6 and to what office and in what year we helped them get elected: 

Chris Larson - Milwaukee County Board, 2008

Weekend Rally Recap

We were moved this weekend when thousands poured in to state capitals across the country to fight back for union rights. Our team went out to join everyone in solidarity. We have to show a united front!

Here are some highlights from our team:

 

Get ready to rally

Get your boots on because we're getting ready to rally!

This Saturday, Progressive Majority is joining over 30 other organizations to protest the conservative movement's fierce attacks on middle class American workers.

Simply put: We've had enough.

Join us on Saturday at noon at your state capital to demand conservative lawmakers back down!

Stand with unions!

Conservative attacks on unions and union members are spreading like wildfire across the states.  Ground zero is Wisconsin, where thousands of protestors are storming Madison to demand that conservatives back down – and at least ten more states are facing similar battles.

Wisconsin inspired

Paul Krugman on Walker and Wisconsin

Repairs or regression?

There’s more to this budget repair bill than the labor piece. For those brave enough, you can read all 144 pages  or read some Keats, it would probably be less depressing.

The two other issues are:

Serious cuts to education that could spell the end of many Madison public schools, a split of the University of Wisconsin campus and the end to Title I funding for low-income students.

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