Anthem is big Wisconsin GOP booster

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, which just announced it will stop selling health insurance in nearly all Wisconsin marketplaces created by Obamacare, is a big supporter of the Wisconsin GOP. Anthem executives and employees have generously contributed to Scott Walker and other candidates, with 95 percent of the contributions going to Republicans. > Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Wisconsin Dems push for campaign finance reform with 8-bill package

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Democratic state senators have joined with clean-government advocates in rolling out a “Campaign Integrity” package of bills that would bring back fair elections to Wisconsin. “Most of these reforms were the law 20 years ago,” said Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin, so we’re just “trying to get us back to 1998.” > WisconsinGazette.com

Gazette: Democracy drowning in flood of campaign cash, fueled by Team Ryan

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Republican insiders are tickled over Team Ryan raising massive sums for the House speaker and many other GOP candidates, but his success should alarm anyone concerned about the integrity of our democracy. > Janesville Gazette

With state Dems seeking to repeal Citizen United, you can urge your lawmaker to vote yes.

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Rep. Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) have introduced a measure asking the people of Wisconsin to vote in a statewide referendum to amend the U.S. Constitution to state clearly that corporations are not people and money is not speech. > WXPR, Rhinelander Public Radio

Dems seek statewide referendum to join 100+ communities calling for repeal of Citizens United

Rep. Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) aim to have the people of Wisconsin vote in a statewide referendum on amending the U.S. Constitution to state clearly that corporations are not people and money is not speech.  >  Public News Service

Democratic state lawmakers revive ‘Move to Amend’ against Citizens United

Democratic lawmakers plan to once again push for a statewide vote on overturning the Citizens United decision. State Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) and Rep. Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) are introducing a resolution that calls for a statewide advisory referendum on whether Wisconsin would support a U.S. constitutional amendment to reverse the decision.  >  Wisconsin Radio Network

Opinion: Wisconsin needs referendum to overturn Citizens United

Rep. Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Sen. Dave Hansen (D-Green Bay) introduced bills calling for a statewide referendum asking the citizens of Wisconsin whether they favor amending the U.S. Constitution to declare that corporations are not persons and that money is not speech.  >  Wisconsin Democracy Campaign