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State of Wisconsin Budget Hearings
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HEARINGS ON THE CONTROVERSIAL STATE BUDGET IN OUR AREA
The Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee will hold a public hearing to listen to what citizens think about Gov. Walker’s State Budget on:
  • Thurs., March 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Reedsburg High School, CAL Center Auditorium, 1100 South Albert Avenue in Reedsburg.
  • Tues., March 31 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Dodgeville Council Chambers,
    100 E. Fountain St. in Dodgeville
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  • Written comments can be emailed to the committee at BudgetComments@legis.wisconsin.gov.

For specifics about the major cuts to many of our public institutions proposed in the budget, click here for public schools, for Wisconsin public broadcasting, for the University of Wisconsin system, for SeniorCare and for Family Care.

WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT? Here are four things you can do RIGHT NOW:
1) Attend the Reedsburg or Dodgeville hearing,
2) email your written comments to the Budget Committee,
3) contact your State Legislators and
4) write a letter to the editor (for tips and email addresses for local newspapers).
5) Contact State Senator Howard Marklein through his website http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/17/marklein/contact/ or call 608-266-0703. For Assemblyman Todd Novak, email him at Rep.Novak@legis.wisconsin.gov or call 888-534-0051. To find the contact info for other State Senators and State Representatives, go to http://legis.wisconsin.gov/ . Keep your message short and to the point. Legislative staffs are tallying your opinions. 

GRASSROOTS NEEDS YOUR HELP… WHAT ARE YOUR PASSIONS and CONCERNS?
We are all worried about the future of our nation and our community. But where do we put our energies – as individuals and as a Grassroots organization? This survey is intended to give you an opportunity to shape the priorities of Grassroots Citizens of Wisconsin -- and to identify the areas where you think we should be involved. Click here to take the survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/YLRM6X7

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