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By Cassandra Lans
Wisconsin is demonstrating that grassroot efforts and working together can beat out big money. Earlier this week financial reports revealed that the Walker Recall Campaign had raised approximately $13 million. The majority of those dollars are from outside of Wisconsin, further demonstrating what many have said all along, Walker is pandering to the national spotlight, not here at home in Wisconsin.
However, a poll released on Wednesday by Marquette University Law School shows that Barrett and Walker are in a dead heat for this recall election. The poll, also …
Leaders take a grassroots approach to developing a Milwaukee Jobs Act
By Maricha Harris
Job creation was the center of discussion at a town hall meeting that was organized and hosted by several community- based organizations, including Citizen Action of Wisconsin, League of Young Voters, Milwaukee Inner City Congregations Allied for Hope (MICAH), 9to5 Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, Urban Underground, the African American Chamber of Commerce, Voices de la Frontera, Laborers Local 113, Tikkun Ha-Ir, and Wisconsin Jobs Now. The meeting was held at Cross Lutheran Church.
Many of the organizations gave …