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If your credit card or bank information has changed, you can call (608) 662-1444.  Extension 226 will get you an AFT-W staff person who is available weekdays until 3:30.  If you have a new email address, home address or worksite information, you can email it to mail@wpec.org.


 

Meeting with Representative Hong

April 3, 2021 -- WPEC Members recently met with Representative Hong. See the summary that WPEC and others created to give to her.  

Summary of Issues

Budget Input Sessions #1 (Joint Finance)

Joint Finance Committee Hearing Schedule - 2021

Friday, April 9:  Whitewater, UW-Whitewater, 800 W Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                            

Wednesday, April 21:  Rhinelander, The Hodag Dome, 665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI 54501.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                                              

Thursday, April 22:  Menomonie, UW-Stout, 712 Broadway St S, Menomonie, WI 54751. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.                      

Wednesday, April 28:  Virtual.  10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Those wishing to testify must register in advance; more details to come.

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Budget Input Sessions #2 (Governor Evers) - April 2021

Governor Evers’ Badger Bounceback Budget Live Sessions 2021

  • Economic Recovery & Opportunity: Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Accessible & Affordable Healthcare: Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Transportation & Infrastructure: Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • What’s Best for Our Kids: Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.
  • Justice Reform & Marijuana Legalization: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 6 p.m. Register to attend here.
  • Climate Change & Our Environment: Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 6 p.m.  
    Register to attend here.  

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Finally—it’s President-elect Biden

Patience—counseled by former Vice President Joe Biden all election week as Americans waited for votes to be counted—finally paid off Nov. 7, four days after Election Day, when Biden won in Pennsylvania and gained enough Electoral College votes to acquire a new title: president-elect. AFT President Randi Weingarten says the union’s leaders and members “can’t wait to get started” on the work ahead “with an administration that will embrace and fight for the values we hold dear.”

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