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March 28, 2011

Statewide Event list for Walker’s State Budget

Filed under: Scott Walker,Wisconsin Uprising — millerlf @ 12:43 pm

…and related events

(Last updated: Monday, March 28, 2011)

Joint Finance Committee Public Hearings on State Budget

  • Thursday, April 7th, Stevens Point, 10am – 6pm – Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature, Public Hearing on 2011-2013 Budget, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Lee S. Dreyfus University Center in the Melvin R. Laird room at 1015 Reserve Street.
  • Friday, April 8th, Minong (Washburn Co), 10am – 6pm – Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature, Public Hearing on 2011-2013 Budget, Richard’s Auditorium of Northwood School, N14463 Highway 53.
  • Monday, March 11th – Milwaukee/West Allis -10am-6pm – Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature, Public Hearing on 2011-2013 Budget. Wisconsin State Fair Park, Expo Center, Hall, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis
  • Wednesday, April 13th, Arcadia (between Eau Claire and La Crosse), 10am – 6pm – Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature, Public Hearing on 2011-2013 Budget, Arcadia High School Auditorium.

Capitol and Madison

  • Wednesday, April 6th – 9am start
    • Disability Advocacy Day at the State Capitol. Meet at WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, 201 W. Washington. Registration deadline March 28. If you are interested contact Shel Gross at or 608-250-4368.

Milwaukee Area (Jennissee Volpintesta, 262-364-6751 and Peter Drummond, 414-333-1606)


Early voting in the City of Milwaukee has started. 841 N. Broadway, Room 102, 8:30 am – 4:30pm


  • Monday, March 28th – 4:30pm – Protest of the reception honoring Sen. Alberta Darling with Cong. Paul Ryan. University Club, 924 E. Wells St.
  • Monday March 28th – 6 -8pm – Informational Session on Voter Rights with Milwaukee County Sup. Nikiya Harris, NAACP President James Hall, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Milwaukee Chapter. Morse-Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented, 4141 N. 64th Street, Milwaukee
  • Tuesday, March 29th – 5:30-7:30pm – The Impact of the State Budget on the City of Milwaukee, Hillside Resource Center, 1452 N. 7th Street. Featuring: Sen. Coggs, Alderwoman Coggs, Rep. Young, and Sup. Johnson. Contact Alderwoman Milele Coggs, 414-286-2994 or
  • Tuesday, March 29th – 5:30 – Rep. Pasch and the Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus will hold a town hall on education provisions within Governor Walker’s proposed budget on the UW-Milwaukee
  • Wednesday, March 30th – 6pm – 8pm- MPS Parent Meeting. Organized by Parents for Parents. 6:00 – 8 PM at MPS Central Office auditorium. Impact of Walker’s budget cuts and plans to organize. For more information visit
  • Wednesday, March 30th, 7:30 a.m. ., Jeff Stone, Walker Clone Visibility with signs at candidate forum UWM Union, University Room, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.
  • Wednesday, March 30th, 7pm; Milwaukee Area Labor Council Town Hall Meeting, Serb Hall, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. General public welcome.
  • Friday, April 1st – 6:30pm – MICAH Rally against Walker’s Budget and for voting April 5th.  Mt. Zion Church, 2nd and Garfield, Milwaukee. Contact: Rev. Willie Brisco 414-915-2140
  • Saturday, April 2nd – 9am-noon – A March Fit for a King, March for economic justice and human rights to Milwaukee City Hall to vote early. Milwaukee NAACP, MICAH, AFSCME Local 82, students (including Riverside High School Drumline), and other community allies are organizing the event. 9am: Meet at MLK Drive and North Ave. 9:30am: March to Red Arrow Park for rally. 11am: Early vote at City Hall.
  • Monday, April 4th – TBD – MICAH King Assassination Event. Providence Baptist Church,   3865 North 82nd Street. Milwaukee. Contact: Rev. Willie Brisco 414-915-2140
  • Monday, April 11th 10am – 6pm – Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature, Public Hearing on 2011-2013 Budget. Wisconsin State Fair Park, Expo Center, Hall, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis. Likely the only JFC hearing on the budget in the Milwaukee area that will allow public testimony.

2nd and 30th Senate District – Green Bay, Shawano, Oconto, Outagamie (Julie Heun – 920-904-2005)

  • Monday, March 28th – 6 p.m.
    • Representative Jim Steineke (R-Kaukauna) listening session on the budget,  Kaukauna City Municipal Building
  • Saturday, April 2, 2011 – 10 a.m.
    • Send Fitz Home Rally/Protest– Senator Fitzgerald will be in Green Bay with the Republicans who are trying to recall Senator Hansen, 2685A W. Mason Street, Green Bay. Turn out to show your support for Senator Hansen!
  • Monday, April 4th – 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Rock the Vote Rally at each of the following locations:
      Green Bay, Shawano, De Pere, Kaukauna, Oconto Falls
  • Monday April 4th – 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Voices of Solidarity – the GBEA event at Divine Temple, Green Bay, WI
      A one-hour prayer/song/speaker opening followed by a candlelit vigil from the church to around the block. MLK speeches will be given. Possible guest appearance by Mavis Staples.
  • Sunday, April 10th – 6 – 8 p.m.
    • Save Dave Rally!, 1061 W. Mason Street. Green Bay


9th Senate District -Sheboygan and Manitowoc

  • Monday, April 4th – 7-8 pm
    • Prayer Vigil and March, Beginning at Fountain Park in Sheboygan
  • Thursday, April 28th 6 pm
    • Scott Walker at Republican Environmental Celebration
      Scott Walker will be with Republicans Tommy Thompson, Terry and Mary Kohler at an environmental fundraiser and film premier in Sheboygan
      Aviation Heritage Center of Wisconsin, N6191 Resource Drive, Sheboygan Falls,

10th Senate District – Polk, Burnett, St.Croix, Pierce – (Jim Mangan 715-505-2835)

  • Ongoing event in Menomonie: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. every day Tuesday & Thursday, a peaceful march at the Veteran’s Memorial Park on Crescent Street in Menomonie. Signs available. Participants are welcome to come for whatever time they are available.

12th Senate District – Northeast WI – (Scott Wright – 920-450-2121)

  • Monday – 3/28/2011 – 4pm-5:30pm
    • Three Lakes Workers Rights Rally—Stop signs of County A & Hwy. 45
  • Tuesday – 3/29/2011 – 4pm-5:30pm
    • Rhinelander Workers Rights Rally–Corners of Courtney & Pelham St. (Parking on side streets)
  • Wednesday – 3/30/2011 – 4pm-5:30pm
    • Eagle River Workers Rights Rally—Trig’s (Sidewalks)
  • Thursday – 3/31/2011 – 4pm-5:30pm
    • Rhinelander Workers Rights Rally—Corners of Courtney & Pelham St. (Parking on side streets)
  • Friday – 4/1/2011 – 4pm-5:30pm
    • Minocqua Workers Rights Rally—North of the Bridge

15th Senate District – Rock – (Justin Geiger 414-745-4177)

  • Tuesday 3/29/2011 – 5:00 PM
    • Protest Governor Walker at Forward Janesville Dinner, Holiday Inn Express & Conference Center, Janesville

18th Senate District – Oshkosh and Fond du Lac – (Skyler Johnston, 573-355-0578)

  • Monday, March 28th – 10am-1pm
    • Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to UW Oshkosh students. UW Oshkosh, Reeve Ballroom (2nd floor)
  • Wednesday, March 30th – 9:00am – 11:00am
    • Welcome to the REAL Wisconsin Protest. Sen. Hopper will be speaking at Marian University. Protesting in front of Stayer Center Auditorium, 45 South National Avenue, Fond du Lac
  • Thursday, March 31st – Noon-1:30pm
  • Saturday, April 2 at 6:00pm.
    • Public Art by Public Employees, 480 N. Main St, Oshkosh, WI

21st Senate District – Racine- (Justin Geiger 414-745-4177)

  • Thursday 3/31/11  6:30pm – 8:30pm
    • Racine education Association Community forum on the Budget. Gilmore Middle School Auditorium, 2330 Northwestern Avenue, Racine.
  • Friday 4/1/11 4pm-6pm
    • Visibility Highway 20 and Highway 31 Racine, WI.

32nd Senate District – La Crosse, Vernon, Crawford – (Tabbitha Norris 502-939-8459)

  • Thursday, 3/31/11 – 5:30pm
    • Faith based Prayer Vigil for the budget, Location TBA.
  • Monday, 4/4/11 – 5pm
    • CLC Rally – We are One – Green Island Park, 2312 7th Ave. La Crosse. Meet at the Workers Memorial Monument.

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