- Senator Jon ErpenbachWI 27th District
- Senator Fred RisserWI 26th District
- Senator Dave HansenWI 30th District
- Senator Mark MillerWI 16th District
- Senator Kathleen VinehoutWI 31st District
- Senator Timothy CullenWI 15th District
- Senator Spencer CoggsWI 6th District
- Senator Lena TaylorWI 4th District
- Senator Julie LassaWI 24th District
- Senator Jim HolperinWI 12th District
- Senator Robert WirchWI 22nd District
- Senator Tim CarpenterWI 3rd District
- Senator Robert JauchWI 25th District
- Senator Chris LarsonWI 7th District
Say Thank You to Wisconsin's Democratic Senators for Standing Up for Working People
The lives of working people in Wisconsin -- and around the country -- are being challenged like never before.
Governor Walker's elimination of collective bargaining for public employees in Wisconsin is the first salvo in a battle against our freedoms to advocate for ourselves on the job and to join together with other workers in an employee organization or union.
All working people deserve the opportunity for a good job, affordable health care, secure retirement and quality public education -- and collective bargaining is key to ensuring those opportunities.
Fourteen members of the Wisconsin State Senate stood up for the rights of working people. For nearly three weeks, the senators blocked a vote on Governor Walker's proposed budget cuts by leaving the state. These fourteen senators know how critical collective bargaining is to guaranteeing opportunity to working people and they took take drastic action to protect it.
Unfortunately, they could not protect collective bargaining rights for public employees. But because of them, Gov. Walker and the State Senate Republicans were forced to show their true colors by separating their attack on workers’ rights from the state budget.
Take action today and say thank you to the Wisconsin Senate Democrats for taking a bold stand for working people.
- WI 27th District
Senator Jon Erpenbach
- WI 26th District
Senator Fred Risser
- WI 30th District
Senator Dave Hansen
- WI 16th District
Senator Mark Miller
- WI 31st District
Senator Kathleen Vinehout
- WI 15th District
Senator Timothy Cullen
- WI 6th District
Senator Spencer Coggs
- WI 4th District
Senator Lena Taylor
- WI 24th District
Senator Julie Lassa
- WI 12th District
Senator Jim Holperin
- WI 22nd District
Senator Robert Wirch
- WI 3rd District
Senator Tim Carpenter
- WI 25th District
Senator Robert Jauch
- WI 7th District
Senator Chris Larson
Thank you for fighting tirelessly for working people and our freedom to advocate for ourselves on the job and join an employee organization or union.
As a supporter of Working America, I believe that all working people deserve the opportunity for a good job, affordable health care, secure retirement and quality public education.
I know that you made considerable personal sacrifices to block a vote on Governor Walker’s proposed budget. Although Gov. Walker and the State Senate Republicans ultimately did strip public employees of their collective bargaining rights, your sacrifices were not for nothing.
Because of you, Gov. Walker and his allies showed their true colors: this was always about attacking working people, not about fixing the budget. And you gave tens of thousands of Wisconsinites time to gather at the Capitol and make their voices heard not just here but around the country.
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