Rusk County Dems

Rusk County Dems

https://www.facebook.com/ruskdems

Contact: [email protected]


120 1st st N
Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848

The Rusk County Democrats is a political action committee that coordinates fundraising and volunteer efforts for the Democratic party here in Rusk County. Here is where we stand on the issues- Quality Public Schools – support fair state aid to rural and inner city schools – oppose private charter schools draining tax dollars from K-12 public schools Protecting the Environment – support measures to protect clean air and water – oppose industry-written mining laws and regulations Worker’s Rights – support living wage, increasing minimum wage, equal pay, and union rights Social Security/Medicare/Medicaid – support revisions necessary to preserve these programs – oppose unnecessary cuts and attempts to privatize these programs Voting Rights – support on-line registration and easing of early voting rules – oppose voter ID and other voter suppressing laws and tactics Fair Taxation – support closing loopholes and increasing taxes on corporations and the very rich – oppose shifting taxes from income taxes to sales and property taxes Honest Government – support re-districting reform to eliminate gerrymandering – oppose Citizen’s United and secrecy in campaign financing Affordable Health Care – support full implementation of Affordable Care Act National Security – support veterans’ programs and the development of sustainable energy – oppose NSA spying on US citizens and unnecessary wars and military action Constitutional Rights – support reasonable restrictions on right to bear arms and right to privacy (abortion) – oppose unreasonable restrictions on these rights Safety Net – support full funding of food stamps and extension of unemployment benefits

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