Position Statements

High-speed Internet everywhere in Wisconsin in 5 years under McCabe plan

APRIL 17, 2018 - With Wisconsin ranked 49th in the country in Internet speed, Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today put forward a transformative plan to bring high-speed Internet to every part of the state within five years, funded by savings gleaned from ending two unsuccessful state subsidy programs he has targeted for elimination.


Transforming state taxes a key to empowering people, strengthening communities and keeping a middle class

APRIL 3, 2018 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today proposed transformative tax changes to turn Wisconsin’s tax system from one that allows the wealthiest in the state to pay the lowest overall tax rate into one where everyone pays their fair share.


McCabe plan funds health, education investments with proceeds from legal sales of marijuana


McCabe calls for ending 2 state subsidies benefiting select few to invest in community prosperity

Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today suggested a rule of thumb for evaluating government spending priorities that should be applied when the next state budget is put together to free up funding for needed investments to empower working people in Wisconsin.


McCabe proposes test run for Basic Income program

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe said today once elected he would move to start a small-scale pilot program to test whether establishing a Basic Income for vulnerable workers could help ensure that everyone shares in Wisconsin’s future economic growth, making Wisconsin a state-level testing ground for moving nationally toward expansion of Social Security eligibility to all age groups.


McCabe charts 5-year path to living wage for all workers

FEBRUARY 6, 2018 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today put forward a plan for yearly increases in the state’s minimum wage that take into account differences in the cost of living across the state, with the earnings floor reaching $15 an hour once fully phased in after five years.


McCabe Advances Clean Government Blueprint

JANUARY 18, 2018 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today put forward a comprehensive plan for freeing state government from the clutches of cronyism, corruption and what amounts to legal bribery of state officials.


Change one word in state law and make BadgerCare an option for all Badgers, McCabe proposes

OCTOBER 28, 2017 – Speaking at the March for Health in La Crosse’s Cameron Park, governor candidate Mike McCabe called for a one-word change in state law to make Wisconsin’s whole population eligible to get health insurance through the BadgerCare program.


Make state pension system an option for everyone in the state, McCabe proposes

October 9, 2017 – Speaking at a meeting of the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, governor candidate Mike McCabe said Wisconsin’s entire population should be eligible to participate in the state’s retirement system.....


McCabe Won’t Accept Full Salary of Governor Once Elected

SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe announced today at a rally in La Crosse that if elected he will insist on an annual salary that is one dollar less than the average Wisconsin worker makes in a year....


McCabe: I won’t live in Governor’s Mansion once elected

SEPTEMBER 21, 2017- Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe announced today that he will decline to live in the Governor’s Mansion if elected but will leave it up to the people of the state to decide what to do with the residence.


McCabe to lead by example on money in politics

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe announced today that he will not accept any single donation of more than $200 for his campaign, despite state law allowing candidates for governor in Wisconsin to take $20,000 checks from individuals and $86,000 donations from political action committees.


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