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Mike McCabe for Governor Press Releases

McCabe Earns Moms Demand Action's Gun Sense Candidate Distinction

APRIL 19, 2018 - Mike McCabe received the Gun Sense Candidate Distinction from Moms Demand Action in recognition of the stands he has taken in his campaign for governor.


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 2, 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 makes Badger Pledge, not Donkey Pledge

MARCH 22, 2018 - Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today pledged allegiance to all of the people of Wisconsin and not to any party, making him the one and only candidate running in the Democratic primary to publicly withhold a promise to endorse whoever wins the party’s nomination on August 14.


Mike McCabe stands with UW-SP Students

STEVENS POINT, WI, MARCH 21, 2018 - Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mike McCabe was invited to join with University of Wisconsin - Stevens Points students today to protest the cutting of 13 humanities majors. Save Our Majors protest is scheduled from 1-3 today and will include sit-ins as well as students delivering a list of demands and requests to university administration.


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

Wisconsin governor candidate Mike McCabe today fleshed out his position in favor of fully legalizing the possession and use of marijuana by detailing a plan to tax legal sales and use the new source of revenue to fund expanded treatment options for those struggling with opioid and methamphetamine addiction and make higher education more affordable.


56,000 miles and the odometer’s still spinning

By February’s end, Mike McCabe’s Principle Over Party campaign for governor had traveled more than 56,000 miles just since McCabe made his candidacy official on September 12, reaching out to voters in every part of the state.


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.


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