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After Roe v. Wade: Repeal easiest way forward, but uncertain for Wisconsin women

Wisconsin women likely won’t get any concrete answers until after the November elections about when or if access to abortion will resume. When the U.S. Supreme Court effectively overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision in June, Wisconsin residents were confused about what it meant for women’s reproductive rights. As it turns out, the most […]

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Senator Bernie Sanders takes CNH Industrial to task over UAW strike during rally

MT. PLEASANT, Wis. — U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders critisized Case-New Holland (CNH) Industrial management for not resolving a contract with the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 180, which resulted in a strike that has lasted more than seven weeks. The former presidential candidate spoke to union workers at CNH Industrial, 3323 Kearney Ave. in Mount […]

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Abortion rights: Racine pro-choice rally taking place Saturday, May 7 at Monument Square

RACINE, WI – Pro-choice supporters plan to join the movement Saturday in Racine to protest the potential death knell for legalized abortion in the United States. Supporters of a woman’s right to choose whether or not to have an abortion will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday in Monument Square to protest a coming decision from […]

Posted inElections, Government

Wisconsin’s Court of Appeals elections continue trend of increasing partisanship

by Henry Redman, Wisconsin ExaminerApril 1, 2022 The race for a seat on Wisconsin’s District II Court of Appeals has descended into partisan sniping in campaign ads, drawn the attention of out-of-state political action committees (PACs), and one candidate has received donations from some of the state’s most prominent conservative donors.  Elections to Wisconsin’s courts […]

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Local Officials React To New Foxconn Deal

RACINE COUNTY – Local elected officials sounded happy and relieved that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) and Foxconn Technology Group reached a new agreement on subsidizing a manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant. The original agreement was developed in 2017 by Republican officials, led by former Gov. Scott Walker. The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature approved the […]

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Rep. Greta Neubauer Joins Climate Accountability Group

MADISON – Rep. Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, has joined a new national network of public officials that intend to hold corporate polluters responsible for their outsized role in creating and perpetuating the climate crisis. Leaders for Climate Accountability recently launched with 68 state and local officials in 18 states, with plans to expand membership to other […]

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Greta Neubauer

The Racine County Eye presents the #RacineGratitudeProject as a way to connect with those living in Racine County and to hear about what they are thankful for this Holiday season. 2020 has been a rollercoaster. Looking back we can probably count a handful of unexpected twists and turns. However during these difficult moments, residents of […]

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Face Mask Competition

Greta and her boyfriend showing off their matching t-shirts and masks. The inspiration behind the Racine County Eye Face Mask competition came from Racine’s very own, Greta Neubauer. She is a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the city of Racine and eastern Racine County. “Racine, it is time to #MaskUp. Consider this the […]

Posted inEnvironment, Events, Government

State Representative Neubauer to Discuss Clean Energy Transition

Governor Evers has proposed the goal of carbon-free electricity for Wisconsin by the year 2050. According to COWS, a UW-Madison based think tank, a transition to a clean energy economy could create over 160,000 new jobs and generate over 14 billion dollars of economic activity. On Thursday, April 18th, State Representative Greta Neubauer will speak […]

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Unofficial results: Neubauer claims victory for 66th Assembly race

10:26 p.m.: With all 26 wards reporting. Greta Neubauer earned 1,518 votes against John Tate II, who earned 1,301. This is the second and final unofficial result, according to the Racine County Clerk. 10:03 p.m.: With 14 of the 26 wards counted, the Racine County Clerk has released the first unofficial results. Greta Neubauer received 847 […]