Identity Theft: New Scam Targets Unemployment Insurance

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

July 22, 2014 A woman was the victim of an unemployment insurance scam. “What are you going to do to help me?” she challenged legislators and candidates at a recent forum in Eau Claire. “What are you going to do to prevent this from happening again?” The scam she described was new to incumbent and want-to-be lawmakers. A ...

Continue Reading

What Art?

Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

July 16, 2014 “Art has the power to fill spaces in our souls that nothing else can,” said Alan Nugent, owner of Abode Art Gallery in Stockholm. I recently had an opportunity to learn about art and its impact on Wisconsin. “Art has the power to transport, transform, to call and excite. I see this every day ...

Continue Reading

Wisconsin Leading the Way in State Cuts to Schools?

Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

July 9, 2014 “Hard to believe we are in competition for last place!” said Pepin Superintendent Bruce Quinton. This is hard to believe indeed. A recently released study of state budget cuts to local schools has Wisconsin ranked second only to Alabama in cuts per pupil. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities looked at state dollars spent ...

Continue Reading

Money in Politics: What Can a Person Do?

Jul 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

July 2, 2014 “What can I do to stop corporate money from taking over our country?” Betty from Buffalo County asked me. She joined about 20 local people in viewing the film Koch Exposed that focused on the power of a few to manipulate elections. Money in politics is almost universally hated. In poll after poll Americans say money ...

Continue Reading

Investing in Wisconsin…For our Children, For our Future

Jun 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

June 25, 2014 I climbed aboard the tractor-driven wagon at the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast and nodded to two smiling girls clutching brightly colored balloons. Two families down was a little boy with tears in his eyes. His mother comforted him.“Would you like my balloon?” I asked the boy. “Let me put the string around your ...

Continue Reading

Enjoy Wisconsin’s Dairy Breakfasts

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Admin

June 18, 2014 June is dairy month. Wisconsin celebrates dairy in a special way: the dairy breakfast. Folks come early for the fresh pancakes, sausage, cheese curds and country air. They stay for the ice cream – “Mom, this is the first time I’ve had ice cream for breakfast” – and for the neighbors. “I’ve seen people I ...

Continue Reading

Voters for Vinehout

P.O. Box 1274
Eau Claire, WI 54702
715-256-7444
info@kathleenvinehout.org