Monday, September 7, 2009

CC/WI Governing Board Meeting - September 10th

Press Release
September 7, 2009


Jay Heck – 608/256-2686

Lt. Gov. Lawton, Rep. Pocan and Sen. Erpenbach to Address CC/WI Board on Wisconsin Political Reform

Thursday - September 10th - in Madison

On Thursday, September 10, 2009 the Common Cause in Wisconsin State Governing Board will hear from State Rep. Mark Pocan of Madison and Sen. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton on the prospects of campaign finance reform in the Wisconsin Legislature this Fall. The board will also hear from Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton about her views and ideas on campaign finance and other political reforms that she believes are needed in the state. Lawton is the only declared Democratic candidate for Governor thus far.

The three will speak at the CC/WI Board Meeting in Assembly Hearing Room 225 North-West of the Capitol. Pocan will speak beginning at 11:00 AM and take questions from the board, and conclude by 11:30 AM. Lawton will speak at 11:30 AM and also take questions from the board and conclude by Noon. Then, after an hour break, Erpenbach will address the board at 1:00 PM and take questions, concluding at 1:30 PM.

The meeting is open to all Common Cause members and to the media. The meeting is open to the public as well, but CC/WI requests that you contact us prior to the meeting at or call 608/256-2686.