Wisconsin Catholic Conference

WCC Press Releases

2018

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  • April 24, 2018
    Coalition Committed to Heal Without Harm Legislation
  • April 11, 2018
    Governor Walker Signs Abortion Ban in State Employee Insurance Plans
  • March 28, 2018
    Faith-Based and Consumer Advocates Thank Legislators Who Protected Wisconsin Consumers
  • February 20, 2018
    Rent-to-Own Carve-Outs Good for Predatory Lenders, Bad for Wisconsinites
  • February 6, 2018
    Speaker Vos Moves to Kill Fetal Tissue Bills; Removes Them from Committee
  • January 23, 2018
    Governor Walker Proclaims Catholic Schools Week
  • January 16, 2018
    Efforts to Advance Ethical Research Thwarted by Senate Leaders

2017

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2016

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2015

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  • November 10, 2015
    John Huebscher to Retire as WCC Executive Director, Kim Wadas Named New Director
  • September 3, 2015
    WCC Supports Diverting Family Planning Funding Away From Planned Parenthood
  • August 14, 2015
    WCC Supports Ban on Sale and Use of Fetal Body Parts
  • July 8, 2015
    30 Groups Urge Assembly to Remove, Gov. Walker to Veto Payday Lender Grab-Bag in State Budget
  • June 26, 2015
    WCC Comments on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage
  • April 21, 2015
    Interfaith Groups Express Opposition to Drug Test Mandate
  • April 6, 2015
    Catholics at the Capitol to Celebrate a Church United in Hope and Love
  • March 23, 2015
    Catholic Conference Addresses State Budget Issues
  • March 5, 2015
    Catholics at the Capitol to Emphasize a United Church
  • February 25, 2015
    WCC Testifies on Right to Work Legislation
  • January 16, 2015
    Governor Walker Proclaims Catholic Schools Week

2014

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2012

2011

  • March 2, 2012

    WCC Testifies on Rent-to-Own Legislation

  • December 12, 2011

    Bishops Ask Catholics to Welcome Immigrants, Back Comprehensive Reform

  • November 4, 2011

    WCC Supports Expansion of Mandatory Reporting by School Staff

  • October 31, 2011

    Bishops Issue Guidance on Conceal and Carry Law

  • October 26, 2011

    WCC Opposes Bill Job Bias Against Felons

  • October 21, 2011

    Catholic Conference Supports Revising Human Growth and Development Mandate

  • October 21, 2011

    WCC-Backed Bill to Keep Abortion Out of Health Exchanges Passes Senate

  • September 6, 2011

    Bishops Oppose Federal Preventive Services Mandate

  • May 27, 2011

    WCC Says Health Exchange Should Not Include Abortion

  • May 13, 2011

    Catholic Conference Shares Concerns on Conceal and Carry Legislation

  • April 21, 2011

    WCC Supports Improvements to Parental Choice Program

  • April 8, 2011

    Catholic Conference Takes Stance on State Budget Provisions

  • April 4, 2011

    "Catholics at the Capitol" Features Archbishop Listecki, Panel on Witnessing to Hope

  • February 21, 2011

    Living Faith is Focus of Catholics at the Capitol

January 26, 2011
Bishops Champion Catholic Schools and Urge Continued Support
Catholic Schools and Our Church:  Faith Moving Forward
January 20, 2011
Governor Walker Proclaims Catholic Schools Week
School Proclamation

2010

January 18, 2010
Governor Doyle Proclaims Catholic Schools Week
School Proclamation

2009

  • November 5, 2009
    WCC to Planned Parenthood: Respecting Parents, Local Leaders is No Danger to Children
  • October 30, 2009
    Human Growth and Development Instruction Should Respect Parents, Local Educators, WCC Says
  • September 18, 2009
    Catholic Charities Leader, Others Brief Lawmakers on Need for Payday Lending Limits
  • September 8, 2009
    WCC Backs Curbing Payday Loans
  • September 8, 2009
    WCC Backs Tax Credit for Teachers Who Purchase School Materials
  • August 17, 2009
    Bishops Write Join Letter on Insurance Mandate to Cover Contraception
  • June 8, 2009
    New Budget Health Care Mandates Impede Religious Liberty
  • June 2, 2009
    Budget Provision Penalizes Some Nonpublic School Children
  • April 3, 2009
    Catholic Conference Speaks to State Budget
  • March 10, 2009
    Catholic Conference Comments on President's Stem Cell Decision
February 5, 2009
Religious Groups Urge Governor to Protect Poor in State Budget
Letter to Governor Doyle on State Budget (1/26/09)

2008

2007

  • December 7, 2007
    WCC Backs Greater Access to Legal Services
  • November 28, 2007

    WCC Comments on Proposed Repeal of Statute of Limitations

  • November 20, 2007
    Catholic Conference Encouraged by Stem Cell Breakthrough
  • September 13, 2007
    WCC Supports Coercive Abortion Prevention Act
  • July 23, 2007

    Budget Issues of Concern to the Wisconsin Catholic Conference

  • May 29, 2007
    Finance Committee Helps Poor Families in Budget
  • May 18, 2007
    Motion to Limit School Bussing Fails Budget Committee
  • April 27, 2007
    Wisconsin Catholic Conference Testifies on Mandated Care for Rape Victims
  • April 18, 2007
    Catholic Conference Comments on Court Ruling in Favor of Partial Birth Abortion Ban
  • March 28, 2007
    Death Penalty Not Needed to Keep Us Safe
  • March 9, 2007

    "Catholics at the Capitol 2007": To Feature Conversation Between Bishops and Politicians

  • February 2, 2007
    Kim Wadas is New Associate Director for Education and Health Care Policy

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