FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2011

CONTACT: Steven Potter, WisDems Communications Assistant

608-616-5380; stevenp@wisdems.org

MEDIA ADVISORY: TOMORROW, 4 PM CST, LA CROSSE:
FORMER CONGRESSMAN DAVE OBEY TO DISCUSS RECALL

LA CROSSE – Former Congressman Dave Obey, known for his straight-forward approach, will speak to volunteers tomorrow at a 4 p.m. rally about the importance of the recall efforts.

Obey will touch on the rationale behind the recall, including Walker’s anti-family, anti-worker agenda and his harmful cuts to education and healthcare.

Obey was the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 7th congressional district for 21 consecutive terms, serving the state’s residents from 1969 - 2011.

WHAT: Recall Volunteer Rally

WHO: Former Congressman Dave Obey

WHEN: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

WHERE: La Crosse Recall Headquarters -- 116 5th Ave South, La Crosse