H.R.3 – No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act Introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), the bill boasts 173 mainly Republican co-sponsors and has been designated a top priority by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). As Raw Story points out:
The broad anti-abortion measure would restrict federally-assisted abortion coverage to cases of “forcible rape,” excluding [...]
Scott Walker will build anywhere. Bass Pro Shops recently considered expanding into the Green Bay market. The problem is, the land that developer John Bergstrom tried to sell them is a wetlands.
Luckily the Wisconsin Wetlands Association stepped in. The “open for business” Wisconsin state legislature immediately went to work in passing a bill [...]
As long as all of their relations are on the public dime…The Righteous Brothers, Jeff and Scott Fitzgerald, are the republicans in charge of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the state Senate. They have hopped on the republicans silly talking point “Wisconsin is open for business.” It also appears that Wisconsin is open to employ [...]
The Green Bay Packers are playing in the Super Bowl this weekend and the Packers, like they have all season, took advantage of their opportunities. The Green Bay Packers have offered to sell Super Bowl tickets to elected officials at face value.
Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt has agreed to purchase five tickets at [...]
Zach Walls a 19 year old Iowan attacks the bigotry of those seeking to take away marriage rights for gays and lesbians in IA. His very articulate speech shows the importance of a loving family and demonstrates how young people are recognizing the bigotry of the past will have no sway in the future. [...]
Yesterday Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Abele unveiled his job creation and economic development plan. “The status quo is simply not working, and we need to fundamentally change the way Milwaukee County does business and economic development,” Abele said. “It’s time to end the culture that too often accepts ‘no’ as an answer, and transform [...]
On the heels of his endorsement by AFSCME District Council 48, Milwaukee County Executive candidate Jim Sullivan announced yesterday his candidacy has been endorsed by two unions representing police and firefighters: Jim Sullivan has strongly supported the public safety community throughout his career and we know he will continue to do so as Milwaukee County [...]
What does one make of a governor who in 2011 flatly tells respected representative group of his state’s black legislators that “I don’t need your people?” This is the same governor who blew off the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s invitation to attend the tenth annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration while he was in the [...]
Apparently “lock ‘em up and throw away the key” isn’t working for many state’s bottom lines: When Harry Coates campaigned for the Oklahoma state Senate in 2002, he had one approach to crime: “Lock ‘em up and throw away the key.”
Now, Coates is looking for that key. He and other tough-on-crime lawmakers across the [...]