Walker administration official on job creation under Gov. Walker: “We suck. We’re bad.”

At least Lisa Johnson, vice president of entrepreneurship and innovation with the quasi-government Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, is honest about how much of a failure Gov. Scott Walker’s job creation efforts have been (emphasis added): From Johnson’s wheelhouse in the new economy, the rankings aren’t any better. Wisconsin came in 31st among 50 states in [...]

Whither MKE Cnty: County in the Wisconsin Constitution

One persistent comment about State Representative (and former County Supervisor) Joe Sanfelippo’s proposal to dismantle the Milwaukee County Board as we know it is: Can the state do that? County Government is designated in the Wisconsin Constitution so the state legislature certainly has some say in the nature of county government. But it is not [...]

Whither MKE Cnty: Statement From the Wisc Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals

Press Statement of Candice Owley, President of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals

The Wisconsin Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals stands in strong opposition to the Greater Milwaukee Committee’s plan to reduce the County Board because it is a threat to both democracy and to oversight of critical public services for Milwaukee [...]

THE GREAT REPUBLICAN LIE-THAT THEY REALLY CARE ABOUT THE ECONOMY

Upon the conclusion of the fiscal cliff debacle, President Obama in his speech to the country clearly conveyed his refusal to negotiate with the GOP over the debt-ceiling, allowing their party to “use it as a bargaining chip.” Furthermore, he reiterated a point he has made throughout his campaign for re-election, telling the GOP that [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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