This is just a subscript in a recent article about how poorly the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had performed under the Walker Administration:
Walker and the Legislature also scaled back the power of state agencies by giving the governor authority to review and approve all regulations written by state agencies before they take [...]
Here’s yet another example of how Republicans are great at winning elections but absolutely suck when it comes to governing. A jury on Thursday found former Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) and his wife guilty on multiple counts of conspiracy and honest services wire fraud. The pair were indicted in January on 14 federal counts over [...]
I’d love to hear some of you conservatives defend this. The board overseeing the state’s flagship job-creation agency has quietly approved a $6 million tax credit for Ashley Furniture Industries with a condition allowing the company to eliminate half of its state workforce.
As approved by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. board, the award would [...]
By now you’ve probably read or heard about Cindy Archer, a former aide to Gov. Scott Walker who was recently hired for a six-figure state job without actually applying for the job. After being hired, it was revealed Archer was actually making $27,000 per year more than her predecessor in the position, and now Patrick [...]
This should surprise absolutely no one. Nearly half of Governor Scott Walker’s campaign fundraisers since April 1st have been hosted by people whose companies received financial awards from his administration.
Some call that troubling, while others say its nothing new in Wisconsin.
Jack Link, the owner of Jack Link Snacks of Minong, joins Chris Shult, [...]
What are they, a bunch of fourth graders?!? A group at the center of a campaign finance investigation ensnaring Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has an emphatic retort to prosecutors examining whether its coordination with politicians was illegal: Everybody does it.
H/T to James Rowen of The Political Environment.
From my email inbox comes this press release from Democratic Attorney General candidate Jon Richards in regards to yesterday’s revelations that John Doe prosecutors accused Republican Gov. Scott Walker of running a “criminal scheme” in which his gubernatorial campaign illegally coordinated campaign activity and expenditures with right-wing outside groups. Wisconsin Attorney General candidate Jon Richards [...]
In yet another example of Republicans protecting fellow Republicans, Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel – who’s running for Wisconsin Attorney General this year – declined to investigate Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch after it was revealed Kleefisch worked closely with millionaire deadbeat dad Michael Eisenga (a contributor to Kleefisch’s campaign) on legislation that would [...]
I don’t know where this goes next. Is this the last place that a John Doe can be considered or does the DA have the authority or wherewhithal to appeal a ruling like this?
Today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
U.S. District Judge Rudolf Randa issued the 26-page decision late Tuesday, calling on prosecutors to immediately [...]