As part of Governor Walker’s budget proposal to reduce state support of the University of Wisconsin System by $300 million, the university is supposed to gain additional flexibility in operations and the expiration of the tuition freeze in 2017.
Under Walker’s proposal this year, the Legislature would have no ability to stop the university from […]
Back in 2012, Gov. Scott Walker shared his thoughts about what he thought of President Barack Obama’s attacks on his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, over the issue of outsourcing.
At the time, Walker made it clear that he felt President Obama was attacking Romney on outsourcing to distract voters from President Obama’s poor job performance, […]
The latest Marquette Poll shows that Ron Johnson’s approval rating is at a meager 28%. Johnson rode into office on a wave of anti-incumbent, anti-progress Tea Party voters in 2010. He defeated three-term Senator and progressive icon Russ Feingold in a stunning upset. Although Johnson was leading in the polls, many progressives and media figures […]
Odds are that State Senator Terry Moulton. ( R-Chippewa Falls) won’t have either the courage or integrity to stand up to his party’s leaders and vote against the budget today, but it won’t be for lack of encouragement from his constituents.
On Monday, June 17th, 30 people gathered across from Moulton’s business in Chippewa Falls, […]
MILWAUKEE COUNTY BOARD CHAIRWOMAN DIMITRIJEVIC STATEMENT ON LRB 1340/2:
Milwaukee – Chairwoman Marina Dimitijevic has issued the following response after reviewing the latest version of bill LRB 1340/2.
We have just seen the bill draft for the first time today, and there are clearly new provisions in this version of the bill never before discussed. […]
I have received a number of emails concerning State Representatve and former professional part time county supervisor Joe Sanfelippo’s reversal on allowing the county board to reform themselves. He has lined up a number of new co-sponsors including Milwaukee’s State Senator Lena Taylor and State Rep Dale Kooyenga (R – 14th).
Originally I thought […]