This op-ed, written by Duane Dubey, a regular commenter here at Blogging Blue, was originally posted at LaCrosseTribune.com In November, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a request with the Internal Revenue Service “to investigate the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for engaging in prohibited political activity in violation of its protected tax [...]
From my email inbox comes this account of one Wisconsin family’s experience with Planned Parenthood. Two young adults walk into a Planned Parenthood near suburban Milwaukee in 2007. Faced with new realities about their future together, the young couple came that day to ask for help in a time of great need.
Neither one of [...]
Dear State Journal Editor –
I attended the Mining Commission Hearing on Wednesday in Madison – hours away from the communities this bill will affect directly. Lest we forget though, this bill sets new mining rules for the whole state moving forward; it could be any of our backyards at some point. I had questions [...]
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 [...]
Statement of DPMC Chair Sachin Chheda:
The nation is grieving. As President Obama said today, “Our hearts are broken.” We are shattered by the horrific scene in Connecticut. At this writing, at least 20 children and 6 adults are dead from a murderous rampage by a gunman in a “safe” and sedate elementary school.
October 25, 2012
End the Nightmare Now
It’s a scary time of year, isn’t it? I don’t just mean the ghouls and goblins of Halloween. The dire state of public education in Wisconsin is more frightening than any costume you’ll see this weekend.
Last week, the Department of Public Instruction released numbers showing that almost [...]
Is Time Warner Cable hurting our local democracy?
Why does Time Warner Cable turn away advertising sales from small advertisers? My name is Jessie Read and I am running for a local political office – Waukesha County Clerk. I have a TV ad already produced and I wanted to run it on a few spots [...]
Tonight’s post comes from a guest to Blogging Blue, Bob Lewis. Mr. Lewis is president of IT Catalysts, Inc. ( www.itcatalysts.com ) an independent consultancy specializing in helping businesses improve their ability to achieve designed, planned business change. Mr. Lewis kindly gave us permission to publish this article in it’s entirety. It is from the [...]
My name is Lisa Theo and I am running for Wisconsin’s 12th State Senate District. After watching legislators and bureaucrats in Madison put their needs ahead of the priorities and values of the citizens of Wisconsin, I decided to run for senate. My diverse background makes me the most qualified person to represent all of [...]