An interesting little article popped up in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this morning. Apparently a fair number of Wisconsin union firms including construction and highway builders aren’t that excited about the misnamed Right to Work bill being wined and dined by the GOP in Madison:
Some 300 construction and contracting businesses Wednesday joined their workers’ […]
Another day, another story of a voucher school’s financial practices and academic performance being called into question.
The operator of one of Milwaukee’s longest-running private voucher schools says her organization strives to give disadvantaged children the best shot they can get in life, even when they’ve been left behind by other schools.
But new documents […]
A local elected official is not running for re-election in the coming 2015 Spring election. I have verified this with three different sources. I have contacted the incumbent on two different occasions and not received a reply. I have reached out to three sources who write about this area of government and confirmed that they […]
This is the scariest article that I’ve read in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in 2014: Wisconsin lawmaker, right-to-work champion leads push on U.S. Constitution
State Representative Chris Kapenga (R – Delafield) was elected the co-president of the Assembly of State Legislatures. Rep. Kapenga helped found this organization in 2013 and they are working toward holding […]
by Jay Bullock
Hi, Christian. Thanks for stopping by to address my question. I appreciate it. You and I obviously disagree on the “Right to Work” bill–I call it the “Right to Freeload” bill–and I’m really hoping you can help me understand where you’re coming from.
I give you credit. A lot of people promoting […]
After years of hearing how heinous voter fraud is during the various debates in support of Voter ID and the later court cases surrounding it’s implementation…it boggles my mind how the lawyer for an actual fraudulent voter says he got too severe a punishment. I mean really, 90 days of work release and 18 months […]
This is absolutely disgusting.
Once again, a grand jury brought no indictment against three officers involved in the asphyxiation death of Robert Ethan Saylor, 26, who had mental and physical difficulties due to Down Syndrome.
In January of 2013, Saylor was in a Maryland movie theater watching Zero Dark Thirty, which he loved so much he wanted […]
Any true patriot should be ashamed of the torture used by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) post-911. A glimpse of these techniques details how the CIA employed sleep deprivation to wear down victims: It “involved keeping detainees awake for up to 180 hours, usually standing or in stress positions, at times with their hands shackled […]
Congress is considering adding to a year-end budget deal a provision to roll back safety rules aimed at ensuring truck drivers get enough rest, a measure U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said should be rejected.
What the heck is this doing in a budget bill? I thought Congress wasn’t going to pull this […]
Anyone reading this blog won’t be surprised to hear that I am vehemently opposed to Right To Work legislation. Nor that I am not particularly happy about the events from the past week or so that have lead to this particular blog.
The first shot across the bows of Wisconsin labor came on Monday December […]