All of us are aware of the decline in oil and gasoline prices that started late last year and promises to continue well into 2015. Reasons for the drop is attributed to declining demand from recessionary trends in parts of Europe as well as China and developing countries and general over world production. Under the […]
In computer programming I have always been a proponent of naming data items, objects, programs, files, etc with names that essentially describe what they do or what they contain. Makes sense…but it’s not always followed and often leads to misunderstandings and code errors years later.
Which brings us to the Name That Bill What It […]
As regular readers are sure to note, I follow the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel column: Congress, Following the Vote. Each week that Congress is in session it breaks out some of the bills voted on, a short description of the bill, what the yes or no vote means, and then how the Wisconsin delegation voted.
In the continuing saga of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that Canadian oil company TransCanada could essentially use eminent domain to seize right of ways on American owned property to complete the Keystone XL pipeline. Continued proof that money knows no borders:
Removing a major roadblock, Nebraska’s Supreme Court threw out […]
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 […]
More to come on minimum wage…but let’s start here on a rainy Sunday:
Apparently I am not the only desperate liberal blogger who wants to smear the GOP in their own words…about that grant to UW-Madison to study the sleep habits of fruit flies and mice. Just today Bruce Murphy in his column Murphy’s Law at UrbanMilwaukee.com wrote just a bit about Representative Robin Vos’ (R – Burlington) […]
In their continued push to neuter the University of Wisconsin system and particularly the flagship campus in Madison, the GOP and their adherents are finding fault with a recent research grant given to the university:
Two researchers at the University of Wisconsin – Madison have been awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar federal grant […]
This is just a little Sunday quickie related to two recent Politifact Wisconsin articles published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The first one rated Senator Chris Larson’s statement on the projected $1.8 billion shortfall in the as yet proposed 2015 – 2017 budget as FALSE.
On the day a Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau report […]
I am on the Grassroots North Shore email list and look forward to the information that they forward and the activities that they arrange. As a result of that affiliation I have also been receiving emails from North Shore for Mary Burke. I received their latest email last Thursday and was interested in their take […]