This is a victory for free speech. To settle a free speech lawsuit, Gov. Scott Walker’s administration agreed Tuesday to pay more than $88,000 in attorneys fees and drop its hard-and-fast requirement that larger groups protesting in the Capitol receive a permit.
The Walker administration faced a federal trial in January over the permitting requirement [...]
Last week I highlighted statements made by Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson, who stated his belief that Solidarity Sing Along participants should get a permit if they want to sing in the State Capitol rotunda.
At the time, myself and Doug from Friends Don’t Let Friends Vote Republican decided to email each and [...]
Yesterday I wrote about Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson’s statement that he believes participants in the Solidarity Sing Along should get a permit to exercise their rights to free assembly and free speech.
After posting about Sen. Larson’s comments, I got to wondering what Sen. Larson’s Democratic colleagues in the State Senate think [...]
Apparently Democratic State Senate Minority Leader Chris Larson believes the participants of the Solidarity Sing Along should get a permit to exercise their rights to free speech and assembly. Senator Larson was asked the question “Do I have the right to individually petition my Government, and do I lose that right if other individuals are [...]
From the email from the Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus;
State lawmakers to host public hearing on changes to local control in Milwaukee County
MADISON – Local residents are invited to share their opinions on the state-imposed changes to the Milwaukee County Board at a public hearing this Tuesday in Milwaukee. The hearing starts at 5:00 [...]
I just published a press release from US Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI – 4) voicing her reasons for opposing State Representative Joe Sanfelippo’s bill to blow up Milwaukee County Government as we know it. Ms. Moore’s press release covers a number of salient points about the value of county government and what would be lost [...]
According to a press release issued yesterday by Democratic State Sens. Julie Lassa and Chris Larson and State Rep. Sandy Pasch, Republican legislators Paul Farrow and Ed Brooks are prepared to “drop the bomb” on private sector unions in the form of legislation that would allow employers to reduce the hours of their union-represented employees [...]
This is about a week old, but I’m just catching up from a long Thanksgiving “weekend.” Incoming Senate Democratic Leader Chris Larson (D–Milwaukee) announced today the appointment of Senator Bob Wirch (D–Somers) and Senator Jennifer Shilling (D–La Crosse) to serve on the Joint Committee on Finance for the 2013-2014 Legislative Session.
“Sen. Wirch and [...]
Congratulations to Democratic State Senator Chris Larson, the new Senate Minority Leader! Democrats in the state Senate elected 32-year-old freshman Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee as minority leader on Tuesday — a surprise decision that Republicans instantly cheered.
Larson was first elected to the Senate in 2010 after beating a more conservative Democrat in [...]