It is time to let the rest of the world get involved if they must…but it is time for the United States to stop thinking that we need to be involved in every local conflict in the world. But now, bowing to pressure from critics, advisers and purportedly former President Clinton, the president is moving [...]
The Republican triumvirate in Madison will repeal local public employee residency requirements as part of their state budget. Regardless of your position on the subject, isn’t this the perfect candidate for a binding referendum in every municipality with residency rules? Although Mayor Barrett and Milwaukee’s residency rules and Milwaukee’s public employee unions are getting the [...]
Democratic State Rep. Cory Mason of Racine proposed honoring the kringle _ a large round flat pastry with a hole in the middle made predominantly in Racine County _ in the state budget proposal that passed early Wednesday.
I have been considering a series of blogs titled, “This is in the state budget?” or at [...]
One of the non-budget items that has been included in the 2014-2015 Wisconsin state budget, would allow the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee to charter an independent school in Wauwatosa as part of UWM’s innovation park. Actually the provision is even broader than that but Wauwatosa is the first community that UWM has targeted.
Earlier this week, Zach posted that Representative Ron Kind from Wisconsin’s Third Congressional District had ruled out running for governor against Governor Walker in 2014.
After this past weekend’s Democratic Party of Wisconsin state convention, I would never have expected that Rep. Kind was interested in governor. But he certainly is running for a [...]
Mahlon Mitchell, President of the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin and Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in the 2012 recall, hit the ground running full tilt as a speaker at the recent Democratic Party of Wisconsin State Convention.
Running through the gamut of the sins of the Walker administration and continually repeating labor chants of the [...]
In another sinister attempt to restrict voter rights in the State of Wisconsin, State Representative Jeff Stone of Greenfield introduced a new bill that is quietly but quickly moving through the state assembly.
As I posted earlier one of the points in the bill limits recalling elected municipal and school board officials to instances where [...]