Ed. Note: At second glance, it appears I’m mistaken, as the compensatory time this bill would create as an option for employees would actually be earned at a rate of 1.5 hours of compensatory time per hour of overtime, so the employee would not be losing money. Apologies for the oversight on my part.
A Wisconsin State Senate committee is scheduled to take up Senate Bill 236–a bill that would open the doors to the legal sale of unpasteurized milk from dairy farmers. The bill, championed by Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend), would set up guidelines for allowing the dumber among us to consume a product that was made safe [...]
Watch and listen as Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman explains that individuals who live near the proposed Gogebic Taconite strip mine in the northwoods of Wisconsin have absolutely nothing to worry about in regards to their drinking water, because the mining company will solve mine leakage problems with “industrial caulk.”
Here’s Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman paying more attention to his cell phone than he did to concerned citizens who showed up to testify at the Joint Finance Committee’s public hearing at Greendale High School yesterday.
H/T to Shaina Solidarity for the photo.
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 [...]
Watch as Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend lets his inner ignoramus out.
Republican Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) handily defeated his Democratic opponent, Tanya Lohr, in last week’s election, but apparently it wasn’t easy. Grothman took to the airwaves Thursday morning to talk about “the special interests” he was up against, including, um, the New World Order. Grothman also claimed that President Obama and Tammy Baldwin probably won [...]
From my email inbox comes news of the campaign kickoff event for Tanya Lohr, the Democrat who’s running against extremist Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman.
Tanya Lohr, a public school teacher and activist who led the charge to try and recall right-wing extremist State Sen. Glen Grothman (R-West Bend), has announced her candidacy for the 20th District Senate seat against Sen. Grothman. Lohr, who’s a graduate of Emerge Wisconsin’s leadership training program, is also the chair of the Democratic Party [...]
The latest case of Fake outrage on the right(and there are many) comes from some obscure political pundit named Hilary Rosen who (probably) correctly said Ann Romney “has never worked a day in her life”. yes that sound was the collective grumble of the right appalled that anyone would say such a thing.