From my email inbox comes this column from Democratic State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout regarding Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s unwillingness to set up a state health insurance exchange as is mandated by Obamacare. “Over the years I have seen the devastation of company denials on families [and] witnessed the financial devastation on families that cannot get [...]
The following is Democratic State Sen. (and gubernatorial candidate) Kathleen Vinehout’s weekly column. This week Sen. Vinehout focuses on the need to improve the management of state programs. State Programs: Let’s Improve the Product and Lower the Costs
Sen. Kathleen Vinehout
“What programs would you cut to balance the state budget?” the reporter [...]
I apologize to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel political writers, Mr. Joel Stein and Mr. Patrick Marley, for being so tardy in making this post. I have been critical of them for ignoring two of the candidates in the Democratic primary for governor in a number of their posts (my post one and two). But on April [...]
From my email inbox comes Democratic gubernatorial candidate (and current State Senator) Kathleen Vinehout’s third priority if she’s elected governor in the recall election. I will put in place a New Economic Game Plan for Wisconsin.
To make our communities thrive and bring jobs back to Wisconsin, we need a New Economic Game Plan: a [...]
On Sunday April 15th, I discussed the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s complete disregard for Democratic gubernatorial candidates Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Secretary of State Doug La Follette when publishing their lengthy article on where Ms. Falk and Mayor Barrett stood on unions and collective bargaining.
Well here we are on Day 2 of the hostage crisis [...]
From my email inbox: FoodShare: Who’s Minding the Store?
Senator Kathleen Vinehout
FoodShare is a vital program for low-income people who cannot afford to feed their families. But the program has been plagued with oversight problems.
Past reports include a prisoner incarcerated for almost four years who still received FoodShare benefits with an unknown [...]
The Sunday April 15, 2012 issue of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured a front page article entitled, ‘Hopefuls split on union issues’. The article is fairly extensive probably totally a half page but leaves a lot to be desired. How so?
MJS writers Jason Stein and Patrick Marley spend what is essentially the entire article [...]
The following was written by Mary Ray Worley over at blue cheddar and is being re-posted here in its entirety with the author’s permission. I spent most of Wednesday afternoon reading up on Kathleen Vinehout, in part because she’s the Democratic gubernatorial challenger I find most compelling, in part because a blogger I very much [...]
Left to right: WI Secretary of State Doug La Follette, former Dane Co. Executive Kathleen Falk, town hall moderator Jennifer Epps-Addison of Citizen Action Wisconsin, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma). Not pictured is GOP challenger Michael Mangan.
Last night at Serb Hall down here in tha Em Kay Eee, [...]
The following is an opinion column written by Democratic State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, a candidate for governor in the recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Investing in Our Human Potential Yields the Biggest Returns
Senator Kathleen Vinehout
Last year Wisconsin had nearly the [...]