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Where Are Barrett and Abele on the UWM Budget Cuts?

If you are reading this blog I highly doubt that you are unfamiliar with Governor Walker’s intention to cut state support to the University of Wisconsin System by $300 million over the next biennial budget.

Most of the articles talking about the ‘trickle down’ to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee expect the local university to […]

Bruce Murphy: Will County Pass Another Pension Giveaway?

I’m going to post this without comment for you all to read, digest, and discuss, because it seems like something worth discussing. Few county officials were more adroit at milking the taxpayers than Tom Zablocki. Zablocki served as county clerk for 20 years, from 1968 to 1988. During his last term, two investigations by the […]

Whither MKE County: Pat Jursik Calls Out The Suburbs on Housing Discrimination

This is a surprisingly harsh assessment of the suburbs blatant disregard for equal housing…on top of the fact that they oppose regional public transportation at every turn…but County Supervisor Pat Jursik simply lays it on the line:

Supervisor Patricia Jursik today issued the following statement regarding the SEWRPC Regional Housing Plan:

“Ferguson, MO is the […]

Thank You From Marina Dimitrijevic:

Dear Friends,

Thank you.

Last year, I decided to run for the State Assembly because like you, I believe our state is heading in the wrong direction and everyone in Wisconsin deserves a fair shot to succeed.

While we fell short last week, I am so proud of the positive campaign we ran […]

The odd mailer sent out on behalf of Marina Dimitrijevic (UPDATED)

Marina Mailer

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include information Peter Rickman from We Are Milwaukee addressing the points raised in the original blog entry.

Take a good long look at this mailer sent out on behalf of Democratic Assembly candidate Marina Dimitrijevic, one of four Democrats running to replace Jon Richards in the 19th Assembly […]

Obama Boehner Walker Dimitrijevic

For the past six years the various left and progressive groups have been screaming about the obstructionists in the House of Representatives aided and abetted by Speaker John Boehner. Accused of hewing the company line, being co-opted by the tea party jihad, or out and out racism, the right has done everything in its power […]

What do you want to know? Ask questions of AD19 candidates

The Bay View Compass, with the League of Women Voters and the Bay View Neighborhood Association, is hosting a forum for candidates in the race to replace Jon Richards in the 19th assembly district on Monday, August 4th. The full details are here. You should go.

All five candidates, including the four Democrats that Shaina […]

My thoughts on Marina Dimitrijevic’s record of working with Scott Walker

On Monday Shaina shared her thoughts on Democratic Assembly candidate Marina Dimitrijevic’s statement touting her record of working with Scott Walker as if that somehow qualifies her to serve in the State Assembly, but I wanted to share my thoughts as well.

First, here’s Dimitrijevic’s statement. What sets her apart from her opponents, Dimitrijevic says, […]

Video: Dan Adams For Assembly’s New Ad

From one of the new faces in the race for the 19th Assembly district:

VIDEO: Marina Dimitrijevic’s interview with WisconsinEye

On June 18, Steve Walters of WisconsinEye interviewed Marina Dimitrijevic, one of four Democrats running to be the next State Representative in the 19th Assembly District.

While some of you may have already seen Dimitrijevic’s interview with WisconsinEye, I wanted to post it here for folks to take a look at.

In case you […]