Apparently the governor is trying to strengthen his foreign policy credentials with another trip to Europe.
Where he should be is in drought ridden California. As that state continues to impose water use restrictions and experiments with sea water desalination, Wisconsin is still a safe water haven (well ignoring the DNRs lack of over […]
In yet another example of how awful Gov. Scott Walker’s latest biennial budget is for the State of Wisconsin, a new report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel notes his most recent budget cuts funding to fight water pollution by 16%. As worries grow about water pollution caused by runoff from streets, yards and farm fields, […]
As Madison continues to debate cuts to the University of Wisconsin system as part of the state budget, there have been a couple of news items coming out of the university. One that is pretty important on the world health stage and one that is actually helping Governor Walker ‘create’ jobs.
Health: Group led by […]
This morning’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features an opinion piece by Alex Molinaroli, the chairman of Johnson Controls, Todd Teske, chairman of Briggs & Stratton Corp, and Tim Sullivan, former CEO of Bucyrus International. They were touting the proposed Bucks arena as an important asset for Milwaukee and Milwaukee regional firms and why government should get […]
from my email:
For immediate release: For more information, contact: March 19, 2015 Rep. Chris Taylor, 608.266.5342 Rep. Gordon Hintz, 608-266-2254
Northeast Wisconsin Strongly Opposes Walker Budget
Hundreds turn out to express concerns
MADISON – Yesterday, the Joint Committee on Finance held its first public hearing on Governor Walker’s state budget in Brillion, Wisconsin. The […]
The LA Times is running an opinion piece suggesting that Governor Walker is about to do away with the weekend!
And essentially he is:
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a leading aspirant for the Republican nomination for president, made his state the 25th “right-to-work” state in the nation on March 9 when he signed a measure […]
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been updating their article on the budget hearing at Alverno University today…so the snippet I saw this morning about Tim Sheehy’s, President of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, testimony in favor of the state’s $220 million bond issue to pay for part of a new arena for the Milwaukee […]
Woe to the citizen who is not a practiced public speaker coming before the Joint Committee on Finance in one of the four hearings on the state budget. The two-minute limit awaits you, and comes faster than you can ever imagine.
Introducing yourself takes 10 to 15 seconds, depending on your affiliation. That is […]
Just think, the Republican legislature gets to go out on the road and present defend their proposed 2015 – 2017 budget. One of the sticking points in this budget is the $300 million cuts to the renowned University of Wisconsin System. And of course one of the places where they are holding public hearings on […]
Dom Noth of Dom’s Domain Politics has an excellent writeup of just how pervasive Gov. Scott Walker’s budget is when it comes to changing policy in Wisconsin.
Here’s a snippet from Noth’s piece, which I’d encourage you all to read in its entirety for yourselves. The growing community anger over Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to […]