Gov. Tony Evers proposes throwing out much of Act 10

Gov. Tony Evers has proposed his new biennial budget and contained within said budget is a provision that would roll back much of the anti-worker Act 10 that was enacted by former Gov. Scott Walker and his Republican cronies in the legislature. In one of his boldest moves, Evers called…

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President Barack Obama: Labor Day 2020

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MKE Common Council: In recognition of unions on Labor Day

Eight out of Fifteen? Really?? Happy Labor Day!! From our email: Statement from members of the Milwaukee Common Council – Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa As we…

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VP Mike Pence Was In Madison And Did This:

he held up a t-shirt…I wonder if he read it?

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Pay Inequality Was On Parade At The World Series

A number of times during the World Series, the announcers mentioned that Washington Nationals star pitcher Stephen Strasburg has four years on his contract…but it has a clause that allows him to bow out if he so chooses…within 72 hours of the end of the series. Now he was just…

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WMC Proposes New Socialist Programs

The WMC (aka Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation) is a conservative and very successful business lobbying group who have found ready accomplices in former Governor Scott Walker, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald over the past several years. Despite supporting the various business tax cuts provided…

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What Is Ford Thinking?

Last week Ford Motor Company announced that is was phasing out sales of passenger automobiles in North America over the next few years. Other than the sporty Ford Mustang, the company plans to sell only SUVs, cross over vehicles and their ubiquitous pick up trucks and vans. The products that…

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Paul Ryan Didn’t Quit Because of Randy Bryce

Please let’s not get overconfident about the election in the Wisconsin First Congressional District. There have already been emails and postings that Paul Ryan quit because he was afraid of the campaign being waged by one of Blogging Blue’s favorite candidates: Randy Bryce. There have been dozens of post-mortems on…

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West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Results In A Raise…Finally

After several years of no pay increases and traditionally sitting near the bottom in teacher salaries, the teachers of West Virginia finally earned a 5% pay increase after a strike that shut down public schools state wide. The statewide teachers’ strike that shuttered West Virginia schools for almost two weeks…

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Why Single Payer Health Insurance: Coalminers!

There are a myriad reasons why we should have single payer health insurance in the United States. And here is another one. For one reason or another, the federal government is providing health coverage for retired and injured coalminers. And that coverage keeps getting tossed around in every budget and…

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