State Response On The County Exec Nomination Paper Fiasco

After the fiasco around the nomination papers for Milwaukee County Exec earlier this year, I contacted the Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Milwaukee County District Attorney. Election law/rules were violated and a number of candidates were removed from the ballot. Three candidates hired a contractor who used some of…

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WI GOP Broke It…

they got to buy it and then own it! Oh geez Ed, what are you rambling about now? Well since I originally wrote about the stalemate between Wisconsin’s Attorney General and the GOP legislature over how to settle suits involving the state…we’ve moved exactly square none! Well to catch up…

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GOP : Attorney General Stand Off Continues

I probably should have added this to my previous post about the Lame Duck settlement impasse…it sort of belongs there…but it gets more interesting. Yesterday, September 4th, the Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee scheduled a closed door meeting to review how to handle legal settlements brought to them by the…

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Lame Ducks In Madison Aren’t The Laws

Instead I would suggest that it is the GOP ‘lawmakers’ who are the lame ducks. For those of you following Wisconsin politics, you are familiar with the lame duck laws pushed through the legislature and signed by outgoing Governor Scott Walker between the November 2018 election and the January 2019…

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Tony Evers Reverses Course On ACA Lawsuit

In his State of the State address on Tuesday night, Governor Tony Evers stated that he was keeping one of his campaign promises and was instructing Attorney General Josh Kaul to remove Wisconsin from the federal lawsuit to declare the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. The Republican leadership who control…

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Robin Vos, $850,000, You and Me!

The Wisconsin State Legislature has contracted with a Chicago law firm to defend the legislative districts that the GOP drew back in 2011. But for some reason Assembly Speaker Robin Vos won’t release the details of the contract to the press: Assembly Speaker Robin Vos won’t make public a legal…

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