Scott Walker administration wanted to offer a top DNR job to mining company lobbyist

This should surprise absolutely no one who’s been paying attention to the close relationship Gov. Scott Walker’s administration has had with not only supporters of Gov. Walker’s campaigns, but with lobbyists as well. Gov. Scott Walker’s administration considered giving a top natural resources position this year to a lobbyist for…

Continue Reading

Walker administration sought to appoint mining lobbyist to top position in DNR

In yet another example of Gov. Scott Walker’s administration seeking to put the proverbial foxes in the henhouse, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting mining lobbyist Bob Seitz was considered for a top position at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) before the Walker administration backed off the appointment…

Continue Reading

The Political Environment: Walker appointee to Public Service Commission still a registered lobbyist

Via The Political Environment comes this gem: Walker appointee to PSC post still registered lobbyist Bob Seitz’s mining, utility and Americans for Prosperity lobbying connections are gone, but others remain today, according to state records: The appointment of an active registered lobbyist to the Public Service Commission is yet another…

Continue Reading