Tony Evers Is Pushing The Wisconsin GOP To The Left

Isn’t it amazing what can change after a gubernatorial election? Despite pushing back on Governor Tony Evers’ agenda in some areas (Medicaid Expansion, medical marijuana, etc), it is starting to feel like the Republican leadership in Madison is trying to co-opt some of the new governor’s popular ideas. Like the…

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Wisconsin State Dems Tried to Sandbag DNC Election of Jason Rae

I had the opportunity to talk with Glendale Mayor Bryan Kennedy about this on Monday night and totally blanked on the importance of this story. I apologize for not getting it out front before this evening. But Wisconsin Democratic stalwart (the hardest working Dem that I know) and incumbent member…

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VIDEO: Superdelegate David Bowen explains his support for Bernie Sanders

Watch as Democratic State Rep. David Bowen explains why he’s chosen to give his superdelegate vote to Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination. I appreciate David Bowen’s stated intention to support the will of the Democratic voters of the state of Wisconsin, who gave Sen. Sanders a convincing…

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One of Largest Employment Events of the Year

From our exploding email inbox: America Works and Representative David Bowen Host One of the Largest Employment Events of the Year Event to Draw More than 100 Transportation Industry Employers and Thousands of Job Seekers America Works, a national workforce development company, and Representative David Bowen along with more than…

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Whither MKE County: Time For A Dedicated Park District

By now all of you have read at least one article about the perceived risk of having the county executive sell Milwaukee County park land without input from the county board or the general public. The recent changes in state law that allow the county executive to sell non-park land…

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Some thoughts on DPW Chair Martha Laning’s recent “controversy”

Earlier this week, Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about a secretly recorded video that showed Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Martha Laning attempting to imitate the speech patterns of Democratic State Rep. David Bowen (who is also the First Vice Chair of the party) during remarks to…

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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…

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Whither MKE County: Downsizing Physical Plant!

County Supervisor Pat Jursik is preparing a resolution to reduce the number of buildings that Milwaukee County holds at their City Campus facility and start the move to dispose of other underutilized properties in the coming years. She would like plans set into to motion as part of the 2015…

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A funny fact about the 10th Assembly District candidates

Interesting fact about the candidates running for the State Assembly in the 10th district: Only one of the five candidates actually lives in the district. Democrats David Bowen, Bria Grant, and Sara Johann and Republican Artis Landon all live outside the district, while Democrat Tia Torhorst is the only candidate…

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That Didn’t Take Long: Supervisor Bowen to Run for Rep. Pasch’s Seat.

Just a day after Representative Sandy Pasch’s announcement that she will not seek re-election from the Wisconsin 10th Assembly District, County Supervisor David Bowen throws his hat squarely into the ring. I don’t think he’ll be the only candidate…seats without incumbents are magnets for political figures wanting to move up…

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