Dystopian Madison: Gov. Evers Edition

Yesterday evening, the daily email from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel arrived to provide links to the new stories of the day on their website, JSOnline. The lead story was one about Governor Tony Evers secretly recording a closed door meeting with GOP leadership, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority…

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Governor Tony Evers on George Floyd and Racism

I am derelict in not tracking this down and publishing it sooner…mea culpa:

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Governor Evers Memorial Day Weekend Reminder

I know that it says gif but it isn’t:

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Wisconsin As A Failed State?

This seems a little harsh even for this lefty but as I watch President Donald Trump push the United States toward Third World status…and given the intractability of Wisconsin Republicans…it gets easier and easier to view Wisconsin as a failed state. article shared by a regular reader. A failed state…

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Governor Evers Announces Financial Support For Small Businesses

Using federal monies available to Wisconsin through the Coronavirus Aids, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp will provide grants to small businesses throughout the state. Wisconsin small businesses that saw revenue interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic are eligible under two grant programs totaling $75 million…

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Governor Evers Is Set To Announce…3…2…1.

and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald will whoop and holler that Governor Tony Evers is doing it all wrong! Sorry that this is behind a paywall but the gist of what I need is the first paragraph anyway (shown below): Gov. Evers to soon announce…

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It’s up to us. Editorial from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

This editorial appeared on the front page of this morning’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I am reprinting here in total. I agree with it. I will have comments on it later in another post. It’s up to us.  We can’t count on our elected representatives to work together for the public…

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City of Milwaukee Stay At Home Still In Place

The Wisconsin State Supreme court ruling this afternoon only overturns the safer at home orders from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and has no bearing on local municipality rules. So Mayor Tom Barret would like to remind you that the city’s stay at home order is still in effect:…

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WI Supreme Court Throws Out Evers Safer At Home

But don’t go throwing away your masks and six foot measuring tapes just yet: The Wisconsin Supreme Court threw out the Gov. Tony Evers administration’s Safer At Home order Wednesday saying his health services secretary-designee Andrea Palm overstepped her authority in extending a statewide shutdown until May 26. Republicans and…

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Reopening Wisconsin? Next Step:

From Governor Tony Evers Facebook page: Today we announced another turn of the dial for Wisconsin businesses by adding in-person retail shopping for up to 5 customers at a time for standalone or strip-mall based stores. And, movie goers will be able to catch a show at any drive-in theater….

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