Recall Memo: June 5: Another Walker Budget Deficit Fixed via Cuts to UW System

Not too long ago…at the 8 month or so point in his two year ‘balanced budget’…Governor Walker filled a projected budget deficit of $143 million by making additional cuts to state spending of $123 million dollars. The largest portion of these reductions were taken from the UW system, $46 million…

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Recall Memo: June 5: Walker Uses Settlement Money to Fill Shortfall in Balanced Budget

One of the self declared crowning achievements of Scott Walker’s time as governor, is how he ‘balanced’ his first biennial budget (which is I believe, a state constitutional requirement, but never mind that). He touts this accomplishment at every rally, speech and prominently at both debates. BUT…just 8 months or…

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Recall Memo: June 5: Walker Tenure as County Exec Troubles Sheriff Clarke

On May 20, 2012 the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran an article discussing Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke’s desire to outsource maintenance work at the Milwaukee County Jail. The Sheriff contends that it takes too long for county personnel to respond to requests for any type of maintenance including things as…

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Recall Memo: June 5: Neighbor to Neighbor with Tom Barrett!

June 5th is now less than a week away! And now for another helpful reminder: RECALL WALKER! VOTE for Governor: —–>> Barrett VOTE for Lieutenant Governor: —–>> Mitchell

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Multi-platinum recording artists to headline “Get Out the Vote” rally in Madison

Grammy Award-winning guitarist Tom Morello of “Rage Against The Machine,” singer-songwriter Jackson Browne, Tim McIlrath of the punk rock band “Rise Against,” international touring hip-hop artist Brother Ali and Mike McColgan, the original lead singer of “Dropkick Murphys” and the lead singer of the “Street Dogs,” are all hitting the…

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Recall Memo: June 5: Mahlon Mitchell Fundraiser

From my email inbox…here’s the announcement on a Milwaukee area fundraiser for Lt. Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell! AND DON’T FORGET TO VOTE: VOTE for Governor: —–>> Barrett VOTE for Lieutenant Governor: —–>> Mitchell

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Conservatives ramp up dirty tricks leading up to June 5 recall election

Just one week before voters head to the polls to cast their votes to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, conservatives seem to be pulling out all the stops in their attempts to defend Gov. Walker. This week a spam text message was sent out to thousands of Wisconsinites attacking Milwaukee…

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Scott Walker is actually creating some jobs…

….if you count the folks being hired through Seek Staffing to do paid canvassing for Walker’s recall campaign. Would you like to set your own hours and be outside while earning money? We are looking for candidates that are comfortable canvassing neighborhoods in Waukesha county to survey voters about the…

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This is not what integrity looks like, Governor Walker

During Friday’s debate, Tom Barrett noted that Scott Walker is the only governor in the nation with a criminal defense fund. Barrett wanted to know who was paying for the criminal defense fund, among other things. But Walker dodged Barrett’s questions and instead insisted that he’s “had a high level…

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Russ Feingold: “Gov. Walker has a severe problem with the truth”

Russ Feingold, speaking at a press conference with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett earlier today: “The governor has a severe problem with the truth, whether it be the way he’s handling this investigation, whether it be the jobs numbers, the whole routine he had that somehow, this attack on the working…

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