Gov. Tony Evers proposes throwing out much of Act 10

Gov. Tony Evers has proposed his new biennial budget and contained within said budget is a provision that would roll back much of the anti-worker Act 10 that was enacted by former Gov. Scott Walker and his Republican cronies in the legislature. In one of his boldest moves, Evers called…

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Robin Vos can suck a fat one

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is an absolute moron… Assembly Speaker Robin Vos slammed Gov. Tony Evers for “acting like a dictator” by declaring health emergencies to address COVID-19 without support from the Legislature. The Rochester Republican said in a WisPolitics.com virtual event Thursday the guv’s decision to keep reissuing…

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Ok, Now Sen. Fitzgerald etal Are Just Being Mean Spirited

Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers has nominated Craig Thompson as his Secretary of the Department of Transportation. Now Mr. Thompson has been a very vocal advocate of infrastructure support including increased gasoline taxes to pay for Wisconsin’s deteriorating roads and highways. And of course he found fault with Governor Walker’s management…

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Scott Fitzgerald Supports Medicaid Expansion in Wisconsin or Maybe Not!

During the interview that provided the articles around the state outlining the Republican plan to undermine the state’s electorate and newly elected governor by keeping the governor out of the budget process…Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald let out a sigh and quick inhale about Medicaid expansion for Wisconsin. It caught…

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Republicans Continue To Negate The Voice Of Wisconsin Voters!

Governor-elect Tony Evers is still a few weeks away from taking office and once again the Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are rounding up ways to usurp his authority and the preferences of the voters in the State of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is on a biennial budget cycle and the incoming…

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When Can We Sue Scott Walker For Malpractice?

Front page, top story above the fold, immediately below the masthead, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran this story this morning: State taxpayers could be owing Foxconn! Now on the face of it, this isn’t new news. Most anyone in the state following the boondoggle that is the $3 billion giveaway…

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Walker Exercises Powers Being Denied To Evers

I started composing this last night…but now…as I am writing it here on Blogging Blue…the news is reporting that Governor Scott Walker is signing the various bills from the lame duck legislative session that will limit the powers of future Wisconsin governors and attorneys general. But lets get back to…

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Governor-elect understands Milwaukee is a part of Wisconsin, not apart from it

From our inbox from Milwaukee Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson: Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson December 4, 2018 It’s refreshing to hear our state’s incoming chief executive officer express his desire to be a partner with the City of Milwaukee. In addressing the Common Council, I was happy to learn that…

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Would Walker Want To Be Governor Under The New Rules

Governor Scott Walker is the only person standing between the current balance of power between the state branches of government in Madison…and the new power grabs undertaken by the Republican majority in both the Assembly and Senate. Walker said before lawmakers voted on the legislation that he was largely open…

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The Lame Duck Legislation As Passed:

Does this: Limits early voting to two weeks. A similar limit was found unconstitutional in 2016 and Democrats have threatened to take legal action again. Gives Republicans more say over the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., including over its enterprise zone program that gives tax breaks to individual businesses. WEDC’s board,…

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