Collin Roth

Wisconsin | Policy

Janesville Teachers Union To Teachers: Retire and Cash In Now

By Collin Roth According to the Janesville Gazette, the president of the Janesville teachers union delivered a message to teachers before the union’s contract expired in July: retire now and cash in. Janesville was one of just a handful of school districts in Wisconsin that rejected the tools and flexibility afforded by Act 10, and […]

Wisconsin | Campaigns

Ed Garvey: WisDems Spokesman Graeme Zielinski Must Resign If He Is Pro-Life

By Collin Roth On Monday, Media Trackers highlighted a Tweet from Democratic Party of Wisconsin spokesman Graeme Zielinski that seemed to indicate that Zielinski opposed abortion and deemed it a “threat to life.” In light of Zielinski’s supposed pro-life opinion, blogger and founder of Fighting Bob Fest Ed Garvey blogged that Democratic Party of Wisconsin […]

Wisconsin | Campaigns

Does Rep. Gwen Moore Condone Welfare Fraud?

By Collin Roth Over the weekend, the New York Post detailed the use of welfare recipients using their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) ATM cards to draw cash from strip clubs, liquor stores, porn shops, and hookah bars in and around New York City. The New York Post explains how the program is supposed to work, […]

Wisconsin | Campaigns

WI Supreme Court Candidates Fallone and Megna Signed Walker Recall

By Collin Roth After nomination signatures were submitted last Wednesday to the GAB, two challengers officially emerged to challenge Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Patience Roggensack for a ten-year term on the court. Marquette Law professor Ed Fallone and lemon-law expert Vince Megna filed enough nomination signatures to force a February primary among the three candidates. […]

Wisconsin | Policy

Wisconsin Energy Company To Cut Jobs After Heavy Handed EPA Settlement

By Collin Roth On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed settlement with the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation (WPS) that will force the company to pay a civil penalty of $1.2 million, invest $300 million in pollution control technology, and will be forced to spend $6 million on “environmental mitigation projects.” The heavy-handed […]

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