There is a huge experience gap between incumbent David Prosser and JoAnne Kloppenburg that is most stark in the area of criminal law. At a debate this week, Kloppenburg even admitted she was not tough on crime.
The Greater Wisconsin Committee released an attack ad on Justice David Prosser for his decision in 1979 to not prosecute priest John Patrick Feeney for abuse. Troy J. Merryfield, one of the victim’s of former priest John Patrick Feeney is featured in the ad. Now Merryfield has released a letter that calls for JoAnne Kloppenburg […]
The Waukesha County Bar Association’s members picked Justice David Prosser as most qualified for a position on the high court. Justice Prosser had nearly 150 members say he was qualified or highly qualifed, while his opponent, JoAnne Kloppenburg had under 90 members say the same of her experience. The election is April 5.
This morning, three Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges struck down an injunction that prevented Milwaukee businesses from being compelled to grant paid sick days to any and all employees whether they are full-time, part-time, or temporary. Milwaukee had a referendum on the compulsory paid sick days in 2008 which passed with a healthy majority, but […]
JoAnne Kloppenburgs husband, Jack, a UW-Madison professor, has publicly opposed Gov. Walkers attempts to restrict collective bargaining for public workers and donated money during the past years to two of the formerly AWOL Democratic state senators including Sen. Mark Miller, the Minority Leader who gave the opposition speech to Gov. Walkers budget address.
JoAnne Kloppenburg stated pointblank this week: there’s nothing untrue about what they are posting on my Facebook,” referring to her official campaign social media site (Wispolitics.com). Really? Nothing untrue? Does that mean Kloppenburg thinks her opponent David Prosser is the equivalent of Scott Walker? Does that mean she thinks its true that Prosser is a […]
In a recent opinion piece for the Madison Capitol Times, Associate Editor John Nichols made a series of outlandish and false claims about the recent events that have transpired as Governor Walkers Budget Repair Bill has become mired in the courts.
On April 5, Wisconsinites will go to the poll to pick a new supreme court justice. The election has gained prominence because many political analysts believe the Budget Repair Bill may one day end up before the high court. Throughout the campaign, challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg has claimed she is politically unbiased and impartial. However analysis […]
Justice David Prosser earned the endorsements of retired Justices William Callow, Donald Steinmetz, Louis Ceci and Jon Wilcox. Justice Prosser is running against JoAnne Kloppenburg to retain his seat on the high court. The election is April 5.
There was already cause for Judge Maryann Sumi to have recused herself in the collective bargaining lawsuit since her son, Jake Sinderbrand is a former employee of the AFL-CIO and SEIU, now more conflict of interests have been discovered. Judge Sumi’s husband, Carl Sinderbrand donated to the campaigns of three of the “Badger 14”: Dave […]