Today, the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a memo outlining the potential savings of the Budget Repair Bill for individual school districts in Wisconsin. The data is provided for 2009 payroll in Attachment 2 of the memo, so the numbers aren’t exactly projections, but they do provide the first tangible figures that show the potential […]
During the hoopla over the Budget Repair Bill, and with all media attention focused on it and the subsequent protests, the race for state supreme court has flown under the radar. That’s all about to change.
Supreme Court Justice and candidate David Prosser explains his belief in maintaining an independent judiciary as well as “protecting people from the government.” Justice David Prosser is running against JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5, election.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s All Politics Blog called attention to the fact that conservative radio talk show host Charlie Sykes donated to three Republican candidates during the 2010 election. Is this really news? Sykes is a known conservative. His show obviously leans right. He’s made no bones about where he stands on political issues. His […]
Throughout Wisconsin, Tea Party leaders have received threats, harassment, and intimidation from those who oppose anyone who supports Governor Walker and the Budget Repair Bill. Phone calls and emails are the most common forms of threats and harassment, but bullying and intimidation has occurred at recall petition drives.
On March 14, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran a story on changes to Wisconsins SeniorCare program for low-income seniors. At issue is how the SeniorCare program faces cuts in the new budget that could force low-income seniors into Medicare Part D plans that could be more expensive. In the new budget SeniorCare would […]
On Saturday March 12, the fugitive Badger 14 returned to Madison for a heros welcome. Each of the senators addressed a record crowd in Madison, but not one of them took that opportunity before the crowd, in the media, or through official statements to condemn the shameful death threats against Governor Walker and their 18 […]
Since the passage of the Budget Repair Bill on March 10, 2011, accusations abound from those on Left that Republicans rammed through the bill.
According to the Democrats, it’s OK to run away from your job for weeks and then cry foul when your colleagues try to find solutions in your absence. After nearly a month of Democratic senators absconding from their duties at the capital the Republicans decided to break the stalemate on the budget repair bill by […]
The Wall Street Journal explains the incredible, long-lasting tax savings that Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican legislature scored for the people of Wisconsin this week. Read about the real implication of collective bargaining here.