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Media Trackers Exposes Supreme Court Candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg

  JoAnne Kloppenburg is running for the top court of the state. The primary is next week with the general election April 5. But what do Wisconsin voters really know about Assistant Attorney General Kloppenburg other than her name? In this series, MediaTrackers takes an in-depth look at the cases Kloppenburg was involved in. Kloppenburg […]

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Chris Abele’s Donations Show a Democratic Bias

February 8, 2011, Milwaukee, WI– Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Abele and his family’s Argosy Foundation have given tens of thousands of dollars to leftist organizations and candidates in recent years. Abele has defined his campaign as bipartisan, and touted his willingness to “work with Democrats and Republicans and listen to anyone who has the […]

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Campaign Coffer Isn’t Filling Up for Stephens

Marla Stephens, the only candidate for State Supreme Court, who refused public funding for her campaign, has raised less than half the amount of money that Justice David Prosser, JoAnne Kloppenburg and Joel Winnig have compiled. Stephens opted out of public financing because she didn’t believe that the $100,000 primary candidates received and the $300,000 […]

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Labor Leaders Real Agenda is More Government, More Spending, and More Taxes

February 7, 2011, Milwaukee, WI– On Saturday February 5, labor leaders Rich Abelson and Phil Neuenfeldt published an editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel defending public employees from “politically fashionable” attacks. The writers say that “cheaper is not always better or more efficient,” and that public employees are “scapegoats” because politicians don’t want to offer […]

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Public Employee Unions and Wisconsin’s Fiscal Crisis

Prior to the late 1950’s, not a single state in the union allowed public employees to unionize and collectively bargain. The reasons were simple. Public employees, just like every other American, have the right to petition their government in how to best spend taxpayer dollars. Few saw any reason why public employees ought to be […]