U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has called Central Wisconsin postal worker Timm Kopp a “courageous whistle blower.” Two things are clear from talking with Kopp. First, he wears that title uncomfortably. Second, he had no political motivations when he complained about a longstanding practice last year that created staffing shortages at post offices around the country. […]
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader Tuesday to discuss the rapidly changing developments in the health care debate.
U. S. Senator Ron Johnson (R) WI, was one of four conservative senators first to express concerns about a health care reform bill now before the Senate. Johnson joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader to discuss the bill and his issues with it.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, during a visit to Wisconsin, spoke with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader on the net neutrality issue.
The behind-the-scene details that led to the Iran Deal are about to be the subject of a congressional investigation. At the center is the question whether the Obama Administration sacrificed American national security to ensure it had a foreign policy legacy. Reported on Friday by Politico, the investigation by the House Oversight Committee could be one […]
8th District Congressman Mike Gallagher on Monday rejected the liberal narrative that he went into hiding after voting in favor of the Republican health care reform bill. Several members of the media complained on Twitter that they couldn’t get hold of Gallagher for comment after the vote: @madeleinebehr @RepGallagher @RepGrothman Related? A couple hours ago […]
If former President Barack Obama can pull down a $65 million book deal for his memoirs and thousands more in speaking engagements within weeks of leaving office, should taxpayers help provide for his retirement? What about former President Bill Clinton, who together with his wife Hillary, made $153 million from speeches alone before the 2016 campaign began in earnest? […]
A bill that will allow private-sector employers to offer employees the choice between being paid extra for overtime hours worked or getting paid time off instead of cash, allowing them greater choice and increased time flexibility in the workplace, passed out of a House Committee last week. Wisconsin 6th District Congressman Glenn Grothman said in a news release […]
Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders and members of “Patriotic Millionaires” in Washington Wednesday unveiled what they call “a groundbreaking new unified Democratic minimum wage bill which will raise wages for millions of Americans.” So, who are the “Patriotic Millionaires?” If you missed some of the media coverage they have received: The Patriotic Millionaires is a group of […]
While there isn’t much for members of Congress to talk about in regards to newly passed legislation this Easter Recess, one area of success they can point is the rolling back of a number of last-minute Obama Administration rules and regulations. This was done through the use of something known as the Congressional Review Act (CRA). The Congressional […]