Racine Harbor Earmark Comes Amid Close Ties

A rookie lawmaker in Madison apparently has a lot of political power. But the real power may be in other relationships. State Rep. Tom Weatherston is a Republican who was elected to his first term mere months ago. Already, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, he has managed to secure an earmark for $700,000 to […]


Assembly Democrats Attack Thatcher

In a gesture to remember the late Lady Margaret Thatcher, a bipartisan cadre of Wisconsin legislators submitted a joint resolution honoring her life and legacy. Such resolutions generally pass with little opposition and are often designed to recognize the life or worthy accomplishments of some person. Last session, for example, the legislature declared December 12, […]