Republican State Representative Thomas Weatherston has taken heavy fire from Milwaukee conservative talk radio hosts for seemingly endorsing Democratic candidate Cory Mason over conservative candidate Sandy Weidner in the Racine Mayoral race. Along with his reported endorsement, Representative Barca and the Working Families party also wrote in support of Mason. Weatherston’s apparent act of support […]
Weeks ago, we speculated on the possibility of Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Minority Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) being ousted by an inner-caucus coup; particularly over his support of the Foxconn deal. That appears to have indeed happened on Thursday night. After an Assembly Democratic caucus meeting that lasted nearly four hours, Barca’s office released a statement […]
Liberal Senator Chris Larson was one of fourteen Democratic State Senators who refused to do his job and fled the state in 2011 in order to boycott and halt a vote, but now he is demanding that Sen. Johnson take action on a controversial SCOTUS nominee vote. Larson recently signed onto a controversial letter demanding […]
Here are 5 oft-repeated statements about the minimum wage that are just not true.
E-mails show that organized labor helped concoct a study with University of Wisconsin experts to promote a minimum wage hike backed by Democrat lawmakers.
Rebecca Mason is the attorney Democrats retained to challenge Sen. Lasee’s residency, and she is the wife of state Rep. Cory Mason (D-Racine). Mason and her husband until 2012 owned property in Dane County, well outside of Rep. Mason’s district.
A plan Wis. Democrats are pushing would create a tax loophole that allows double tax deductions for student loan borrowers.
Democratic outrage over the Wisconsin rainy day fund is a political ploy that ignores the results of Republican fiscal prudence.
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 […]
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, […]