Emails between a union front group and Wisconsin state senators shows at least one state senate likely violated Wisconsin ethics laws.
By: Brian Sikma When asked about improving Wisconsin’s transportation infrastructure, freshman state Senator Jennifer Shilling said she believes it may be necessary to look at new revenue mechanisms to provide the money needed to update the state’s roads and bridges. Policymakers on both sides of the political aisle have recognized that Wisconsin is going to […]
By: Brian Sikma Just two months after winning her seat in a recall election last summer, state Sen. Jennifer Shilling sponsored legislation to repeal budget reform measures that have so far saved her constituents millions of dollars. Campaigning for re-election, Shilling has talked about her support for tax cuts and other proposals designed to help […]
By Brian Sikma Just weeks into the new school year, the Berlin school district was ordered by the state to change its mascot to comply with a state law passed in 2010. The law bans the use of Native American images, names and symbols as mascots. The current mascot for the Berlin High School and […]
It’s not a possibility many voters have thought about, and probably few operatives get excited about…
By Collin Roth The Minnesota AFL-CIO has aptly recognized that “Ground Zero is in Wisconsin.” 2011 has been tough. In state after state, extremist politicians are going after the basic labor rights we worked so hard to earn. Ground zero is in Wisconsin. Now, we have our first opportunity to help Wisconsin voters recall the […]
The Government Accountability Board (GAB) confirmed that there are enough valid signatures for a recall election against Sen. Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse) to proceed. Recall organizers filed a petition with 22,975 signatures (15,588 signatures were needed) on April 1. The GAB certified 21,868 signatures. Kapanke is challenging the validity of the petition, citing missing paperwork […]