An email between former Commerce Sec. Mary Burke’s replacement and a former governor shows that Burke had no plan for the agency.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke charged WI taxpayers for luxury seats on an international trip when she was commerce secretary. Gov. Scott Walker, on the other hand, flies in coach when he travels for official business.
While liberals pick and choose which Wisconsin laws the state should defend in court, the state attorney general has put the state constitution above all.
That’s important because this fall Wisconsin voters will decide whether or not to amend the state constitution to prevent future governors and legislators from “raiding” the state’s transportation fund.
The top Republican on the state Assembly’s forestry committee and a Democrat member of the committee are hosting a climate change conference next week at the state Capitol.
Governor Jim Doyle, a Democrat, was not known for his frugality in state government. But it appears that the Doyle administration calculated it could build a new office building for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for about a quarter of the cost of a building being proposed by Governor Scott Walker’s administration. The state budget […]
Wisconsin taxpayers bought a golf course for $11,134 an acre thanks to the Department of Natural Resource’s stewardship program. The program uses bonding – a form of debt financing – to purchase land that DNR bureaucrats believe should be set aside for conservation purposes. Around 5.17% of Wisconsin land is owned by the state, while […]
On Tuesday, March 26, in a joint legislative hearing the Department of Revenue’s Chief Economist John Koskinen presented new economic indicators job growth in Wisconsin was greater than previously thought. Democrat legislators immediately accused Koskinen of politicizing the state’s jobs numbers. Their argument is hard to make; Koskinen was appointed to his role under Democrat Governor […]
Democrats and Left-Wing orgs were silent on job losses during Doyle years
By Brian Sikma Since the Madison protests erupted earlier this year, ongoing complaints about the how the protesters have been handled by law enforcement have become standard fare. Liberal opponents of the Republican legislative agenda have done everything from harassing state lawmakers trying to enter the capitol to pouring beer on the head of another […]