Kathleen Vinhout
Wisconsin

Democratic Governor Candidates Condemn Bipartisan Supported Bill

A newly announced Democratic candidate for governor appears to have knee-jerk reacted to another candidate who is seen as running to the left of the field. Senator Kathleen Vinehout withdrew as a co-sponsor of a recently proposed bipartisan supported bill a day after another governor candidate, Mike McCabe, published a press release heavily criticizing the […]

bob harlow Campaigns
Wisconsin

Harlow: From Punchline to Dem Nominee for Governor?

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin bristles at the notion that it is in disarray. But that denial comes at roughly the same time as news that one of their highest profile potential candidates to challenge Republican Governor Scott Walker in 2018 is taking a pass. Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said Tuesday he will not […]

Zoo Interchange
Wisconsin

DOT Audit Hearing Gives No Easy Answers in Transportation Debate

There were no easy answers, but plenty of questions in the Wisconsin State Capitol on Tuesday during a hearing of the legislature’s Joint Audit Committee. At issue were the findings of a January audit of the state Department of Transportation’ state highway program and how best it could implement its recommendations going forward. By the […]

Media
Wisconsin

Candidates Bankrupt of Ideas Benefit from Paper’s Soft Tone

By: Brian Sikma The four main contenders for the Democrat gubernatorial nomination in the recall election are working overtime to explain – or not explain – their plans to the public. The spark that ignited recall fervor among Democrats and their progressive allies came when Governor Scott Walker trimmed the state budget and passed collective […]