Residents of rural Wisconsin got unwelcome news this week and have Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison), in part, to blame for it. On Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling denying the removal of gray wolves from the Endangered Species List. States in the upper Great Lakes states were able […]
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has called Central Wisconsin postal worker Timm Kopp a “courageous whistle blower.” Two things are clear from talking with Kopp. First, he wears that title uncomfortably. Second, he had no political motivations when he complained about a longstanding practice last year that created staffing shortages at post offices around the country. […]
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader Thursday to discuss what he believes may happen next in the health care debate, and the finding of Hatch Act violations by the US Postal Service.
An investigation requested by U.S. Senator Ron Johnson has found that U.S. Postal Service practices during the 2016 election cycle violated the Hatch Act. Media Trackers exclusively reported last week that the investigation would likely find Hatch Act violations and we obtained the U.S. Office of Special Council’s final report on the probe Tuesday. Media […]
Media Trackers has learned that the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs will hold a hearing Wednesday on leaves granted to postal workers to engage in campaign activity during the 2016 election. A letter to a witness from committee chairman, Senator Ron Johnson (R)-Wisconsin, and ranking Member Claire McCaskill, (D)-Missouri, obtained by Media […]
An audit concludes that U.S. Postal Service policy was circumvented when Postal Service employees around the country, including Wisconsin, were granted leave without pay (LWOP) to engage in union campaign activities for Democrats in Fall, 2016. Media Trackers exclusively reported about the existence of the investigation in December. In late November 2016, Senator Ron Johnson […]
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R)-WI, joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader to discuss the North Korea nuclear threat, health care reform and states’ refusal to comply with the Trump voter fraud commission.
U. S. Senator Ron Johnson (R) WI, was one of four conservative senators first to express concerns about a health care reform bill now before the Senate. Johnson joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader to discuss the bill and his issues with it.
If there’s one thing that unites most Democrats in Wisconsin and the rest of the country, it is hatred of Donald Trump and other elected Republicans such as Scott Walker and Paul Ryan. Beyond that, they are as divided as ever on everything from stances on public policy to where to take the party politically […]
The behind-the-scene details that led to the Iran Deal are about to be the subject of a congressional investigation. At the center is the question whether the Obama Administration sacrificed American national security to ensure it had a foreign policy legacy. Reported on Friday by Politico, the investigation by the House Oversight Committee could be one […]