Baldwin 2012 Campaigns
Wisconsin

The Baldwin Hypocrisy, Part II: Veterans Issues

Democrats are pushing the narrative that Republicans are struggling to find a formidable opponent to challenge U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin next year. In fact, with more than a year and a half before the election, there are at least five potential GOP candidates to take on Baldwin. And at this early date it is Baldwin […]

constructionsite Policy
Wisconsin

Full Prevailing Wage Repeal Removed From State Budget

A full repeal of Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law was one of 83 items removed from Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal by the Legislature’s budget-writing Joint Finance Committee. Lawmakers last session repealed the requirement for local government projects. Walker’s budget provision would have removed it for state projects. Prevailing wage laws mandate that taxpayers pay artificially […]

alp139 Policy
Wisconsin

Lawmakers Receive “Veterans Hardest Hit” Mailer on Prevailing Wage Reform

Many, if not all, Wisconsin state legislators received a mailing from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Legion this week (posted below) urging defeat of efforts to fully repeal the state’s prevailing wage law. Lawmakers last session repealed the portion of the law impacting local projects. Legislation under consideration this session would repeal the requirement […]

Campaigns
Florida

Florida Election Guide: Amendment 9

[On November 6 Florida voters will be presented with 11 proposed amendments to the state constitution. For many of the amendments, the language is long and confusing. Between now and November 6 Media Trackers Florida is providing explanations and analysis for each of the amendments. We continue our series today with Amendment 9.] Brief description: […]