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 […]
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 Lawmakers last session repealed the requirement for local government projects.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 […]
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 Lawmakers last session repealed the portion of the law impacting local projects.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 […]
Montana’s over-reliance on federal funding for spending projects is having a significant impact on military veterans. The Montana veterans population represents the largest per-capita of any in the U.S., and the state itself ranks 6th in the nation in dependence on federal funding according to the Tax Foundation.
Montana’s estimated 103,000 former military service members have become fodder for both parties in recent weeks in a series of escalating attacks which threatens to trivialize military sacrifice as yet another political battleground.
Charlie Crist criticized Florida Gov. Rick Scott for focusing on the federal VA scandal, saying Florida should instead expand Medicaid to assist veterans.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is suing the federal Veterans Administration to grant state health inspectors access to VA hospitals in the Sunshine State.
A well-paid lobbyist who used to work for Gov. Scott Walker is now attacking the Governor suggesting that because Walker didn’t agree with him on an issue, he is anti-veteran.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott today signed a law granting in-state tuition to military veterans, highlighting sharp differences between Democrats and Republicans.
[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: […]