School districts are already reaping the rewards of sweeping changes created by Gov. Scott Walker that have empowered districts with never-before-had cost-saving tools. Last week, the Baraboo School Board voted to replace the Wisconsin Education Association (WEA) Trust, the current health plan provider, with Dean Health Plan. The move will result in a savings of […]
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On Friday afternoon, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against members of the state legislature for allegedly violating the Open Meetings Law. The suit centers around the March 9, conference committee that passed non-fiscal portions of the controversial Budget Repair Bill. On March 18, Dane County Circuit Court Judge […]
On Friday morning, the Waukesha County recount continued with ballots from wards in the city of Brookfield. It didn’t take long for the Kloppenburg lawyers to file an objection to counting all five bags of ballots from Brookfield Wards 14-17 based on “tears” in the ballot bags. The Kloppenburg team and the Leftist blogosphere has […]
On Thursday afternoon, a challenge was filed by Democratic state senators against the recall efforts in the 12th, 22nd, and 30th Senate districts. Speaking on behalf of the challenge, Democrat state senator Mark Miller claimed: “Overwhelming evidence clearly shows a pervasive pattern of election fraud…Thousands of Wisconsin citizens fell victim to lies and misinformation spread […]
On Thursday, Waukesha County began recounting the ballots in the controversial wards of Brookfield. Waukesha County has been the site of the the most dramatic events in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race and looks to remain the chief battleground for Kloppenburg and Prosser attorney’s to square off. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board was informed […]
Today, Tea Party Leader Kim Simac announced her senate run in the recall election against Sen. Jim Holperin (D-Conover) at a morning rally at her new campaign headquarters in Rhinelander. Simac is the president of the Northwoods Patriots.
Brad Friedman, fellow at the progressive Commonweal Institute, and author of the BRAD Blog, penned a piece sure to fan the flames of conspiracy and impropriety in the Wisconsin Supreme Court recount. Friedman takes the time to lay out at length a number of issues that occurred during the recount process, from the discovery of […]
In March of this year, the teacher’s union dropped a lawsuit against the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) that aimed to get the district to cover Viagra in its health plan. Unfortunately, according to an open records request, MPS had to spend $20,987.50 in outside legal fees before the case was dismissed.
Last Saturday, a fraudulent signature was discovered on the recall petition for Democratic Sen. Robert Wirch. But more intriguing than the discovery of a single fraudulent signature was the name Bill Pocan, the deceased father of Democratic State Rep. Mark Pocan. According to the affidavit from the late Bill Pocan’s wife, the elder Pocan was […]
Recall efforts against Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) appear to be unsuccessful. The group trying to recall Grothman is 5,000 signatures short and admit they will miss the deadline to file. The group working on the Lazich recall is 2,000 signatures short, but are still trying to get enough […]