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Nehlen PAC Campaigns
Wisconsin

Has Paul Nehlen’s Money Spigot Dried Up?

Being an Alt-Right superstar isn’t paying what it used to. After being a cause celebre for much of the 2016 election cycle by challenging House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) to a primary by websites such as Breitbart.com, Paul Nehlen looks to be struggling raise money. In the most recently available financial reports from the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), Nehlen […]

Marc Elias Campaigns
Wisconsin

Familiar Names Found to be Behind Russian Dossier

On Tuesday night, the Washington Post reported that after months of secrecy they uncovered the funding source for “The Steele Dossier,” an opposition research file which made alleged connections to President Donald Trump to Russia was finally uncovered. According to the report, it was paid for by the Democratic National Comittee and the Hillary Clinton […]

langenfeld Policy
Wisconsin

New Bill to Help Protect Teachers From Student Violence

There may be reason for hope for teachers feeling threatened or powerless against unruly students. A bill being introduced today by Rep. Jeremy Thiesfeldt would help protect teachers against student violence and give them more control over the classroom. Earlier this summer, Media Trackers was the first to report  on Green Bay Washington middle school teacher Kerstin Westcott, who […]

flambeau mine Media
Wisconsin

Mining Opponents Hit the Road with Media Tour

With time ticking away before the state legislature is set to take up SB 395; a bill which would lift the Wisconsin moratorium on sulfide mining, environmental groups are pulling out all the stops to kill the bill before it goes to the floor for a vote. According to the bill’s lead author, state Senator Tom […]

robinvos Policy
Wisconsin

Vos Apologizes for “Terrorists” Comment

After taking criticism from fellow Republicans, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has apologized for calling three Republican state senators “terrorists” for a tactic they used during the state budget process. In a recorded interview with Mike Gousha on “Upfront” which aired Sunday, Vos called Senators Chris Kapenga, Steve Nass and Duey Stroebel terrorists for withholding their […]

Tom Weatherston
Wisconsin

Rep. Weatherston’s “Endorsement” of Dem Mayor Candidate Now A “Misunderstanding”

Republican State Representative Thomas Weatherston has taken heavy fire from Milwaukee conservative talk radio hosts for seemingly endorsing Democratic candidate Cory Mason over conservative candidate Sandy Weidner in the Racine Mayoral race. Along with his reported endorsement, Representative Barca and the Working Families party also wrote in support of Mason. Weatherston’s apparent act of support […]

jim schmitt Open Government
Wisconsin

City of Green Bay Denies Open Records Request, Again

The Green Bay Mayor’s office is sticking by its contention that departmental spending requests are not subject to the state’s open records law. The Green Bay Press-Gazette reported last week that Assistant City Attorney Joanne Bungert refused the request, saying the requests are drafts and therefore are exempt from the open records law. On Monday […]

Freedom-of-Speech Organizations
Wisconsin

Wisconsin Liberals Want to Repeal the 1st Amendment

They may not say it publicly, but many Democratic state legislators in Wisconsin clearly have issues with the First Amendment. Why else would they be openly advocating to change it with continued demands to amend one of the country’s first freedoms? While campaign finance reformers will never admit it, what they’re advocating will do exactly that. […]

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