Sam Morateck

What To Know About Franken’s Replacement

Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith as the choice to take over Democrat Al Franken’s seat in the U.S. Senate, resembles a “House of Cards” scenario according  Matt Pagano, Executive Director of the Minnesota GOP. Pagano spoke with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader on the Democrats’ political strategy in choosing Smith to take over Sen. […]

Teacher Sent Porn While Students Were in The Classroom

Democratic Governor candidate Tony Evers is being questioned for his inconsistency in regards to legislation that gives the Department of Public Instruction the power to revoke a teacher’s licence if they are found viewing porn on school computers. On two occasions dealing with this problem, it has been demonstrated that Evers as Superintendent of DPI […]

One Wisconsin Now Warned Over “Frivolous” Vukmir Complaint

An ethics complaint filed by One Wisconsin Now against Sen. Leah Vukmir has resulted in a warning to the group from the Wisconsin Ethics Commission. OWN crowed about the complaint in a release in September. In response to the complaint earlier this month, the Ethics Commission deemed it “frivolous,” and dismissed the allegations. OWN’s executive […]

Schimel: “Leakers Hoist With Their Own Petard”

Editor’s note: the day after releasing a report on leaks of sensitive emails from a controversial Wisconsin John Doe probe, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel discussed his investigation in detail with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says the leak of documents from a Wisconsin John Doe probe to a […]

U.S Rep. Gallagher Denounces Flynn’s Actions in Russia Investigation

After former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in the Russia investigation Friday, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin reported that Democratic challenger Beau Liegeois has called out U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher to denounce Flynn’s actions. Gallagher, in a Tuesday interview with Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader, denounced Flynn’s actions and criticized […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Goes After Pastor School Board Member

A formal complaint has been filed with the Appleton Area School District, accusing a school board member of violating the separation of church and state. Media Trackers previously reported the controversy surrounding Pastor Alvin Dupree, who was criticized by several school district residents after he made religious references in a commencement address when referencing the […]

Vukmir Responds to “RINO” Allegations

Yesterday Media Trackers reported that The National Club for Growth labeled U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir a “RINO” in a fundraising email covering senate races in several states. Vukmir is generally seen as one of the most conservative members of the state legislature. Media Trackers Director of Communications Jerry Bader interviewed Vukmir to get her reaction […]

De Pere Transgender Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Faces Legal Challenge

The De Pere City Council passed an ordinance recently banning certain forms of discrimination on transgender individuals. But critics of the ordinance say that while the rights of city residents should be protected, the loose language of the ordinance could lead to legal challenges over free speech and freedom of religious expression. Q90FM Christian Talk […]

Burns Wins Over The Bernie Bros

As Media Trackers reported previously, Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns asked for the liberal group Our Wisconsin Revolution to endorse him last week, and has now been approved by the Our Wisconsin Revolution Endorsement Committee. As a group that has a clear far left leaning and radical platform, Burns asking for OWR’s endorsement is just […]

Developer Responds to Green Bay City Attorney

The controversy surrounding the Northland Hotel redevelopment continues after Green Bay City Attorney Vanessa Chavez issued a response to allegations from five aldermen concerning actions by Chavez and Mayor Jim Schmitt on the project. Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader spoke with a former co-developer of the Northland Hotel, Mike Frantz, who offered a very […]