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Democratic Led Recall Efforts Raise Nearly $250K

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board released today the filing reports for the recall committees of eight Republican state senators. A look at the numbers does not reflect a grassroots effort to raise money but large donations from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Progress PAC. Included among the expenditures is money allocated for […]

Campaigns

Sex Abuse Victim Slams Kloppenburg in New TV Ad

  Victim of sex abuse Troy Merryfield fired back at JoAnne Kloppenburg and the Greater Wisconsin Committee by appearing in a new ad paid for by Citizens for a Stronger America. In the ad, Merryfield condemns the use of his pain for political gain. For over a week now, the Greater Wisconsin Committee has been […]

Policy

Comments by Patrick Lucey Don’t Hold up to Scrutiny

Former Governor Patrick Lucey (D) abruptly resigned as honorary campaign co-chair of Justice David Prosser’s campaign yesterday. Perhaps more surprising than his departure, is his involvement in the campaign in the first place.   As governor during the 1970s Lucey focused on implementing stricter environmental regulations, progressive energy policies and land preservation. These interests sound […]

Campaigns

Kloppenburg The Special Interest Candidate

“Supreme Court Justices should not act as advocates for any cause of group nor as legislators.” -JoAnne Kloppenburg Campaign Press Release 12/7/10 “I want to send a strong message to the voters that justice is not for sale.” -JoAnne Kloppenburg Campaign Press Release 12/7/10 “I think that the big money special interests and excesses of […]

Campaigns

Does JoAnne Kloppenburg Exercise Good Judgement

Inherent in the qualities you want in a judge, especially one for the highest court in the state, is a person who has good judgement.  In his editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick McIlheran exposes Kloppenburg’s lack of good judgement in her past legal cases.  Read the story here.

Policy

Judge Sumi Inserts Herself Again

Defying the direction of the Department of Justice, Jude Maryann Sumi strikes again ruling today that the collective bargaining law is not in effect. On Tuesday she stuck to her original order barring Secretary of State Doug LaFollette from publishing the law, which was ultimately published by the Legislative Reference Bureau. The Legislative Reference Bureau […]

Campaigns

If Jeff Stone=Scott Walker, What About Chris Abele?

Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s ever popular Politifact rated Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Abele’s claim that opponent Jeff Stone equals Scott Walker as “mostly true.” Politifact seems to do their homework on this one finding the similarities in Walker and Stone’s voting record and their differences on transit issues. But if Jeff Stone = […]

Organizations

The Five Lies of Randi Weingarten Exposed

Randi Weingarten, the head of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) appeared on Morning Joe today in a panel discussion on education reform. As a powerful union boss, Weingarten walks a fine line, as many education reformers today see unions as the single biggest obstacle to true education reform. In her comments she revealed several […]

Organizations

Get To Know The Greater Wisconsin Committee

Recently, the Greater Wisconsin Committee has taken the lead in attacking Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser in the run-up to the April 5 election. Despite being a 12-year incumbent on the court, Justice Prosser is being tied to the policies of Governor Scott Walker on an attack website called www.prosserequalswalker.com. Greater Wisconsin has run […]