Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker One of Scott Walker's big attempts to boost job creation as governor of Wisconsin was dismantling the state's commerce department and handing over many of its functions to the public-private Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Show More Summary
Tags: Scott & Bailey television television recaps Nicola Walker IMDb For those of you just tuning in, Scott & Bailey is a British police drama full of women kicking ass and taking charge, currently in its third season. I’m specifically...Show More Summary
By Scott Bauer, seattlepi.com A state appeals court on Thursday urged the Wisconsin Supreme Court to take a case brought by two unions challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Scott Walker's law effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers.
"Gov. Scott Walker plans to ask the Legislature to freeze tuition in the University of Wisconsin System in light of reports of $650 million in reserves."
Wisconsin State Journal Unions challenging Gov. Scott Walker's law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers have asked a court to stop the state from implementing portions of the law found to be unconstitutional.
By Jason Stein, Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel Unions for city of Milwaukee workers and Madison teachers...
The Daily Cardinal A Madison circuit court judge denied a request by the state asking him to delay proceedings on a lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker’s controversial Act 10 legislation, which all but eliminated state workers’ collective bargaining rights. The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Association originally filed the pending lawsuit before Judge John Markson to challenge [...]
’s slowing economic growth weighed down stock markets in Asia last week but one influential first-time visitor to the country views it as still holding plenty of business promise. “In a lot of states in America, we’d like to have that kind of slow growth they are projecting” even in some of ’s slower-growing regions, [...]
"... for two years for the entire UW System during their deliberations on the budget," said Governor Scott Walker, seizing the political advantage after the revelation that the University of Wisconsin System has a $648 million cash reserve. UW...Show More Summary
"Gov. Scott Walker is the sleeping lion in a list of possible Republican candidates for president in 2016, surging to the top of some politicos’ lists who see his scandal-free past as a big boon. Mr. Walker stands above even 'first tier' Republican candidates like Sen. Show More Summary
Looking to deepen its business ties to ’s growing economy, the state of yesterday opened the Center in Shanghai in a ceremony led by Governor Scott Walker. (Stay tuned here for a full interview with Walker in the coming days.) Four agreements were signed at the opening ceremony: Shanghai Beilong Materials said it would purchase 50 welding [...]
"I will guarantee you that you will see the most vicious education campaign ads that you've ever seen in your life next year, because I am going to be the next Scott Walker in this country, because I am challenging the status quo."-- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R), quoted by the Bangor Daily News, committing to running for re-election.
Today in Wisconsin, the Koch brothers stand exposed as manipulators of Governor Scott Walker, and the Republican state government. This is scandalous and disturbing, because it is the worst sort of political corruption. In Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
The rare Scott Walker beetle (genus: Driftus, species: Epizootica) is among the most high profile, and certainly the most musical, of the wide array of holometabolous insects on God’s green earth. Though the early stages of the Driftus...Show More Summary
Tags: Scott and Bailey Nicola Walker IMDb TV recaps television Scott and Bailey is a British crime drama that just started its third season, and we should all start paying attention to it for a few reasons. For a start, it’s the most female-driven cop show I’ve ever seen, ever. Show More Summary
Scott's 1 2, 3, 4 and ‘Til The Band Comes In to be reissued as a collection.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Two years after the protracted, bitter battle that pitted Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker against the state’s public-sector unions and their allies, one thing is clear: Those unions are now shrinking rapidly. The Badger State battle was over a law called Act 10 that reined in most state and [...]
In 2011, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed a law that allowed state and local public employees to opt out of paying dues into public unions, required higher payments into health care and retirement pensions, and also stipulated that public unions had to hold annual recertification votes. Show More Summary
Well, not really. Not when it comes to things like union membership. It would rather you not have a choice. Because when you do, you do stuff like this: More than two years after Scott Walker’s showdown with organized labor in Wisconsin, the official numbers for the state’s public sector union membership are in — [...]
"... union membership in that state has plummeted," writes John Hinderaker. [N]ot only did Scott Walker’s reforms strike an important blow for employee freedom, they also had the happy side-effect of depriving the unions of a large chunk of their funding, and therefore their ability to sway elections. Show More Summary