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Walker asks public for help selling his budget

Gov. Scott Walker wants Wisconsinites who like his budget to help him rally support. Walker's campaign launched digital ads Monday encouraging citizens to write to their legislators in support of … Click to Continue »

Cerberus: The Tyde - Darren 4

God, have I missed Darren Rademaker and The Tyde. Though Darren 4 seems to mix metaphors by hearkening to Scott Walker, a decade since the last (and let’s be honest, most disappointing) Tyde album Darren and his ragtag band (including his brother, Brent) have outdone all expectations. Show More Summary

This week in the war on workers: Iowa Republicans go all Scott Walker on public workers

Iowa Republican sped through a bill targeting public workers in ways similar to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s signature union-busting measure: Lawmakers in Iowa have voted to dismantle the state’s 40-year-old collective bargaining law,...Show More Summary

Wisconsin budget proposal moves forestry division up north

A Wisconsin lawmaker says he believes Gov. Scott Walker's plan to move the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' forestry division up north will help with recruitment. Wisconsin Public Radio ( … Click to Continue »

Wisconsin University Snowflakes Are Crying Over New Bill That Will Protect FREE SPEECH!

It’s a sad ole day in America when someone has to actually pass a bill to protect free speech at our universities. Governor Scott Walker is doing just that in

Democrat Kind not ruling out run for governor against Walker

Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he is not ruling out a run for governor in 2018 against Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The western Wisconsin congressman from La Crosse has … Click to Continue »

Commission slated to be eliminated buys $39,000 in furniture

The day before Gov. Scott Walker proposed eliminating the Wisconsin Parole Commission, its staff completed a $39,000 purchase of new furniture for its offices in Madison. The Department of Corrections … Click to Continue »

Walker: Priebus dealing with unique challenges in Washington

Gov. Scott Walker is defending Wisconsin native Reince Priebus' performance as President Donald Trump's chief of staff. The Trump administration has gotten off to a rocky start. Trump has signed … Click to Continue »

Walker supports eliminating treasurer if voters approve

Gov. Scott Walker says he supports eliminating Wisconsin's all-but powerless state treasurer's office if voters approve. Republicans who control the Legislature have slowly eliminated the treasurer's duties over the years, … Click to Continue »

Gov. Walker: No state action needed on refugee's lawsuit

Gov. Scott Walker says state attorneys shouldn't intervene in a Syrian refugee's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban. The refugee now resides in Wisconsin. He filed a federal lawsuit … Click to Continue »

Iowa Public Safety Union Solidarity

When Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Republicans pushed through their draconian anti-public union law, one of the ways they succeeded is to cleave the police and firefighter unions off of the other public sector unions. This is the also the plan in Iowa. But the Iowa cops and firefighters aren’t going to play the patsy, […]

Walker talks with Iowa Republicans before union vote

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he spoke with Republicans in neighboring Iowa as they prepared to vote on a bill that would eliminate most collective bargaining rights for public workers … Click to Continue »

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 9 Walker's budget falls short on roads Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) is right about the transportation budget offered this week by Gov. Scott Walker: It … Click to Continue »

Wisconsin fire officials ask Walker for help

Wisconsin fire officials are calling on Gov. Scott Walker to expand the use of circuit interrupters in new homes. Fire fighters, electrical inspectors and other fire safety officials held a … Click to Continue »

Walker proposes lifetime teaching licenses

Teachers in the state would never have to renew their teaching licenses under a plan from Gov. Scott Walker. In his budget released last week, Walker proposed granting teachers lifetime … Click to Continue »

Lawmaker: Gov. Scott Walker owes apology to single parents

A Democratic state representative who was a single parent says Gov. Scott Walker should apologize to Wisconsin's single and unmarried parents for suggesting the key to success in life is … Click to Continue »

WI Gov. Walker’s Transportation Vexes Lawmakers as Speaker Says Tolls Remain an Option

The Capital Times  reporting on Governor Scott Walker’s budget address, notes, “The transportation budget continues to vex legislators who say the governor’s funding proposal doesn’t do enough to address a projected $1 billion shortfall.”...Show More Summary

Walker reiterates opposition to gas tax increase for roads

Gov. Scott Walker reiterated his opposition to raising the gas tax to pay for roads on Thursday in the face of Republican legislative leaders who were looking for alternatives to … Click to Continue »

Walker renews push to erase for-profit college board

Gov. Scott Walker is renewing his push to eliminate the state board that regulates for-profit colleges. The executive budget Walker unveiled Wednesday calls for eliminating the Educational Approval Board by … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Walker promises lower property taxes

The Latest on Gov. Scott Walker's state budget proposal (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Gov. Scott Walker says his state budget will keep property taxes lower on the average home … Click to Continue »

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