State Sen. Jennifer Shilling
Press Release

Republicans propose return to Political Patronage

Republican legislative proposal will repeal Wisconsin's civil service protections and increase political patronage in state government

By - Sep 24th, 2015 12:02 pm

MADISON, WI – In response to a Republican legislative proposal that will repeal Wisconsin’s civil service protections and increase political patronage in state government, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) released the following statement:

“The repeal of civil service protections is an invitation to more corruption in a Republican administration that continues to be plagued by scandals, cronyism and special interest influence. Rather than looking for ways to tear down Wisconsin workers, we should be focused on strengthening our middle class, boosting family wages and ensuring greater retirement security.”

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by State Sen. Jennifer Shilling

Foxconn tax break could exceed $1 million per job

Under GOP proposal, job costs could skyrocket if company falls short on promises

State Sen. Jennifer Shilling

Stop outsourcing before expanding tax breaks

Accountability lacking at Walker agency overseeing Foxconn deal

Is GOP anticipating a “Foxconn flop?”

Walker plan includes bailout for local governments abandoned by Foxconn

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *