The State of Politics
Feb 23rd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Revolving door between governing and lobbying wide open, especially for Republicans.
Feb 16th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Given a governor distracted by his run for president, legislators are taking control of budget process.
Feb 9th, 2015 by Steven Walters
$1.3 bonding for transportation means 23% of taxes for roads will pay interest on bonds by 2016.
Feb 2nd, 2015 by Steven Walters
Lawmakers may balk at cuts and at plan to give UW System autonomy from legislature.
Jan 19th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Polls show he is fourth most polarizing among state voters.
Jan 12th, 2015 by Steven Walters
He supported it as a legislator, but it could create a huge “distraction” from his run for president.
Jan 5th, 2015 by Steven Walters
Wisconsin and 34 states that didn’t set up health care exchanges could lose all coverage under Obamacare.
Dec 29th, 2014 by Steven Walters
Which had the most impact on Wisconsin? The envelope, please.
Dec 22nd, 2014 by Steven Walters
While deficit looms, Republican leaders and lobbyists fight over which tax to cut.
Dec 15th, 2014 by Steven Walters
25 new members of the state Assembly could change state politics. But first they need to learn all the rules and rituals.
Dec 8th, 2014 by Steven Walters
They voted for Walker yet support accepting federal Medicaid increase and raising minimum wage.
Dec 1st, 2014 by Steven Walters
The group spent $850,000. Democratic Rep. Wright blames their late, “false” ads for her loss.