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Scott Kevin Walker is the Governor of the State of Wisconsin. Previously he was Milwaukee County Executive and a Representative in the Wisconsin State Assembly.

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Walker, Evers Talk Taxes, Health Care, Immigration At First Debate

Walker, Evers Talk Taxes, Health Care, Immigration At First Debate

Gubernatorial candidates also discuss criticism from former Walker cabinet secretaries; charges of plagiarism at Wisconsin's DPI.

Walker, Evers On Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Woes

Walker, Evers On Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Woes

Evers says lack of local input and DNR scientists are root cause of drinking water problems

Gubernatorial Debate Question: Will Scott Walker Fly There?
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Gubernatorial Debate Question: Will Scott Walker Fly There?

Traffic Can Be Tough on the Beltline...

Nominations Are Now Open for 2018 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award
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Nominations Are Now Open for 2018 Governor’s Financial Literacy Award

Nominations will be accepted through November 30, 2018.

Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for South-Central Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding
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Governor Walker Announces No-Interest Loans Now Available for South-Central Wisconsin Business Owners Affected by Flooding

WEDC awards $755,000 grant for loan program to assist small businesses in paying for restoration and related costs

Wisconsin Sees Unemployment at or Below 3% for a Record Eight Straight Months
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Wisconsin Sees Unemployment at or Below 3% for a Record Eight Straight Months

"We are moving Wisconsin forward."

Groups Behind the ‘Blue Wave’ Urge Voters to Make Their Voices Heard
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Groups Behind the ‘Blue Wave’ Urge Voters to Make Their Voices Heard

Election is Opportunity to Speak Out Against Racism, Sexism, Xenophobia and Indifference to Gun Violence From Scott Walker, Donald Trump and GOP

City Hall: Council Passes Complete Streets Policy
City Hall

Council Passes Complete Streets Policy

Streets for all, not just cars, is now the law of the land.

Schimel Versus Kaul Part 3

Schimel Versus Kaul Part 3

In their third debate AG candidates disagree on nearly everything. Again.

Desperate Scott Walker Campaign Criticizes Tony Evers for Supporting a Bigger Tax Break and Better Plan for Student Loan Borrowers
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Desperate Scott Walker Campaign Criticizes Tony Evers for Supporting a Bigger Tax Break and Better Plan for Student Loan Borrowers

‘We All Know Scott Walker is Willing to Do or Say Anything to Try to Win, But This Takes the Cake’

Fitzgerald Downplays Pre-Existing Conditions Issue

Fitzgerald Downplays Pre-Existing Conditions Issue

Republican Senate leader says he lacks votes to pass bill, then says it could pass “in the future.”

20 Days Out: Walker Campaign and GOP Flailing With Health Care as Top Issue in the Race
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20 Days Out: Walker Campaign and GOP Flailing With Health Care as Top Issue in the Race

Scott Walker Had a BAAAAAD Day on Health Care Yesterday

Op Ed: October Surprise for Walker, Trump?
Op Ed

October Surprise for Walker, Trump?

Trade war, declining market, junk health insurance may stick to both candidates.

Back in the News: Walker Mum About Medicaid Changes
Back in the News

Walker Mum About Medicaid Changes

He was going to get tough on Medicaid recipients, now runs away from the issue.

Race for Governor: Walker Campaigns With Tommy Thompson
Race for Governor

Walker Campaigns With Tommy Thompson

Campaigning in Green Bay, Milwaukee, Walker hits Evers for proposing “tax increase.”

NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker
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NRA Has Spent $4.33 for Every K-12 Student in Wisconsin to Buy Scott Walker

No Group Has Been a Bigger Obstacle to Reform Than the NRA and No Politician Has Gotten More of Their Money Than Scott Walker

Race for Governor: Evers Hits Walker on Pre-Existing Conditions
Race for Governor

Evers Hits Walker on Pre-Existing Conditions

Governor's record shows he won’t require insurers to cover pre-existing conditions, Evers charges.

Governor Walker Proposes 58 Percent State Funding Level for Wisconsin Town Roads
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Governor Walker Proposes 58 Percent State Funding Level for Wisconsin Town Roads

Governor Walker Proposes 58 Percent State Funding Level for Wisconsin Town Roads Proposal would surpass the previous state record set by Governor Walker for General Transportation Aid funding allocated to towns in 2018

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Medicare For All Becomes Hot Issue

Many Democrats, including Tammy Baldwin, embrace it, as Republicans condemn it.

Campaign Cash: GOP Donor Gets No Fine for Polluting
Campaign Cash

GOP Donor Gets No Fine for Polluting

No fine from DNR, citing “emergency" for sand mine owner Hi-Crush Proppants, a $340,000 donor.

AFP-WI Lauds Walker Plan to Grow Workforce and Reform Criminal Justice System
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AFP-WI Lauds Walker Plan to Grow Workforce and Reform Criminal Justice System

"We thank Gov. Walker and Lt. Gov. Kleefisch for addressing critical criminal justice reform priorities."

Op Ed:  Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues
Op Ed

Democrats Need Bread-And-Butter Issues

Republicans won’t protect workers pensions and health care, Democrats will.

Scott Walker Misleading Voters With Health Care Cost Reduction Claims
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Scott Walker Misleading Voters With Health Care Cost Reduction Claims

Walker’s election year plan impacts a tiny fraction of health consumers, is dwarfed by premium reductions in neighboring Minnesota, and does not make up for cost of his sabotage

Growing Our Workforce: Governor Walker Announces Plan to Expand Worker Training within Wisconsin’s Correctional Institutions
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Growing Our Workforce: Governor Walker Announces Plan to Expand Worker Training within Wisconsin’s Correctional Institutions

"Our plan will give inmates concrete skills they can use to become productive members of society once they are released."

Race for Governor: Pence Touts Walker, Foxconn
Race for Governor

Pence Touts Walker, Foxconn

Campaigning in Green Bay, Eau Claire, vice-president lauds Foxconn deal.

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee County on a Crash Course
Murphy’s Law

Milwaukee County on a Crash Course

Without more funding of programs it runs for the state, county will soon face fiscal ruin.

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin, Walker Lead in Latest MU Poll

Baldwin up 10% over Vukmir, Walker up by just 1% over Evers.

Lowering the Cost of Health Care: 2019 Individual Health Insurance Rates to Drop by an Average 4.2 Percent Thanks to Governor Walker’s Health Care Stability Plan
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Lowering the Cost of Health Care: 2019 Individual Health Insurance Rates to Drop by an Average 4.2 Percent Thanks to Governor Walker’s Health Care Stability Plan

Individual premiums expected to drop $992.28 on average compared to without Gov. Walker’s actions

Governor Walker Issues Executive Order Relating to Hurricane Michael
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Governor Walker Issues Executive Order Relating to Hurricane Michael

"Wisconsin stands ready to help those affected by Hurricane Michael."

Campaign Cash: Republicans Have 4-1 Spending Edge
Campaign Cash

Republicans Have 4-1 Spending Edge

Outside groups supporting GOP have spent $11 million, vs $2.5 million for Democratic candidates.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight race for Wisconsin governor, Baldwin leading in Senate contest

Wisconsin voters weigh in on Kavanaugh confirmation, Mueller investigation

Data Wonk: The Incoherence of Scott Walker
Data Wonk

The Incoherence of Scott Walker

His suddenly changing policies make for a confused campaign.

#HopeActLiveWI: Wisconsin Awarded Nearly $3 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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#HopeActLiveWI: Wisconsin Awarded Nearly $3 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic

DHS to distribute $1 million to local partners for local community projects

Don’t Kill Business Tax Credit, Walker Warns

Don’t Kill Business Tax Credit, Walker Warns

Evers would end it. Most of money went to wealthiest 12% of state residents.

The Harambee Revival Continues
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The Harambee Revival Continues

Historic renovations of the underutilized Nunn Bush Shoe Factory and vacant former Fifth Street School are a dream come true for seniors, veterans, jobs seekers… and the late Welford Sanders. Presenters and guests include City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the family of Welford Sanders, community members and project partners.

Local Leaders Demand Big Store Tax Reform

Local Leaders Demand Big Store Tax Reform

18 municipal leaders say big box tax loopholes costly, push legislators to change law.

Op Ed: 25 UW Campuses Strapped for Funds
Op Ed

25 UW Campuses Strapped for Funds

UW-Madison doing fine but other 25 campuses, including Milwaukee, have taken big hits to funding.

Governor Walker Highlights State’s Growing Economy and the Continued Commitment from Wisconsin Businesses
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Governor Walker Highlights State’s Growing Economy and the Continued Commitment from Wisconsin Businesses

"We’re seeing the best overall economic performance in Wisconsin in a generation."

Murphy’s Law: Schimel Suit Cost Workers $23 Million
Murphy’s Law

Schimel Suit Cost Workers $23 Million

Suit he joined stopped 165,000 Wisconsin workers from getting overtime pay.

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Wisconsin Firefighters Memorial Day
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Wisconsin Firefighters Memorial Day

"This year we lost three brave firefighters in the line of duty, Cory Barr, Richard Garner Jr., and Philip Neubich Sr."

The State of Politics: How Thompson Grew State Prisons
The State of Politics

How Thompson Grew State Prisons

Number of prisoners rose from 4,867 to 20,536 under Gov. Thompson. Now he wants reform.

Tony Evers Launches Conservationists for Tony
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Tony Evers Launches Conservationists for Tony

"I’m excited and honored to be endorsed by bipartisan conservation leaders from across Wisconsin who understand how important protecting our natural resources is to our future."

Governor Walker Celebrates Manufacturing Day at Automation Components in Middleton
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Governor Walker Celebrates Manufacturing Day at Automation Components in Middleton

"Wisconsin is a top 10 state for manufacturing jobs since we took office, and it’s because of great companies like Automation Components."

Property Taxes Increase Under Walker
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Property Taxes Increase Under Walker

GOP tax shift continues to hurt Wisconsin schools and homeowners

Governor Walker Requests Federal Disaster Aid for 18 Wisconsin Counties Following Severe Storms and Flooding in August and September
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Governor Walker Requests Federal Disaster Aid for 18 Wisconsin Counties Following Severe Storms and Flooding in August and September

"It is essential that the federal government provide needed assistance."

Total Administrative Services Corp. Expands Operations in Madison
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Total Administrative Services Corp. Expands Operations in Madison

Expansion at company’s headquarters to create 80 jobs

Both Parties See November Assembly Win

Both Parties See November Assembly Win

Vos and Hintz both talk about their plans should they run Assembly after election.

Lavelle Industries Expanding Operations in Burlington, Whitewater
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Lavelle Industries Expanding Operations in Burlington, Whitewater

$14 million capital investment expected to create 70 jobs

Race for Governor: Candidates Debate Foxconn-Style Subsidies
Race for Governor

Candidates Debate Foxconn-Style Subsidies

Walker has embraced huge subsidies he now wants for Kimberly Clark. Evers questions approach.

Data Wonk: The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir
Data Wonk

The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir

Her campaign seems to ignore poll data showing most disagree with her stands.

Governor Walker Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for Klement’s Sausage Company’s $7.5 Million Expansion
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Governor Walker Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony for Klement’s Sausage Company’s $7.5 Million Expansion

"This expansion is outstanding news, and we look forward to Klement’s continued investment in Wisconsin."

City Hall: Committee Okays Complete Streets Policy
City Hall

Committee Okays Complete Streets Policy

Proposal on street design places pedestrians and cyclists on same level as motorists

Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Voter ID Lowered Turnout, Studies Show

Wisconsin, other states had lower turnout, especially by minority and college-age voters.

Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.
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Donald Trump Attacks Victim of Sexual Assault, Again. Scott Walker and Brad Schimel Silent, Again.

Top Republicans Choice: Denounce Appalling Behavior of Perpetuate Injustice With Silence

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Helps Scott Walker Solve Legal Mystery
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Helps Scott Walker Solve Legal Mystery

Apparently, Scott Walker forgot that HE is the “something” that could strip protections for his constituents with pre-existing conditions.

Scott Walker, GOP Seek Lame Duck Session to Send $100 Million to Corporation That’s Had $1 in Net State Tax Since 2013
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Scott Walker, GOP Seek Lame Duck Session to Send $100 Million to Corporation That’s Had $1 in Net State Tax Since 2013

Republicans Seek to Deny Giving Voters Voice on Latest Corporate Welfare Scheme

Governor Walker Releases Statement on Kimberly-Clark
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Governor Walker Releases Statement on Kimberly-Clark

"My message to Kimberly-Clark employees is simple: we are fighting for you. We are working together to keep your jobs in Wisconsin."

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

State Politicians Split on Kavanaugh

Vukmir disagrees with Baldwin, Evers; Walker equivocates on Supreme Court nominee.

Governor Walker Joins Ariens Company to Commemorate the Production of its 4,000,000th Sno-Thro Snow Blower
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Governor Walker Joins Ariens Company to Commemorate the Production of its 4,000,000th Sno-Thro Snow Blower

Gov. Walker proclaims October "Manufacturing Month" throughout Wisconsin

Desperate Walker Wants to Hand Out More Election Year Corporate Welfare
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Desperate Walker Wants to Hand Out More Election Year Corporate Welfare

Working Families Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Corporate Subsidies

The State of Politics: The Rise of Absentee Ballots
The State of Politics

The Rise of Absentee Ballots

Just 12% of all ballots in 2004, could hit 33% in 2020.

“This is a Big Win for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers”
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“This is a Big Win for Wisconsin’s Dairy Farmers”

Gov. Walker releases statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

Governor Walker Highlights Youth, Registered Apprenticeship Programs at Event with Milwaukee Public Schools, Harley-Davidson
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Governor Walker Highlights Youth, Registered Apprenticeship Programs at Event with Milwaukee Public Schools, Harley-Davidson

"By continuing to expand our Youth Apprenticeship program, we are creating pathways to meaningful careers for high school students across Wisconsin."

Wisconsin Budget: Obamacare Critics Offer Weak Alternatives
Wisconsin Budget

Obamacare Critics Offer Weak Alternatives

Bill supported by Gov. Walker won’t effectively cover pre-existing conditions.

Campaign Cash: Evers Raised $1.9 Million in August
Campaign Cash

Evers Raised $1.9 Million in August

More than one-third of money came from unions.

Governor Walker Announces $1 Million in New Flood Relief Assistance for Counties Impacted by Severe Flooding
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Governor Walker Announces $1 Million in New Flood Relief Assistance for Counties Impacted by Severe Flooding

"This summer’s severe rainfall and flooding affected people in local communities across the state."

Op Ed: Making Insurance Fake Again
Op Ed

Making Insurance Fake Again

Trump and Walker plans let health insurers end coverage of pre-existing conditions, sell junk policies.

The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker
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The Courage of Dr. Ford a Powerful Contrast With the Cowardice of Scott Walker

‘There’s No Excuse for Walker Refusing to Show Leadership, But There is an Explanation’

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Lands $285 Million Industrial Campus
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Lands $285 Million Industrial Campus

Komatsu Mining will move its West Milwaukee mining equipment campus to Harbor District.

Race for Governor: Evers Wants Tax Cut for Needy Families
Race for Governor

Evers Wants Tax Cut for Needy Families

Cites data showing 40% of state’s families struggle to pay for basic needs.

Campaign Cash: Kleefisch Campaign Gives Walker $1 Million
Campaign Cash

Kleefisch Campaign Gives Walker $1 Million

While Barnes campaign gives just $20,000 to Evers campaign.

Komatsu Mining Corp. to Build $285 Million Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility in Milwaukee
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Komatsu Mining Corp. to Build $285 Million Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility in Milwaukee

Governor Walker joins company officials in announcing plans for 2.5-million-square foot campus in Milwaukee Harbor District

Data Wonk: Does Manufacturing Tax Credit Matter?
Data Wonk

Does Manufacturing Tax Credit Matter?

Evers would scrap tax break passed by Walker and Republicans. Will that help or hurt?

Op Ed: How Walker Cost Taxpayers $2.6 Billion
Op Ed

How Walker Cost Taxpayers $2.6 Billion

The 7 biggest financial failures by a not-so-fiscally conservative governor.

Campaign Cash: GOP Outside Groups Far Outspend Dems
Campaign Cash

GOP Outside Groups Far Outspend Dems

Through August, $4.9 million spent on state’s Republican candidates versus $1.1 million for Democrats.

Scott Walker Silent on Tweets from Republican Party Mocking Sexual Assault
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Scott Walker Silent on Tweets from Republican Party Mocking Sexual Assault

Walker continues to look the other way as Senate Republicans seek to elevate alleged sexual assaulter to nation's highest bench

Governor Walker Announces Section of I-39/90 to Be Completed One Year Ahead of Schedule
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Governor Walker Announces Section of I-39/90 to Be Completed One Year Ahead of Schedule

Efficiencies allow section north of Janesville to Edgerton to be completed early in 2020

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Do Walker, Evers Campaign on State Time?

Elected officials have looser rules for how much time they can take away from the job.

Governor Walker Proposes Highest State Funding Level Ever for County Roads
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Governor Walker Proposes Highest State Funding Level Ever for County Roads

The increase would bring state support to the highest level ever since county GTAs were created in 1994

Governor Walker Highlights Wisconsin’s Strong Economy at the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Conference
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Governor Walker Highlights Wisconsin’s Strong Economy at the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Conference

"With our unemployment rate at or below 3% for seven consecutive months, it’s clear our state is moving forward..."

Wisconsin Budget: The 8 Lessons of Foxconn
Wisconsin Budget

The 8 Lessons of Foxconn

Political leaders looking for what not to do could learn so much from Foxconn deal.

Wisconsin Budget Shock
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Wisconsin Budget Shock

$3.5 Billion Republican budget deficit on the rise

Governor Walker Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony at Russ Darrow Dealerships in Milwaukee
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Governor Walker Participates in Groundbreaking Ceremony at Russ Darrow Dealerships in Milwaukee

The new dealerships represent at least $12 million investment set to create 20 jobs

Governor Walker Highlights Wisconsin’s Strong Economy at the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin’s 2018 Manufacturing Summit
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Governor Walker Highlights Wisconsin’s Strong Economy at the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin’s 2018 Manufacturing Summit

Wisconsin is top 10 in the U.S.A. for manufacturing jobs since Governor Walker took office

Governor Walker Awards $7 Million in Broadband Expansion Grants
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Governor Walker Awards $7 Million in Broadband Expansion Grants

Preliminary grants have been awarded to serve 1,100 businesses and 14,000 homes

Senator Chris Larson: Statement on the State of Education in Wisconsin
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Senator Chris Larson: Statement on the State of Education in Wisconsin

Over the Lost Walker Decade, Wisconsin has seen $1 billion cut from our neighborhood public schools, of which $183 million still remains unrestored.

Murphy’s Law: The Best Governor Money Can Buy
Murphy’s Law

The Best Governor Money Can Buy

Just about every Walker policy was bought by special interests.

Data Wonk: The Impact of Republican Tax Cuts
Data Wonk

The Impact of Republican Tax Cuts

It relies on supply side economics. So how well is that working?

Campaign Cash: Big Walker Donor Gets $250,000 Grant
Campaign Cash

Big Walker Donor Gets $250,000 Grant

Badger Meter donates $26,000 to governor, gets big state grant from WEDC.

Five Things to Remember When Scott Walker Whines About Campaign Fundraising
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Five Things to Remember When Scott Walker Whines About Campaign Fundraising

‘His Whining is Laughable and His Attacks are Intellectually Bankrupt’

Youth Justice Milwaukee Calls for More Community Input at Department of Corrections Community Meeting on Plans for Lincoln Hills Closure
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Youth Justice Milwaukee Calls for More Community Input at Department of Corrections Community Meeting on Plans for Lincoln Hills Closure

YJM continued to advocate for alternatives to locked-door facilities while investing in close-to-home programs like mentoring and job training.

Foxconn to Grow Wisconsin-based Ginseng Brand and Boost Ginseng Research and Market Development
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Foxconn to Grow Wisconsin-based Ginseng Brand and Boost Ginseng Research and Market Development

Signs partnership agreement to support local jobs, Wisconsin’s ginseng industry and American ginseng market. Sets up joint venture for sales and development of American ginseng in China

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Evers, Baldwin with leads among Wisconsin voters

Trump at 42 percent approval, voters divided on how he has changed GOP

Op Ed: Where Will Walker, Evers Take Economy?
Op Ed

Where Will Walker, Evers Take Economy?

State in slow growth mode. Two candidates have very different approaches to this.

Wisconsin drivers to Gov. Walker: Just fix it!
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Wisconsin drivers to Gov. Walker: Just fix it!

Latest report highlights state’s crumbling infrastructure

Murphy’s Law: Schimel’s Spoils System
Murphy’s Law

Schimel’s Spoils System

DOJ gag order on his employees shows the impact of ending civil service protections.

Governor Walker Helps Break Ground on $15 Million STEM Innovation Center at UW-Green Bay
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Governor Walker Helps Break Ground on $15 Million STEM Innovation Center at UW-Green Bay

Received $5 million from Governor Walker’s capital budget

The State of Politics: Kimberly-Clark Won’t Get Tax Break
The State of Politics

Kimberly-Clark Won’t Get Tax Break

Company demands subsidy by September 30. Why that won’t happen.

Does Scott Walker Still Believe Accused Perpetrator of Sexual Assault Brett Kavanaugh Fits Criteria He Looks For In Judicial Candidates
Wisconsin is Ready to Win the 21st Century: Tax Relief, Worker Training, Children’s Health Among Governor Walker’s Priorities in Next State Budget
Op Ed: Fastest Legislators in Modern History?
Op Ed

Fastest Legislators in Modern History?

Report finds more fast-tracking of legislation, less public input, under Walker and Republicans.

Another Attorney General Not Named Brad Schimel Sues Opioid Manufacturer
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Another Attorney General Not Named Brad Schimel Sues Opioid Manufacturer

Republican Attorney General in Colorado Alleges Purdue Pharma ‘Fraudulent and Deceptive’ Practices Helped Create Opioid Crisis

The Contrarian: Tommy Thompson Is Wrong About Prisons
The Contrarian

Tommy Thompson Is Wrong About Prisons

He regrets 1991 plan I wrote. But he never implemented it.

One Wisconsin Now Statements on Scott Walker Latest Corporate Welfare Scheme
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on Scott Walker Latest Corporate Welfare Scheme

Desperate Governor Calling for ‘FoxValleyCon’

Op Ed: Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!
Op Ed

Trump Op Ed Author Revealed!

Who’s behind the anonymous NYT column about obstructing Trump’s craziness? Read on.

Election Experts Call For Paper Ballots

Election Experts Call For Paper Ballots

New report cites security problem, notes paper ballots can’t be tampered with online.

Campaign Cash: WMC Pushes For Kimberly-Clark Subsidy
Campaign Cash

WMC Pushes For Kimberly-Clark Subsidy

State’s biggest business lobby has spent nearly $20 million to elect conservatives.

Governor Walker Tours Metro Market in Milwaukee, Thanks Kroger and Roundy’s Supermarkets for Their Commitment to Wisconsin
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Governor Walker Tours Metro Market in Milwaukee, Thanks Kroger and Roundy’s Supermarkets for Their Commitment to Wisconsin

Roundy’s has 106 stores and more than 12,600 employees in Wisconsin

Data Wonk: Making Wisconsin More Like Texas
Data Wonk

Making Wisconsin More Like Texas

Schimel and Walker support changes in Affordable Care Act most voters oppose. Why?

Badger Meter to Create 40 Jobs in Racine
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Badger Meter to Create 40 Jobs in Racine

Company to relocate operations from Arizona to Wisconsin

Murphy’s Law: How Republicans Helped Tammy Baldwin
Murphy’s Law

How Republicans Helped Tammy Baldwin

They picked the wrong candidate. That could hand election to Baldwin.

Smoking Gun Evidence Exposes Gov. Scott Walker Lying About Scheme to Use State Plane to Fly For Campaign TV Ad Shoot
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Smoking Gun Evidence Exposes Gov. Scott Walker Lying About Scheme to Use State Plane to Fly For Campaign TV Ad Shoot

Owes Wisconsin Taxpayers a Check for Using State Plane for His Campaign, and an Apology for Lying About It

Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin-Japan Trade Relationship at 50th Anniversary of Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference in Omaha
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Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin-Japan Trade Relationship at 50th Anniversary of Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Conference in Omaha

In 2017, Wisconsin exported more than $789 million in products, ranging from scientific and medical instruments to dairy products, to Japan.

Campaign Cash: Foxconn Partners Are Big Walker Donors
Campaign Cash

Foxconn Partners Are Big Walker Donors

Aurora, Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls help create Foxconn venture fund while donating to governor.

Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”
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Senator Taylor Responds to Walker’s Twitter Rant, “We Need Leadership, Not a Twitter Fight.”

"So Governor Walker didn’t have time to defend Harley-Davidson, but he has time to blow dog whistles."

The State of Politics: Clash Over Assessments, Property Tax Brewing
The State of Politics

Clash Over Assessments, Property Tax Brewing

“Dark store” loophole, levy limits and revenue options are looming issues at the Capitol.

Governor Walker Discusses the Critical Importance of Cyber Security at the 6th Annual Governor’s Cyber Security Summit
Op Ed: How To Be a Dark Money Donor
Op Ed

How To Be a Dark Money Donor

It’s so easy in Wisconsin. Though it's not very democratic.

New Evidence Shows Gov. Scott Walker’s Excuse for Using State Plane to Film Campaign Ad Doesn’t Fly
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New Evidence Shows Gov. Scott Walker’s Excuse for Using State Plane to Film Campaign Ad Doesn’t Fly

‘Scott Walker Intended to Charge Taxpayers to Fly Him to Shoot a TV Ad for His Campaign’

Governor Walker Announces $56,664 in Financial Literacy Grants to Wisconsin Schools
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Governor Walker Announces $56,664 in Financial Literacy Grants to Wisconsin Schools

"These financial literacy grants will help thousands of students to broaden their personal financial knowledge..."

Plastics Manufacturer Nolato Contour Expands Operations in St. Croix County; Plans to Create 62 Jobs
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Plastics Manufacturer Nolato Contour Expands Operations in St. Croix County; Plans to Create 62 Jobs

Company says business climate, workforce are key reasons why it’s growing in Wisconsin

Governor Walker announces almost $16 million in awards for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)
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Governor Walker announces almost $16 million in awards for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

"This program enhances public mobility, economic development and the overall quality of life for our citizens."

Gov. Scott Walker Kicks Off NFL Season Trying to Stoke Racial Division, Resentment
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Gov. Scott Walker Kicks Off NFL Season Trying to Stoke Racial Division, Resentment

Scott Walker’s Record on Racial Justice Issues Nothing Less Than Deplorable

Gov. Scott Walker’s Foxconn Effect Includes $56,000 in Taxpayer-Funded ‘Walker Air’ Fly Arounds
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Gov. Scott Walker’s Foxconn Effect Includes $56,000 in Taxpayer-Funded ‘Walker Air’ Fly Arounds

One $1,800 Fly Around Took Walker to Business That Donated $67,000 to His Campaigns, Got No-Bid Contract for Foxconn Work

100 Per-Child Tax Rebate Returned More Than $94 Million to Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families
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100 Per-Child Tax Rebate Returned More Than $94 Million to Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families

"Surplus dollars belong to the taxpayers..."

Campaign Cash: The Huge Clout of Bradley Foundation
Campaign Cash

The Huge Clout of Bradley Foundation

Milwaukee foundation gave $37 million last year to conservative groups, and many then spend to elect Republicans.

Data Wonk: Walker Cost State 80,000 Jobs
Data Wonk

Walker Cost State 80,000 Jobs

Jobs grew 33 percent less under him compared to other states, the data shows.

Coalition Applauds Gov. Walker’s Suggestion to Rethink Highway Expansions
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Coalition Applauds Gov. Walker’s Suggestion to Rethink Highway Expansions

"Governor Walker is absolutely right: Spending billions on bigger, wider roads is not a smart use of taxpayer dollars."

Murphy’s Law: More Foxconn Bells and Whistles
Murphy’s Law

More Foxconn Bells and Whistles

They want a new venture fund and UW-Madison fund -- all subsidized by our taxes.

Scott Walker Flew to Green Bay TV Market Six Straight Days Before Green Bay Area State Senate Special Election
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Scott Walker Flew to Green Bay TV Market Six Straight Days Before Green Bay Area State Senate Special Election

Pattern of Scott Walker Using Public Resources for His Political Purposes

Governor Walker Celebrates the Opening of United Community Center Acosta Middle School’s New Facility
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Governor Walker Celebrates the Opening of United Community Center Acosta Middle School’s New Facility

Commends school for focusing on high-demand fields: science-technology and skilled trades

Governor Walker Announces $1.5 Million in TEACH Grants Awarded for Educational Technology Training
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Governor Walker Announces $1.5 Million in TEACH Grants Awarded for Educational Technology Training

Awarded for Educational Technology Training Funds to enhance training for 196 rural school districts, 172 rural public libraries

The State of Politics: Catching Up on Summer’s Political News
The State of Politics

Catching Up on Summer’s Political News

Summer’s over. Election looming. What do you need to know?

One Wisconsin Now Requests Ethics, Criminal Investigation of Gov. Scott Walker’s Use of State Airplane
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One Wisconsin Now Requests Ethics, Criminal Investigation of Gov. Scott Walker’s Use of State Airplane

No Gray Area Here: Walker Broke the Law When He Used State Plane to Film Campaign Ad

Dark Money Helped Kill Lead Paint Claims

Dark Money Helped Kill Lead Paint Claims

State Republicans facing recalls got $750,000 in secret cash, wrote law to bar suits to benefit lead poisoned children.

Your Right To Know: Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records
Your Right To Know

Check Candidates’ Stance on Open Records

If they want your vote, shouldn’t they support transparency in government?

Op Ed: The Wild Splendor of Our Rivers
Op Ed

The Wild Splendor of Our Rivers

How state streams like the Namekagon were saved. And how state Republican policies are hurting them.

Op Ed: On My Daughter’s First School Day
Op Ed

On My Daughter’s First School Day

What will her school be like after years of funding cuts and teacher resignations under Walker?

Evers Wants to Replace State Jobs Agency

Evers Wants to Replace State Jobs Agency

Head of agency and Walker campaign criticize Democrat’s plan.

Scott Walker Charged Taxpayers $2,017 for Using State Plane to Fly to Film Campaign Commercial
Press Release

Scott Walker Charged Taxpayers $2,017 for Using State Plane to Fly to Film Campaign Commercial

New Records Show Blatant Misuse and Abuse of Tax Dollars as Career Politician Scott Walker Desperately Campaigns for Re-Election

Walker and Pence: Talkin’ Trump on the Tarmac?
Press Release

Walker and Pence: Talkin’ Trump on the Tarmac?

Walker has yet to forcefully speak out against the harmful policies coming out of D.C. from the Trump administration.

Murphy’s Law: Why Wisconsin Resists Clean Energy
Murphy’s Law

Why Wisconsin Resists Clean Energy

State lags the Midwest in renewable energy, yet suddenly making great progress.

Legislation Moved Quickly Under Walker

Legislation Moved Quickly Under Walker

Much quicker passage, less public input, in first legislative session under Walker, analysis finds.

Governor Walker Declares Statewide State of Emergency
Press Release

Governor Walker Declares Statewide State of Emergency

"We are ready to provide any tools and resources necessary to impacted communities."

Boss Vos Paying Caucus Member Kerkman for Side Businesses the Last Five Years
Press Release

Boss Vos Paying Caucus Member Kerkman for Side Businesses the Last Five Years

Unpublicized Arrangement Raises Enormous Red Flags

Foxconn Bonus Continues: New $100 Million Wisconn Valley Venture Fund Created to Drive Innovation in Wisconsin
Press Release

Foxconn Bonus Continues: New $100 Million Wisconn Valley Venture Fund Created to Drive Innovation in Wisconsin

Advocate Aurora Health, Foxconn, Johnson Controls, Northwestern Mutual partner to advance innovative technology through $100 million venture capital fund

The Contrarian: Roads Spending Way Down, Debt Way Up
The Contrarian

Roads Spending Way Down, Debt Way Up

New state report shows roads funding down 28%, yet debt service doubling under Walker.

Gov. Scott Walker Has Another Foxconn Fueled Campaign Announcement
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Has Another Foxconn Fueled Campaign Announcement

Records Show Walker Has Spent $33,000 Using the State Plane for Foxconn-Related Flying Days

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Must Go Negative
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Must Go Negative

Governor is so unpopular he must bludgeon his opponent or change his identity. Or both.

On Time and On Budget: Governor Walker Announces the Completion of the Zoo Interchange Core
Press Release

On Time and On Budget: Governor Walker Announces the Completion of the Zoo Interchange Core

New $300 million interchange designed to last for 75 years

The State of Politics: 6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control
The State of Politics

6 Senate Races Will Decide Party Control

Stakes are high, including control over 2020 redistricting.

Campaign Cash: 3M Gives Donations, Pays No Fines
Campaign Cash

3M Gives Donations, Pays No Fines

Company gave donations to Walker and others, pays no fines for environmental violations.

Scott Walker’s mismanagement drove up cost of Zoo Interchange construction
Press Release

Scott Walker’s mismanagement drove up cost of Zoo Interchange construction

Walker promised it would be completed in 2019, but that deadline will be missed following numerous delays.

5 Questions Scott Walker Must Answer on Foxconn’s Broken Promises
Press Release

5 Questions Scott Walker Must Answer on Foxconn’s Broken Promises

Here are just a few of the questions Walker should immediately answer

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Honor Herb Kohl at Arena Opening
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Honor Herb Kohl at Arena Opening

Senator Kohl owned team from 1985-2014, made sure NBA franchise stayed in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Open Fiserv Forum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Open Fiserv Forum

"The most forward-thinking, 21st-century building," says Bucks president Peter Feigin.

Governor Walker Celebrates Grand Opening of the Fiserv Forum
Press Release

Governor Walker Celebrates Grand Opening of the Fiserv Forum

3-to-1 return on investment for the State of Wisconsin

Op Ed: The Attack on Affordable Care
Op Ed

The Attack on Affordable Care

Walker, Schimel, Johnson would kill program; 2.4 million Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions could lose insurance.

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring U.S. Senator John McCain
Press Release

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring U.S. Senator John McCain

"John McCain was an American hero who selflessly served his country."

DNR Wastewater Permit Backlog Still a Problem

DNR Wastewater Permit Backlog Still a Problem

One year after critical audit DNR still slow to review potential municipal, industrial and agricultural pollution.

Walker Put Veterans at the Mercy of the Domestic War Profiteer For-Profit ‘College’ Cartel
Press Release

Walker Put Veterans at the Mercy of the Domestic War Profiteer For-Profit ‘College’ Cartel

‘Our Veterans Protected This Nation, Scott Walker Protects the Industry That Preys on Our Veterans.’

Plenty of Horne: Meeting Addresses Swing Park Homicides
Plenty of Horne

Meeting Addresses Swing Park Homicides

Mayor, police, city officials, residents have a solution-oriented meeting short on anger.

Op Ed: Walker’s Air Travel Abuses Taxpayers
Op Ed

Walker’s Air Travel Abuses Taxpayers

Governor bills taxpayers for 869 flights, many blatantly political, some as short as 24 miles.

Foxconn Moves the Goalposts…Again. Walker Says Nothing…Again
Press Release

Foxconn Moves the Goalposts…Again. Walker Says Nothing…Again

Foxconn Executive: “A lot of the plans that we put together have been modified, updated, and some of those we don’t actually know whether they are true anymore.”

WILL Hires Lucas Vebber as Deputy Counsel
Press Release

WILL Hires Lucas Vebber as Deputy Counsel

Before joining WILL, Lucas served as General Counsel and Director of Environmental and Energy Policy at Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

Walker, Evers Tied in Governor’s Race

And Vukmir just behind Baldwin in race for Senator, as challengers gain momentum.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn’s Story Changes. Yet Again.
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn’s Story Changes. Yet Again.

Nearly all the manufacturing will be done by robots, company says.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat
Press Release

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight races for Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Senate seat

Jobs, schools, health coverage are most important issues to state voters

Data Wonk: Must Democrats Have a Unified Message?
Data Wonk

Must Democrats Have a Unified Message?

So claims a NYT story. But the party generally fares better by allowing differing views.

Op Ed: Please Rescind Walker’s Open Records Award
Op Ed

Please Rescind Walker’s Open Records Award

Letter to state Freedom of Information Council cites governor’s poor record on “Openess."

Governor Walker Celebrates Broadband Growth in Wisconsin
Press Release

Governor Walker Celebrates Broadband Growth in Wisconsin

Participates in Wisconsin Independent Network’s Ribbon Cutting

Governor Walker Calls on Department of Transportation to Evaluate Expanding the Interstate 41 Corridor in the Fox Valley
Press Release

Governor Walker Calls on Department of Transportation to Evaluate Expanding the Interstate 41 Corridor in the Fox Valley

"...I am calling on the Department of Transportation to evaluate expanding the Interstate 41 section between Appleton and DePere."

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Second Walker Official Opposes Him

Ex-Director of Financial Institutions say he was pushed to meet with lobbyists, avoid public records.

Scott Walker Spent at Least $65,000 on Planes for His Closed to the Public ‘Town Halls’
Press Release

Scott Walker Spent at Least $65,000 on Planes for His Closed to the Public ‘Town Halls’

One Wisconsin Now Responds to Gov. Scott Walker’s Facebook Tantrum

DPW Reality Check on AFP’s Intentionally Misleading Ad
Press Release

DPW Reality Check on AFP’s Intentionally Misleading Ad

Evers proposed $1.1 billion more than Walker according to updated reporting by Wisconsin State Journ

Senator Taylor Responds to Governor’s Exorbitant Use of Taxpayer Money
Press Release

Senator Taylor Responds to Governor’s Exorbitant Use of Taxpayer Money

"Seriously, it doesn’t get more hypocritical than this."

Scott Walker Air: One Wisconsin Now Investigation Reveals Gov. Walker’s Serial Use and Abuse of Taxpayer Resources
Press Release

Scott Walker Air: One Wisconsin Now Investigation Reveals Gov. Walker’s Serial Use and Abuse of Taxpayer Resources

Governor Racks Up Over $818,000 in Air Travel in State Plane to Rehabilitate Political Image, Ferry Him for Personal Events Since Ending Presidential Campaign

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

Poll taken two days after election. Walker spokesman says they expect “tough canpaign.”

ICYMI: New Poll Shows Tony Evers Up 5 Over Scott Walker
Press Release

ICYMI: New Poll Shows Tony Evers Up 5 Over Scott Walker

The same poll also found that more Wisconsin voters disapprove of Walker’s job performance than approve.

Governor Walker Visits Foxconn Construction Site to Discuss New Opportunities for Wisconsin Workers
Press Release

Governor Walker Visits Foxconn Construction Site to Discuss New Opportunities for Wisconsin Workers

"Opportunities are available for Wisconsinites from all over the state, with any experience level, to take advantage of Foxconn’s historic investment/"

Breaking: Washington Post Adds Wisconsin to List of Governor Seats Most Likely to Flip in November
Press Release

Breaking: Washington Post Adds Wisconsin to List of Governor Seats Most Likely to Flip in November

This latest ranking changes comes just one day after Sabato’s Crystal Ball changed the race’s rating from “Leans Republican” to “Toss Up.”

Hagedorn Will Run for Supreme Court

Hagedorn Will Run for Supreme Court

Former attorney for Walker wants seat held by retiring justice Shirley Abrahamson

Governor Scott Walker Announces Appointments to the Council on Tourism
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Announces Appointments to the Council on Tourism

"Tourism in Wisconsin is booming because we have family fun in every corner of the state and because of the great people who work hard to promote our state."

Governor Walker Appoints Andrew Jones to Serve on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Andrew Jones to Serve on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court

Andrew Jones is a partner in the Milwaukee office of Husch Blackwell LLP.

JULY JOBS: Wisconsin Adds 9,100 Private Sector Jobs, Unemployment Remains Below 3.0% for a Record Six Straight Months
Press Release

JULY JOBS: Wisconsin Adds 9,100 Private Sector Jobs, Unemployment Remains Below 3.0% for a Record Six Straight Months

Wisconsin added 9,100 private-sector jobs from June 2018 to July 2018, and 2,500 manufacturing jobs.

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

100,000 more people voted in Democratic primary despite massive Republican spending on Senate race.

Time’s Up, Scott Walker
Press Release

Time’s Up, Scott Walker

Progressives Promote Positive Economic Agenda While Career Politician Walker Hasn’t Helped Families With Student Loan Debt, High Costs of Child Care

Are Journalists Your Enemy?

Are Journalists Your Enemy?

29% of Americans say yes, many support shutting down free press. Disagree? You can help.

Oshkosh Corporation’s New 190,000-Square-Foot Global Headquarters, Expansion of its Defense Business Receive Support from WEDC, WisDOT
Press Release

Oshkosh Corporation’s New 190,000-Square-Foot Global Headquarters, Expansion of its Defense Business Receive Support from WEDC, WisDOT

Tax credits, grant will aid company as it builds a new global headquarters that will house up to 650 employees

Campaign Cash: Six Wealthy Donors Give GOP $255,000
Campaign Cash

Six Wealthy Donors Give GOP $255,000

In just two weeks, given to state Republican Party, all but one donor from outside state.

Governor Walker Announces the Toro Company Expanding in Tomah, Creating 35 New Jobs
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces the Toro Company Expanding in Tomah, Creating 35 New Jobs

Worldwide leader in outdoor maintenance equipment increasing capacity in Monroe County

Judge Brian Hagedorn Announces Candidacy for the Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Judge Brian Hagedorn Announces Candidacy for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

"I pledge to you that I will apply the law fairly to everyone."

Op Ed: Evers Could Benefit From Walker Fatigue
Op Ed

Evers Could Benefit From Walker Fatigue

There is exhaustion with Walker’s ambition and relentless negative campaigns.

Data Wonk: Why Republicans Lack Health Coverage
Data Wonk

Why Republicans Lack Health Coverage

Trump’s attack on Affordable Care Act mostly hurts Republicans, the data shows.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Tony Evers Wins Over Crowded Field

Tony Evers Wins Over Crowded Field

State Superintendent wins easily, Mitchell takes second.

State Shifts Cost For New Bridges

State Shifts Cost For New Bridges

Walker administration policy means counties pay entire bill if bridge built to accommodate traffic growth.

Vote Tuesday: Guide to Republican Candidates
Vote Tuesday

Guide to Republican Candidates

Republican U.S. Senate duel leads the way on Tuesday's ballot.

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Common Council
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Common Council

Six candidates for 5th District in only primary contest.

Vote Tuesday: Democratic Candidate Guide
Vote Tuesday

Democratic Candidate Guide

Packed Democratic gubernatorial race and county sheriff contest are top items on Tuesday's ballot.

Democratic leaders blast Brad Schimel for putting politics before kids’ safety
Press Release

Democratic leaders blast Brad Schimel for putting politics before kids’ safety

"If Brad Schimel truly had wanted to keep our kids and our classrooms safe, these funds would have been distributed months ago"

Campaign Cash: Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell
Campaign Cash

Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell

No candidate got more from outside groups, who spent $412,300 on Democratic candidate for governor.

Answer the Question, Scott Walker
Press Release

Answer the Question, Scott Walker

Yes or No, Do You Support Donald Trump’s Call for Boycott of Harley-Davidson?

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring Army Sgt. 1st Class R. Lloyd Ketchum
Press Release

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring Army Sgt. 1st Class R. Lloyd Ketchum

Ketchum will be laid to rest on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 in Superior.

Op Ed: Godleweski Is Best Choice for State Treasurer
Op Ed

Godleweski Is Best Choice for State Treasurer

Candidate who helped save the office is best qualified to make it a check on the governor.

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Wall Blasts Walker, Schimel on Youth Prison

Former corrections secretary says governor, AG ignored Lincoln Hills abuses for political reasons.

Governor Walker Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for June Flooding in Northwestern Wisconsin
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Federal Disaster Declaration for June Flooding in Northwestern Wisconsin

Heavy rains caused flash flooding and several rivers to rise to major flood stage.

Roys Endorsed by Elected Officials across Southeastern Wisconsin
Press Release

Roys Endorsed by Elected Officials across Southeastern Wisconsin

"I’m thrilled to have earned the endorsements of so many local elected officials throughout our great state."

‘The Only Thing Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe is His Own Job’
Press Release

‘The Only Thing Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe is His Own Job’

Bombshell Book From Former Head of State Corrections Department Reveals Walker Put Political Ambitions Before Protecting Public Safety

Private School Voucher Backers Top $7.5 Million in Donations to Wisconsin Politicians
Press Release

Private School Voucher Backers Top $7.5 Million in Donations to Wisconsin Politicians

Pro Private School Voucher Gov. Walker Snags More Than 1 in 4 Dollars Donated Since 2008

Race for Governor: Democrats Make Closing Arguments
Race for Governor

Democrats Make Closing Arguments

Lively gubernatorial debate covered topics from Gov. Walker's worst action to cutting the state's prison population.

GOP is biggest barrier to school success
Press Release

GOP is biggest barrier to school success

Local taxpayers forced to make up for Republican cuts to education

Vipond Campaign: Why is Sensenbrenner MIA from broadcast media interviews?
Press Release

Vipond Campaign: Why is Sensenbrenner MIA from broadcast media interviews?

Dr. Vipond: Where’s Sensenbrenner when Walker, Grothman, Steil making media rounds

Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Incarceration Governor
Press Release

Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Incarceration Governor

"As an elected official you don’t get to pick and choose which constituents you care about and which you don’t."

Data Wonk: The Trouble with Freedom Indices
Data Wonk

The Trouble with Freedom Indices

Assumption that government spending reduces freedom limits the ability to assess government programs.

Scott Walker Accidentally Reveals the Truth With Press Conference on Public Safety
Press Release

Scott Walker Accidentally Reveals the Truth With Press Conference on Public Safety

‘The Only Thing 25-Year Politician Scott Walker Cares About Keeping Safe is His Own Job’

Mitchell Slams Walker on Desperate Press Conference
Press Release

Mitchell Slams Walker on Desperate Press Conference

"Walker continues to pay us lip service with hollow political stunts instead of actually governing."

Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster
Press Release

Scott Walker Cannot Defend His Racist Corrections Disaster

‘On Corrections, Walker Always Makes the Wrong Decision and Always for the Wrong Reason’

Governor Walker Calls on Legislature to Pass Bill Naming Newly Constructed I-41/U.S. 10/ WIS 441 Interchange in Honor of Michael G. Ellis
Press Release

Governor Walker Calls on Legislature to Pass Bill Naming Newly Constructed I-41/U.S. 10/ WIS 441 Interchange in Honor of Michael G. Ellis

Mike Ellis served the State of Wisconsin over the course of five decades.

Wisconsin Residents See Democracy in Decline

Wisconsin Residents See Democracy in Decline

Nationally and here in Wisconsin, citizens feel their voices aren't being heard.

Evers Raises Nearly $110,000 from over 2,400 Contributions
Press Release

Evers Raises Nearly $110,000 from over 2,400 Contributions

Only Candidate to Receive Contributions from all 72 Wisconsin Counties

The State of Politics: Remembering Mike Ellis
The State of Politics

Remembering Mike Ellis

He dealt in deals, barbs, facts and fiction.

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Rep. Christine Sinicki
Press Release

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Rep. Christine Sinicki

"I’m proud to have earned the endorsement of Rep. Sinicki."

Governor Walker Announces Initiative to Help Small Contractors Compete for Wisconn Valley Construction Work
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Initiative to Help Small Contractors Compete for Wisconn Valley Construction Work

Two capacity-building sessions targeting smaller contractors will be held in Milwaukee and Racine in August.

Governor Walker Encourages Wisconsinites and Midwestern Neighbors to Take Advantage of First Ever Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
Press Release

Governor Walker Encourages Wisconsinites and Midwestern Neighbors to Take Advantage of First Ever Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

The Sales Tax Holiday overall is estimated to save Wisconsin families a total of $14.8 million from August 1 – 5, 2018.

Campaign Cash: State Parties Breaking Fundraising Records
Campaign Cash

State Parties Breaking Fundraising Records

$4.9 million raised for campaigns in first half of 2018; GOP gets 23% more than Democrats.

Wisconsin Receives National Award for Economic Development
Press Release

Wisconsin Receives National Award for Economic Development

Wisconsin one of just five states to earn Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine

More Than 121,000 Likely Voters in Milwaukee County Pay Monthly Student Loan Debt
Press Release

More Than 121,000 Likely Voters in Milwaukee County Pay Monthly Student Loan Debt

‘Scott Walker is the worst governor in America for the student loan debt crisis’

Walker Reconsiders Fiserv Subsidy?

Walker Reconsiders Fiserv Subsidy?

Reacting to furor over Fiserv buying Bucks arena naming rights, governor to look “closely” at this.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Selects City Sites for New Buildings
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Selects City Sites for New Buildings

Will it build on one or both sites? State now has tough choice to make.

Clean Wisconsin Sues EPA Over Smog Rules

Clean Wisconsin Sues EPA Over Smog Rules

Advocacy group says federal government too lax on smog in state’s “non-attainment” areas.

Mitchell Statement in Response to Scott Walker’s Hollow Bullying Claim
Press Release

Mitchell Statement in Response to Scott Walker’s Hollow Bullying Claim

"Scott Walker’s fake outrage is as out of step as his priorities."

Race for Governor: Walker Ads Tout Foxconn’s Impact
Race for Governor

Walker Ads Tout Foxconn’s Impact

Four TV spots target different regions, feature local businesses.

Desperate Scott Walker Goes Negative Weeks Before Democratic Primary to Pick His General Election Opponent
Press Release

Desperate Scott Walker Goes Negative Weeks Before Democratic Primary to Pick His General Election Opponent

With Sagging Poll Numbers Career Politician Dispatches Republican Party to Run Negative Ads

Clean Wisconsin files lawsuit challenging U.S. EPA’s failure to reduce unhealthy smog
Press Release

Clean Wisconsin files lawsuit challenging U.S. EPA’s failure to reduce unhealthy smog

Ozone smog harms people with respiratory disease, older adults, children and other vulnerable people.

Race for Governor: Evers Wants Huge Hike For Special Education
Race for Governor

Evers Wants Huge Hike For Special Education

Would nearly triple current state spending. Republicans opposed much smaller increase in last budget.

Murphy’s Law: Are Democratic Candidates Too Liberal?
Murphy’s Law

Are Democratic Candidates Too Liberal?

Walker is very vulnerable, but his challengers are blowing it with far-left campaigns.

Speaker Newt Gingrich Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate
Press Release

Speaker Newt Gingrich Endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senate

Gingrich: ‘President Trump needs more fighters like Leah’

Student Debt Duo Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos Team Up to Roll Back Protections From Predatory For Profit Colleges
Press Release

Student Debt Duo Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos Team Up to Roll Back Protections From Predatory For Profit Colleges

Cuts to State Oversight and Rollback of Federal ‘Borrowers Defense’ Rule Leaves Students Vulnerable to Abuse

Governor Walker Encourages Families to Take Advantage of Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-5
Press Release

Governor Walker Encourages Families to Take Advantage of Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday August 1-5

Holiday comes on top of $100-Per-Child Tax Rebate

DPW Response to Walker’s New Foxconn Ads: Walker Knows He’s In Trouble
Press Release

DPW Response to Walker’s New Foxconn Ads: Walker Knows He’s In Trouble

"The public is deeply skeptical of Walker's $4.5 billion Foxconn giveaway."

Roys Calls Walker Administration’s Failure to Fill Election Security Jobs “Gubernatorial Malpractice”
Press Release

Roys Calls Walker Administration’s Failure to Fill Election Security Jobs “Gubernatorial Malpractice”

Walker’s failure to fill key security positions comes amid numerous warnings that Wisconsin’s election systems are vulnerable to hacking...

Walker Signs Waiver to Lower ACA Costs

Walker Signs Waiver to Lower ACA Costs

Democrats charge his approach is a “sabotage of health care law."

Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage
Press Release

Walker Plan Does Not Make Up for Cost of Sabotage

"Scott Walker now finds it politically convenient in an election year to pretend to care about health care costs..."

Midwest Paper Group Committed to Hiring Up to 321 Jobs, $30 Million Investment to Reconfigure the Former Appleton Coated Paper Mill in Outagamie CountyGovernor Walker announces $1.8 million in state tax credits to support job creation in the Fox Valley
The State of Politics: ACLU Increases Its Impact
The State of Politics

ACLU Increases Its Impact

More political activism and big boost in membership gives liberal group more clout.

Op Ed: The Impact of Medicare and Medicaid
Op Ed

The Impact of Medicare and Medicaid

Countless millions have benefitted. But Republicans want to slash the benefits.

DPW Response to Walker Reinsurance Program
Press Release

DPW Response to Walker Reinsurance Program

"Scott Walker claims premiums are going down but they are rising by $1400."

Roys Condemns Walker’s Attacks on Health Insurance
Press Release

Roys Condemns Walker’s Attacks on Health Insurance

MADISON, WI — Kelda Roys issued a strong rebuke in response to Walker’s latest attempt to distract from his abysmal record on healthcare. “Wisconsinites remember Scott Walker‘s attacks on our healthcare,” said Roys. “At the same time Walker announced this plan, he signed off on a lawsuit to destroy the Affordable Care Act. If Walker […]

Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host 26th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony
Press Release

Governor Walker and First Lady Tonette Walker Host 26th Annual Gift of Life Medal Ceremony

600 lives saved by organ donations in 2017

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Vukmir, Nicholson Debate, Both Back Trump

Neither criticized anything president has done, no major disagreements between candidates.

Op Ed: Both Parties Weak on Clergy Sex Abuse
Op Ed

Both Parties Weak on Clergy Sex Abuse

Yes, Matt Flynn has a bad record on the issue but so does Sen. Ron Johnson.

Republican Challenger Robert Meyer Forced Scott Walker into a Primary with $10 in Outside Campaign Contributions
Press Release

Republican Challenger Robert Meyer Forced Scott Walker into a Primary with $10 in Outside Campaign Contributions

"My supporters worked extremely hard to get me on the ballot."

DPW Response to NBC-Marist Polling on Scott Walker
Press Release

DPW Response to NBC-Marist Polling on Scott Walker

"This latest poll demonstrates that Wisconsin voters are ready for a change after eight long years of Scott Walker."

Op Ed: Say No to Kimberly-Clark Subsidy
Op Ed

Say No to Kimberly-Clark Subsidy

They’re awash in profits from federal tax cuts and worker givebacks. Now they want more from state taxpayers?

Campaign Cash: Foxconn Bid Winners Donate $68,000 to Walker
Campaign Cash

Foxconn Bid Winners Donate $68,000 to Walker

One-third of three dozen companies winning contracts give to Walker’s campaign.

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring the Life of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Michael Michalski
Press Release

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring the Life of Milwaukee Police Department Officer Michael Michalski

"Our hearts go out to his family and the entire Milwaukee Police Department family."

Roys Releases Video Outlining Benefits to Legalizing Cannabis in Wisconsin
Press Release

Roys Releases Video Outlining Benefits to Legalizing Cannabis in Wisconsin

Roys’ video tells the story of a man, Heath Rush, who became addicted to opioids while experiencing back pain due to injury.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Plays Politics for Walker?
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Plays Politics for Walker?

Company's iffy "innovation centers" in Eau Claire, Green Bay could help reelect governor.

Scott Walker doubles down on support for extremist Supreme Court pick
Press Release

Scott Walker doubles down on support for extremist Supreme Court pick

Kavanaugh was selected by President Trump because he would be in favor of overturning Roe v. Wade.

Kimberly-Clark Will Consider State Subsidy

Kimberly-Clark Will Consider State Subsidy

Open to state incentives, the company says, now that union has agreed to concessions.

Campaign Cash: WMC Loves Republican Governors Group
Campaign Cash

WMC Loves Republican Governors Group

State’s big business group gives most of the $1.9 million from state donors to GOP campaign group.

School Safety Grant Program Avoids Larger Issues of Gun Violence
Press Release

School Safety Grant Program Avoids Larger Issues of Gun Violence

"Trying to solve gun violence while pushing the gun industries priorities is like trying to put out a fire with a flamethrower."

More Donors to Gov. Scott Walker’s Campaign Get Foxconn Contracts
Press Release

More Donors to Gov. Scott Walker’s Campaign Get Foxconn Contracts

‘Those Who Give Keep Getting’ As Total of Donations to Scott Walker From Businesses Snagging Contracts Surpasses $582,000

Governor Walker Releases Statement on Kimberly-Clark, United Steelworkers Agreement
Press Release

Governor Walker Releases Statement on Kimberly-Clark, United Steelworkers Agreement

"The agreement reached between Kimberly-Clark and the United Steelworkers is outstanding news..."

Murphy’s Law: The Anti-Union Governor
Murphy’s Law

The Anti-Union Governor

Scott Walker may be the nation’s leading union killer. What’s the impact on Wisconsin?

Op Ed: Is Walker a Russian Dupe?
Op Ed

Is Walker a Russian Dupe?

Did he get Russian donations that were funneled through NRA?

Worst Governor on Public Education Hosts Worst Secretary of Department of Education
Press Release

Worst Governor on Public Education Hosts Worst Secretary of Department of Education

No One Has Done More to Undermine Public Education Than Scott Walker; Betsy DeVos Has Helped to Underwrite It

The State of Politics: State Treasurer Race Heating Up
The State of Politics

State Treasurer Race Heating Up

Suddenly voters care. Unusual interest and cash in the campaign.

Race for Governor: Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor
Race for Governor

Liberal Groups Won’t Endorse For Governor

None of four Democratic finalists got more than one-third of online vote.

Roys Endorsed by Philanthropist Lynde Uihlein
Press Release

Roys Endorsed by Philanthropist Lynde Uihlein

"I’m thrilled to have Lynde’s support."

Op Ed: Both Parties Ducking Major Issues
Op Ed

Both Parties Ducking Major Issues

But what will Trump’s impact be on state’s November election?

Governor Walker Declares State of Emergency for Sun Prairie and Dane County
Press Release

Governor Walker Declares State of Emergency for Sun Prairie and Dane County

"My thoughts and prayers continue with the people of Sun Prairie."

Gov. Scott Walker Political Operation Snagged $250,000 Check Mere Days After Meeting With Accused Russian Spy
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Political Operation Snagged $250,000 Check Mere Days After Meeting With Accused Russian Spy

‘Sure looks like Scott Walker's Non-Meeting Meant Something to Somebody’

Kelda Roys Wins Endorsement of Feminist Majority PAC
Press Release

Kelda Roys Wins Endorsement of Feminist Majority PAC

"I’m grateful to Feminist Majority PAC for their support."

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former State Senate President Mike Ellis
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former State Senate President Mike Ellis

"Tonette and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Senator Mike Ellis."

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Poll Good News for Evers, Vukmir

Evers lead widens in gubernatorial primary, Vukmir nudges ahead of Nicholson.

Voters Unhappy About Tariffs, State Roads

Voters Unhappy About Tariffs, State Roads

Marquette poll shows low support for Trump tariffs and outstate concern about roads.

June Jobs Report: 5th Consecutive Month of Unemployment Under 3 Percent, New Record Highs Set for Employment, Labor Force
Mayor Tom Barrett Announces Willie Wade as President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee
Press Release

Mayor Tom Barrett Announces Willie Wade as President and CEO of Employ Milwaukee

"Willie Wade’s passionate leadership and commitment to connecting people to lifelong employment is unparalleled."

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win Democratic Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win Democratic Primary?

Eight challengers for governor, primary just weeks away, who are the favorites?

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Press Release

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

"I'm tremendously honored to be endorsed by Senator Gillibrand."

Race for Governor: Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised
Race for Governor

Roys Leads Democrats in Money Raised

Also leads seven other Democratic candidates for governor in cash on hand.

What’s Walker Hiding?
Press Release

What’s Walker Hiding?

Scott Walker can’t seem to get his facts straight about Russian agent; Washington Post contradicts Walker spokesman's story

New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds roughly one in three Wisconsin voters still undecided one month before primaries

Voters split along partisan lines on Supreme Court nominee, other national and state issues

Campaign Cash: Russian Operative Highlights Walker’s NRA Ties
Campaign Cash

Russian Operative Highlights Walker’s NRA Ties

Gun lobby has given Walker $3.5 million; he’s rewarded them with pro-gun legislation.

Data Wonk: Why Roys Is Wrong On School Choice
Data Wonk

Why Roys Is Wrong On School Choice

And what this may say about the Democratic Party.

Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race
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Déjà Vu All Over Again: Gov. Tommy Thompson Condemns Out-of-State Special Interests In U.S. Senate Race

Gov. Tommy Thompson overcame millions of dollars of spending from the Club for Growth in 2012 on his way to winning the Republican nomination.

Governor Walker Administration Awards More Than $26 Million for Lead Service Line Replacement in 42 Wisconsin Communities
Press Release

Governor Walker Administration Awards More Than $26 Million for Lead Service Line Replacement in 42 Wisconsin Communities

"The health and well-being of our citizens is a top priority."

Scott Walker’s Real Record for People With Disabilities
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Scott Walker’s Real Record for People With Disabilities

"Scott Walker refuses to raise the sub-minimum wage, which allows businesses to pay people with disabilities as little as 10 cents an hour because we are exempt from the minimum wage."

Campaign Cash: Walker Gets Donation From Tainted Texas Firm
Campaign Cash

Walker Gets Donation From Tainted Texas Firm

Accepts $2,700 from Texas company advising state investment board; donation violates SEC rules.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Deal Allows Low-Ball Wages
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Deal Allows Low-Ball Wages

Documents show state will allow 93 percent of workers to earn less than $15 hour.

Walker Met With Accused Russian Agent

Walker Met With Accused Russian Agent

Maria Butina, charged by federal prosecutors, posed for photo with Walker during his run for president.

Mahlon Mitchell Posts Strongest Fundraising of All Democrats in Race to Replace Scott Walker
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Mahlon Mitchell Posts Strongest Fundraising of All Democrats in Race to Replace Scott Walker

Campaign finance reports filed yesterday reveal Mitchell’s campaign raised $526,000 from January 1 through June 30 of this year .

Roys Leads in Cash on Hand by Almost 2-1 Margin
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Roys Leads in Cash on Hand by Almost 2-1 Margin

"Our team is not wasting money on fancy office space or an army of high-priced consultants," said Sonja Chojnacki, Roys’ campaign manager.

Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy
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Matt Flynn Blasts Scott Walker for Meeting with Russian Spy

Flynn says now, more than ever, we need a governor we can trust to stand up to America's enemies and adversaries

Governor Walker Attends Opening of Farm Discovery Center
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Governor Walker Attends Opening of Farm Discovery Center

Highlights the importance of Wisconsin agriculture

Governor Walker Announces $8 Million in Funding to Address Transportation Needs of Wisconsin Workers
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Governor Walker Announces $8 Million in Funding to Address Transportation Needs of Wisconsin Workers

The program will be funded by the Wisconsin Departments of Workforce Development and Transportation.

Walker’s Foxconn Flop Tour Continues
Press Release

Walker’s Foxconn Flop Tour Continues

Foreign corp. buys vacant buildings as it rolls back plans for high-tech facility

Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus: Foxconn to Expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Network with New Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in Downtown Eau Claire
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Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus: Foxconn to Expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Network with New Foxconn Place Chippewa Valley in Downtown Eau Claire

Company to purchase six-story building and space at Haymarket Landing to grow footprint of its Wisconn Valley technology and talent hub across west-central Wisconsin

$32 Million Milwaukee Tool Expansion Project Receives Support from WEDC; Company to Create 350 New Jobs
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$32 Million Milwaukee Tool Expansion Project Receives Support from WEDC; Company to Create 350 New Jobs

Governor joins local and regional officials at groundbreaking for company’s new R&D facility

Books: Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days
Books

Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days

New book The Fall of Wisconsin, contrasts state’s progressives with Scott Walker era.

Op Ed: Give State Treasurer Real Power
Op Ed

Give State Treasurer Real Power

Voters favored keeping position, so why not empower state treasurer as a fiscal cop?

Race for Governor: Democratic Candidates Duke it Out
Race for Governor

Democratic Candidates Duke it Out

In debate all eight Democrats running for governor blast the Foxconn deal.

Governor Walker Announces Five Additional Contractor Information Sessions for Businesses Interested in Foxconn Construction Work
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Governor Walker Announces Five Additional Contractor Information Sessions for Businesses Interested in Foxconn Construction Work

Second round of meetings to focus on opportunities connected to construction of advanced display manufacturing buildings

Scott Walker: Wisconsin’s $100 Million Man
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Scott Walker: Wisconsin’s $100 Million Man

‘No Wisconsin Politician Has Raised More Campaign Cash For Himself or Been More Willing to Sell Us Out For a Campaign Contribution’

Wisconsin Budget: Online Sales Tax Will Benefit Wealthy
Wisconsin Budget

Online Sales Tax Will Benefit Wealthy

Walker will use money for income tax cut, delivering much of benefit to wealthiest.

Walker Doubts Roe v. Wade at Risk

Walker Doubts Roe v. Wade at Risk

Governor says new Supreme Court justice unlikely to overturn Roe, make abortion illegal in state.

Campaign Cash: State Writes Off Shady $1.1 Million Loan
Campaign Cash

State Writes Off Shady $1.1 Million Loan

Convicted fraudster Ron Van Den Heuvel, a generous GOP donor, defrauded state agency.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses State Assembly Candidates
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses State Assembly Candidates

Working families champions challenging Republican incumbents in Southeastern Wisconsin blue wave

Walker’s WEDC foots taxpayers with $1 million loan given to conman in exchange for zero jobs
Press Release

Walker’s WEDC foots taxpayers with $1 million loan given to conman in exchange for zero jobs

WEDC's mismanagement casts more doubt on Foxconn deal

Governor Walker Discusses Wisconsin’s Booming Economy at Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce
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Governor Walker Discusses Wisconsin’s Booming Economy at Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce

“Wisconsin is ready to win the 21st century.”

WI Working Families Party endorses Milwaukee County slate for state legislature
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WI Working Families Party endorses Milwaukee County slate for state legislature

Working families champions to build progressive power for county; state residents

Kelda Roys Raises Over $800k This Cycle
Press Release

Kelda Roys Raises Over $800k This Cycle

Roys raised $650K since January, has over $650,000 cash

Republican Challenger Robert Meyer Challenges “Pro-Education” Governor Scott Walker to a Debate
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Republican Challenger Robert Meyer Challenges “Pro-Education” Governor Scott Walker to a Debate

"As an education publisher, I believe a public debate will help inform the Wisconsin electorate about key education issues that frankly we just don’t hear enough about from our education leadership."

Murphy’s Law: High Court Sticks It To Milwaukee
Murphy’s Law

High Court Sticks It To Milwaukee

Roggensack’s political decision gives police and fire unions more power over pension fund.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House
Eyes on Milwaukee

Jeffers Saves Historic Parish House

Downtown church gets new lease on life from creative developer and state law change.

Governor Walker Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court
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Governor Walker Statement on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

"Brett Kavanaugh is an excellent nominee to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court."

The Contrarian: The Siren Song of Criminal Justice Reform
The Contrarian

The Siren Song of Criminal Justice Reform

The increase in incarceration since early 1990s actually led to less crime.

Kelda Roys Announces Agenda for Working Families
Press Release

Kelda Roys Announces Agenda for Working Families

Roys’ plan focuses on improving healthcare, education, wages, and opportunity for working families - beginning on day one of her administration

The State of Politics: School Safety Grants Stir Controversy
The State of Politics

School Safety Grants Stir Controversy

Critics charge Attorney General Schimel has mishandled grants from $100 million fund.

Teachers Pay More of Health Care Costs

Teachers Pay More of Health Care Costs

Report shows impact of Act 10. Critics charge costs are helping cause teacher shortage.

Op Ed: Why State’s Lakes Are in Decline
Op Ed

Why State’s Lakes Are in Decline

Long list of Walker policy changes has led to polluted streams and lakes.

2018 WI Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns endorses Mandela Barnes for Lt. Governor
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2018 WI Supreme Court candidate Tim Burns endorses Mandela Barnes for Lt. Governor

Burns joins an impressive list of leaders and organizations endorsing Mandela.

Data Wonk: How Trump Threatens State’s Exports
Data Wonk

How Trump Threatens State’s Exports

As parties flip-flop on free trade, can Wisconsin’s export economy be protected?

Walker Avoids Harley Issue at Parades

Walker Avoids Harley Issue at Parades

Governor declines to criticize Trump in his July 4 appearances.

Lisa Subeck Endorses Kelda Roys
Press Release

Lisa Subeck Endorses Kelda Roys

"I’m honored to have the endorsement of Representative Subeck."

Campaign Cash: National Democratic Group Impacts State
Campaign Cash

National Democratic Group Impacts State

Run by Eric Holder, with money from George Soros and AFSCME.

Governor Walker Announces $500,000 State Grant to Support Redevelopment of Former Dog Track in Hudson
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Governor Walker Announces $500,000 State Grant to Support Redevelopment of Former Dog Track in Hudson

WEDC funds will help fund demolition of area to make way for future mixed-use development and new baseball stadium

Walker Protected Polluters Who Illegally Dumped Human Waste
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Walker Protected Polluters Who Illegally Dumped Human Waste

Fourth Entry in ‘Walker’s Wisconsin’ Series

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Victims of the Capital Gazette Shooting in Annapolis, Maryland
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff for Victims of the Capital Gazette Shooting in Annapolis, Maryland

Beginning today and ending at sunset on Tuesday, July 3, 2018.

Murphy’s Law: Is Foxconn Double Crossing Walker?
Murphy’s Law

Is Foxconn Double Crossing Walker?

Latest admission by company gives the game away.

Forced to Work for FoodShare

Forced to Work for FoodShare

Is GOP legislation “life changing” or a waste of taxes? Hard to say since Walker vetoed study of program.

Walker continues to ignore prison assault crisis
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Walker continues to ignore prison assault crisis

Safety concerns grow as administration ignores body camera mandate

Governor Walker Announces $500,000 State Grant to Support Redevelopment of Former National Envelope Corporation Site
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Governor Walker Announces $500,000 State Grant to Support Redevelopment of Former National Envelope Corporation Site

WEDC grant will help fund demolition of area to make way for new commercial center

Mahlon Mitchell Announces 10-day Statewide Issues Tour
Press Release

Mahlon Mitchell Announces 10-day Statewide Issues Tour

‘Badger State Beer Tour’ will stop in 20 cities to meet voters and rollout ‘Together We Rise’ platform

The State of Politics: Foxconn Deal Has Divided the State
The State of Politics

Foxconn Deal Has Divided the State

Even Republicans disagree about the deal.

Walker Owes Wisconsin’s Families a Lot More Than a Hundred Bucks
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Walker Owes Wisconsin’s Families a Lot More Than a Hundred Bucks

"Scott Walker owes families a lot more than $100 to make up for his disastrous policies that have hit working families in the wallet for 7 long years."

Op Ed: Why Flynn Should Withdraw From Race
Op Ed

Why Flynn Should Withdraw From Race

And why two Democratic legislators felt they must oppose Matt Flynn for governor.

Campaign Cash: Foxconn Winners Give Big to Walker
Campaign Cash

Foxconn Winners Give Big to Walker

Owners, employees of companies chosen to construct Foxconn plant give him $180,000.

Iowa abortion restrictions struck down while Wisconsin’s remain
Press Release

Iowa abortion restrictions struck down while Wisconsin’s remain

Wisconsin has many anti-choice laws in the books.

High Court Backs Evers Over Walker

High Court Backs Evers Over Walker

Evers can hire his own attorney in legal battle rather than AG Schimel, as Walker insisted.

Foxconn to Expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Center Network to Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Foxconn to Expand Wisconn Valley Innovation Center Network to Green Bay, Wisconsin

Acquires landmark downtown building to accelerate development of AI 8K+5G ecosystem, create at least 200 high-tech jobs, and expand the ever-growing footprint of the Wisconn Valley technology hub to Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox River Valley

Campaign Cash: Trump Fundraiser Hosted by Walker Crony
Campaign Cash

Trump Fundraiser Hosted by Walker Crony

Milwaukee businessman Ted Kellner hosted luncheon fundraiser at Pfister Hotel.

Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin Winning the First LCD Manufacturing Facility in North America Foxconn breaks ground on $10 billion investment
Foxconn and U.S. Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park
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Foxconn and U.S. Leaders Celebrate Groundbreaking of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park

$10 Billion Investment in U.S. High-Tech Industry Will Create More than 13,000 Jobs in Production of Next Generation Display Technology and Building of AI 8K+5G Ecosystem

Foxconn breaking promises before they’ve even broke ground
Press Release

Foxconn breaking promises before they’ve even broke ground

"A bad deal has gotten worse."

Matt Flynn Releases Updated Economic Plan
Press Release

Matt Flynn Releases Updated Economic Plan

"It is time to build communities where families prosper."

Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME
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Pocan Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME

"We must stand up for the millions of middle class families who are under attack by Republican leaders and rulings like the one delivered today by the Supreme Court."

Walker Silent as Trump Attacks Harley

Walker Silent as Trump Attacks Harley

State Republicans decline to criticize Trump for attack on iconic state business.

Campaign Cash: Harley Gave Generously to Republicans
Campaign Cash

Harley Gave Generously to Republicans

So did Sartori Foods. Both now hurt by Trump tariffs.

Murphy’s Law: Is State Suffering Walker Fatigue?
Murphy’s Law

Is State Suffering Walker Fatigue?

One clear sign would be if Leah Vukmir loses U.S. Senate primary.

Harley-Davidson Job Losses: Walker Owns This
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Harley-Davidson Job Losses: Walker Owns This

Walker has been too busy cozying up to Trump to stand up for Wisconsin jobs

Governor Walker Joins Air Wisconsin to Announce $8 Million Expansion at Appleton International Airport
Press Release

Governor Walker Joins Air Wisconsin to Announce $8 Million Expansion at Appleton International Airport

Facility will bring 80 new high-skill aircraft jobs to the Fox Valley

Scott Walker Flies While Harley Davidson Flees
Press Release

Scott Walker Flies While Harley Davidson Flees

Walker Won’t Take on Trump Republican Tariffs

Governor Walker Announces $500,000 Workforce Training Grant to Support Great Lakes Cheese Expansion in Wausau
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Governor Walker Announces $500,000 Workforce Training Grant to Support Great Lakes Cheese Expansion in Wausau

Governor marks Wisconsin Cheese Day by awarding WEDC grant that will assist company with training its workers in new $95 million cheese packaging plant in Wausau

The State of Politics: Democrats Rejected Redistricting Reform
The State of Politics

Democrats Rejected Redistricting Reform

Legislative leaders rejected reforms proposed in 2009-2010 session.

Governor Walker Announces $200,000 Grant to the Center for Dairy Research to Support Entrepreneurship Program
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Governor Walker Announces $200,000 Grant to the Center for Dairy Research to Support Entrepreneurship Program

Governor marks Wisconsin Cheese Day by awarding WEDC grant that will support program that assists companies in development of new dairy technologies

Plats and Parcels: St. James Saved By Tax Credits
Plats and Parcels

St. James Saved By Tax Credits

Jeffers credits tax credits for saving historic downtown parish hall.

Op Ed: Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy
Op Ed

Walker a Coward on Trump Border Policy

His silence on interning immigrant children echoes his inaction on Lincoln Hills youth.

Andy Gronik Endorses Kelda Roys For Governor of Wisconsin
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Andy Gronik Endorses Kelda Roys For Governor of Wisconsin

Former gubernatorial candidate encourages Wisconsinites to support Kelda Roys as the state’s next Governor

Walker’s Former Prisons Chief Blasts Governor

Walker’s Former Prisons Chief Blasts Governor

Ed Wall endorses Democrat Evers for governor, does ad charging Walker mismanaged Lincoln Hills.

Dana Wachs Endorses Tony Evers for Governor, Encourages Unity to Defeat Scott Walker
Eyes on Milwaukee: Symphony Breaks Ground on New Hall
Eyes on Milwaukee

Symphony Breaks Ground on New Hall

$89 million music hall means "rebirth of a neighborhood" and "rebirth of the symphony."

Campaign Cash: Road Companies Give $221,200 to Walker
Campaign Cash

Road Companies Give $221,200 to Walker

9 of 15 companies just picked to rebuild I-94 donate to governor’s campaign.

Gov. Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children from Parents to Wisconsin
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Gov. Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children from Parents to Wisconsin

A Grievous Misunderstanding of Biblical Teaching and Misuse of Christian Faith

Tony Evers’ Statement Gave Scott Walker the Initiative to Falsely Claim Title of “Education Governor”
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Tony Evers’ Statement Gave Scott Walker the Initiative to Falsely Claim Title of “Education Governor”

Matt Flynn criticizes Evers' past statement praising Walker's education budget

Former Scott Walker Corrections Secretary Ed Wall Blasts Walker in New Ad Released by the Tony Evers Campaign
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Former Scott Walker Corrections Secretary Ed Wall Blasts Walker in New Ad Released by the Tony Evers Campaign

Former Walker Appointee Says Walker Badly Mismanaged Lincoln Hills Situation

Andy Gronik Withdraws From Wisconsin Gubernatorial Race
Press Release

Andy Gronik Withdraws From Wisconsin Gubernatorial Race

Milwaukee entrepreneur Andy Gronik steps aside to help focus resources and momentum on a democratic candidate that will beat Governor Scott Walker

If sending National Guard troops to border isn’t political, then why is Scott Walker fundraising off it?
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If sending National Guard troops to border isn’t political, then why is Scott Walker fundraising off it?

"Once again, like the typical career politician he is, Scott Walker is prioritizing his ambitions and showboating for the national Republican Party instead of doing what’s right for Wisconsin."

Data Wonk: Comparing Badger Economy to Border States
Data Wonk

Comparing Badger Economy to Border States

Wisconsin does both better and worse than neighboring states.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds many Wisconsin primary voters undecided, unfamiliar with candidates

Walker, Baldwin hold modest advantages over challengers

Governor Walker Participates in Ribbon Cutting for DuraTech Industries’ $7.5 Million Expansion Project
Press Release

Governor Walker Participates in Ribbon Cutting for DuraTech Industries’ $7.5 Million Expansion Project

Expanded facility expected to create up to 125 new jobs

Race for Governor: Wachs Says He’ll Fight for ‘Regular Folks’
Race for Governor

Wachs Says He’ll Fight for ‘Regular Folks’

Legislator and trial attorney calls himself a fighter, not an “elitist,” in Democratic primary for governor.

Erpenbach Calls on Governor to End Support of “Zero Tolerance”
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Erpenbach Calls on Governor to End Support of “Zero Tolerance”

Urges Walker to join eight other Governors in recalling National Guard Troops

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Brown Files Suit Against Milwaukee Police

Bucks player files federal civil rights suit, claiming wrongful arrest and excessive force.

Op Ed: Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care
Op Ed

Walker, Trump Oppose Affordable Care

Every action they’ve taken aims to destroy Affordable Care Act.

Scott Walker’s Cowardly Dodge of Questions About Trump Policy Separating Families at U.S. Border
Press Release

Scott Walker’s Cowardly Dodge of Questions About Trump Policy Separating Families at U.S. Border

Former Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Refuses to Comment on ‘Federal Issue’

Nelson-Jameson, Inc. Expands Operations in Marshfield
Press Release

Nelson-Jameson, Inc. Expands Operations in Marshfield

Company expects to create 37 jobs

Murphy’s Law: Candidates for Governor Hold Debate
Murphy’s Law

Candidates for Governor Hold Debate

But not on TV. And not every Democratic candidate. So who won?

Governor Walker Announces Plan to Name Future Milwaukee State Office Building After Vel Phillips, Civil Rights Pioneer & Former Wisconsin Secretary of State
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Governor Walker Announces Plan to Name Future Milwaukee State Office Building After Vel Phillips, Civil Rights Pioneer & Former Wisconsin Secretary of State

The new building will replace the current Milwaukee State Office Building at 6th and Wells Street.

Roys Demands Walker Rescind Plan to Send WI National Guard Troops to Southern Border
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Roys Demands Walker Rescind Plan to Send WI National Guard Troops to Southern Border

"I call on Governor Walker to refuse to send Wisconsin troops to the southern border until family separation ends, and to condemn that policy in the strongest possible terms."

Race for Governor: Vinehout Is Different Kind of Democrat
Race for Governor

Vinehout Is Different Kind of Democrat

A policy wonk, populist and hunter, whose stance on guns annoys some party members.

The State of Politics: Fall Election Could Be Fascinating
The State of Politics

Fall Election Could Be Fascinating

More contested seats, tough campaign tactics could make for tighter, intense races.

Race for Governor: The Many Campaigns of Paul Soglin
Race for Governor

The Many Campaigns of Paul Soglin

First elected to Madison Common Council in 1967, now running for governor in Democratic primary.

Governor Walker Encourages Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families to Apply for $100 Child Tax Rebate
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Governor Walker Encourages Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families to Apply for $100 Child Tax Rebate

Deadline for claiming the child tax rebate is July 2, 2018

The Contrarian: Highways Issue Will Hurt Republicans
The Contrarian

Highways Issue Will Hurt Republicans

Democrats used LFB report to eviscerate GOP record at legislative hearing.

DPW response to Walker’s Tax Rebate Events
Press Release

DPW response to Walker’s Tax Rebate Events

"More slick campaign year gimmicks from a Governor who's the ultimate politician."

Legislative Committee Approves Highway Funding

Legislative Committee Approves Highway Funding

“The roads in Illinois are much better,” Republican Sen Alberta Darling charges.

Smart Politics: History Favors Walker’s Reelection
Smart Politics

History Favors Walker’s Reelection

Two-thirds of 20th century U.S. candidates attempting a fourth consecutive gubernatorial win succeeded.

Governor Walker announces an additional 12 local bridge projects for Southeastern Wisconsin
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Governor Walker announces an additional 12 local bridge projects for Southeastern Wisconsin

Governor Walker’s budget included an increase of $20 million to the local bridge program.

Op Ed: How Act 10 Hurt State Education
Op Ed

How Act 10 Hurt State Education

New report shows far-reaching impact of Walker’s “modest requests” for change.

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.

Matt Flynn Outlines Legal Strategy to Stop Foxconn
Press Release

Matt Flynn Outlines Legal Strategy to Stop Foxconn

Gubernatorial candidate and attorney calls the deal "costly, corrupt, and unconstitutional"

Campaign Cash: Big Donors Get Big Tax Breaks
Campaign Cash

Big Donors Get Big Tax Breaks

Corporate welfare recipients contributed more than $800,000 to Gov. Walker.

Kelda Roys’ Family Focused Campaign

Kelda Roys’ Family Focused Campaign

Former lawmaker says she'll turn out party's progressive base in bid for governor.

Governor Walker Announces Child Care Subsidy Rate Increases
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Child Care Subsidy Rate Increases

"For Wisconsin to continue to thrive, we need to continue to remove barriers to work."

Vukmir and Nicholson Break from Gov. Walker on Trump Tariffs
Press Release

Vukmir and Nicholson Break from Gov. Walker on Trump Tariffs

Walker says Trump tariffs are "bad for everyone," while Vukmir and Nicholson embrace Trump's tariffs

DPW Response on Special Election Victory
Press Release

DPW Response on Special Election Victory

"Tonight is a good night for Wisconsin Democrats."

Dana Wachs Stands with UPS Workers as They Vote to Authorize Strike of 260,000 Workers
Press Release

Dana Wachs Stands with UPS Workers as They Vote to Authorize Strike of 260,000 Workers

"It’s about time that every worker be able to earn a fair, living wage at a safe job with decent working conditions."

Scott Walker Makes Taxpayers Finance His Campaign Operation, Again
Press Release

Scott Walker Makes Taxpayers Finance His Campaign Operation, Again

Press Conference in Special Election Media Market on Election Day Shows Walker Sees Trouble for GOP

Eyes on Milwaukee: Could Foxconn Build Plants Elsewhere in Wisconsin?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Could Foxconn Build Plants Elsewhere in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Valley director hints at possibility of fulfilling 13,000 jobs pledge at sites outside of Racine and Milwaukee.

Dana Wachs Gains Ballot Access Despite GOP Attempts to Disenfranchise Voters
Press Release

Dana Wachs Gains Ballot Access Despite GOP Attempts to Disenfranchise Voters

"Their challenge was ridiculous and that’s why the Elections Commission rejected it."

At Rally, Labor Leaders Say Mitchell Tested as a Leader and Individual, “He Always Rises to the Occasion”
Press Release

At Rally, Labor Leaders Say Mitchell Tested as a Leader and Individual, “He Always Rises to the Occasion”

Wisconsin AFL-CIO and IAFF are just two of Mitchell’s growing list of endorsements.

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Madison firefighter hopes to harness union power to oust Walker.

The State of Politics: Wisconsin Tribes Consider Sports Betting
The State of Politics

Wisconsin Tribes Consider Sports Betting

Wisconsin's Constitution doesn't allow sports betting, but that could change.

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Former Sen. Jessica King
Press Release

Kelda Roys Endorsed by Former Sen. Jessica King

"I’m honored to earn the support of Jessica King."

Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Mike McCabe Runs a ‘People Powered’ Campaign

Activist's independent streak has inspired and frustrated in Democratic gubernatorial primary.

“Reject All Challenges” To Andy Gronik’s Nomination Signatures Says Election Commission Staff
Press Release

“Reject All Challenges” To Andy Gronik’s Nomination Signatures Says Election Commission Staff

"I’m going to restore the voice of the people to Wisconsin government..."

Governor Walker Attends Kikkoman Corporation’s 45th Anniversary Celebration of Operation in Wisconsin
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Governor Walker Attends Kikkoman Corporation’s 45th Anniversary Celebration of Operation in Wisconsin

Governor Walker has also proclaimed today as “Kikkoman Day” in honor of their 45th Anniversary

Progressive Leaders Push Positive ‘Tomorrow Wisconsin’ Economic Agenda
Press Release

Progressive Leaders Push Positive ‘Tomorrow Wisconsin’ Economic Agenda

Solutions for Wisconsin Families Feeling the Pinch of Stagnant Wages and Rising Costs

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Career in asset-based lending led him to where he is today, a Democratic candidate for governor.

Walker has failed Wisconsinites on jobs
Press Release

Walker has failed Wisconsinites on jobs

New numbers from Bureau of Labor Statistics show that Wisconsin continues to lag behind the nation on job growth

Black Community Silenced And Excluded By Scott Walker’s Electoral Machine
Press Release

Black Community Silenced And Excluded By Scott Walker’s Electoral Machine

This week, the Republican Party of Wisconsin filed an offensive and blatantly racist challenge to nomination papers filed by Andy Gronik's campaign committee.

Data Wonk: The Republican Love of Big Government
Data Wonk

The Republican Love of Big Government

Are Republican states the most socialistic?

Andy Gronik Launches First Radio Ad “It’s Time”
Press Release

Andy Gronik Launches First Radio Ad “It’s Time”

60-second ad to run on WNOV 860 AM Radio throughout the duration of the primary

Building Commission Approves Projects
Press Release

Building Commission Approves Projects

"The projects that the State Building Commission approved today will maintain and strengthen the delivery of important services and resources to the public."

Can Tony Evers’ Laid Back Approach Win?

Can Tony Evers’ Laid Back Approach Win?

Some question his ability to be tough in campaign against Gov. Walker.

Governor Walker Highlights State’s Growing Economy, Workforce Development Investments at Milwaukee 7 Economic Development Forum
Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Have Democrats figured out what it takes to beat Walker?

Wisconsin Democrats leave 2018 convention energized and ready to win
Press Release

Wisconsin Democrats leave 2018 convention energized and ready to win

Candidates up and down the ballot offered positive vision for future of Wisconsin under Democratic leadership

Matt Flynn Responds to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s CAFO Decision
Press Release

Matt Flynn Responds to the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s CAFO Decision

"This decision ignores precedent and legalizes contamination and draining of our groundwater."

Remember When Gov. Walker Tried to Trash Recycling?
Press Release

Remember When Gov. Walker Tried to Trash Recycling?

Second Entry in ‘Walker’s Wisconsin’ Series

Op Ed: Time to Make Our Older Adults a Priority
Op Ed

Time to Make Our Older Adults a Priority

State should prioritize spending on healthcare and housing for seniors.

Gronik Campaign Response to WisGOP’s Blatantly Racist and Offensive Complaint
Press Release

Gronik Campaign Response to WisGOP’s Blatantly Racist and Offensive Complaint

"These accusations go beyond the typical dog-whistle and red meat politics we've grown to expect from Scott Walker's political machine..."

Mahlon Mitchell to Wisconsin Democratic Convention: “Let’s Make History”
Press Release

Mahlon Mitchell to Wisconsin Democratic Convention: “Let’s Make History”

"I’m asking for your help in Wisconsin."

Brad Schimel and Scott Walker Repeat Mistakes Past; Refuse to Take Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers
Press Release

Brad Schimel and Scott Walker Repeat Mistakes Past; Refuse to Take Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers

New York Times Reports Federal Prosecutors Regret Letting Manufacturer Execs Off the Hook in 2007, Declare it Was a Lost Opportunity to Slow Addiction Crisis

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

U.S. Supreme Court Nears Decision on Wisconsin Redistricting Case

Ruling could impact the nation’s elections and democracy for decades.

Progressives Push Forward Looking ‘Tomorrow Wisconsin’ Economic Agenda for Wisconsin Families While Scott Walker Gives Away Billions to Corporations, Wealthy
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Progressives Push Forward Looking ‘Tomorrow Wisconsin’ Economic Agenda for Wisconsin Families While Scott Walker Gives Away Billions to Corporations, Wealthy

‘Too Many People Are Feeling the Pinch of Scott Walker’s Failed Policies and Obstruction’

Kelda Roys Delivers Speech on the Future of Wisconsin
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Kelda Roys Delivers Speech on the Future of Wisconsin

"My fellow Democrats, I have vision for our state’s future, and the experience and courage to build that future."

“Outsider” Opportunist Kevin Nicholson Self-Promoted for Insider Job
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“Outsider” Opportunist Kevin Nicholson Self-Promoted for Insider Job

New report details Nicholson's "arm twisting of insiders" to secure a Gov. Walker appointment

Matt Flynn’s Priorities for LGBTQ+ Wisconsinites
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Matt Flynn’s Priorities for LGBTQ+ Wisconsinites

"I believe in equality for all."

Op Ed: Will Democrat Gubernatorial Candidates Take On The Big Issues?
Op Ed

Will Democrat Gubernatorial Candidates Take On The Big Issues?

They all want to repeal Act 10. What they should do is deal with state's pressing issues.

Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry, Declares June “Dairy Month” Across Wisconsin
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Governor Walker Celebrates Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry, Declares June “Dairy Month” Across Wisconsin

Dairy industry contributes $43.4 billion to Wisconsin’s economy each year

Governor Announces Winner of the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award
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Governor Announces Winner of the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award

Ms. Stanford Taylor was honored at a ceremony in the Senate Parlor at the State Capitol this afternoon.

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

MPS Passes Balanced Budget

Interim Superintendent Keith Posley will focus on increasing enrollment.

Campaign Cash: WMC Brags About Legislative Victories
Campaign Cash

WMC Brags About Legislative Victories

Such as repealing the metallic mining moratorium, and approving a $3 billion subsidy for Foxconn.

Governor Walker Announces Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Surpasses $1.65 Billion, a Near-Reversal of the Lowest Point of $1.68 Billion Deficit
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Governor Walker Announces Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Surpasses $1.65 Billion, a Near-Reversal of the Lowest Point of $1.68 Billion Deficit

Total estimated UI tax savings up to nearly $700 million since 2013, saving money for tens of thousands of WI businesses

Groups Challenge Legality of Foxconn’s Water Diversion

Groups Challenge Legality of Foxconn’s Water Diversion

Argues the DNR made a mistake in approving the water diversion.

The State of Politics: Six Questions for Democratic Convention
The State of Politics

Six Questions for Democratic Convention

Can the party revive in Wisconsin? That depends on these six questions.

Campaign Cash: State Politicians Funded by Accused Drug Makers
Campaign Cash

State Politicians Funded by Accused Drug Makers

Drug companies sued for pushing opioids donated $39,000 to Walker, legislators.

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Chief Won’t Name Cops Who Tased Brown

Morales says he legally prevented from releasing names, new FPC head also cites law.

Kelda Roys Releases Video Featuring Homeowners to be Evicted by Foxconn
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Kelda Roys Releases Video Featuring Homeowners to be Evicted by Foxconn

Roys stands in solidarity with Mount Pleasant Homeowners

Governor Walker Announces More Than $76 Million for Local Bridge Projects
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Governor Walker Announces More Than $76 Million for Local Bridge Projects

The Local Bridge Program was established to rehabilitate and replace, on a cost-shared basis, the most seriously deteriorating existing local bridges on Wisconsin’s local highway system.

State, City Push Trauma-Informed Care

State, City Push Trauma-Informed Care

Medical personnel, fire fighters urged to look for telling injuries on small children.

Former Wisconsin State Senator and Milwaukee County Supervisor Nikiya Dodd to Seek Milwaukee’s 5th Aldermanic District Seat
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Former Wisconsin State Senator and Milwaukee County Supervisor Nikiya Dodd to Seek Milwaukee’s 5th Aldermanic District Seat

"I refuse to stand on the sideline and watch while criminal activity takes place in our neighborhood."

Campaign Cash: State Investigating Big Walker Donor
Campaign Cash

State Investigating Big Walker Donor

The sand mining company dumped 10 million gallons of sludge into Trempealeau River.

Gov. Scott Walker Quick to Weigh in on NFL Player Protests, Silent on Release of Footage Showing Authorities Assaulting Milwaukee Buck Sterling Brown
Data Wonk: More Ways Minnesota Beats Wisconsin
Data Wonk

More Ways Minnesota Beats Wisconsin

Less people leaving state, more getting health insurance in Minnesota.

Foxconn may break promises to Wisconsin before they even break ground
Press Release

Foxconn may break promises to Wisconsin before they even break ground

"Foxconn has a history of breaking promises to communities...."

Rep. Wachs Responds to News That Foxconn is Cutting Its Investment in Wisconsin
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Rep. Wachs Responds to News That Foxconn is Cutting Its Investment in Wisconsin

"Wisconsin taxpayers are left holding the bag while Foxconn rolls back its investment in our state."

Governor Walker Appoints Cathy Jess to Serve as Secretary of the Department of Corrections, Thanks Jon Litscher for His Many Years of Service to Wisconsin
Despite Walker’s $1.5 Million Ad Spending Spree, Evers Still Leading Walker in Head-to-Head Showdown
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Despite Walker’s $1.5 Million Ad Spending Spree, Evers Still Leading Walker in Head-to-Head Showdown

This is the first poll released that shows a head-to-head comparison between the two statewide elected officials.

Walker’s Wisconsin: A Place Far From Home
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Walker’s Wisconsin: A Place Far From Home

Conservation Voters Launch Series Detailing Walker’s Abysmal Record on the Environment

Op Ed: Crony Capitalism of Walker, Hammes, Foxconn
Op Ed

Crony Capitalism of Walker, Hammes, Foxconn

Walker donor gets $100 million Foxconn project for which his company has no experience.

New MPS Superintendent Takes Over

New MPS Superintendent Takes Over

Keith Posley has two top goals; One involves Scott Walker.

Rep. Dana Wachs Reiterates Support for Child Victims Act
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Rep. Dana Wachs Reiterates Support for Child Victims Act

"There is simply no justification for a statute of limitations on child sex abuse."

Governor Walker Awards $7.8 Million for Broadband Infrastructure Upgrades to 252 School Districts
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Governor Walker Awards $7.8 Million for Broadband Infrastructure Upgrades to 252 School Districts

Through an application process, grants for fiscal year 2018 were available to eligible school districts with 16 or fewer students per square mile.

The State of Politics: A State MPS Reform Proposal. Again
The State of Politics

A State MPS Reform Proposal. Again

Scott Walker joins a list of governors and others who’ve proposed reforms.

Gov. Scott Walker’s State Lawyer Secretly Joined Attorney General Brad Schimel, Department of Justice Lawyers at Hate Group Conference
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Gov. Scott Walker’s State Lawyer Secretly Joined Attorney General Brad Schimel, Department of Justice Lawyers at Hate Group Conference

Anti-LGBTQ Alliance Defending Freedom Picked Up Tab For Walker Lawyer to Discuss Their Agenda at Luxury Resort

Statement from DPW on the harm Gov. Walker has done to Wisconsin classrooms
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Statement from DPW on the harm Gov. Walker has done to Wisconsin classrooms

"Wisconsin students can't afford another minute of Scott Walker's disastrous education policies, let alone another four years."

Op Ed: Why Democrats Should Embrace Foxconn
Op Ed

Why Democrats Should Embrace Foxconn

It will lead to economic expansion and more good jobs for average Wisconsinites.

MPS Becomes Issue in Governor’s Race

MPS Becomes Issue in Governor’s Race

Budget cuts, poor achievement, Walker’s call for state action heat up discussion.

Gov. Walker signs state tax credit legislation into law
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Gov. Walker signs state tax credit legislation into law

New program to help finance affordable housing developments

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“Mitchell is a true champion for working families and the best choice for Wisconsin governor.”

2.8 Percent: Wisconsin Achieves New All-Time Low Unemployment Rate Under Governor Walker
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2.8 Percent: Wisconsin Achieves New All-Time Low Unemployment Rate Under Governor Walker

“Wisconsin is ready to win the 21st century.” – Governor Walker

Op Ed: 8 Bad Rankings Where State Leads
Op Ed

8 Bad Rankings Where State Leads

For worst repaired roads, small farm bankruptcies and six other categories.

Bryce Campaign Releases Statement on Farm Bill Negotiations
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Bryce Campaign Releases Statement on Farm Bill Negotiations

"It's simple: millions of working families rely on SNAP benefits, but Paul Ryan, Scott Walker, and their Republican colleagues don’t seem to care."

Roys Makes Foxconn Issue in Governor Race

Roys Makes Foxconn Issue in Governor Race

Spars with Walker on whether to protect homeowners forced to sell for Foxconn.

Kelda Roys Wins All Three Recent Straw Polls
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Kelda Roys Wins All Three Recent Straw Polls

Support for Roys growing as primary draws closer

Data Wonk: Yes, Minnesota Beats Wisconsin
Data Wonk

Yes, Minnesota Beats Wisconsin

But is its better economic performance due to more liberal policies?

Child Tax Credit Applications Now Open

Child Tax Credit Applications Now Open

State residents with children under age 18 can apply for one-time, $100 tax credit.

Governor Walker Announces 10% Drop in Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed Over the Past Year
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces 10% Drop in Opioid Prescriptions Dispensed Over the Past Year

New report highlights continued decline in controlled substances dispensed over last year

First Lady Tonette Walker Recognizes 2018 Governor’s Foster Care Award Recipients
Press Release

First Lady Tonette Walker Recognizes 2018 Governor’s Foster Care Award Recipients

The Governor’s Foster Care Awards are given out annually to honor outstanding members of Wisconsin’s foster care community in recognition of Foster Care Month across Wisconsin.

Follow The Money: Foxconn Edition
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Follow The Money: Foxconn Edition

This isn’t the first instance of Walker campaign donors benefitting from the Foxconn Hail Mary.

Kelda Roys Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America and the National Organization for Women – Wisconsin
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Kelda Roys Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America and the National Organization for Women – Wisconsin

Roys’ campaign continues gaining momentum

Foxconn ties to Walker campaign exposed
Press Release

Foxconn ties to Walker campaign exposed

"This taxpayer-funded project is padding the pockets of Gov. Walker’s campaign finance chairman while diverting money away from our schools, roads, and small businesses."

Gov. Scott Walker Orders No Increases for Priorities Like Road Funding, Job Training in Next State Budget
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Gov. Scott Walker Orders No Increases for Priorities Like Road Funding, Job Training in Next State Budget

Are Wisconsinites Starting to See How They’ll Pay With the ‘Foxconn Effect’ on State Budget?

Murphy’s Law: Can City Solve Its Turnout Problem?
Murphy’s Law

Can City Solve Its Turnout Problem?

It badly trailed voter turnout in Madison and other areas in 2016.

Governor Walker Announces Launch of ChildTaxRebate.wi.gov $100-Per-Child Tax Rebate Application for Wisconsin Families
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Governor Walker Announces Launch of ChildTaxRebate.wi.gov $100-Per-Child Tax Rebate Application for Wisconsin Families

Eligible Wisconsinites can claim their $100-per-child tax rebate from May 15 – July 2, 2018

Governor Walker Rides into VISIT Milwaukee Annual Meeting on 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King to Highlight Wisconsin’s Growing Tourism Industry
Rep. Wachs Says Walker is Using Taxpayer Money to Line the Pockets of His Donors
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Rep. Wachs Says Walker is Using Taxpayer Money to Line the Pockets of His Donors

"That’s outrageous and I think anyone with even a little common sense gets that it is corrupt."

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Walker, Republicans Warn of Blue Wave

Ryan says farewell, Vukmir endorsed at annual state convention of GOP party.

The State of Politics: Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections
The State of Politics

Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections

Dueling ads in 1st Senate District slam both GOP candidates.

Mitchell Statement on Scott Walker Consideration of State Takeover of MPS
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Mitchell Statement on Scott Walker Consideration of State Takeover of MPS

"We need to empower and ensure local control so that communities are the voice and driving force behind their unique wants and needs."

Wisconsin GOP chooses Leah Vukmir with historic endorsement
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Wisconsin GOP chooses Leah Vukmir with historic endorsement

Conservatives give Leah overwhelming mandate for the Republican nomination with vote exceeding Sen. Johnson's margin of victory

DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention
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DPW response to nasty, panicked GOP state convention

The state GOP ignores Wisconsin needs and faces a bleak outlook for their party and its divisive leaders

“Wisconsin knows the real Scott Walker,” Says Rep. Dana Wachs as GOP Convention Begins
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“Wisconsin knows the real Scott Walker,” Says Rep. Dana Wachs as GOP Convention Begins

"While wealthy out-of-state donors are busy holding court, waiting for Walker to kiss the ring, so many Wisconsin families are struggling just to put food on the table."

Wisconsin Republican State Convention Features ‘Pay to Pray’ Event With Gov. Walker, Attorney General Brad Schimel
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Wisconsin Republican State Convention Features ‘Pay to Pray’ Event With Gov. Walker, Attorney General Brad Schimel

Public Policy Isn’t The Only Thing They’ll Auction Off

Governor Walker Calls for More Public Land for Hunting and Fishing at the 84th Annual Convention of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress
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Governor Walker Calls for More Public Land for Hunting and Fishing at the 84th Annual Convention of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress

"There are approximately 7.4 million acres of land open to the public for recreation in the state and our administration continues to look for opportunities to increase the amount of land available for public use."

Representative Mark Spreitzer statement on UW-System funding for agriculture educators
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Representative Mark Spreitzer statement on UW-System funding for agriculture educators

"Only three years after Governor Walker slashed UW System funding, rural communities and farmers are seeing the negative effects."

Plenty of Horne: Special Elections Attract Local Interest
Plenty of Horne

Special Elections Attract Local Interest

Milwaukee Democrats raising money for outstate special elections Walker resisted calling.

Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist
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Ron Johnson Votes to Advance Nomination of Racist, Homophobe to Lifetime Court Seat; Tammy Baldwin Rejects Extremist

Brennan was chosen despite not being recommended through the traditional bipartisan process used by Wisconsin’s U.S. Senators since the 1970s.

Iron Workers Union Local 8 endorses Mandela Barnes for Lieutenant Governor
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Iron Workers Union Local 8 endorses Mandela Barnes for Lieutenant Governor

Union represents Iron Workers in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Governor Walker Delivers Remarks at Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial Honoring Fallen Officers
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Governor Walker Delivers Remarks at Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial Honoring Fallen Officers

"Milwaukee law enforcement officers, and officers all over Wisconsin, work every day to make our communities safe."

Governor Walker Announces 2018 Governor’s Export Achievement Award Winners
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Governor Walker Announces 2018 Governor’s Export Achievement Award Winners

Gehl Foods, Carnivore Meat Co., Optimum Vehicle Logistics honored for exporting excellence

Andy Gronik Denounces President Trump’s Reckless Decision To Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal
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Andy Gronik Denounces President Trump’s Reckless Decision To Withdraw From the Iran Nuclear Deal

Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate also calls on Scott Walker to give a voice to the Wisconsinites whose safety is at risk

Matt Flynn Announces K-12 Education Plan, Calls for Supporting Teachers on National Teachers Day
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Matt Flynn Announces K-12 Education Plan, Calls for Supporting Teachers on National Teachers Day

"The education system in Wisconsin has fallen below the high standards we have come to expect."

Governor Walker Joins Mayo Clinic Health System to Announce Psychiatry Residency Program Expansion
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Governor Walker Joins Mayo Clinic Health System to Announce Psychiatry Residency Program Expansion

Expansion helps address nationwide shortage of mental health care providers

Campaign Cash: Judge Nixes Permit for Sand Mine
Campaign Cash

Judge Nixes Permit for Sand Mine

Sand-processing plant would destroy wetland. Its owner donated to state Republican Party.

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

Vote on Michael Brennan would ignore Democratic Senator Baldwin’s objection to him.

Governor Walker Highlights State’s Booming Tourism Industry at Harley-Davidson Museum
Press Release

Governor Walker Highlights State’s Booming Tourism Industry at Harley-Davidson Museum

2018 marks 115th anniversary of Harley Davidson, 10th anniversary of Harley-Davidson Museum

Since 2010, Minnesota’s economy has outperformed Wisconsin’s by virtually every available measure
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Since 2010, Minnesota’s economy has outperformed Wisconsin’s by virtually every available measure

Since taking office in 2010, Governors Dayton and Walker have pursued vastly different state economic policy agendas

Flynn Statement on the Illinois Foxconn Lawsuit Against EPA
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Flynn Statement on the Illinois Foxconn Lawsuit Against EPA

"I continue to believe that this deal must be stopped."

Photo Gallery: Cannabis Marchers Demand Legalization
Photo Gallery

Cannabis Marchers Demand Legalization

8th annual March for Cannabis draws 200 people and speeches from six candidates for governor.

The State of Politics: 11 Bills the Legislature Killed
The State of Politics

11 Bills the Legislature Killed

2017-’18 losers include Tesla, Meteor Timber and a bill making sex with animals a felony.

ICYMI: Illinois to sue EPA over Foxconn pollution
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ICYMI: Illinois to sue EPA over Foxconn pollution

"Illinois stands to gain thousands of jobs from Foxconn without paying a dime and even they are skeptical and raising objections"

Foxconn Deal Proving Lucrative … For Donors to Gov. Walker’s Campaign
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Foxconn Deal Proving Lucrative … For Donors to Gov. Walker’s Campaign

Companies Whose Owners and Families Have Given $359,000 Land No-Bid Contracts for $4.5 Billion Taxpayer Subsidized Foxconn Project

Op Ed: Republicans Resist Net Neutrality Bill
Op Ed

Republicans Resist Net Neutrality Bill

Issue is critical to small businesses, who create most new jobs in the state.

Governor Walker Tours State Touting Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus
Press Release

Governor Walker Tours State Touting Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus

Construction Manager announces the first round of subcontractors and suppliers for Foxconn Area 1 Phase 1

Governor Scott Walker Casts a Line in Chetek for 53rd Annual Governor’s Fishing Opener
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Governor Scott Walker Casts a Line in Chetek for 53rd Annual Governor’s Fishing Opener

Sportfishing generates $2.3 billion in economic benefits and supports 22,000 jobs annually in Wisconsin.

Governor Walker Announces Additional $25 Million in Savings for 12 Highway Projects
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Governor Walker Announces Additional $25 Million in Savings for 12 Highway Projects

“We are finding critical savings that are helping improve Wisconsin’s infrastructure,” said Governor Scott Walker.

Andy Gronik’s Statement on Kevin Nicholson’s Recent Remarks on Veterans
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Andy Gronik’s Statement on Kevin Nicholson’s Recent Remarks on Veterans

GOP Senate candidate, Kevin Nicholson, needs to retract his recent remarks calling military service an inherently 'conservative' value.

One Wisconsin Now Database Exposing Bradley Foundation Funding of Right Wing Propaganda Machine Goes Live Online
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One Wisconsin Now Database Exposing Bradley Foundation Funding of Right Wing Propaganda Machine Goes Live Online

Comprehensive, Searchable Database of Who Massive Right Wing Funder Supported and How Much They Gave

Wisconsin Budget:  Farm Bill Will Leave Millions of Kids Hungry
Wisconsin Budget

Farm Bill Will Leave Millions of Kids Hungry

Analysis of federal bill show 11% of state food stamp recipients, including 23,369 kids, lose eligibility.

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring Marine Corporal Raymond A. Barker
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring Marine Corporal Raymond A. Barker

Governor Scott Walker ordered flags to half-staff on Saturday, May 5, 2018

Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring former Secretary of State Vel Phillips
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Governor Walker Orders Flags to Half-Staff Honoring former Secretary of State Vel Phillips

Governor Scott Walker ordered flags to half-staff on Saturday, May 5, 2018.

Evers Blasts Walker for Funneling More Tax Dollars to Foxconn
Press Release

Evers Blasts Walker for Funneling More Tax Dollars to Foxconn

DOT Secretary confirms money taken from other projects to pay for Foxconn roads

Back in the News: Pruitt Ruling Allows Foxconn Pollution
Back in the News

Pruitt Ruling Allows Foxconn Pollution

EPA head overrules his own staff to deliver victory for Walker and Trump.

Data Wonk: Is California the Future?
Data Wonk

Is California the Future?

The data about California may have political and economic lessons for Wisconsin.

Eviction Law Impacts Domestic Violence Victims

Eviction Law Impacts Domestic Violence Victims

State’s latest pro-landlord law makes it harder for abused partners with financial difficulties.

Op Ed: Walker Tries to Rig the System
Op Ed

Walker Tries to Rig the System

He’s suing to slash my authority as state superintendent, and forcing me to use attorney hostile to my views.

Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’
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Leaders Condemn Gov. Walker Attendance at Event Employing High Ranking Official Who Says ‘Black Race’ is ‘Lazier Than the White Race’

Appearance at America First Event Another Sign of Walker Disregard of Communities of Color

Governor Walker Announces Aggressive Actions to Combat the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Aggressive Actions to Combat the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

"We need to protect Wisconsin’s hunting traditions and long-standing heritage by working together to contain the spread of chronic wasting disease in deer."

Gronik for Wisconsin Campaign Provides Context for Tax Policy Questions
Press Release

Gronik for Wisconsin Campaign Provides Context for Tax Policy Questions

The WSJ’s oversimplification of complex issues like tax policy serves to homogenize the Democratic field and create unnecessary confusion regarding their respective positions on issues important to voters.

Madison Alderwoman Arvina Martin Announces Campaign for Secretary of State
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Madison Alderwoman Arvina Martin Announces Campaign for Secretary of State

Martin vows to protect voting rights, promote civic engagement

Governor Walker Announces $800,000 Emergency Grant to S.S. Badger
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces $800,000 Emergency Grant to S.S. Badger

Repairs needed after severe April winter storm

Campaign Cash: Greater Wisconsin Committee Spends Big
Campaign Cash

Greater Wisconsin Committee Spends Big

But the liberal group has mostly lost in elections since 2010.

22 Wisconsin School Districts Awarded Fab Lab Grants
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22 Wisconsin School Districts Awarded Fab Lab Grants

Governor Scott Walker, WEDC Secretary Mark Hogan, UW System President Ray Cross and other key leaders to award grants during statewide tour on “Fab Lab Day”

Brad Schimel Claims Voter Fraud in Waukesha County
Press Release

Brad Schimel Claims Voter Fraud in Waukesha County

Admits He Can’t Back Up Reckless and Irresponsible Claims of Impropriety

Politically calculating Walker flip-flops on campaigning with Trump
Press Release

Politically calculating Walker flip-flops on campaigning with Trump

"Walker is too close to distance himself from Trump and his toxicity"

Op Ed: The Special Interests Governor
Op Ed

The Special Interests Governor

Average citizens don't count when Walker and Republicans decide environmental policy.

“Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary
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“Testy” GOP Senate Debate’s “Clashes” and “Jabs” Escalate Nasty Primary

Vukmir and Nicholson's mutual disdain has been building for months, and last night's debate proves that things are only going to get worse and further weaken the Republican field.

Campaign Cash: New Law Could Increase Pollution, Flooding
Campaign Cash

New Law Could Increase Pollution, Flooding

Special interest-backed GOP bill restricts local government regulations of storm water runoff.

State Leaders to Join Governor Walker in Awarding Fab Labs Grants Throughout Wisconsin
Press Release

State Leaders to Join Governor Walker in Awarding Fab Labs Grants Throughout Wisconsin

WEDC Secretary Hogan, Department of Revenue Secretary Chandler, UW System President Cross among those taking part in “Fab Lab Day” announcements on May 1

Shilling Statement on Foxconn
Press Release

Shilling Statement on Foxconn

"Foxconn has a troubling record of environmental violations and workplace abuses."

The Contrarian Professor

The Contrarian Professor

Geoscientist John Skalbeck backed Waukesha diversion of lake water but opposes it for Foxconn.

Latest Conference Hosted by Tommy Thompson Center Continues Promoting the Right-Wing Agenda on the Public Dime
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Latest Conference Hosted by Tommy Thompson Center Continues Promoting the Right-Wing Agenda on the Public Dime

Features Right-Wing Activist Grover Norquist and Representatives of Bradley and Koch Foundation-Funded Organizations

Op Ed: How to Pick the Next Governor
Op Ed

How to Pick the Next Governor

Judge the many candidates on how they’d address Wisconsin’s economic chasm.

Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families
Press Release

Governor Walker Joins Vice President Pence in Milwaukee to Talk Tax Relief for Wisconsin’s Hardworking Families

"Since 2011, we have provided more than $8 billion in cumulative tax relief at the state level for Wisconsin’s hardworking families."

Student Loan Debt Rises 50 Percent on Sixth Anniversary of $1T Day
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Student Loan Debt Rises 50 Percent on Sixth Anniversary of $1T Day

Debt Burden Hit $1 Trillion in 2012, Now Stands at $1.5 Trillion and Counting as GOP Blocks Common Sense Solutions

Campaign Cash: Slag Is No Longer Considered Waste
Campaign Cash

Slag Is No Longer Considered Waste

Law backed by WMC, signed by Walker, lets waste byproduct of steel and iron evade rules.

Bryce Issues Statement on Walker’s Approval of Foxconn’s Air Pollution
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Bryce Issues Statement on Walker’s Approval of Foxconn’s Air Pollution

"For Scott Walker, it wasn't enough that taxpayers forked over billions of dollars to Foxconn, he expects us to sacrifice our air quality too."

Campaign Cash: No, You Can’t Regulate Drones
Campaign Cash

No, You Can’t Regulate Drones

New state law backed by Milwaukee business group prevents local governments from regulating drones.

Kelda Roys to Ascension Wisconsin: Save St. Joe’s
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Kelda Roys to Ascension Wisconsin: Save St. Joe’s

"Today, I’m calling on Ascension Wisconsin to commit to permanently providing surgery and inpatient services at St. Joe’s."

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE Breaks Ground on Educational Center
Eyes on Milwaukee

MSOE Breaks Ground on Educational Center

Science hall centering on artificial intelligence will be used by all students.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Endorses Matt Flynn for Governor
Press Release

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Endorses Matt Flynn for Governor

"I want to thank Supervisor Ortiz-Velez for her endorsement."

Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process
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Elevating the Next Governor of Wisconsin; Wisconsin’s Choice Campaign Narrows Field to Nine Candidates in Endorsement Process

Thousands vote in poll to find people’s champion to challenge Scott Walker and win

B-list candidate Bryan Steil announces doomed run for 1st congressional district seat
Press Release

B-list candidate Bryan Steil announces doomed run for 1st congressional district seat

Democratic candidates are fired up like never before

Cathy Myers Responds to Bryan Steil Entering Race to Represent Wisconsin’s 1st District
Press Release

Cathy Myers Responds to Bryan Steil Entering Race to Represent Wisconsin’s 1st District

Veteran high school teacher and school board member, Cathy Myers, believes Steil announcement will make education a key issue in WI-01 race

Legality of Foxconn’s Water Use At Issue

Legality of Foxconn’s Water Use At Issue

New York and Michigan officials question whether Lake Michigan water diversion only for residential users.

Newly Signed Talent Attraction Legislation to Support Future Launch of Mobile Job Center
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Newly Signed Talent Attraction Legislation to Support Future Launch of Mobile Job Center

Vehicle to be supported through $6.8 million package that Governor Walker signed this week to attract veterans, millennials and others to Wisconsin

Op Ed: Walker UW Cuts Will Devastate Universities
Op Ed

Walker UW Cuts Will Devastate Universities

UW-Stevens Point eliminating 13 Liberal Arts Majors is early example.

Campaign Cash: Walker Signs Restrictions on Pro-Worker Rules
Campaign Cash

Walker Signs Restrictions on Pro-Worker Rules

Law restricting local governments backed by Koch Brothers, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.

Political Outsider Andy Gronik Earns Endorsement of Wisconsin Gazette
Press Release

Political Outsider Andy Gronik Earns Endorsement of Wisconsin Gazette

Progressive newspaper picks political outsider over establishment Democrats, first newspaper endorsement in Democratic Primary

Murphy’s Law: The Whacko Primary for Governor
Murphy’s Law

The Whacko Primary for Governor

Seriously, a dozen or more Democratic candidates? It’s beyond the Republicans’ dreams.

Wisconsin Adds 8,900 Private Sector Jobs, Unemployment Rate Holds at All-Time Low 2.9% in March
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Wisconsin Adds 8,900 Private Sector Jobs, Unemployment Rate Holds at All-Time Low 2.9% in March

State sees a two-month increase of 12,600 jobs

Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers”
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Crute for Wisconsin Releases Gubernatorial Launch Video – “We’re All Badgers”

Crute has been co-host of The Devil’s Advocates, a Wisconsin-centric, dynamic political talk show known for its humor and bi-partisan guest list.

Governor Walker Releases a Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips
Press Release

Governor Walker Releases a Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Secretary of State Vel Phillips

"She was a legend in Milwaukee and in Wisconsin - not only for her many firsts but for her passion."

Governor Walker: We are Getting Positive Things Done for the People of Wisconsin
Press Release

Governor Walker: We are Getting Positive Things Done for the People of Wisconsin

Governor Walker and the Legislature delivered results for the people of Wisconsin during a historic session.

Campaign Cash: Walker Signs Bill Sought By Landlords
Campaign Cash

Walker Signs Bill Sought By Landlords

Lessens tenant rights and overthrows host of local government controls on rental properties.

Opponent’s Poll Shows Tony Evers Holds Commanding Lead in Democratic Primary
Press Release

Opponent’s Poll Shows Tony Evers Holds Commanding Lead in Democratic Primary

This is the third straight poll released that shows Evers with a significant lead.

Murphy’s Law: The Full File on Foxconn
Murphy’s Law

The Full File on Foxconn

City report on Foxconn’s history is eye opening. Why didn’t state do its due diligence?

Campaign Cash: Democratic Group Books $500,000 TV Ads
Campaign Cash

Democratic Group Books $500,000 TV Ads

All for governors race. Falls far short of planned ads for Walker.

Kelda Roys Calls Out Walker’s Empty Tax Gesture
Press Release

Kelda Roys Calls Out Walker’s Empty Tax Gesture

"This tax rebate is nothing more than a bad-faith attempt to distract voters from his record before this fall’s election..."

United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1473 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
Press Release

United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1473 Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“A Mitchell Administration means a bright future for working Americans”

Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan $100 Per-Child Tax Rebate, August Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday into Law
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan $100 Per-Child Tax Rebate, August Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday into Law

Governor Walker: “This rebate and sales tax holiday help Wisconsin families with the costs of raising children.”

Jason Stein Named Wisconsin Policy Forum Research Director
Press Release

Jason Stein Named Wisconsin Policy Forum Research Director

Longtime Capitol Reporter Will Lead Nonpartisan Research Team

Erica Flynn: “What is President Trump Hiding?”
Press Release

Erica Flynn: “What is President Trump Hiding?”

Statement by Erica Flynn, candidate for the 84th Assembly District.

Governor Walker Signs Bills to Create and Expand Outdoor Recreation, Attract Talent to Wisconsin, and Improve Medical Assistance
Rep. Neylon Issues Statement on Gov. Walker Signing Traveling Sports Physician  and Robotics Bills
Press Release

Rep. Neylon Issues Statement on Gov. Walker Signing Traveling Sports Physician and Robotics Bills

"Today Governor Walker signed a number of great bills into law, including two I authored."

Four state agencies poised to launch new marketing initiative as legislation authorizing $6.8 million for effort is signed into law
Press Release

Four state agencies poised to launch new marketing initiative as legislation authorizing $6.8 million for effort is signed into law

Campaign to focus on attracting veterans, Wisconsin alumni and millennials to the state

Campaign Cash: Robin Vos’s Title Loan Trip Troubles
Campaign Cash

Robin Vos’s Title Loan Trip Troubles

Company pays for his trip to London, he backs less regulations on its high interest loans.

The Future of the Great Lakes

The Future of the Great Lakes

Climate change, Foxconn, other issues could impact this huge reservoir of water.

Op Ed: Stronger Action Needed on Opioid Crisis
Op Ed

Stronger Action Needed on Opioid Crisis

Walker turned down needed funds. More integrated, broad-ranging approach needed.

Leah Posts Nearly $600K Raised In First Quarter of 2018
Press Release

Leah Posts Nearly $600K Raised In First Quarter of 2018

Leah Raises Nearly 80% of Funds In-State, 95% of Donors From Wisconsin

How Will Health Care Changes Affect You?

How Will Health Care Changes Affect You?

Changes in Obamacare and BadgerCare leave questions, confusion for state residents.

Leah Attends Opioid Taskforce Meeting about Alternative Treatments to Pain
Press Release

Leah Attends Opioid Taskforce Meeting about Alternative Treatments to Pain

"Unfortunately the overprescription of painkillers has caused too many people to become addicted to opioids and leading them to a sometimes deadly level of drug use."

Walker Ranked 8th Least Popular Governor in Nation
Press Release

Walker Ranked 8th Least Popular Governor in Nation

New Morning Consult briefing shows Walker approval numbers underwater

Governor Walker Announces $7.68 million in Preliminary Broadband Expansion Grants to Connect 46 Rural Communities
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces $7.68 million in Preliminary Broadband Expansion Grants to Connect 46 Rural Communities

Governor Walker also announces application process for next round of grants

Andy Gronik’s Response to Scott Walker’s Silence on the Importance of Immigration in Wisconsin
Press Release

Andy Gronik’s Response to Scott Walker’s Silence on the Importance of Immigration in Wisconsin

"Immigrants are our partners in Wisconsin and I’ll treat them with this kind of respect when I’m governor."

Ryan departure leaves Foxconn future in question
Press Release

Ryan departure leaves Foxconn future in question

Foreign corporation had banked on special favors from Ryan, Priebus and Walker

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff
Press Release

Statement from Earnell Lucas, candidate for Milwaukee County Sheriff

"I am working to earn your trust and vote in August and November 2018, to become your next Milwaukee County Sheriff."

Data Wonk: Voters Want Checks and Balances
Data Wonk

Voters Want Checks and Balances

That’s the message on Supreme Court race, Treasurer referendum. Was message received?

Statement on Milwaukee County Sheriff Vacancy
Press Release

Statement on Milwaukee County Sheriff Vacancy

Milwaukee County Acting Sheriff Richard Schmidt will continue to serve as acting sheriff for the remainder of Sheriff Clarke’s term ending January 7, 2019.

Wisconsin Budget: Voters Okay 56 of 66 School Referendums
Wisconsin Budget

Voters Okay 56 of 66 School Referendums

$566 million in spending approved on April ballot, mostly for new construction.

Governor Walker Signs Sara’s Law
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Sara’s Law

Bill expands legal protections for guardians and attorneys in family law proceedings

Murphy’s Law: City’s Evictions Far From Worst
Murphy’s Law

City’s Evictions Far From Worst

New data on evictions shows a huge national problem with lessons for Milwaukee.

Walker Signs Vukmir Bill Battling Opioid Crisis
Press Release

Walker Signs Vukmir Bill Battling Opioid Crisis

"This bill will push back against the destructive opioid crisis."

Scott Walker: The Pay Inequality Governor
Press Release

Scott Walker: The Pay Inequality Governor

While Wisconsin Women Earned Less Than Men, Walker and GOP Repealed State Equal Pay Law

Op Ed: Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big
Op Ed

Tommy Predicts Walker Could Lose Big

“President should not be a bully,” Thompson says, and that will hurt GOP.

Shilling statement on Gov. Walker latest attack on families
Press Release

Shilling statement on Gov. Walker latest attack on families

"Once again, Republicans are sticking it to working families, seniors and people with disabilities..."

Governor Walker Signs Landmark Welfare Reform Backed by AFP
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Landmark Welfare Reform Backed by AFP

"This law will make it easier for our neighbors who have fallen on hard times to get back on their feet and begin rebuilding their future," said Eric Bott.

Governor Walker Signs Wisconsin Works for Everyone Welfare Reform Plan
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Wisconsin Works for Everyone Welfare Reform Plan

Welfare reform a key item on the Governor’s Ambitious Agenda for 2018

Kelda Roys Statement on Equal Pay Day
Press Release

Kelda Roys Statement on Equal Pay Day

Progress for some - but not all - women in Wisconsin is not enough.

U.S. Department of Treasury Approves Governor Walker’s 120 Economic Opportunity Zone Designations
Press Release

U.S. Department of Treasury Approves Governor Walker’s 120 Economic Opportunity Zone Designations

These zones cover more than 40 counties in rural, urban, and tribal areas.

Combating the Opioid Crisis: Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan Bills on Opioids into Law
Press Release

Combating the Opioid Crisis: Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan Bills on Opioids into Law

All 30 bills signed by the Governor were created as a part of the HOPE (Heroin, Opiate, Prevention, and Education) Agenda.

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Votes In 2018 Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Were Most Partisan In Two Decades

Despite differing outcomes, ballot preferences echoed 2016 Presidential election.

Campaign Cash: Walker Gets $5.1 Million Boost
Campaign Cash

Walker Gets $5.1 Million Boost

Republican Governors Association books $5.1 million of TV ads to support Gov. Walker's reelection.

Op Ed: Billions for Foxconn, Failure for Rural Wisconsin
Op Ed

Billions for Foxconn, Failure for Rural Wisconsin

Rural economic development bill passes Assembly 95 to 0, fails to get a vote in the Senate.

Pocan Slams Walker for Welcoming Trump’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ on Border Securit
Press Release

Pocan Slams Walker for Welcoming Trump’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ on Border Securit

"Sending members of the Wisconsin National Guard to militarize the border against unarmed men, women, and children is absurd."

Scott Walker’s RGA to Spend Scott Walker’s Steve Wynn Money for Scott Walker
Press Release

Scott Walker’s RGA to Spend Scott Walker’s Steve Wynn Money for Scott Walker

‘All the Money in World Can’t Polish Scott Walker’s Atrocious Record for Women’

The State of Politics: Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign
The State of Politics

Why Walker Waved Red “Danger” Sign

He's experienced a wave election before, but that time it helped him.

Governor Walker Welcomes President Trump’s Aggressive Actions to Secure America’s Southern Border
Press Release

Governor Walker Welcomes President Trump’s Aggressive Actions to Secure America’s Southern Border

Illegal flow of drugs across southern border is a threat to Wisconsin

Michele Doolan Ends Campaign for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn
Press Release

Michele Doolan Ends Campaign for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn

"I want to congratulate Michele and her team on a good campaign, and I am grateful for her support."

Op Ed: Gov. Walker’s Supreme Anger
Op Ed

Gov. Walker’s Supreme Anger

He lashes out in frustration after Judge Dallet's high court victory, afraid a blue wave is heading his way.

Whose Campaign is Wisconsin Next PAC Working For?
Press Release

Whose Campaign is Wisconsin Next PAC Working For?

Former Members of Scott Walker’s Campaign Team Running Ad for U.S. Senate Candidate Featuring … Scott Walker

Campaign Cash: Big Donations for Anti-Abortion Law
Campaign Cash

Big Donations for Anti-Abortion Law

Walker and Republicans got more than $200,000 in donations.

Pocan Calls on Walker to Reject Trump’s Political Stunt to Send National Guard to the Border
Press Release

Pocan Calls on Walker to Reject Trump’s Political Stunt to Send National Guard to the Border

Wisconsin National Guard should only be called upon to leave behind their jobs and families under truly serious and necessary circumstances

Murphy’s Law: Should Walker Be Worried?
Murphy’s Law

Should Walker Be Worried?

Does he face an unstoppable “blue wave”? Maybe.

Campaign Cash: New Law Restricts Civil Lawsuits
Campaign Cash

New Law Restricts Civil Lawsuits

Backed by long list of special interests, led by mega-campaign donor WMC.

Scott Walker’s Republican Assembly Candidate Won’t Say He’s a Republican
Press Release

Scott Walker’s Republican Assembly Candidate Won’t Say He’s a Republican

‘No Wonder a Court Had to Force Walker to Hold the Election’

GOP’s Latest Attack on WI Women’s Health Care Becomes Law
Press Release

GOP’s Latest Attack on WI Women’s Health Care Becomes Law

The measure, cosponsored by U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir, was signed into law yesterday by Gov. Scott Walker

Walker to Koch Brothers: Save me from ‘a #BlueWave’
Press Release

Walker to Koch Brothers: Save me from ‘a #BlueWave’

Unable to buy or rig his party to victory, Walker lashes out at Wisconsin voters

Supporting Wisconsin’s Children and Families: Governor Walker to Sign 11 Bills to Improve Outcomes for Children in Foster Care
Press Release

Supporting Wisconsin’s Children and Families: Governor Walker to Sign 11 Bills to Improve Outcomes for Children in Foster Care

This legislative bill package was created by the 2017 Speaker’s Task Force on Foster Care.

Data Wonk: Walker’s Plan to Break the Law
Data Wonk

Walker’s Plan to Break the Law

And why Attorney General Schimel didn’t warn him it was folly.

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections
Press Release

“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections

Winning Shea campaign outspent by Leadership MKE PAC nearly 10-1; pulls off upset

Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Right Wing Lose in Electoral Earthquake
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Right Wing Lose in Electoral Earthquake

Progressives Take Open Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat for First Time Since 1995

Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program Signed Into Law
Press Release

Bipartisan Alternative Drug Treatment Program Signed Into Law

"This bill will help save lives, repair families in need, and is another important step in combatting drug addiction in Wisconsin."

Walker Signs Vukmir Bill to Stand with Israel
Press Release

Walker Signs Vukmir Bill to Stand with Israel

The new law prohibits state government and local municipalities from contracting with companies boycotting Israel.

Governor Walker Signs Bills on Improving Family Access to High-Quality Child Care, Creating Transitional Jobs Program for Wisconsin Veterans, and Increasing Funding for Watershed Protection Grants
Op Ed: The Crisis of Our Democracy
Op Ed

The Crisis of Our Democracy

Walker and Republicans have rigged the system to serve themselves, not the people.

Murphy’s Law: How Foxconn Will Pollute Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

How Foxconn Will Pollute Wisconsin

And why the company may get away with it.

AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Asset Forfeiture ReformLandmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law
Press Release

AFP-WI Applauds Gov. Walker for Signing Civil Asset Forfeiture ReformLandmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law

Landmark reform protects constitutional liberties, strengthens rule of law

Campaign Cash: Republican Governors Group Has State Clout
Campaign Cash

Republican Governors Group Has State Clout

The DC-based association gets Wisconsin donors, gave $18 million to Walker’s three elections.

The State of Politics: Court Race Replays Issues of 2011
The State of Politics

Court Race Replays Issues of 2011

Dallet vs Screnock a rerun of Kloppenburg vs Prosser for Supreme Court in 2011?

Governor Walker Announces $1.5 Million Available in Grants for TEACH Educational Technology Training for Teachers and Librarians
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces $1.5 Million Available in Grants for TEACH Educational Technology Training for Teachers and Librarians

School districts and libraries encouraged to apply by May 4 deadline

Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager
Press Release

Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager

"She was a dedicated and passionate public servant who became the first woman elected to serve as attorney general in Wisconsin history."

Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan Juvenile Justice Reform Bill into Law
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Bipartisan Juvenile Justice Reform Bill into Law

"We are committed to improving long-term outcomes for juveniles and staff in our correctional facilities."

Speaker Vos Statement: Signing of the ‘Wisconsin Model’ for Juvenile Corrections Reform
Press Release

Speaker Vos Statement: Signing of the ‘Wisconsin Model’ for Juvenile Corrections Reform

“The reforms allow incarcerated youth to have access to the services and rehabilitation they need while in facilities closer to their homes and families.”

Shilling statement on Lincoln Hills
Press Release

Shilling statement on Lincoln Hills

"I’m glad that we’re finally closing Lincoln Hills, but 2021 is still a long way off."

Op Ed: Our Agenda for Wisconsin Is Working
Op Ed

Our Agenda for Wisconsin Is Working

Low taxes, low unemployment, plus a six-year freeze on UW tuition.

Bob Harlow Exits Race for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn
Press Release

Bob Harlow Exits Race for Governor, Endorses Matt Flynn

"We're going to lead Wisconsin Forward again."

Governor Walker Announces 2018 Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces 2018 Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business

17 Women Business Owners from Across Wisconsin to Receive Awards

Eliminating State Treasurer Could Undermine School Improvement Funds
Press Release

Eliminating State Treasurer Could Undermine School Improvement Funds

Independently Elected Office Oversees School Trust Funds, Protecting Them From Budget Shenanigans

Wisconsin Budget: The Black-White Unemployment Gap
Wisconsin Budget

The Black-White Unemployment Gap

Black workers in state 3.5 times more likely to be unemployed.

Murphy’s Law: Scott Walker’s Big Lie
Murphy’s Law

Scott Walker’s Big Lie

Not doing special elections hasn’t saved money, it’s actually cost taxpayers. A lot.

Team Leah Statement on Special Elections
Press Release

Team Leah Statement on Special Elections

"The court’s demand for an election now when both seats will also be on the November ballot is unnecessary and duplicative," said spokesman Mattias Gugel.

After Three Separate Rulings, Governor Walker Reluctantly Calls Special Elections
Press Release

After Three Separate Rulings, Governor Walker Reluctantly Calls Special Elections

"Today is a huge victory for voting rights and democracy."

Cost, meaning of special elections fully Gov. Walker’s responsibility
Press Release

Cost, meaning of special elections fully Gov. Walker’s responsibility

Elections for vacant seats could have taken place weeks ago

Campaign Cash: Big Polluters Are Big Campaign Donors
Campaign Cash

Big Polluters Are Big Campaign Donors

List of top polluting contributors is led by We Energies.

Governor Walker Calls Special Election for Senate District 1 and Assembly District 42
Press Release

Governor Walker Calls Special Election for Senate District 1 and Assembly District 42

Circulation of nomination papers for candidates may begin today, March 29, 2018

Op Ed: Journal Sentinel Promotes Phony Foxconn “Report”
Op Ed

Journal Sentinel Promotes Phony Foxconn “Report”

But it’s not a study, has no named author and is too flawed to qualify as news.

Hold the Damn Elections
Press Release

Hold the Damn Elections

"You have to have some kind of nerve to spend almost $1 billion over the last few weeks and then claim that elections cost too much."

Governor Walker Welcomes Wisconsin Boy Scouts to the State Capitol to Receive Annual Report
Press Release

Governor Walker Welcomes Wisconsin Boy Scouts to the State Capitol to Receive Annual Report

"Wisconsin’s Scouts are role models in our communities, serving as an example of hard work and dedication to public service."

GOP Pushing to Eliminate State Fiscal Watchdog As Gov. Scott Walker Goes on Election Year Spending Spree
Press Release

GOP Pushing to Eliminate State Fiscal Watchdog As Gov. Scott Walker Goes on Election Year Spending Spree

Independently Elected Fiscal Watchdog Could be Lost

Scott Walker: A History of Broken Promises
Press Release

Scott Walker: A History of Broken Promises

"Wisconsin deserves better."

Court Watch: The Judge That Robin Vos Hates
Court Watch

The Judge That Robin Vos Hates

Who is Judge Josann Reynolds, the Walker appointee who ruled he must hold special elections?

Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party
Press Release

Michael Screnock Gets 38% of His Money From Republican Party; Dallet Gets 0% of Her Money From Democratic Party

Michael Screnock’s $345,000 Five Times What Any Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Has Taken From Any Political Party

Campaign Cash: GOP’s Favorite Sand Mining Company
Campaign Cash

GOP’s Favorite Sand Mining Company

Assembly Republicans have twice passed a bill exempting a Georgia company from state law.

Gov. Walker, GOP leaders call extraordinary session to avoid elections
Press Release

Gov. Walker, GOP leaders call extraordinary session to avoid elections

Republicans prove government can indeed work efficiently when it serves them

Shilling statement on extraordinary session
Press Release

Shilling statement on extraordinary session

"Gov. Walker and legislative Republicans are so desperate to maintain their grip on power that they are changing laws to silence voters."

Op Ed: Why Legislators Matter
Op Ed

Why Legislators Matter

And why Walker and Republicans should allow special elections for districts lacking them.

The State of Politics: 13 Issues for Walker, Legislators
The State of Politics

13 Issues for Walker, Legislators

Who won, who lost on 13 key issues in 2017-2018 legislative session?

Campaign Cash: Bill Restricts Civil Lawsuits
Campaign Cash

Bill Restricts Civil Lawsuits

Backed by many special interests; statute of limitations for suits reduced from six to three years.

Plats and Parcels: New Hotel on Van Buren?
Plats and Parcels

New Hotel on Van Buren?

Plus: New apartments near Bucks arena and new MU development.

Op Ed: Why Did MMAC Do Foxconn Study?
Op Ed

Why Did MMAC Do Foxconn Study?

Maybe to help Republican candidates facing voters who don’t think Foxconn will help economy.

Campaign Cash: Koch-Backed Bill Guts Local Control
Campaign Cash

Koch-Backed Bill Guts Local Control

Bars local governments from setting many labor and employment rules.

Republicans will do anything to hold onto power
Press Release

Republicans will do anything to hold onto power

GOP retaliate following court ruling to uphold right to representation

Milwaukee Promise Zones effort vital to maximize State’s Economic Opportunity Zones
Press Release

Milwaukee Promise Zones effort vital to maximize State’s Economic Opportunity Zones

The Economic Opportunity Zones were created in the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Statements from Wisconsin Democrats on the Republican Extraordinary Session
Press Release

Statements from Wisconsin Democrats on the Republican Extraordinary Session

"Republicans are so fearful of the Wisconsin voters that they have publicly embarrassed themselves by calling a legislative session that is a clear attack on democracy just so they can avoid losing more special elections." - Martha Laning, Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Governor Walker Statement on Extraordinary Session
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on Extraordinary Session

"It would be senseless to waste taxpayer money on special elections just weeks before voters go to the polls when the Legislature has concluded its business."

Op Ed: The Unique Candidacy of Mike McCabe
Op Ed

The Unique Candidacy of Mike McCabe

And why his campaign for governor is attracting an army of volunteers.

They’re Back: Big Corporate Special Interests Drop More Money on Michael Screnock’s State High Court Bid
Press Release

They’re Back: Big Corporate Special Interests Drop More Money on Michael Screnock’s State High Court Bid

Spending From Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce on Candidate Who Won’t Remove Himself From Cases Involving Big Donors Tops $1.3 Million Mark

Campaign Cash: Legislators Pass Law to Benefit Landlords
Campaign Cash

Legislators Pass Law to Benefit Landlords

Overturns city regulations on landlords, reduces tenant rights.

New Federal Program Could Help City

New Federal Program Could Help City

Opportunity Zones law allows tax incentives for distressed areas.

Court Rules Gov. Walker Must Call Elections to Fill To State Legislative Vacancies
Press Release

Court Rules Gov. Walker Must Call Elections to Fill To State Legislative Vacancies

Decision Sends Message to Gov. Walker, Attorney General Schimel: In a Democracy We Have Elections and Voters Get to Vote

Op Ed: Gov. Walker’s Common Sense Welfare Reforms
Op Ed

Gov. Walker’s Common Sense Welfare Reforms

Critics are wrong, it’s all about workforce readiness.

Governor Walker, ATI Announce $95 Million Expansion in Cudahy
Press Release

Governor Walker, ATI Announce $95 Million Expansion in Cudahy

Global manufacturer expected to create 125 jobs as it expands its iso-thermal forging and heat-treating capacities to meet demand from aerospace customers

Campaign Cash: Corporate Campaign Donations Topped $1 Million
Campaign Cash

Corporate Campaign Donations Topped $1 Million

All spent in 2017, with 7-to-1 edge for Republicans, who legalized corporate giving in 2015.

2.9 Percent: Unemployment Rate Reaches an All-Time Low Under Governor Walker
Press Release

2.9 Percent: Unemployment Rate Reaches an All-Time Low Under Governor Walker

"Wisconsin is literally working as more people are employed today than ever before in our history."

Governor Walker Announces Process for Wisconsin Companies to Bid on Work Related to Foxconn Construction
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Process for Wisconsin Companies to Bid on Work Related to Foxconn Construction

State’s Wisconn Valley website now includes details on how to connect potential subcontractors, vendors, suppliers to Construction Manager

Governor Walker Announces 120 Economic Opportunity Zone Recommendations
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces 120 Economic Opportunity Zone Recommendations

Economic Opportunity Zones present opportunity to help Wisconsin communities through private investment

Mayor Tom Barrett, Election Commission Address Voter Deactivation
Press Release

Mayor Tom Barrett, Election Commission Address Voter Deactivation

State’s system and incorrect data result in erroneous deactivation of voter registrations

Evers Demands Action on Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Crisis
Press Release

Evers Demands Action on Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Crisis

Drinking Water Quality in Some Areas of Wisconsin Worse than Flint Michigan; Evers’ plan targets water clean-up and keeping Wisconsin kids safe

Campaign Cash: Walker Backs Off on Marine Sanctuary
Campaign Cash

Walker Backs Off on Marine Sanctuary

Would have preserved stretch of Lake Michigan, but Koch activist opposes it.

Mandela Barnes named Mom’s Demand Action “Gunsense Candidate of Distinction”
Press Release

Mandela Barnes named Mom’s Demand Action “Gunsense Candidate of Distinction”

Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor to participate in National “March for our Lives” this Saturday, March 24th in Milwaukee

Senate Republicans throw in the towel
Press Release

Senate Republicans throw in the towel

Majority party call it quits on legislative session

State Legislature Passes Sheriff Sale Fairness Legislation
Press Release

State Legislature Passes Sheriff Sale Fairness Legislation

Wisconsin counties will have important tools to target bad actors and increase auction sale competition

Rep. Dana Wachs Says Foxconn Contracts Already Going Out of State
Press Release

Rep. Dana Wachs Says Foxconn Contracts Already Going Out of State

"I’ve had it with Gov. Walker’s special-interest politics. He works for us, not for Foxconn."

Matt Flynn Attacks Election Year Walker’s Property Tax Stunt
Press Release

Matt Flynn Attacks Election Year Walker’s Property Tax Stunt

Democratic Challenger proposes real, long-term property tax relief for Wisconsin

The Contrarian: WisDOT Secretary’s Declining Credibility
The Contrarian

WisDOT Secretary’s Declining Credibility

Half truths by Secretary Dave Ross may hurt him with legislators.

The NRA’s $3.5 Million Man Scott Walker Delivering for the Gun Lobby, Again
Press Release

The NRA’s $3.5 Million Man Scott Walker Delivering for the Gun Lobby, Again

‘Legislators Supporting Walker’s Sham Are Providing Aid & Comfort to the National Rifle Association’

Op Ed: I Choose Leah
Op Ed

I Choose Leah

First Lady Tonette Walker endorses Leah Vukmir for U.S. Senator

No Child Should Ever Feel Unsafe at School: Governor Walker, Lt. Governor Kleefisch, and Attorney General Schimel Visit Schools to Discuss $100 Million School Safety Plan
Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Attorney General Bronson La Follette
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former Wisconsin Attorney General Bronson La Follette

"He was a dedicated public servant for several decades."

Michael Screnock’s Special Ethical Conflict
Press Release

Michael Screnock’s Special Ethical Conflict

Could Michael Screnock Sit on Lawsuit Against His Former Client Scott Walker for Refusing to Call Special Elections to Fill Legislative Vacancies?

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on the Passing of Former Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway

"Tonette and I send our prayers to the family of former Milwaukee County Board Chair Lee Holloway."

Matt Flynn Exposes the False Numbers of the Foxconn Fiasco, Vows to Terminate the Contract
Press Release

Matt Flynn Exposes the False Numbers of the Foxconn Fiasco, Vows to Terminate the Contract

Democratic challenger attacks Walker for being untruthful to the public about the economic benefits

Gov. Scott Walker Proposes Handing School Safety Checkbook to Fellow NRA Lackey Brad Schimel
Press Release

Gov. Scott Walker Proposes Handing School Safety Checkbook to Fellow NRA Lackey Brad Schimel

Attorney General’s Previous Use of Grant Funds to Buy Promotional Swag Raises Huge Red Flag

Dana Wachs Responds to Gov. Walker’s Short-Sighted School Safety Plan
Press Release

Dana Wachs Responds to Gov. Walker’s Short-Sighted School Safety Plan

"If Walker was serious, if he was committed to protecting our students, he would disavow the NRA."

Op Ed: How Walker Destroyed Bipartisan Conservation
Op Ed

How Walker Destroyed Bipartisan Conservation

Democrats and Republicans agreed on need to protect state’s environment. Not any more.

Gov. Walker fails to act on gun safety
Press Release

Gov. Walker fails to act on gun safety

"It’s disappointing to see Gov. Walker continue to ignore the pleas from Wisconsin students who want safe schools."

No Child Should Ever Feel Unsafe in School: Governor Walker Calls $100 million Special Session on School Safety
Press Release

No Child Should Ever Feel Unsafe in School: Governor Walker Calls $100 million Special Session on School Safety

"No child, parent, or teacher should ever have to feel unsafe in school."

Investing in Rural Wisconsin: Governor Walker Signs Bill Helping Rural Community Libraries
Press Release

Investing in Rural Wisconsin: Governor Walker Signs Bill Helping Rural Community Libraries

"We were proud to increase funding for TEACH by $22.5 million in this budget."

Congressman Mark Pocan Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
Press Release

Congressman Mark Pocan Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"Congressman Pocan is a fierce leader for Wisconsin values that we all share and I'm honored to receive his endorsement."

Governor Walker Appoints Chief of Staff Rich Zipperer to the Public Service Commission, Eric Schutt as Chief of Staff
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Chief of Staff Rich Zipperer to the Public Service Commission, Eric Schutt as Chief of Staff

Zipperer has served in the Governor’s Office since September 2012 and as chief of staff since September 2015.

Governor Walker: “With Trauma-Informed Care, Everyone Has a Role to Play”
Press Release

Governor Walker: “With Trauma-Informed Care, Everyone Has a Role to Play”

Proclaims May 2018 Trauma-Informed Care Awareness Month

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Award-winning Properties
Press Release

Marcus® Hotels & Resorts Celebrates Award-winning Properties

Four properties receive the distinguished AAA Four Diamond Rating in 2018

Governor Walker Appoints Audrey Skwierawski to Serve as Milwaukee County Judge
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Audrey Skwierawski to Serve as Milwaukee County Judge

"Skwierawski brings to the bench over twenty years of public sector experience, the right judicial temperament, and a firm commitment to the rule of law."

Governor Walker Celebrates Sunshine Week
Press Release

Governor Walker Celebrates Sunshine Week

Governor’s Office has released more than 6.2 million pages of records in response to public records requests since 2011

Op Ed: Foxconn Water Request Violates Law
Op Ed

Foxconn Water Request Violates Law

Company wants massive diversion of Lake Michigan water. But DNR won't oppose it.

It’s Time For Career Politician Gov. Scott Walker to Quit His Election Year Gimmicks and Get Serious on Education Funding and School Safety
Dana Wachs Campaign Launches Worst of Walker March Madness Bracket
Press Release

Dana Wachs Campaign Launches Worst of Walker March Madness Bracket

"The bracket also reminds voters of the upcoming April 3 election and the gubernatorial election dates."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Wiegand Transforming Near West Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

Wiegand Transforming Near West Side

Developer turning former school into hotel, empty office complex into food and beverage hub.

The impact of Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos’ crusade against public schools has been devastating for Wisconsin students
Press Release

The impact of Scott Walker and Betsy DeVos’ crusade against public schools has been devastating for Wisconsin students

Democrats have consistently supported public education, a fact that intimidates Walker in his re-election bid

The State of Politics: School Safety Bill Renews Gun Debate
The State of Politics

School Safety Bill Renews Gun Debate

81% of voters favor background checks. Democrats support, Republicans oppose them.

Governor Scott Walker Highlights Success of Tourism Industry at Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Highlights Success of Tourism Industry at Governor’s Conference on Tourism

The total six-year growth of tourism activity is up more than $5.2 billion, a 35% increase since Governor Walker took office.

Op Ed: Walker Doesn’t Merit Open Records Award
Op Ed

Walker Doesn’t Merit Open Records Award

As governor and county exec he's been consistently hostile to open records.

Your Right to Know: Opees Honor Good Deeds and Bad
Your Right to Know

Opees Honor Good Deeds and Bad

Freedom of Information Council's awards go to Gov. Walker and several journalists.

Campaign Cash: WMC Backs Kimberly-Clark Subsidy
Campaign Cash

WMC Backs Kimberly-Clark Subsidy

Business lobbying group and Kimberly-Clark have both donated to Walker.

Statement Regarding Governor Walker’s Phone Call with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
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Statement Regarding Governor Walker’s Phone Call with U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

"Governor Walker will continue to work with these and other Wisconsin companies to get relief from the negative impacts of the tariffs," said Press Secretary Amy Hasenberg.

Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February
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Leah’s Statement on Incredible U.S. Jobs Numbers for February

"It is getting harder and harder for Sen. Baldwin to deny the positive impact tax reform is having on the state and national economy."

Walker’s no good, very bad, jobs record
Press Release

Walker’s no good, very bad, jobs record

Wisconsin’s 118,000 jobs deficit grows after another dismal jobs report

Matt Flynn’s Statement on Addressing the Concerns of Communities of Color
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Matt Flynn’s Statement on Addressing the Concerns of Communities of Color

"The problems facing our communities of color are real..."

Data Wonk: Is GOP Trying to Destroy Democracy?
Data Wonk

Is GOP Trying to Destroy Democracy?

New report points to problems, which can be seen nationally and in Wisconsin.

Governor Walker Signs Assembly Bill 538 into Law
Press Release

Governor Walker Signs Assembly Bill 538 into Law

It is Act 140.

Campaign Cash: GOP Far Outspends Democrats on 527 Groups
Campaign Cash

GOP Far Outspends Democrats on 527 Groups

Republicans raised $2.8 million, Democrats $1.7 million in 2017.

Governor Walker Stresses the Importance of Public Safety at 51st Annual Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Campaign Cash: The Unlimited Cash Campaign Groups
Campaign Cash

The Unlimited Cash Campaign Groups

527 groups can spend freely, led by MMAC, Chris Abele and Potawatomi.

Murphy’s Law: Foxconn Deal Gets Even Worse
Murphy’s Law

Foxconn Deal Gets Even Worse

$4.1 billion handout will deliver even less benefits, more costs than imagined.

Kelda Roys for Governor releases groundbreaking video, “Our Girls”
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Kelda Roys for Governor releases groundbreaking video, “Our Girls”

In “Our Girls,” Roys tells the story of learning about the prevalence of Bisphenol A

Governor Walker Visits Wisconsin Employers in Oshkosh, Janesville that Have Expressed Concern with President Trump’s Proposed Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum
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Governor Walker Visits Wisconsin Employers in Oshkosh, Janesville that Have Expressed Concern with President Trump’s Proposed Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

Calls on President Trump to reconsider tariffs during visits with employees at Bemis Company and Seneca Foods

Op Ed: A Wheelchair Is Not a Trampoline
Op Ed

A Wheelchair Is Not a Trampoline

And Republican food share proposal won’t help disabled and poor people.

Marquette Poll Shows Voters Disagree with Gov. Walker on Foxconn, Public Schools
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Marquette Poll Shows Voters Disagree with Gov. Walker on Foxconn, Public Schools

"The Marquette Poll made one thing very clear -- people do not agree with Gov. Walker’s vision for Wisconsin," said Wachs for Wisconsin Campaign Manager Brita Olsen.

The State of Politics: New GOP Senators Have Clout
The State of Politics

New GOP Senators Have Clout

They may decide if Walker gets last minute laws he’s pushing for his reelection campaign.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"Mayor Barrett's endorsement means a great deal to me; I am grateful for his support."

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Wisconsin voters divided on benefits of Foxconn deal, but together in support of background checks for gun sales
Op Ed: Pendulum Swinging Against GOP
Op Ed

Pendulum Swinging Against GOP

Voters could punish Walker, Republicans for cuts in UW and environmental protection.

Walker’s Road to Nowhere
Press Release

Walker’s Road to Nowhere

"Who’s going to protect us from Walker’s raids?"

Governor Walker Announces United Alloy Inc.  to Expand Operations in Janesville
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Governor Walker Announces United Alloy Inc. to Expand Operations in Janesville

Manufacturer expects to create 66 jobs with $15 million expansion project

Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
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Governor Walker Releases Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

"Ironically, American companies who will feel the negative impact of the tariffs can actually move their operations to another country, such as Canada, and not face new tariffs on the sale of their products."

Governor Walker Announces Appointments to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents
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Governor Walker Announces Appointments to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

"We look forward to seeing Cris Peterson, Jason Plante, and Gerald Whitburn work as leaders of the University of Wisconsin System as members of the Wisconsin System Board of Regents.

State Supreme Court Candidate Mike Screnock a ‘Walking Conflict of Interest’
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State Supreme Court Candidate Mike Screnock a ‘Walking Conflict of Interest’

Won’t Commit to Removing Himself From Cases Involving Former Client Gov. Walker or Special Interest Groups Spending Record Amounts to Benefit His Campaign

Campaign Cash: State Okays Park Land for Golf Course
Campaign Cash

State Okays Park Land for Golf Course

Course owner, industrialist Herbert Kohler, gave $400,000 to Walker, other Republicans.

Representative Subeck Statement on Governor’s Comments on School Safety
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Representative Subeck Statement on Governor’s Comments on School Safety

"Republicans have failed to act to prevent gun violence and to keep our schools and public spaces safe."

Roys calls on Walker to pass common sense gun reform during proposed special session on gun violence
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Roys calls on Walker to pass common sense gun reform during proposed special session on gun violence

Roys also called on Walker to donate his NRA money to organizations that help victims of gun violence.

Campaign Cash: How Americans for Prosperity Wins
Campaign Cash

How Americans for Prosperity Wins

Koch-funded group gives huge campaign donations, has gotten long list of bills passed.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker Opposes Special Elections
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker Opposes Special Elections

He's not serving the voters. He's serving his party.

Governor Walker Congratulates Wisconsin Olympians Who Participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics
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Governor Walker Congratulates Wisconsin Olympians Who Participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics

Wishes 2018 Winter Paralympic Athletes Good Luck

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court
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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Rebecca Dallet for Wisconsin Supreme Court

"Congresswoman Moore is a leader in Milwaukee and I am so proud she has endorsed my candidacy for Wisconsin Supreme Court."

Campaign Cash: The Mystery of Meteor Timber
Campaign Cash

The Mystery of Meteor Timber

GOP bill would let company destroy hardwood wetlands, but the money trail is murky.

How Will Mike Screnock Thank the State Big Business Lobby?
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How Will Mike Screnock Thank the State Big Business Lobby?

State Court Candidate Set to Speak to Special Interest Group That Spent Nearly $600,000 on His Primary Election

Matt Flynn Will Make Childcare a Budget Priority as Governor
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Matt Flynn Will Make Childcare a Budget Priority as Governor

"Working parents need to know their pre-school children are well cared for and are developing the skills they will need to succeed in school."

City Hall: City Will Contest Foxconn Power Deal
City Hall

City Will Contest Foxconn Power Deal

City Attorney will contest $117 million Foxconn subsidy charged to We Energies customers.

Governor Walker: “We Want to Provide Health Care Stability and Lower Premiums for Wisconsin”
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Governor Walker: “We Want to Provide Health Care Stability and Lower Premiums for Wisconsin”

Signs State Reinsurance Program, Key Piece of Health Care Stability Plan into Law

Murphy’s Law: Should State Divest Gun Stocks?
Murphy’s Law

Should State Divest Gun Stocks?

Wisconsin pension fund invests in companies making guns that kill students.

Plats and Parcels: The Hubbub in Walker’s Point
Plats and Parcels

The Hubbub in Walker’s Point

It's all happening in Walker's Point, a bevy of busy reporters agree.

Barnes Campaign: Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress
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Barnes Campaign: Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress

Will speak at Saturday rally in Racine

Eyes on Milwaukee: Legislature Partially Restores Historic Preservation Program
Eyes on Milwaukee

Legislature Partially Restores Historic Preservation Program

Has state finally decided on new rules for program or will they continue to make changes?

Governor Walker Thanks Assembly for Passing Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Legislation
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Governor Walker Thanks Assembly for Passing Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Legislation

"We are getting positive things done for the people of Wisconsin."

Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Statement on Criminal Charges Against Armor Correctional in Tragic Death of Inmate – Nurses Lost Their Voice, Milwaukee Needlessly Lost a Life
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Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Statement on Criminal Charges Against Armor Correctional in Tragic Death of Inmate – Nurses Lost Their Voice, Milwaukee Needlessly Lost a Life

"The systemic practices and procedures adopted by Armor have resulted in deaths which provision of appropriate medical care could and should have prevented."

Foxconn Seeks to Raid the Great Lakes
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Foxconn Seeks to Raid the Great Lakes

Conservationists launch campaign to stop them

South Pointe Business Park in Sparta Earns Certified In Wisconsin® Designation
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South Pointe Business Park in Sparta Earns Certified In Wisconsin® Designation

114-acre parcel becomes 18th site certified as ‘development-ready’ by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Data Wonk: Evaluating Walker’s Reinsurance Plan
Data Wonk

Evaluating Walker’s Reinsurance Plan

It has some benefits, but not enough to make up for Trump’s health care changes.

Governor Walker Signs Leading on Lead Act into Law
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Governor Walker Signs Leading on Lead Act into Law

"The health and safety of Wisconsin families is our top priority."

Governor Walker Applauds Legislature for Passing Key Component of Health Care Stability Plan with Bipartisan Support
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Governor Walker Applauds Legislature for Passing Key Component of Health Care Stability Plan with Bipartisan Support

Health Care Stability Plan included in Governor Walker’s Ambitious Agenda for 2018

Statement from DPW Chair Martha Laning on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election
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Statement from DPW Chair Martha Laning on the Wisconsin Supreme Court Primary Election

"With their million-dollar down-payment, the Republican Party and corporate special interests see Michael Screnock as a good investment who will do their bidding," Martha Laning said.

Governor Walker Thanks Legislature for Passing Wisconsin Works for Everyone Welfare Reform Bills
Press Release

Governor Walker Thanks Legislature for Passing Wisconsin Works for Everyone Welfare Reform Bills

Welfare reform package included in Governor Walker’s Ambitious Agenda for Wisconsin

Our Crowded Prisons: County Jails Handle State Prison Overflow
Our Crowded Prisons

County Jails Handle State Prison Overflow

But they’re “bordeline inhumane,” worse than state prisons, some say.

Murphy’s Law: The Governor of Giveaways
Murphy’s Law

The Governor of Giveaways

Instead of building a real economy, Walker is trying to buy one.

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs
Press Release

Republicans Caused Wisconsinites’ Spiking Health Care Costs

Republicans Have Sole Ownership of Wisconsin’s Rising Health Insurance Premiums, a Result of Years of Sabotage and Undercutting the Affordable Care Act

Op Ed: Less Food For the Poor
Op Ed

Less Food For the Poor

Walker, Trump have fancy taxpayer-paid kitchens, cut food for the poor.

The Contrarian: Call It The Walker Bottleneck
The Contrarian

Call It The Walker Bottleneck

Efforts to revive E-W Freeway look dead. Oddly, Barrett and Walker both support this.

Governor Walker Visits Hospitals in La Crosse and Green Bay to Promote Health Care Stability Plan
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Governor Walker Visits Hospitals in La Crosse and Green Bay to Promote Health Care Stability Plan

“Where Washington has failed, Wisconsin will step up and lead.”- Gov. Walker

Biking: Roads Getting Worse With No Solution
Biking

Roads Getting Worse With No Solution

Bad for bikers as well as cars; does Walker have any solution?

Governor Walker Visits Martha Merrell’s Bookstore to Promote Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Package
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Governor Walker Visits Martha Merrell’s Bookstore to Promote Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Package

The proposed legislation sets a new sales tax holiday for August 4-5, 2018.

Governor Walker Joins Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation to Announce 200 New Jobs, $40 Million Capital Investment in Appleton Facility
Campaign Cash: Wealthy Donors Give Big to GOP Group
Campaign Cash

Wealthy Donors Give Big to GOP Group

Gave $1.7 million in 2017 to Republican Governors Association, a huge donor to Walker.

Dana Wachs Calls for an Overhaul of Assault Weapon Laws and Other Measures to Fight Domestic Terrorism
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Dana Wachs Calls for an Overhaul of Assault Weapon Laws and Other Measures to Fight Domestic Terrorism

"We can and must do something. And it cannot wait."

Governor Walker Announces International Mold and Production Relocating Operations from Illinois to Wisconsin
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Governor Walker Announces International Mold and Production Relocating Operations from Illinois to Wisconsin

"Congratulations to IMAP on its decision to relocate to our great state."

Welfare Reform a Morally Cruel Campaign Distraction
Press Release

Welfare Reform a Morally Cruel Campaign Distraction

"These bills do not address the issues that Governor Walker continues to neglect."

Governor Walker Promotes Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Package in Ashwaubenon
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Governor Walker Promotes Child Sales Tax Rebate and Sales Tax Holiday Package in Ashwaubenon

According to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, the child tax credit rebate is estimated at $122.1 million in fiscal year 2018.

Governor Walker Releases Statement Following Wednesday’s Tragic Event in Florida
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Governor Walker Releases Statement Following Wednesday’s Tragic Event in Florida

"My family and I are praying for those in Florida who have been affected by this senseless tragedy..."

NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown
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NRA Campaign Cash and Endorsements Put Wisconsin on Lockdown

Gun Cartel Endorsed Gov. Walker, Attorney General Schimel and High Court Candidate Screnock Offer Silence and Inaction After 30th Mass Shooting of 2018

SEIU WI Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
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SEIU WI Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“We need a champion, like Mahlon Mitchell, as Governor”

Campaign Cash: New Laws Could Decide High Court Race
Campaign Cash

New Laws Could Decide High Court Race

2015 law allows unlimited spending, Screnock already taking advantage of this.

Governor Walker, State Officials Push to Keep Kimberly-Clark Jobs in the Fox Valley
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Governor Walker, State Officials Push to Keep Kimberly-Clark Jobs in the Fox Valley

"We are committed to fighting for Wisconsin workers and communities."

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes

Ellen Nowak will begin her role as Department of Administration (DOA) secretary on Monday, March 5, 2018.

Rep. Sargent Statement on Child Tax Rebate and Annual Sales Tax Holiday
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Rep. Sargent Statement on Child Tax Rebate and Annual Sales Tax Holiday

"This is a one-time sales tax holiday and a one-time $100-check to be delivered right before an election—if that doesn’t scream ‘election-year gimmick,’ I don’t know what does."

Wisconsin Budget: State’s Rainy Day Fund Is Tiny
Wisconsin Budget

State’s Rainy Day Fund Is Tiny

No contributions to it since 2013, only enough to fund six days of operations.

Governor Walker Honors 18 Recipients of 2017 Financial Literacy Award in Capitol Ceremony
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Governor Walker Honors 18 Recipients of 2017 Financial Literacy Award in Capitol Ceremony

"Financial literacy is an important skill for everyone to learn."

Financial Report Confirms Wisconsin Ended Last Fiscal Year with a $579 Million Surplus
Press Release

Financial Report Confirms Wisconsin Ended Last Fiscal Year with a $579 Million Surplus

Wisconsin has ended every year with a budget surplus under Governor Walker

Op Ed: Stronger Recusal Rules Needed for State Courts
Op Ed

Stronger Recusal Rules Needed for State Courts

Wisconsin was once the gold standard for impartial courts. Not any more.

Smart Politics: History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win
Smart Politics

History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win

State voters rarely elect a gubernatorial candidate whose party holds the presidency.

Governor Walker Statement on Joint Committee on Finance Bipartisan Approval of Health Care Stability Plan
Press Release

Governor Walker Statement on Joint Committee on Finance Bipartisan Approval of Health Care Stability Plan

"Since Washington has failed to act, Wisconsin will lead."

Taylor and Bipartisan Legislators Introduce Juvenile Corrections Bill
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Taylor and Bipartisan Legislators Introduce Juvenile Corrections Bill

"I am glad that what I have repeatedly said and advocated for in past years regarding juvenile corrections is finally getting traction from my colleagues."

Cathy Myers Calls on Janesville City Council to Reject Plans to Move Polling Location to Police Station
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Cathy Myers Calls on Janesville City Council to Reject Plans to Move Polling Location to Police Station

Janesville City Council to Consider Resolution to Force City’s Most Diverse Neighborhoods to Vote in a Police Station

WEDC business attraction director receives Young Professional Award from Wisconsin Economic Development Association
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WEDC business attraction director receives Young Professional Award from Wisconsin Economic Development Association

Coleman Peiffer played key role in attracting Foxconn, HARIBO to Wisconsin

Wisconsin Budget: The Lesson of Kimberly-Clark Layoffs
Wisconsin Budget

The Lesson of Kimberly-Clark Layoffs

State gave huge tax giveaways to manufacturer, but company still laid off workers.

The State of Politics: Counting Down to Capitol “Chaos”
The State of Politics

Counting Down to Capitol “Chaos”

Legislature faces a rush of many proposed bills. Which will pass?

Dana Wachs Critiques Gov. Walker’s Photo Op with President Trump, Calls for Real Transportation Solutions
Press Release

Dana Wachs Critiques Gov. Walker’s Photo Op with President Trump, Calls for Real Transportation Solutions

"Look, we can all see through Gov. Walker's fancy trip to Washington. It's all about Foxconn."

Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’
Press Release

Republican Silence on Paul Nehlen Racism, Anti-Semitism ‘Disturbing’

Scott Walker, Brad Schimel Refuse to Condemn Conduct of Donor Nehlen

Op Ed: How Legislature Could Help Poor People
Op Ed

How Legislature Could Help Poor People

Don’t spend $90 million on new barriers; create a path out of poverty.

Republican Party Gives Screnock Campaign Massive Infusion of Resources
Press Release

Republican Party Gives Screnock Campaign Massive Infusion of Resources

Michael Screnock claims to be nonpartisan but his financial disclosures say otherwise

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Moving Downtown Offices
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Moving Downtown Offices

Will 27th and WI site be selected? State planning $50 million building.

Rep. Bowen Statement on Gov. Walker’s Plan for Milwaukee State Building
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Rep. Bowen Statement on Gov. Walker’s Plan for Milwaukee State Building

"While the Milwaukee State office is aging and needs to be replaced, I’d like to take Walker’s plan for a new facility a step further."

Op Ed: How Walker Slashed Tech College Funding
Op Ed

How Walker Slashed Tech College Funding

“Soaring” funding reported is wrong: it’s actually declined significantly.

Milwaukee State Office Building Plan Offers Savings for Taxpayers
Press Release

Milwaukee State Office Building Plan Offers Savings for Taxpayers

Sale of current office will spur economic development

Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure
Press Release

Mitchell: Too Little, Too Late from Gov. Walker on Infrastructure

"The people of Wisconsin need more than Walker’s election-year rhetoric- they need real leadership."

County Parks To Seek State Grant to Fund Ravine Road Bridge Project
Press Release

County Parks To Seek State Grant to Fund Ravine Road Bridge Project

The goal of the project is to preserve the historical character of Lake Park by replacing the bridge with a structure that closely matches its original architecture and design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Provides Amtrak Service for Foxconn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Provides Amtrak Service for Foxconn

DOT has plan and Ald. Bauman pushes it, demanding Walker address it.

Governor Walker Delivers Remarks on Health Care Stability Plan at Wisconsin Hospital Association Board Meeting
Press Release

Governor Walker Delivers Remarks on Health Care Stability Plan at Wisconsin Hospital Association Board Meeting

"Wisconsin is a national leader in health care quality in large part because of the work of the Wisconsin Hospital Association."

Value-Added Tolling would address Gov. Walker’s concerns
Press Release

Value-Added Tolling would address Gov. Walker’s concerns

Wisconsin ranks #38 in Reason Foundation's annual report on best and worst state highway systems

With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks
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With Over 600 Wisconsin Workers Facing Lay-Offs in Fox Valley, Senator Tammy Baldwin Questions the Use of Corporate Tax Cuts for Stock Buybacks

“Reward workers instead of the wealth of executives and shareholders with more stock buybacks.”

Governor Walker, Speaker Vos Agree to Tax Relief Package
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Governor Walker, Speaker Vos Agree to Tax Relief Package

Budget surplus returns to taxpayers through one-time child sales tax rebate and sales tax holiday under agreement

Data Wonk: GOP Not the Law-and-Order Party?
Data Wonk

GOP Not the Law-and-Order Party?

Republicans are undermining prosecutors, FBI, both here and nationally.

Wisconsin Exports Up 6% in 2017
Press Release

Wisconsin Exports Up 6% in 2017

State sets new record in exports to Mexico and China as shipments of industrial machinery, electrical machinery, vehicles, and plastics are up worldwide

Foxconn to replace 10,000 workers in Taiwan with robots
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Foxconn to replace 10,000 workers in Taiwan with robots

A sign of things to come in Wisconsin?

Campaign Cash: Kimberly-Clark Donated to Walker, Legislators
Campaign Cash

Kimberly-Clark Donated to Walker, Legislators

Paper industry gave $225,000. Walker wants state handout to Kimberly Clark.

Op Ed: Walker’s Work Rule Makes No Sense
Op Ed

Walker’s Work Rule Makes No Sense

Two-thirds of FoodShare recipients are blind, elderly, disabled or children and can’t work.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Foxconn HQ In Downtown Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Foxconn HQ In Downtown Milwaukee

Company building Racine area plant coming here to attract talent, grow new business line.

Dana Wachs Responds to Gov. Walker’s Tweetstorms and Photo-Ops on Foxconn and Kimberly Clark
Press Release

Dana Wachs Responds to Gov. Walker’s Tweetstorms and Photo-Ops on Foxconn and Kimberly Clark

Wachs calls for real leadership focused on Wisconsin job retention

Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus: Foxconn Purchases Building in Downtown Milwaukee from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
Press Release

Wisconsin’s Foxconn Bonus: Foxconn Purchases Building in Downtown Milwaukee from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance

Foxconn’s investment is above and beyond company’s commitment to $10 billion investment in Wisconsin

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Republicans Continue Pattern of Unfunded Mandates, Attacks on Local Control
Press Release

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Republicans Continue Pattern of Unfunded Mandates, Attacks on Local Control

"Do they really want to add even more attacks on local control to this list?"

Assembly Committee Votes on Gov. Scott Walker’s Election Year Special Session Bills
Press Release

Assembly Committee Votes on Gov. Scott Walker’s Election Year Special Session Bills

Scott Walker and Legislative Enablers Play Partisan Politics With Basics of People’s Survival

The State of Politics: Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive
The State of Politics

Supreme Court Primary Very Divisive

Battle of Dallet, Burns and Screnock mirrors national, state political divides.

Governor Walker Calls for Increasing Tax Incentives for Kimberly-Clark
Press Release

Governor Walker Calls for Increasing Tax Incentives for Kimberly-Clark

Proposal would more than double amount of tax credits available to company

Matt Flynn Releases His 16-Point Economic Plan for Wisconsin
Press Release

Matt Flynn Releases His 16-Point Economic Plan for Wisconsin

Democratic challenger vows to undue Walker’s wage-killing policies and restore investment in Wisconsin

Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling
Press Release

Right-Wing Special Interests Spending to Make Michael Screnock Into Right-Wing Media Darling

State Big Biz Lobby Drops Six-Figure Ad Buy on Fox News Channel

Governor Walker Discusses the Opioid Epidemic at Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Conference
Press Release

Governor Walker Discusses the Opioid Epidemic at Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Conference

"We are working with our officers and other community leaders to continue creating and passing legislation that helps combat this crisis."

Our Crowded Prisons: Racine County Prisons Over Capacity
Our Crowded Prisons

Racine County Prisons Over Capacity

But Oregon prison is even more crowded

The Contrarian: Foxconn Not Helping Walker?
The Contrarian

Foxconn Not Helping Walker?

New poll suggests he’s in trouble, no positive bump from Foxconn deal.

Campaign Cash: Walker Signs Law Favoring Utilities
Campaign Cash

Walker Signs Law Favoring Utilities

Less power for consumers in rate disputes. Utility industry gave $2.1 million to state politicians.

Governor Walker Highlights Unemployment, Welfare Reform
Press Release

Governor Walker Highlights Unemployment, Welfare Reform

Governor Tommy Thompson joins Governor Walker in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and La Crosse

Will Gov. Scott Walker Apply His Proposed Drug Testing for Public Housing to Himself and His Family?
Press Release

Will Gov. Scott Walker Apply His Proposed Drug Testing for Public Housing to Himself and His Family?

‘Scott Walker Ought To Be At the Front of the Line’

Governor Walker’s Re-Election Gimmick Will Cost Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions
Press Release

Governor Walker’s Re-Election Gimmick Will Cost Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions

Spending Package Exceeds $124 Million Up-Front Plus $180 Million Each Biennium

Op Ed: Walker Speech More About Politics Than Policy
Op Ed

Walker Speech More About Politics Than Policy

State-of-the-state speech was politically crafty, but ignored some major issues.

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Administration Staff Changes

Governor Scott Walker today announced the following administration staff changes

Senator Craig Applauds DOT Leadership, Governor for Savings
Press Release

Senator Craig Applauds DOT Leadership, Governor for Savings

“The I-94 East-West project is vital to the state and regional transportation network"

Campaign Cash: National Group Has Huge Clout in Wisconsin
Campaign Cash

National Group Has Huge Clout in Wisconsin

Virginia-based Republican State Leadership Committee spent $2.9 million to elect conservatives here.

Governor Walker Announces Major Projects to be Completed One Year Ahead of Scheduled Completion
Press Release

Governor Walker Announces Major Projects to be Completed One Year Ahead of Scheduled Completion

WisDOT will be completing the I-39/90 mainline project one-year early from 2021 to 2020

Campaign Cash: Bill Would Shine Light on ALEC
Campaign Cash

Bill Would Shine Light on ALEC

Right-wing group would have to register as lobbyist, disclose its payments to legislators.

Wisconsin Budget: $1.6 Billion of Foxconn Payout Won’t Create Jobs
Wisconsin Budget

$1.6 Billion of Foxconn Payout Won’t Create Jobs

And another $1.4 billion somewhat related to job creation.

Representative Lisa Subeck – Statement on Special Session Bills
Press Release

Representative Lisa Subeck – Statement on Special Session Bills

Instead of helping these families get ahead, the governor proposes chipping away at the very safety net that these families count on when times are tough.

Governor Scott Walker Announces Veteran Service Provider Grant Recipients
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Announces Veteran Service Provider Grant Recipients

“It is important that we support our veterans and remember their sacrifices every day"

Dana Wachs Says Gov. Walker Subverting Democracy by Refusing to Hold Timely Special Elections for Legislative Seats
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Dana Wachs Says Gov. Walker Subverting Democracy by Refusing to Hold Timely Special Elections for Legislative Seats

“Scott Walker is nervous. He watched Sen. Patty Schachtner win a seat Republicans thought belonged to them."

Governor Walker Appoints Waushara County District Attorney
Press Release

Governor Walker Appoints Waushara County District Attorney

"Anderson is a respected community leader whose experience and commitment to justice will make him an excellent District Attorney."

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Hands Dirty on Political Purge
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Hands Dirty on Political Purge

Why didn't he oppose axing Elections, Ethics heads? Because he wanted revenge.

Campaign Cash: Hendricks Family Gives Walker $80,000
Campaign Cash

Hendricks Family Gives Walker $80,000

That’s in addition to more than half a million Diane Hendricks gave to date.

Nominations Sought for the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Award
Press Release

Nominations Sought for the 35th Annual Virginia Hart Award

Governor Scott Walker urges state workers to nominate women who are making a difference in state government.

MAZON Launches Billboard Campaign to Oppose Drug Testing in Wisconsin
Press Release

MAZON Launches Billboard Campaign to Oppose Drug Testing in Wisconsin

“Get Pissed Wisconsin,” a targeted advocacy campaign in Wisconsin to raise awareness about a proposal to require that FoodShare applicants be drug tested to receive benefits.

Campaign Cash: 1 in 3 of Walker’s Donations from Out of State
Campaign Cash

1 in 3 of Walker’s Donations from Out of State

$2.4 million of $7.2 million raised in 2017 from outside Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Budget: 5 Ways to Help Workers
Wisconsin Budget

5 Ways to Help Workers

Walker says he wants to remove barriers to work. Here’s how to do it.

Op Ed: Parks Should Be Free For All People
Op Ed

Parks Should Be Free For All People

Why Abele’s pay-to-park-plan for county parks should be opposed.

The State of Politics: Spending on Medicaid, Tech Colleges Soars
The State of Politics

Spending on Medicaid, Tech Colleges Soars

Up by 81% and 281% under Walker.

Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race
Press Release

Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race

"I have known Matt Flynn for 40 years. He will be a strong and effective governor," said Earl.

The State of our State is Historically Strong
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The State of our State is Historically Strong

We are getting positive things done for the people of Wisconsin.

Op Ed: Walker’s Speech Ignores the Environment
Op Ed

Walker’s Speech Ignores the Environment

Not one word or update about environment in State of the State speech. Why?

Governor Walker Releases Statement Thanking U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley
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Governor Walker Releases Statement Thanking U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley

“I thank Chairman Grassley for his leadership and commitment to allowing judicial nominees with sterling credentials the opportunity to be heard."

Rep. Bowen: Introduces “Heat & Eat” Legislation
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Rep. Bowen: Introduces “Heat & Eat” Legislation

Gov. Walker’s Wisconsin one of two states that has failed to adjust to 2014 federal SNAP cuts

It’s Come to This: With 2018 Election Year Gimmick Gov. Scott Walker is Literally Seeking to Buy Votes
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It’s Come to This: With 2018 Election Year Gimmick Gov. Scott Walker is Literally Seeking to Buy Votes

Desperate Governor Offers One Time Check Instead of Permanent Solutions

Walker Makes Clean Drinking Water an Afterthought
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Walker Makes Clean Drinking Water an Afterthought

State of State Address Again Ignores Reality

AFP-Wisconsin Hails Walker Welfare Reform Plan in State of State Address
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AFP-Wisconsin Hails Walker Welfare Reform Plan in State of State Address

Governor Calls for Historic Welfare Reform As Economy Grows Stronger WI. Conservative Grassroots Activists Will Engage Legislature to Pass Reforms

Bryce Releases Statement on Walker’s State of the State
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Bryce Releases Statement on Walker’s State of the State

"Scott Walker's flip-flop on Obamacare and SeniorCare in today's address was a shamelessly transparent attempt to improve his reelection odds."

Brostoff to Walker on SOS: “It’s time to have a Democrat back in the governor’s office.”
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Brostoff to Walker on SOS: “It’s time to have a Democrat back in the governor’s office.”

"The best ideas he's had as Governor all came in the last month and all from Democrats."

Data Wonk: Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?
Data Wonk

Has Tide Turned Against Republicans?

Last week’s elections show GOP could be vulnerable to right kind of campaign.

Op Ed: How Golf Tees Kill Trees
Op Ed

How Golf Tees Kill Trees

What the DNR had to say about the new Kohler golf course.

Startup City: WEDC Gives $500,000 To Entrepreneur Groups
Startup City

WEDC Gives $500,000 To Entrepreneur Groups

Milwaukee-based BizStarts and BrightStar are two of the state grant winners.

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign: Senate “Hatchet Job” Removes Haas, Bell
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign

Senate “Hatchet Job” Removes Haas, Bell

What did they do wrong? “I have no idea,” Fitzgerald admits, but demands firings.

Senate Republicans throw elections into chaos
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Senate Republicans throw elections into chaos

GOP witch hunt removes officials that oversee state elections and ethics

Rep. Riemer Statement on Governor Walker’s Plan to Weaken Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
End Walker’s Man & Ag Tax Credit
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End Walker’s Man & Ag Tax Credit

"Trickle down economics hasn’t worked anywhere and yet Republicans keep handing over billions of dollars to companies in the failed pursuit of jobs."

Murphy’s Law: Dark Money’s High Court Candidate
Murphy’s Law

Dark Money’s High Court Candidate

Michael Screnock blows off candidate forums, bets on special interest money.

Dana Wachs Challenges Gov. Walker’s Record on Jobs and the Economy
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Dana Wachs Challenges Gov. Walker’s Record on Jobs and the Economy

Wachs releases part two of #WIRemember campaign

Walker Shift on Health Care not Enough to Undo Damage from Years of Sabotage
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Walker Shift on Health Care not Enough to Undo Damage from Years of Sabotage

Opening BadgerCare as a public option, and other reforms, needed to make coverage affordable

The State of Politics: Can Democrats Win State Senate?
The State of Politics

Can Democrats Win State Senate?

Schachtner win gives hope. But everything would have to go right.

Doctors Side Against Injured Public Workers?

Doctors Side Against Injured Public Workers?

“Independent” medical examiners can favor employers in workers comp cases, experts say.

Governor Walker Proposes Health Care Stability Plan to Stabilize Premiums for Wisconsinites on Obamacare
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Governor Walker Proposes Health Care Stability Plan to Stabilize Premiums for Wisconsinites on Obamacare

"There are hardworking people across our state who are experiencing massive health care premium increases under Obamacare, and that’s unacceptable."

Statement of Senator Jon Erpenbach on Governor Walker’s re-election health care plan.
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Statement of Senator Jon Erpenbach on Governor Walker’s re-election health care plan.

"These newly loved Democratic plans are a drop in the bucket compared to what accepting funds to expand BagerCare could do for the people of this state."

Court Watch: Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet
Court Watch

Voter’s Choice, Burns vs. Dallet

Two Supreme Court candidates answer questions, but Screnock declines.

We Cut 20 Tons of Carbon Emissions

We Cut 20 Tons of Carbon Emissions

Non-profit Cool Choices uses games to convince even Republicans to go green.

Governor Walker Highlights Historic K-12 Education Investments at Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ State Education Convention
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Governor Walker Highlights Historic K-12 Education Investments at Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ State Education Convention

"We increased funding by $200 per student for every school in the state this year, and we’re adding another $204 per student on top of that next year."

Dana Wachs Called on Gov. Walker and AG Schimel to Sue Big Pharma Over Misleading Opioid Marketing
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Dana Wachs Called on Gov. Walker and AG Schimel to Sue Big Pharma Over Misleading Opioid Marketing

"Wealthy drug companies have been peddling highly addictive painkillers for decades while telling Americans that they were safe. It’s about time they are held accountable for their lies."

Team Screnock = Team Walker
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Team Screnock = Team Walker

Michael Screnock Worked to Defend Gov. Scott Walker’s Agenda in Court, Now Team Walker Campaigns for Screnock’s Supreme Court Race

Campaign Cash: Walker Donor Given State Park Land
Campaign Cash

Walker Donor Given State Park Land

State approves giving Herbert Kohler lakeshore parkland for his golf course.

Governor Walker Takes Additional Action to Fight Opioid Crisis
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Governor Walker Takes Additional Action to Fight Opioid Crisis

Wisconsin continues to lead the way forward

Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color
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Fresh Off Stunning Electoral Defeat, Gov. Scott Walker to Call Special Session on Dog Whistle Attacks on Poor and People of Color

Divisive, Racist Attacks Are Morally Inexcusable and Politically Tone Deaf

Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Special Session
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Representative Lisa Subeck’s Statement on Special Session

"After eight years of Scott Walker’s so called ‘reforms,’ families across Wisconsin are still living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to make ends meet."

AFP Praises Walker Welfare Reform Push as Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent
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AFP Praises Walker Welfare Reform Push as Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent

WI Unemployment Rate Now 3 Percent, Tied for Lowest on Record

Andy Gronik Statement on Gov. Walker’s Attack on Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Citizens
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Andy Gronik Statement on Gov. Walker’s Attack on Wisconsin’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

"Governor Scott Walker is in a panic about facing someone like me in November."

Murphy’s Law: Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?
Murphy’s Law

Can Dallet Win Supreme Court Primary?

Outspoken Madison liberal Tim Burns stands in her way.

Walker Renews Call to Gut Services
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Walker Renews Call to Gut Services

Reign of neglect continues, from juveniles to the disabled – no one is safe

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to  Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake
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Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake

"I write to you today to offer my support for your plan to discontinue the use of the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls as youth detention facilities..."

Op Ed: UW Extension Could Have More Impact
Op Ed

UW Extension Could Have More Impact

Its 1600 employees could beef up depleted regional UW campuses.

Wisconsin Works for Everyone: Governor Walker Calls for Special Session on Welfare Reform
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Wisconsin Works for Everyone: Governor Walker Calls for Special Session on Welfare Reform

"We want to remove barriers to work and make it easier to get a job, while making sure public assistance is available for those who truly need it."

Nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau Projects State to Have $385 Million Surplus
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Nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau Projects State to Have $385 Million Surplus

Better than expected positive outlook shows Governor Walker’s reforms are working

Op Ed: Water Pollution Skyrockets Under Walker
Op Ed

Water Pollution Skyrockets Under Walker

His own data shows addition of 804 polluted waterways.

Governor Walker Announces Wisconsin Career Creator Plan to Support Long-Term Workforce Development Needs
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Governor Walker Announces Wisconsin Career Creator Plan to Support Long-Term Workforce Development Needs

$20 million investment will improve worker training and education opportunities

Democrats Triumph in Special Elections
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Democrats Triumph in Special Elections

The gains our great candidates made in traditionally Republican territory are further proof of the growing Democratic wave building here in Wisconsin and across the country.

Campaign Cash: GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race
Campaign Cash

GOP Has Cash Edge in 10th Senate Race

Republican Jarchow raised more, has more dark money than Democrat Schachtner.

Wisconsin State Director of Strategic Economic Initiatives, Matthew Moroney to speak on the FOXCONN Development at AGC Corporate Dinner
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Wisconsin State Director of Strategic Economic Initiatives, Matthew Moroney to speak on the FOXCONN Development at AGC Corporate Dinner

The FOXCONN development project is expected to be the largest single economic development project in Wisconsin history.

Statement on Delayed Action at Lincoln Hills
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Statement on Delayed Action at Lincoln Hills

"The Governor and Legislative Republicans have had three budgets to address the Lincoln Hills crisis and their inaction has only made problems worse."

Governor Walker Calls on Legislature to Pass Bipartisan Reform for Wisconsin’s Juvenile Corrections System in 2018