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Op Ed: President Trump is Beyond Divisive

President Trump is Beyond Divisive

He respects no one, maybe not even himself, and never seeks win-win outcomes.

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President Trump is Beyond Divisive

He respects no one, maybe not even himself, and never seeks win-win outcomes.

Walker, Evers On Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Woes

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

Dems Back More Openness, GOP Mostly Mum

Freedom of Information Council survey gets little response from GOP candidates.

Council Passes Complete Streets Policy

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

The Strange Suit by Brad Schimel

Why try to end coverage of pre-existing conditions which 67% of Republicans support?

Schimel Versus Kaul Part 3

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

The Fight Against Voter Suppression

Georgia’s targeting of minority voters highlights a national Republican strategy, including in Wisconsin.

Fitzgerald Downplays Pre-Existing Conditions Issue

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

Black Workers Losing Transit to Jobs?

End of county bus routes 61 and 6 means no connection to jobs in other counties.

October Surprise for Walker, Trump?

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

Walker Mum About Medicaid Changes

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

Walker Campaigns With Tommy Thompson

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

Evers Hits Walker on Pre-Existing Conditions

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

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Endorsements

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters Endorse Liz Sumner

The organization represents roughly 26,000 working people from six states in the midwest

Candidate for Aldermanic 5th District, Matt Elder, Endorsed By the Milwaukee Police Association

"I’m grateful for the support of the Milwaukee Police Association, and am happy to accept their endorsement of our campaign."

Retiree Group Endorses Sen. Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate

Cites Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits

Clean Wisconsin Action Fund Endorses Liz Sumner for State Assembly

CWAF protects Wisconsin's clean water and air and advocates for clean energy

Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Tom Palzewicz for Congress

Sen. Warren says Palzewicz will take on special interest groups and empower the middle class

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Black Workers Losing Transit to Jobs?

End of county bus routes 61 and 6 means no connection to jobs in other counties.

Norquist Bashes Inspector General Idea

Council wants its own watchdog. Former mayor says post is unnecessary.

Milwaukee County on a Crash Course

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

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The Strange Suit by Brad Schimel

Why try to end coverage of pre-existing conditions which 67% of Republicans support?

The Incoherence of Scott Walker

His suddenly changing policies make for a confused campaign.

The Curious Campaign of Leah Vukmir

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

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Does Wisconsin Need an Alcohol Czar?

State struggles with host of issues involved in regulating the alcohol industry.

How Thompson Grew State Prisons

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

The Rise of Absentee Ballots

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

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Press Releases

Russian National Charged with Interfering in U.S. Political System

"Today’s charges allege that Russian national Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova conspired with others who were part of a Russian influence campaign to interfere with U.S. democracy."

Will Scott Walker Fly There?

Traffic Can Be Tough on the Beltline...

Rep. Kooyenga caught lying about cuts to schools

Kooyenga hides voting record as reports surface of drinking on the job

Regional transit approach needed to help workers keep jobs, fill abundant vacancies

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 19, 2018

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters Endorse Liz Sumner

The organization represents roughly 26,000 working people from six states in the midwest

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

Nominations will be accepted through November 30, 2018.

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws

"Expungement allows people who have completed their sentences to be given a real chance to pursue economic security for themselves and their families."

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

Rep. Bowen commends Shorewood community for discussion on race

Young people, school community show leadership amid “To Kill a Mockingbird” controversy

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