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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.

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Second Walker Official Opposes Him

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

Did Abele, Newspaper Cover Up Schmidt Pension?

Decisions by county exec, Journal Sentinel, suppressed news of his lucrative pension.

In Defense of Journalists

Trump is the enemy of truth. Journalists are still the best protection of a democratic nation.

Counties Struggle With Opioid Costs

Ashland County asks voters for property tax hike to handle costs; referendum defeated.

Poll Has Evers 5 Points Up On Walker

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

Dallet’s Curious Attack on Justice System

Her call to re-examine black incarceration rate raises question of her role in that system.

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Workers at company that serves airport demand a union, give company till Monday to officially respond.

Hagedorn Will Run for Supreme Court

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

Election Had Big Democratic Turnout

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

Why Dane County Beat Us In Property Value

State policies going back many years have hurt Milwaukee County.

Six Wealthy Donors Give GOP $255,000

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

Dane County Property Value Tops Milwaukee

For first time Dane bests Milwaukee in total county property value, study shows

Evers Could Benefit From Walker Fatigue

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

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Endorsements

Clean Wisconsin Action Fund Endorses Emily Siegrist

Siegrist seen as fighter for clean water, clean air, and clean energy

Sen. Chris Larson & Rep. Jonathan Brostoff Endorse Tom Palzewicz for Congress

Legislators say Tom will be a strong advocate for Southeastern Wisconsin and a supporter of progressive values

Supreme Court Candidate Judge Lisa Neubauer announces support from more than 200 judges across Wisconsin

"I am honored to have such broad support from my colleagues across the state."

Judge Brian Hagedorn Announces Candidacy for the Wisconsin Supreme Court

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

A United Community Supports Earnell Lucas for Sheriff

"I am deeply grateful for the outpouring of support that our campaign is receiving."

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Did Abele, Newspaper Cover Up Schmidt Pension?

Decisions by county exec, Journal Sentinel, suppressed news of his lucrative pension.

23 Election Winners and Losers

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

Schmidt’s Pension An Issue for Deputies

Co-workers know he’s getting $1 million pension, say issue is divisive for department.

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Why Republicans Lack Health Coverage

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

The Trouble with Freedom Indices

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

How Government Helps the Economy

A government safety net is the best way of assuring the economy can evolve and grow.

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Counties Struggle With Opioid Costs

Ashland County asks voters for property tax hike to handle costs; referendum defeated.

Remembering Mike Ellis

He dealt in deals, barbs, facts and fiction.

ACLU Increases Its Impact

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

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Press Releases

Sensenbrenner Statement on the Trump Administration’s Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule

"The Obama administration’s so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ was an egregious example of government overregulation..."

Vukmir Staffs Up For General Election Battle Against Baldwin

"These additions to my team with significant Wisconsin experience will give us additional fire-power in exposing Two-Faced Tammy for the hypocrite she is."

Statement on EPA’s replacement to Clean Power Plan

"The EPA’s proposed rule fails to address climate change while catering to special interests in the fossil fuel industry."

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

Clean Wisconsin Action Fund Endorses Emily Siegrist

Siegrist seen as fighter for clean water, clean air, and clean energy

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

Sen. Chris Larson & Rep. Jonathan Brostoff Endorse Tom Palzewicz for Congress

Legislators say Tom will be a strong advocate for Southeastern Wisconsin and a supporter of progressive values

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

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

Audit Reveals Shortfalls in Required Medical Staffing

As a result of a class action lawsuit over jail conditions, a 2001 court-approved Consent Decree set specific staffing levels in order to provide reasonably necessary health care to inmates.

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