Rep. Barca Statement on Gov. Walker’s Blame Game
"Put simply, Gov. Walker needs to own up to his own extreme ideas."
MADISON – Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) issued the following statement on Gov. Walker’s continued blame game over the extreme UW System language revisions included in his budget proposal:
“When it comes to his own budget proposal, the buck stops with Governor Walker.
“Put simply, Gov. Walker needs to own up to his own extreme ideas. The fact is that in his budget, Gov. Walker tried to dismantle the century-old Wisconsin Idea – which is a cornerstone of our state – and create a narrow agenda that doesn’t include pursuing the truth.
“Walker’s blame game continues his history of poor leadership for the state. The governor and his Republican colleagues have created this budget deficit and Walker’s latest slash and burn university budget will only further harm the middle class and current and future Wisconsin students.
“The students, parents, employers and residents of this great state deserve to know Gov. Walker’s true intentions for his radical changes to the University of Wisconsin System.”
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