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Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Bills $183,000 to state taxpayers this year for flights

 Gov. Scott Walker blew through $160,000 of state taxpayer money while flying on state-owned planes in the first six months of this year.  That’s about $100,000 more than he’d spent in the first six months of 2011, when he was flying around the state trying to convince
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Daily Dose
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013
Folks—I’ve got a problem.  I’m going through Gov. Scott Walker’s use of the state plane this year.
And I’m scratching my head over his whereabouts on March 14, 2013.
The plane left Madison with a security guy and Walker’s deputy chief of staff, Scott Matejov.
They flew to Milwaukee, where they picked up the governor and his traveling press aide, Chris Walker (no...
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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Heavy equipment staging and concrete crushing might go ahead on the county grounds

On Sept. 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a contract for work to be done on the Watertown Plank Interchange and the Highway 100/Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-94 as part of the $1.7 billion Zoo Interchange reconst...
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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

Walker’s police arrest peaceful protesters and observers

 “Scott Walker and his police force are showing increasing hostility toward almost every aspect of the First Amendment,” The Progressive’s editor Matthew Rothschild said last week.
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Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is just one watershed moment among many

Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr.’s soaring “I Have a Dream” speech may be the moment most remembered today. Standing in front of the majestic Lincoln Memorial before an es...
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Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Newly released emails show how his political campaign was involved in county government matters

 In the initial phases of the John Doe investigation, the public learned how then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s county aides worked on his gubernatorial campaign while working at