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04.07.2014 | 17 days ago | Posted at 05:17 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Seems like it was an open secret among state Republicans that state Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) had a problem with women and alcohol. But they disregarded his bad, and potentially criminal, behavior and elected him to leadership anyway. They’ve since removed him from his leadership post, but Kramer remains in office.  Today, top Democratic Assembly leaders—Peter Barca, Sandy Pasch, And...
02.07.2014 | 76 days ago | Posted at 11:29 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Progress! The cannabis oil bill, which could help the Shepherd’s cover girl, Lydia Schaeffer, with her seizures, will get a hearing in the state Assembly at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12. This is huge. The Assembly version of the bill, officially called Assembly Bill 726, has three Republican cosponsors—Scott Krug, David Craig and Gary Bies. Interestingly, Scott Krug is the chair of the As...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

The Greendale village president has earned your vote

 On Tuesday, Dec. 17, voters in Assembly District 82 have the opportunity to cast a ballot for a highly qualified and effective candidate—Greendale Village President John Hermes—in a special
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

County board chair will focus on green jobs and education

 Milwaukee County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic will run for the East Side state Assembly seat being vacated by longtime Democratic state Rep. Jon Richards as he runs for state attorney
06.20.2013 | | Posted at 01:30 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Were you as baffled as me by the Assembly Democrats’ decision not to introduce amendments to the state budget? I mean, I know it was crafted by Gov. Scott Walker, the Republican members of the Joint Finance Committee and the Republican legislative leaders without public input. Or Democratic input. And I know that Assembly Democrats were powerless to make any changes to it. And I appreci...
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

Vote on Tuesday, Aug. 14

In the hotly contested race to represent Senate District 6, the Shepherd's endorsement goes...
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

Voters look to find Rep. Grigsby's successor

State Rep. Tamara Grigsby is stepping down from the Assembly, allowing a new representative to be elected to serve the 18th District. Eight candidates will vie for the position in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary; the winner will face Libertarian...

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