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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How Scott Walker burned through $2 million to raise $3.5 million

 As governor, Scott Walker attempts to portray himself as a no-frills man of the people, a “brown bag” kind of guy who was raised by a minister and drove a Saturn
07.25.2013 | | Posted at 12:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Wisconsinites have gotten precious little information about the travels of Gov. Scott Walker. We know from second-hand sources that he’s constantly crisscrossing the country as he sets up a run for president in 2016 (and, oh yeah, get re-elected governor in 2014).  And that’s all that we knew. Until now. Walker’s just-released 1,695-page campaign finance report reveals a bit more abo...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Abele could select a for-profit bus operator without board input

 The bidding process on a three-year contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is less transparent than it has been in the past, said Milwaukee
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Extreme pro-life movement jeopardizes abortion, IVF treatments, contraceptives and stem cell research

 Bills bubbling up in the state Legislature would grant new legal rights to fertilized eggs that would trump the health and well-being of Wisconsin women and turn
Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Part of a national wave to chip away at women’s reproductive freedom

 Like Texas and North Carolina, the Republican-dominated Wisconsin Legislature is in the midst of passing highly restrictive anti-abortion laws, including one that forces
07.09.2013 | | Posted at 02:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
U.S. District Judge William Conley did the right thing in temporarily halting Act 37's requirement that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of their clinic. In his order, Conley found that the requirement wasn’t necessary for maternal health and the state therefore had no reason to implement this mandate:   As reflected in the immedi...

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