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Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012

The outgoing legislator on her personal and political battles

The good news is that after giving everyone a big scare this past year, state Rep. Tamara Grigsby is in good health and “feeling wonderful.” The bad news is that Grigsby
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Despite earning more votes, Democrats are in the minority

 On Nov. 6, Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000 more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lehman predicts his 834-vote lead will give Democrats the majority

The epic partisan battle for the Wisconsin Legislature is now coming down to an 834-vote difference in the 72,000 votes cast in the 21st Senate District in Racine County. Although a canvass confirmed...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ALEC's 'Scholarships' raise questions about corporate lobbying

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an ultraconservative corporate-sponsored policy group, has been known to legislators for years, but it has just recently come under public...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Wisconsin Legislature closes out final scheduled floor session

The legislative session that began with a bang is ending with a whimper...
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
How far will the Walker administration and the Fitzgerald brothers go to pass a new iron mining bill in the state Legislature? Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) has proven that he's willing to trample on the...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Despite promises and denials, budget amendment applies beyond Racine

It was no secret that once Republicans took power they would expand taxpayer-funded voucher schools beyond the city of Milwaukee. After all, out-of-state voucher backers have poured millions into favored candidates' campaigns over the years; Gov. Scott Walker...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

For-profit bail bondsmen could become legal in Wisconsin

Who let “Dog the Bounty Hunter” loose in the streets of Wisconsin? State Rep. Robin Vos (R-Caledonia) did last Friday evening, when the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) took up the final items in the massive biennial state budget. Although Republicans like Vos had pledged to keep non-fiscal...

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