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
You just can’t please some people.
Gov. Scott Walker is playing a high-stakes game of chicken—a game that
could seriously affect the state’s citizens and health care industry—by stalling
on implementing the federal Affordable Care Act’s requirement that states
Kudos to the 70% of Wisconsinites who voted on Tuesday. Elections matter, and this one was historic. I’m grateful that President Barack Obama earned a second term. Let the pundits and analysts pick apart his ground game and data-crunching, but as far as I’m concerned it was the triumph of reality over fantasy—of creating a realistic tax code vs. one that only works in an alternate univers...
When Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele presented his 2013 budget,
it reminded many of those presented by former County Executive Scott Walker.
Both men offered budgets that didn’t include a tax increase, privatized
Recognizing that the oldest General Motors (GM) plant in the nation was shutting down an hour and 15 minutes from his doorstep and wanting to tell an insightful story about the recession that would resonate nationwide...
presidential nominee Paul Ryan lit up the Republican National Convention (RNC)
when he blamed President Barack Obama for failing to save the General Motors
(GM) plant in Janesville, Wis., Ryan’s hometown...