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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Plus Hero of the Week

Buried in the details of the $66 billion state budget—which state Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) has laughably called the “best” budget she's ever seen—is a sobering, sweeping, anti-democratic change that will affect the 1.1 million Wisconsinites on Medicaid programs...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
When a governor and a majority in the Legislature start destroying decades of individual rights and governmental responsibilities, the only real protection citizens have is the rule of law. In Wisconsin, the state Supreme Court is the final authority on the law...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The agency wants to improve 'customer' service, but will the environment pay the price?

Run it like a business. Improve customer service. Fast turnaround times. Those are the guiding concepts in a draft plan to reorganize the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) into a “charter agency...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
As the biggest political recall in Wisconsin history takes shape, there is one question about the integrity of our political process every citizen in the state should be asking, but especially those who have...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Most political controversies over art are just silly: low-rent politicians pretending to represent ordinary folks by loudly objecting to any public art that bothers anyone who doesn't understand it...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Asking the wealthy and corporations to pay their fair share

“We're broke,” Gov. Scott Walker has told the state repeatedly as a way to justify his draconian budget, which guts public education and transit and raises taxes on the poor while cutting taxes for the wealthy and profitable businesses. But “we're broke” isn't totally true, since the state Legislative Fiscal Bureau found that Wisconsin will have an extra $636...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Plus Hero of the Week

When a governor and lieutenant governor are the first Republican gubernatorial ticket to be endorsed by the extremist fringe of the right-to-life movement that believes birth control causes abortions, you know that their administration is not going to be kind to women.