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07.17.2014 | 66 days ago | Posted at 01:43 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been horrible on women’s health issues.  But, fortunately, the courts aren’t complying with his agenda. The latest strike against Walker’s regressive policies is today’s decision by a state circuit court that Walker and the state Legislature’s ending of medication abortions was illegal. There are two kinds of abortion—surgical and via medicati...
07.16.2014 | 67 days ago | Posted at 03:51 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
We all know that Gov. Scott Walker has bragged about his version of health care reform.  Of course Walker’s “reform” is more expensive than the federal effort. He refused to accept full federal funding for expanding Medicaid and chose to slice and dice health care coverage for our most vulnerable residents. The poorest residents could be on BadgerCare in Walker’s Wisconsin, but those...
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Being responsible for the entire future of NBA basketball in Milwaukee is a lot to put on the shoulders of even an outstanding young player like Jabari Parker, but, believe it or not
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Why did out-of-state contributors give millions to Walker?

 Recently unsealed John Doe court documents shed light on what prosecutors call a “criminal scheme” in which Gov. Scott Walker’s
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Unsealed John Doe documents detail the governor’s ‘criminal scheme’

 Republican Gov. Scott Walker may be arguing that the John Doe investigation into alleged illegal campaign coordination
06.20.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 02:42 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
At the end of Thursday’s John Doe document dump is a strong rebuke by the Milwaukee prosecutors, led by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, in the federal case brought by Eric O’Keefe and the Wisconsin Club for Growth.
06.20.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 12:48 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Yesterday’s document dump included the subpoena sent to the Wisconsin Club for Growth’s Eric O’Keefe last September. The judge presiding over the John Doe at the time, Barbara Kluka, signed off on it. (It’s Exhibit F in the big document released yesterday, if you want to check it out on your own.)  So what were prosecutors looking at? A who’s who of right-wing operatives and the ...

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