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Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011
By definition, last week's state Senate recall elections all were fought in Republican districts...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Collective bargaining bill continues to divide

Milwaukee County is in the process of sorting out the details of how, exactly, Gov. Scott Walker's controversial collective bargaining bill will be implemented throughout county government. Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch released a three-page guidance memo...
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

What's the fuss about a Milwaukee County takeover?

Rumors are still swirling that there's a secret plan that would allow the state to take over Milwaukee County and other local governments. First reported by prominent Madison attorney Ed Garvey on his FightingBob.com blog, the secret plan allegedly is similar to a new Michigan...
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Temporary restraining order is just the beginning

For fans of legal dramas, Madison is the place to be these days. Last week, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Maryann Sumi reaffirmed her decision that a temporary restraining order (TRO) be placed...
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Plus Hero of the Week

After the Republican majority in the state Legislature rammed through their "budget repair" bill, using dubious procedural maneuvers to essentially gut public unions, Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne filed a complaint seeking to block the bill's implementation. The case was assigned to Judge...
Thursday, March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011

Images capture the ongoing protests at the Capitol