Posts Tagged ‘Gov Walker’

Mar
2014
19

WI Newspaper: Walker Request for Voter ID Special Session “Ridiculous,” Voter Fraud “Not a Problem”

WI Newspaper: Walker Request for Voter ID Special Session
  An editorial from the Appleton Post-Crescent attempts to clarify the issue of Voter ID in Wisconsin, slamming Gov. Scott Walker for calling a special session of the legislature in order to change the law while more pressing matters, like disastrous job numbers, face the state.   Interestingly, the board originally supported the Voter ID...
Feb
2014
21

EXPOSED: Gov. Scott Walker’s Legion of Brutally Racist Aides

EXPOSED: Gov. Scott Walker's Legion of Brutally Racist Aides
  Scott Walker may not have been officially named ‘John Doe’ in a pair of Wisconsin investigations into abuses during his multiple tenures in power, but his aides could safely be called another name or two. Newly disclosed emails from a trove of Walker insider communiqué reveals brutally racist jokes and demographic bias suited...
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Feb
2014
12

Alarmed Yet? Scott Walker & Co. Now Target of Second John Doe Investigation

Alarmed Yet? Scott Walker & Co. Now Target of Second John Doe Investigation
  A second John Doe investigation in Wisconsin, this one into the campaign finances of the Scott Walker recall election defense, has been labeled “the shadowy probe of shadowy political groups” by Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writer Daniel Bice. It focuses on “illegal campaign coordination between (name redacted), a campaign committee,...
Jan
2014
2

Wisconsin Education Unions Lose Certification as Non-Votes Called “No” Votes Under Act 10

Wisconsin Education Unions Lose Certification as Non-Votes Called
  The fix is in: Gov. Scott Walker’s Budget Repair Act is forcing the collapse of unionism in Wisconsin.   To finish out 2013, eight Wisconsin education unions lost their ability to collectively bargain when, seeking recertification, non-votes were counted as “no” votes under the governor’s hallmark anti-union...
Aug
2013
7

INTERACTIVE MAP: Scott Walker Receiving Just 38% of His Donations from Wisconsinites

  A new interactive map shows an influx of out-of-state donations coming Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s way since he enacted his trademark, anti-union piece of legislation, Act 10, in February of 2011. The Capital Times reveals what many of us lamented during the Walker Recall — that the Governor’s support comes not from his home...
Jul
2013
25

New WI Union Numbers Reveal Brutal Implications of Walker’s Anti-Collective Bargaining Bill

New WI Union Numbers Reveal Brutal Implications of Walker's Anti-Collective Bargaining Bill
  Two years after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s anti-union Act 10 became law, the numbers show that this signature piece of legislative overreach has had its intended effect: draining unions of their members and therefore their resources.   Daniel Bice of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel shows that tens of thousands of workers have left...