Posts Tagged ‘Mary Burke’

Jul
2014
29

Long Trek: Mary Burke Surging in WI Gov Polls, but Dems Shouldn’t Be too Excited (Yet)

Long Trek: Mary Burke Surging in WI Gov Polls, but Dems Shouldn't Be too Excited (Yet)
  The latest polling from Marquette University Law School shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker virtually tied with his democratic challenger, Mary Burke, in the leadup to the November election.  Analysis shows that among registered voters Walker holds a 46-45 lead, but ‘voters most likely to participate in the election’ give Burke a...
Jun
2014
9

Madison Teachers, School Board Snub Act 10, Ratify Contract Before Court Decision on Bargaining

Madison Teachers, School Board Snub Act 10, Ratify Contract Before Court Decision on Bargaining
  In their continuing fight for post-Act 10 rights, Madison Teachers Inc. has ratified a contract with the Madison Metropolitan School board for 2015-2016.  Both the board and the teachers wanted to get the deal in place before the State Supreme Court rules on the union’s complaint over local bargaining rights.  The contract will give...
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May
2014
22

Madison Teachers, with WI Gov Candidate Mary Burke in Tow, Vote to Extend Controversial Contracts Through 2016

  Last week in Wisconsin the Madison School Board voted to move forward with contract extensions, through the 2015-2016 school year, for Madison Teachers, Inc..  The vote is important because Madison is one of the few school districts in Wisconsin which still has collective bargaining rights, thus the extension also extends the lifetime of...
Apr
2014
14

On Question of Act 10’s Popularity, WI Gov. Walker Again Deemed Misinformer-in-Chief

On Question of Act 10's Popularity, WI Gov. Walker Again Deemed Misinformer-in-Chief
  Politifact has determined that comments made earlier this month by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker concerning public support for the anti-union Act 10 are false.  During an April 1st radio interview with WISN-AM, Walker claimed that a poll taken “a few months” ago showed public support for his landmark anti-union legislation was at...
Oct
2013
10

TREK CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com

TREK CEO Mary Burke Announces Candidacy for WI Gov; GOP Promptly Purchases MaryBurke.com
  Mary Burke has become the first Democrat to announce a run against incumbent Scott Walker in the 2014 Wisconsin Gubernatorial election.  The former executive at Trek Bicycle and head of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce under Gov. Jim Doyle announced her intentions this week via web video.   She does not mention Walker by [&hellip...