Posts Tagged ‘Walker’

Jun
2014
17

Scott Walker Challenger Mary Burke Makes Clearest Anti-Act 10 Remarks to Date

Scott Walker Challenger Mary Burke Makes Clearest Anti-Act 10 Remarks to Date
  With the Wisconsin gubernatorial race inching ever closer, Democratic challenger Mary Burke has ramped up her rhetoric regarding Act 10 last weekend, incumbent Governor Walker’s signature legislation which stripped collective bargaining rights from a majority of the state’s public sector union workforce.  With the issue still very much...
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...
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Mar
2014
26

WI DMV Official Likens Immigrants to “Satan.” Gov Walker Lies About Firing Him. Official Sues Gov.

WI DMV Official Likens Immigrants to
  Among Gov. Scott Walker’s reasons for enacting Act 10 was that collective bargaining made it too hard for him to hire and fire the right people.  But Walker is now facing a situation in which he cannot shake his administration of a bad employee, Act 10 or not.   The former employee, Steve Krieser, [&hellip...
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...
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...
Aug
2013
2

Walker Would Likely Sign Act 10 Expansion to Include Firefighters, Police if Given the Chance

  In a speech this week, Wisconsin Governor and 2016 Republican Presidential talk-about Scott Walker said he was open to the idea of expanding his controversial Act 10 to include police and firefighters unions.  That piece of legislation, still being dealt with in the legal system two years later, strips workers of collective bargaining...