Archive for the ‘WISCONSIN’ Category

Jul
2011
19

SHAME GAME: Video of Scott Walker Being Confronted at Yet Another Public Event

Below, video of a protest yesterday when Scott Walker attempted to open a Welcome Center in Wisconsin. Crowds gathered and chanted familiar slogans of “Shame” and “Recall Walker.” Recall elections begin today, with one of the few Democratic incumbents up for recall, Dave Hansen, heavily favored to win...
Jul
2011
11

Wisconsin Recall: Complete Voting Guide

Wisconsin Recall: Complete Voting Guide
The Wisconsin AFL-CIO has supplied a simple, clean listing to help Wisconsinites navigate the slew of recalls and candidates when voting kicks off in the July 12 primaries. VOTE SCHEDULE: Tuesday, July 12: Election Day for Democratic primaries in six Republican-held Senate districts. “Real” Democrat vs. a fake, spoiler candidate....
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Jun
2011
25

Justice Prosser Allegedly Strangled Another Supreme Court Judge Before Budget Bill Ruling

Justice Prosser Allegedly Strangled Another Supreme Court Judge Before Budget Bill Ruling
This just in from the WOW FILES, courtesy of Wisconsin Watch: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser allegedly grabbed fellow Justice Ann Walsh Bradley around the neck in an argument in her chambers last week, according to at least three knowledgeable sources. Details of the incident, investigated jointly by Wisconsin Public Radio and the...
Jun
2011
18

Wisconsin Celebrates 100 Years of Apprenticeship

Wisconsin Celebrates 100 Years of Apprenticeship
The raucous battle over workers’ rights in Wisconsin has drowned out nearly all other matters there. Still, workers this week had cause for celebration in the state that claims the very first apprenticeship program in United States history. “Wisconsin’s law became a model for other states and the federal government for developing...
Jun
2011
14

Massive Protest Expected in the Face of Wisconsin’s “Extraordinary Session”

Massive Protest Expected in the Face of Wisconsin’s “Extraordinary Session”
The Milwaukee Ironworkers have organized a Madison capitol protest, Extraordinary Measures for Extraordinary Sessions, of today’s uncommon GOP gathering which attempts to push through their unpopular budget, complete with the destruction of collective bargaining. The Ironworkers’ message is clear: Hundreds of cops are being bussed in....
Jun
2011
13

BREAKING: Walkerville Marches to Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Building to Protest Mining Bill

BREAKING: Walkerville Marches to Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Building to Protest Mining Bill
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported yesterday that the the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s largest business lobby, “is airing ads on the radio that tout the economic advantages of new mining legislation.” The catch? “The bill hasn’t been introduced yet.” The ads have been tailored...