People have criticized Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his administration for failing to answer questions in a timely manner. But at least the governor is talking. When Walker addressed the media for more than 10 minutes Tuesday following a bill-signing ...Read More »
Wisconsin Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, and Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, on Wednesday boycotted a meeting of the state Building Commission, saying it wasn’t open to the public because Capitol security stopped letting people inside. In the video above, Risser, left, ...Read More »
Wisconsin state Rep. Dean Kaufert, R-Neenah, chairman of the state Building Commission’s higher education subcommittee, called a meeting to order Tuesday afternoon by lamenting that he didn’t have a gavel. The meeting, normally held at the Capitol, was just down ...Read More »
As if pending litigation and recall elections weren’t enough to choke Wisconsin’s government to a halt, state Republicans have decided to prolong the volatile Senate relations sparked by Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill and antagonized by the Democrats’ multi-week ...Read More »
Madison, every time I think you’ve shown me everything, I find out I’m wrong. In the hours following the Wisconsin Senate’s rushed efforts to strip collective bargaining rights from public workers, thousands descended upon the Capitol, surrounding the building until ...
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On a positive note, the new Hilldale Target opens Wednesday. Aside from that, it’s hard to find a pleasant topic to discuss with anyone. Madison folks are angry. About everything. They’re angry about Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill, his ...Read More »
Speaker Fitzgerald, Speaker Pro Tem Kramer, President Ellis, Majority Leader Fitzgerald, Minority Leader Barca, Supreme Court Justices, Constitutional Officers, tribal leaders, members of the Cabinet, distinguished guests, members of the Legislature, and most importantly, fellow citizens of Wisconsin. Each and ...Read More »