The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly approved a resolution Tuesday to call a convention of the states to consider making changes to the U.S. Constitution, despite arguments against the proposal from Democrats who called such a step dangerous.Read More »
By Matt Pommer How much power should Wisconsin governors have? That’s always an important question, but it’s even more important during difficult economic times. One answer to that question is tied to veto power. In 1930, voters passed a constitutional ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker says he favors a law limiting the hours the Legislature can work. That is a silly idea, regardless of whether the curfew is 8 p.m. or 10 p.m. A curfew invites the ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer Wisconsin governors are the most powerful in the nation, thanks to a constitutional provision that lets them veto “in part” language in appropriation bills. Pending in the Legislature is a constitutional amendment that would rebalance the powers ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Wisconsin’s Republican gubernatorial candidates are blasting Gov. Jim Doyle and the state Legislature for failing to fix the state’s transportation spending problems. Both candidates — Mark Neumann and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker — also share the ...
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