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We talk with Mike McCabe about running for governor

Breaking - Judge Niess refuses Walker Special Election Delay

Judge Richard Niess

just ruled that Governor Walker must stick to the original timeline set by last week's ruling on the two special elections in Wisconsin.

Walker asks judge to give the state more time to change election law

Scott Walker

The State Department of Justice has asked judge Josann Reynolds to change the deadline for Walker to call new elections for two vacant seats in the state legislature. A recent ruling by the Dane County judge required Walker to call a special election for the seats previously held by Sen. Frank Lasee, (R - De Pere) and Rep. Keith Ripp (R - Lodi) after Walker decided that he would not hold elections as required by the law, but that he would hold off until the Nov. general election.

Dane Co. judge rules Walker must hold special elections

Scott Walker

Dane County Court judge Josann Reynolds today ruled that the state must hold a special election for the two seats recently vacated in the State Legislature. Judge Reynolds was appointed by Scott Walker in 2014. The lawsuit was brought by the National Redistricting Foundation, and affiliate of Eric Holder's National Democratic Redistricting Committee. 

What's At Issue in Wisconsin's Special Elections Lawsuit

In Newton v. Walker, filed in Dane County Circuit Court on Feb. 26, 2018, voters in the state Legislature's vacant 1st Senate District and 42nd Assembly District are trying to convince a judge that state law requires Gov.

Patty Schachtner wins race in SD 10

Patty Schachtner

In a surprisingly big victory last night, Democratic candidate Patty Schachtner defeated Republican Adam Jarchnow in the race for State Senate District 10.

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People

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DATE: November 9, 2017

CONTACT: Zach Madden, 608-266-7521(office) 920-627-5773 (cell)

 

Trump-Walker Agenda Fails Wisconsin as Republicans Spend 2017 Putting Politics before People

 

MADISON – Representative Lisa Subeck (D - Madison) released the following statement in advance of today’s Assembly floor session. Today is expected to be the last time the Assembly meets in 2017. 

 

Foxconn or Fox-Con - The Foxconn story in Wisconsin

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Counting our chickens before they're hatched

Foxconn Workers

All of Wisconsin is apparently agog over the Foxconn plant announcement that is coming this afternoon. Still, color me skeptical. Rumors are that Wisconsin is offering a huge tax break to Foxconn in return for building the plant, and the state has certainly paved the way by stomping on unions and generally making the living wage a past dream, something that Foxconn is certainly going to appreciate.

Scott Walker Set to Sign Koch Anti-Regulations Bill in Wisconsin

A bill with the potential to hobble government agencies' ability to propose regulations, known as the REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act, has passed in both chambers of the Wisconsin Legislature and Republican Governor Scott Walker's office has told DeSmog he intends to sign it into law. REINS has been pushed for…

We talk with Mike McCabe about running for governor

Mike McCabe

A letter of support has been circulating for Mike McCabe of Blue Jean Nation to run for the governorship in 2018.  I spoke today to Mike on the phone about this letter.

WISCONSINITES UNITE TO DRAFT MIKE McCABE FOR GOVERNOR

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