Welcome Back, Scott. Let’s Get To Work

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Our Wisconsin legislature has some great people. I often say that they passed prevailing wage reform, right to work legislation and recreated the 2015-16 budget despite the governor (who was running for president), not with him. But when Governor Walker was … Continued

Proof of Low Expectations: Civics Test is “Dangerous?!”

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The leadership in the GOP-dominated Wisconsin legislature has pushed forward a measure (AB 194) that would require high schools in the state to administer a civics test before handing them a diploma. The tests most often proposed are 100 questions long, and … Continued

Governor Walker Has One Last Chance, According to BIA and Menominee Tribe

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The Menominee Tribe of northern Wisconsin has appealed one last time to Governor Walker, regarding his decision to deny the Hard Rock entertainment and casino development in Kenosha, Wisconsin. It would have been constructed on the site of a previous gambling facility … Continued

The Time Has Come (Again) For Caledonia

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WE’VE BEEN TOLD NO BEFORE In 1842 the Town of Caledonia was established after it had grown beyond a few farms to an actual community. Governor Doty of the Wisconsin Territory signed into law the creation of what would one … Continued

WI Republican Running For Truth, Not History

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Tiffany Koehler is a black woman (she shuns the term “African-American”) in Washington County, outside Milwaukee. She is 44, loves Aretha Franklin and worked full time as a Residence Director for the non-profit St. Catherine Residence for Women in Milwaukee. She has served as … Continued