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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Scott Walker Dramatically Rewrites Election Rules In Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly signed two pieces of legislation Wednesday that dramatically alter the election and campaign finance landscape...

A Tale Of Two States: How Liberal Governance Has Achieved Where Conservative Governance Failed!

Marvin Meadors | Posted 10.16.2016 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Two neighboring states, Minnesota and Wisconsin share a common border, blistery winters and "until recently a liberal populist tradition stretching back a century," according to a New York Times article.

Where's the Outrage, Mr. President?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.04.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Where's your outrage, Mr. President, when the New York Times just reported that at least 250 Disney World employees have been discharged, with many forced to train their own foreign replacements that have temporary H-IB work visas?

Repubs Anti-Science Agenda Endangers All of US

Harlan Green | Posted 05.07.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

Last week, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, headed by Texas Republican Lamar Smith, approved a bill that would slash at least three hundred million dollars from NASA's earth-science budget, says the New Yorker's Elizabeth Colbert.

Scott Walker Decimates Wisconsin Higher Education To Build A Basketball Arena

John A. Tures | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's state faced a big budget deficit. To solve it, he plans to decimate one of the most respected and productive university systems in the country. And he plans to spend hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars for a professional basketball arena.

Dropkick Murphys To Scott Walker: 'We Literally Hate You'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics

Punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is not happy with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R). In fact, the band tweeted its members "literally hate" Walker, w...

Republicans Are the Real Socialists

Harlan Green | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics
Harlan Green

The new Republican Congress is exposing a not surprising fact. Its first actions are attempts to water down the Dodd-Frank Wall Street and Consumer Protection Act, and repealing Obamacare -- which will pass the risks of financial meltdowns and medical catastrophes back to us, the taxpayers.

Walker Will Push Wisconsin State Legislature To Modify Voter ID Requirements

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Tuesday that he considers voter identification laws the most "pressing" election-related issue in the s...

Russ Feingold Raising Money In Wisconsin Recall Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

On May 30, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) will have two big fundraisers to help him raise money in his campaign to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Mayor Jumps Into Scott Walker Recall Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) announced on Friday that he is jumping into the recall race to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), s...

Former Scott Walker Aide Pleads Guilty

Appleton Post-Crescent | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- A staffer who worked for Gov. Scott Walker when Walker was the Milwaukee County executive has pleaded guilty to two charges of posting pr...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Fundraising Pitch: 'Big Labor Bosses' Are Out To Get Me | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Big Union-sponsored mercenaries." "Bare-knuckle union attacks." "Strong-arm tactics." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) most recent ...

Anna Staver

Veterans Board Revolts Over Scott Walker's Power Grab | Anna Staver | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is facing a backlash from his attempts to consolidate his power over a veterans agency that traditionall...

Bell Rings For Main Event In Wisconsin Recalls

Menomonee Falls, WI Patch | Carl Engelking and Lyssa Beyer | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

The dust just settled after a series of heated state Senate recall elections over the summer, but those were just the prelude to the main event....

LIVE BLOG: Walker Recall Effort Now Under Way

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Real-time coverage of the first day of the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office. Stay on top of what's happening with the recall a...

It's Recall Time For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

In late September, Democratic pollster Paul Maslin met with staffers from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in a bright conference room with a view of...

Why Are Republicans Playing With Fire?

Harlan Green | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

The reports that 4,000 FAA employees and up to 70,000 airport construction workers narrowly escaped being laid off until Labor Day because Congress went on vacation is unbelievably true.

Eight Civics Lessons from Governor Walker

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

By his negative example, Governor Scott Walker has reminded us about the rights and obligations of citizenship and about the importance of standing up for the rights of children and workers to sustain a functioning democracy.

Scapegoating Educators

Franklin Schargel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Franklin Schargel

Educators did not cause today's deficit problem. But it is easier to target educators rather than the financial, insurance and banking industries that did.

Wisconsin Layoff Notices Coming Tomorrow

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that he will issue layoff notices to 1,500 state workers on Friday if his proposal forcing ...

Solidarity Protests Draw Thousands Across U.S.

Reuters | Michelle Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of people rallied in cities across the United States on Saturday to express solidarity with Wisconsin public sector uni...

Arthur Delaney

'Magnets In Our Shoulders': The Union Of Unions | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS -- For the past ten days, tens of thousands of union protesters have swarmed the state capitol building in Madison, Wis. to protest Repub...

Buffalo Beast Website Goes Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The online news site Buffalo Beast has gone offline after publishing a prank phone call between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a Buffalo Beast editor...