Monthly Archives: March 2011

Reaction to Sumi’s amended TRO

Here’s the statememt from Departmemt of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch, to Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi‘s amended restraining order. “While I believe the budget repair bill was legally published and is indeed law, given the most recent court action we … Continue reading

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Huebsch statement on Act 10 implementation

So is Act 10 being implemented or not? It’s difficlult to say based on this statement (PDF) from DOA Secretary Mike Huebsch.

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Walker Releases Balanced Budget bill

Press release from Governor Scott Walker‘s office outlines remainder of budget repair. Balanced Buget Bill (PDF) .  

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Dane Co. GOP ‘apologizes’ to Sumi

I actually went to the website of the Republican Party of Dane County to make sure the press release in my inbox was legit. And yes, it’s posted right there, although I can’t find the press release from Tuesday to which … Continue reading

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LaFollette speaks with reporters (VIDEO)

Secretary of State Doug LaFollette spoke with reporters Tuesday at the Dane County Courthouse. Judge Maryann Sumi ruled that LaFollette’s interests have diverged from those of the state Department of Justice, and that LaFollette should have his own counsel. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7YFja8uaDc

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State’s tallest tower toppled

By now you’ve perhaps heard that the state’s tallest broadcast tower, the 2000 footer shared by WEAU TV and WAXX Radio (FM side to WRN news affiliate WAYY) has been toppled by ice and winds associated with the Spring snow … Continue reading

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DOJ appeals Sumi ruling

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has issued a petition to appeal Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi’s order of last week, blocking sweeping changes to collective bargaining for public employees.

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Sen. Lena Taylor greets supporters (VIDEO)

State Senator Lena Taylor spoke with supporters following Saturday’s Monona Terrace press conference with 13 of the 14 Democrat Senators who left to forestall Senate action on Governor Scott Walker’s budget repair bill. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSgYznAOOmk

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Fitzgerald: Senate Dems should be embarrassed

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) released the following statement Saturday morning: “Today, the most shameful 14 people in the state of Wisconsin are going to pat themselves on the back and smile for the cameras. They’re going to pretend … Continue reading

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Can a Wikipedia entry be far off? (AUDIO)

You can’t find it on any map, but Fitzwalkerstan, a fictional land which sprang just hours ago from the imagination of state Representative Marc Pocan, already has a flag.     AUDIO: Rep. Marc Pocan (:40)

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