Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kedzie preps for mining move

State Senator Neal Kedzie, who chairs the Senate Select Committee on Mining, is moving that committee towards a Senate version of the mining bill (AB 426) passed by the Assembly last week.

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Walker calls for mine action

With the state Assembly scheduled to vote Thursday on mining legislation, Goveronor Scott Walker called for a decision in favor of an iron mine in northern Wisconsin. We can pass legislation that will streamline the project for safe and environmentally … Continue reading

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Roys State of the State statement

Madison Democrat and congressional candidate Kelda Roys on Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State: “Tonight we heard another retread of Governor Walker’s failed talking points. Perhaps if he had spent more time in our state and less time raising … Continue reading

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Pocan statement on State of the State

Madison Democrat and congressional candidate Mark Pocan on Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State address: Yesterday, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report that showed Wisconsin is the only state in the nation to record job loss … Continue reading

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Senator Fitzgerald on State of the State

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald statement on Governor Walker’s State of the State address: “Wisconsin has two different directions in front of us: progress or politics. “Under the Democrats, Wisconsin was headed toward a cliff with bad budgets, bigger government … Continue reading

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Suder statement on State of the State

Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder, Republican of Abbottsford, statement following Governor Scott Walker’s 2012 State of the State address: “Just one year ago, Wisconsin was saddled with a $3.6 Billion deficit, our unemployment rate was moving upward and crushing tax … Continue reading

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Miller statement on State of the State

Senate Minority Leader Mark Miller statement on Governor Scott Walker’s State of the State Adress:     “It is clearer than ever that the Governor truly does not understand the state of the state for working families. It is unacceptable that the Governor … Continue reading

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Rep. Vos statement on State of the State

Joint Finance Committee co-chair, Representative Robin Vos on Governor Walker’s State of the State Address: “Governor Walker’s message was hopeful and optimistic. It’s exactly what we need for our employers to be confident to expand their businesses and hire additional … Continue reading

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Sometimes a snowman is just a snowman

It’s tempting to put a political spin on everything happening in and around the Capitol these days. But I can’t say I see any resemblance to anyone here, either in or out of office. (Snowman outside West Washington Street entrance.)

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Sheriff David Clarke – A Man Alone (AUDIO)

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke participated in a Conservative Black Forum Washington, D.C. on Monday, and provided some of the sorts of comments which make him a controversial leader in Milwaukee. Clarke weighed in on the ills of the city … Continue reading

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