Archive | January, 2012

Senator Kathleen Vinehout reacts to Governor Walker’s “alternate reality” speech

January 26, 2012 by Lady Forward Senator Vinehout comments on Governor Walker’s State of the State speech and talks of her possible plans for launching her own campaign for governor.

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Fitzgerald Threatens

January 25, 2012 by Barbara With

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Republicans Declare War on Sovereign Nations of Wisconsin

January 25, 2012 By Barbara With In one of the most stunning displays of fascism yet to be witnessed in the hostile takeover of Wisconsin, yesterday Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale) declared war on the all 11 sovereign tribal nations within the borders of the state. During yesterday’s executive session of the Jobs, Economy and Small […]

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Menominee Elder Offers Blessing to Opponents

January 25, 2012 by Barbara With Rebecca Kemble and Orman Waukau share a warm embrace late in the evening of the public hearing on mining on January 11. Members of the Menominee tribe were kept waiting nine hours before they were allowed to testify. The hearing was held at the Hurley Inn, Hurley, Wisconsin — […]

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Stone: “I don’t think our job is to provide a seat at the table for the tribes…”

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January 23, 2012 by Barbara With Koch Lobbyist & Wisconsin ALEC Co-chair Amy Boyer Caught Perpetrating Mining Propaganda The media blitz being waged by state Republicans to convince the public that we all can’t wait for the mountaintop mining removal is becoming downright Machiavellian. The results out of the Hurley public hearing showed 62% against […]

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A little storm in Wisconsin

January 22, 2012 by Lady Forward The Solidarity Sing Along singers braved the cold and snow on Friday. They came out and sang (as they have every Monday – Friday, noon to one, since last March) for the people of Wisconsin. On Friday they gave a special shout-out to the workers of America.  

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Kedzie doth protest too much, methinks

January 22, 2012 by Lady Forward The Senate Committee on Natural Resources held an Executive Session on the Wetlands Bill on January 19, 2012. During the session, Sen. Kedzie asked: “Is this a perfect bill? There isn’t such a thing as a perfect bill … but I think this is a very, very, very good […]

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Changes in deadlines for canvassing, recount petitions; provisional ballot status; town officer terms; voter registration in schools

Assembly Bill 476/Senate Bill 381 – relating to: county and municipal canvassing procedures, provisional ballot information, the deadline for filing a recount petition, terms of town officers, the date of the annual town meeting, and technical revisions to certain election laws. Introduced by Senator Lazich, by request of Government Accountability Board; Cosponsored by Representative Tauchen […]

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Holperin raises questions regarding wetlands mitigation

The Senate Committee on Natural Resources held an Executive Session on January 19, 2012.

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