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The Curious Case of Rainbow Springs Golf Course

  Scott Walker has been interested in the fate of the former Rainbow Springs Resort in Waukesha and Walworth counties for a long time. In 2008, as Milwaukee County Executive, he was “outraged” (and said so on talk radio) when the Doyle administration approved using stewardship funds to purchase the 970 acre property, including two […]

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Walker DNR Appointee Sought to Privatize Trout Streams

May 28, 2012 by WCMCooperative Scott Gunderson, appointed by Scott Walker to a top position in the DNR, once pushed for legislation that would have privatized thousands of miles of Wisconsin’s waterways, including portions of every trout stream in the state. The 2004 legislation, authored by Gunderson while he was representing the 83rd District (Waukesha) […]

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Dr. Deer’s $125,000 Taxpayer-Funded Endorsement of Scott Walker

May 26, 2012 by Hematite After WCMC reported on Dr. James Kroll, a Texas wildlife biologist hired by Scott Walker as a “Deer Czar” to advise on Wisconsin’s deer management policies, Kroll came under intense scrutiny by not only the citizens of Wisconsin, but national media who picked up on the local story to spread […]

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