Ron Johnson. It’s a name you know you’re supposed to recognize: it means something to you, somewhere, floating in the back of your head. It has some importance in your life, or it should, and you struggle to piece together who that guy was anyways. Read the rest
In yet another typical Scott Walker late Friday afternoon news dump, the Walker administration today released documents that show Cindy Archer, a longtime Walker aide implicated in the first John Doe criminal corruption probe, interviewed two finalists for the top IT position at the state public defender’s office before taking the job — and a big pay raise — for herself. Read the rest
WKOW in Madison is reporting that Scott Walker and his flagship jobs agency awarded millions of dollars in taxpayer funds to companies that later outsourced Wisconsin jobs to foreign countries.
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Despite the fact that the University of Wisconsin-Madison is widely recognized and praised as the birthplace of stem cell research, Scott Walker remains opposed to the promise of regenerative medicine and its potential to not only improve quality of life for thousands of Wisconsinites, but its economic benefits as well. Read the rest
After taking Scott Walker to task — twice — earlier this week for his completely false and cynical claim that he had created 17,000 new ready-to-hire businesses, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has today downgraded its assessment of Walker’s central campaign promise to create 250,000 new private sector jobs, noting that “Wisconsin’s latest jobs report moved sharply in the wrong direction.”
In its latest “Walk-O-Meter” feature on Walker’s central campaign promise, the Journal Sentinel writes “The report continues a trajectory that suggests it will be virtually impossible for Walker to meet his promise of creating 250,000 private-sector jobs in his four-year term.Read the rest
New data released yesterday from the state Department of Public Instruction shows that 75 percent of students receiving taxpayer subsidies to attend voucher schools were already attending a private school.
Walker’s first budget cut $550 per pupil from our public schools, which are attended by 99.7% of Wisconsin schoolchildren.Read the rest