Results tagged with 'scott walker'
Published Jan. 29, 2015
The Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground group gathered at North 44th Street on Thursday morning to protest the desire of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wes Edens, along with co-owner Marc Lasry, to receive public funds for a new multi-use arena in Downtown Milwaukee. Nationstar, the company Common Ground says owns hundreds of distressed properties in Milwaukee, had addressed the group with a letter on Wednesday.
Published Jan. 27, 2015
The "Scott Walker thing" in question is the plan our governor is putting in his budget to allow people with "real-life experience" to become licensed public school teachers, potentially without even a lick of training, student teaching, or other assurance that those people know a single thing about teaching. It's easy to guess why Walker is proposing such a thing -- I'll get to that in a minute -- but let me explain why I agree with my student teacher that it's a terrible idea.
Published Jan. 26, 2015
I want the governor to do what is best for the Wisconsin economy, and I think this casino was best for the Wisconsin economy (including the impoverished Menominee). But even if it wasn't, Jim Doyle didn't do it. Stop blaming Jim Doyle for everything. These are Walker's decisions now, and he needs to own them.
Published Jan. 23, 2015
Sources have confirmed that Gov. Scott Walker has decided to include the "jock tax" revenues in his budget to help fund the new arena in downtown Milwaukee.
Published Jan. 19, 2015
This week a group of Iowa social conservatives issued Gov. Scott Walker an ultimatum: If you want to be president, kill the Kenosha casino, they said. To which I retort: Butt out. Maybe the Iowa Republicans should focus their umbrage on their own riverboats instead.
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July 22, 2013by Michael J. Petrilli and Michelle GiningerThe Thomas B. Fordham InstituteWisconsin governor Scott Walker has been called a lot of things over the past two years; many of these epithets are unprintable in this family-friendly publication. But according to a new Fordham report, he de...
MacIver News Service | July 18, 2013[Madison, Wisc...] Milwaukee Public Schools are expected to save more than half a billion dollars by fiscal year (FY) 2020 according to an in-depth report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The study, which was released Thursday, explains that Act 10 gave MPS ...
IT'S FOR CHILDREN! Those three words, I know you've heard the manipulative hook used before. Maybe, it was from somebody pan-handling for ‘change' outside a liquor store.Maybe, it was somebody panhandling for ‘change' in politics.Lately, you read sanctimonious blogs preaching &q...
I've been on several dates with Scott Walker recently, but we haven't actually slept together yet.
Take one day last week for example. After getting my daughter off to school, the dog walked and then bathed from the gritty spring thaw clinging to his underbelly, I drive down to a loc...
The UWM Campus was in Never Neverland as usual on Thursday, when both staff and students apparently confused their own campus for the State‘s Capitol or were mislead into thinking Scott Walker was visiting to speak that day. Or, at least you'd think so considering they stayed home to ...
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