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SPJ letter to Gov. Walker and legislative leaders


July 5, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos

Dear Gov. Walker, Sen. Fitzgerald and Rep. Vos: 148 more words


The Scott Walker Story: Intimidated, again!

Earlier this year, the Republican dominated Wisconsin legislature did Gov. Scott Walker’s bidding and elided The Wisconsin Idea from the University of Wisconsin system’s mission statement. 1,193 more words

News And Views

"A Reality-Show Version Of An Actual Campaign": Donald Trump; A Farce To Be Reckoned With

Anxiety-ridden GOP masterminds will eventually find a way to solve the Trump Problem. Until they do, however, the Republican Party threatens to become as much of a laughingstock as what David Letterman used to call “that thing on Donald Trump’s head.” 741 more words


An Open Letter to Those Who Still Stand With Walker

Dear Walker Supporters,

I doubt we have much in common.  In fact, I’d bet money on it.  And I wish this were a dia-blog so that this could be a conversation, but given the medium, this will have to serve as a letter to you, to those who still, after every policy this governor has proposed, support him, his policies, and perhaps even see him as a frontrunner for the next Commander-in-Chief.  2,479 more words

Scott Walker, Wisconsin Republicans back off on open records law restrictions

#BREAKING: Scott Walker, legislative leaders drop open records changes http://t.co/badH51BsNP pic.twitter.com/eMEWjSdZN3

— Wis. State Journal (@WiStateJournal) July 4, 2015

After two days of harsh criticism, Wisconsin Gov.

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Death of Wisconsin Transparency

Republicans on the Wisconsin Legislature’s powerful budget committee who approved sweeping changes to the state’s open records laws that would severely restrict access to the once-public records of elected officials refused to identify their colleague or colleagues who proposed the measure. 1,148 more words