Via Total Packers.
HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
The public is learning what happens when the Wisconsin DNR, beholden to special interests, allowed certain lobbies to change an agreed-upon land use plan:
Editor’s Note: Thanks to a press release from Gov. Scott Walker’s office (here), and a Politifact story largely denouncing the governor’s released claims (here), Wisconsinites have become familiar with something called the state coincident indexes as created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. While the indexes are …more»
Via Wisconsin Happy Farm.
Just expanding on a story I saw posted at the Democurmudgeon about Gov. Scott Walker’s apparent concern for job losses in Wisconsin communities if another casino is added to the state’s gaming inventory.
Remember that earlier in the Kenosha casino debacle, John Torinus, “a respected expert in economic development,” recommended that Walker tread carefully… more»
Via Rock Netroots.
Earlier this week I posted examples of ads at JSOnline paid for by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the troubled jobs and growth agency created and chaired by Gov. Walker.
I had asked the agency through Open Records to provide details about the arrangement, and this is the response received … more»
While civil rights litigation proceeds in Wisconsin’s four voting rights cases, anyone doubting the Republicans’ motives need only pick up this morning’s paper:
“Assembly Republicans used the final regular session day of the year Thursday to push their … more»
Via MAL Contends….
It seems that a special prosecutor is following some campaign money in Wisconsin, and The Wall Street Journal, seeing a plot against Scott Walker, et al, protesteth much:
Americans learned in the IRS political targeting scandal that government enforcement power can be used to stifle political speech. Something similar may be happening in Wisconsin… more»
The City of Waukesha will hold a meeting tonight in Racine about its plan to move millions of gallons of Waukesha waste water via the Root River daily through Racine despite State Rep. Cory Mason’s long-standing objection to his city becoming “Waukesha’s toilet.”… more»
Michael Bell, whose son was shot and killed by Kenosha police in 2004, has released a video asking for support of Assembly Bill 409, which would end the longstanding practice of allowing police and sheriff’s departments to investigate themselves when people die in their custody… more»