February 03, 2015

Criticism for Scott Walker's Plan to Cut $300 Million from UW System Coming From All Sides

Posted 16:28PM on February 03 2015 by Melissa Baldauff | User Comments (3) Categories: Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s budget address tonight is expected to include his recent proposal to cut roughly $300 million from the UW System. This unprecedented cut would sharply affect all 26 UW campuses across the state and the 180,000 students who attend them. Unsurprisingly, the Governor’s proposed budget cuts are drawing intense criticism. What is surprising is that the criticism is coming from all over the ideological spectrum.

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January 29, 2015

Scott Walker Fails Wisconsin on Jobs and the Economy, Offers "American Revival" Instead

Posted 16:04PM on January 29 2015 by Melissa Baldauff | User Comments (4) Categories: Scott Walker

After his gubernatorial reelection, Scott Walker dismissed questions about his potential GOP presidential run and stated that he needed to focus on the state budget. It appears he has spent more time thinking about the 2016 election than he cares to admit. Gov. Walker this week announced the formation of a committee called “Our American Revival,” a 527 committee able to collect unlimited contributions from individuals and businesses. He is the third GOP potential candidate to form a committee before the 2016 presidential election.

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November 26, 2013

Wisconsin is Left Behind By Scott Walker, Yet Again

Posted 14:32PM on November 26 2013 by Brandon Weathersby | User Comments (4) Categories: Scott Walker | Tags: Economy, Jobs

Scott Walker has been busy lately. Following the release of his book, he spent the last week promoting his twisted version of reality, delightfully reveling in every morsel of the media spotlight he could muster. All this, of course, was the precursor to Walker’s campaign for President. But while Scott Walker was occupied promoting himself across the country, Wisconsin was dealt yet another in a series of disappointments- the most recent data shows private sector job creation slowing by more than third - a three year low.

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November 08, 2013

Badgers Vs. Gophers: Why Minnesota is Winning in Healthcare

Posted 11:58AM on November 08 2013 by Brandon Weathersby | User Comments (0) Categories: Scott Walker | Tags: Medicaid expansion

According to the federal government, where a person lives has a huge impact on the cost of health insurance. If this is true, why are Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states that are very similar geographically and demographically, paying substantially different amounts for health coverage?

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August 26, 2013

Top Ten Scott Walker Failures

Posted 11:20AM on August 26 2013 by Melissa Baldauff | User Comments (2) Categories: Scott Walker

A conservative blogger at the Washington Post is out with a Top Ten list of things Scott Walker needs to do to win in 2016, and from the looks of things, Walker is already well on his way to checking items off the list.

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January 28, 2013

Lie, cheat and steal

Posted 16:04PM on January 28 2013 by Melissa Baldauff | User Comments (1) Categories: Scott Walker

Since it’s clear they’ll never win on the issues or appeal to a majority of voters, there’s nothing Scott Walker and his Republican Party won’t do to try and rig elections in their favor.

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January 24, 2013

A John Doe Recap: Scott Walker and Tim Russell

Posted 11:58AM on January 24 2013 by Melissa Baldauff | User Comments (1) Categories: Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s closest political associate, Tim Russell, was on Tuesday sentenced to two years in prison for his role in the ongoing John Doe criminal corruption probe. Questioned about Russell’s prison term, Walker’s campaign acknowledged that Walker is still fully cooperating with prosecutors, an indication that the criminal probe into Scott Walker’s current and former administrations is not over.

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