March 19, 2013

WisDems Daily Update -- Tuesday, Mar. 19th

WALKER

Morning briefing: Home sales, Scott Walker and Medicaid, state ...

77Square.com-21 minutes ago

Scott Walker's proposed private voucher expansion on public schools. Blacklisted or not? Rep. Don Pridemore says he did not blacklist certain ...

Scott Walker addresses presidency talk, gay marriage

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-18 hours ago

Madison - Gov. Scott Walker downplayed the possibility of seeking the presidency on Monday, three days after declining to rule out such a run.

Scott Walker Medicaid decision could cost Wisconsin employers $36 ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-15 hours ago

Madison - Caught between President Barack Obama's health care law and Gov. Scott Walker'sresistance to it, Wisconsin employers could pay ...

Scott Walker says Rebecca Blank is a great pick for UW-Madison ...

Capital Times-16 hours ago

Scott Walker says Rebecca Blank is a great pick for chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Madison. “She has excellent academic credentials ...

Walker must focus on 2014 for now

UW Badger Herald-1 hour ago

Blank selected as UW-Madison chancellor

The Sheboygan Press-4 hours ago

Scott Walker: Young Republicans Support Gay Marriage

On Top Magazine-22 hours ago

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Sunday admitted that for young Republicans gay marriage is no longer an issue. Walker was asked his ..

Walker open to running for President

UW Badger Herald-1 hour ago

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chairman Mike Tate said in a statement it is shocking Walker would consider running for president after pursing ...

STATE SENATE

Lueders: Are former lawmakers cashing in?

Chippewa Herald-16 hours ago

Jeff's brother, Scott Fitzgerald, the current Senate majority leader, also took a pass. “Sen. Fitzgerald has not had a chance to review this ...

STATE ASSEMBLY

Analysis: Walker's budget to let DOA sell state-owned properties

UW Badger Herald-1 hour ago

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, said in an email to The Badger Herald he is concerned these UW buildings could be sold ...

Budget proposal broadens power to sell property

Today's TMJ4-22 hours ago

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca says Walker's proposal is too broad and is inappropriate for the budget. He says if the proposal is to explore the sale of ..

US SENATE

Winning Wisconsin campaigns cost more than national average

Green Bay Press Gazette-4 hours ago

Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, spent more than $15 million in her campaign to replace Sen. Herb Kohl, nearly 1.5 times more than the average ..

Hillary Clinton endorses gay marriage while GOP deals with ...

PennLive.com-19 hours ago

Congress now has several openly gay members, including a senator, Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin. Polls show that public opinions on ..

Scott Walker Medicaid decision could cost Wisconsin employers $36 ...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-15 hours ago

Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and writing a letter to federal officials to see if it would be possible for his county to expand coverage even though ...

'Co-parent' adoptions difficult for gay couples

Wisconsin Gazette-2 hours ago

“Tammy Baldwin's victory statewide proves that as a state we value treating people fairly and with respect,” Belanger said. “More and more ...

KLEEFISCH

Our view: Manufacturing revival key to economic survival

The Sheboygan Press-4 hours ago

Rebecca Kleefisch, in helping to dedicate the lab, said “manufacturing is still a backbone industry in Wisconsin. We have more manufacturers ..

Arpaio recall campaign faces huge hurdles just to get on the ballot

Arizona Capitol Times-20 hours ago

Rebecca Kleefisch in 2012. This would be by far the largest number of signatures ever needed to recall a local official. There have been plenty ...

1st CD

Paul Ryan's Ax Isn't Sharp Enough

New York Times-12 hours ago

THE latest budget proposal by Representative Paul D. Ryan, called “The Path to Prosperity,” is anything but. It fails to seriously address ...

Broun op-ed: Ryan budget 'fails'

Politico-3 hours ago

Rep: Paul Broun: Paul Ryan's Budget Doesn't Cut Enough — Let's ...

Reason (blog)-45 minutes ago

Paul Ryan, Sarah Palin and . . . Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher?

Washington Post (blog)-by Ezra Klein-17 hours ago

Paul Ryan. Fisher's speech came shortly before an appearance by former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. To be sure, Fisher put in the ...

Paul Ryan Trashes Democratic Budget On Fox: Their Definition Of ...

Mediaite-7 minutes ago

Paul Ryan (R-WI), the chairman of the House Budget Committee, joined the hosts of Fox & Friends on Tuesday as Congressional Republicans ...

Paul Ryan's Budget Won't Help Republicans Win

Bloomberg-14 hours ago

Some of Paul Ryan's biggest fans are disappointed in his latest budget. Take New York Times columnist Ross Douthat. He credits Ryan, the ...

Paul Ryan, GOP Try to Cover Up Plan to Force Seniors to Wait ...

Huffington Post (blog)-16 hours ago

We already knew House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan can't give up on his dream of ending Medicare as we know it to pay for tax breaks for the ...

2nd CD

The political media's declining power

Washington Post (blog)-2 hours ago

Mark Pocan's 2012 campaign in Wisconsin's 2nd Distirct. Fixbits: Could a government shutdown cancel the White House Easter Egg Roll?

Rep. Polis Introduces Bill to Remove Exemption for Aggregation of ...

Targeted News Service (subscription)-9 hours ago

C., Gary C. Peters, D-Mich., Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, Mark Pocan, D-Wis., David E. Price, D-N.C., Mike Quigley, D-Ill., John Sarbanes, D-Md., ..

Rep. Ribble Introduces Bill to Name USPS Facility in Wisconsin After ...

Targeted News Service (subscription)-19 hours ago

Thomas E. Petri, R-Wis., Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Sean P. Duffy, R-Wis., Ron Kind, D-Wis., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., and F. James ..

3rd CD

Congressman: 3 health care revolutions imminent

Employee Benefit News-by Brian Kalish-20 hours ago

Ron Kind (D-Wisc.) ... Kind, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health, said he can't think of a more exciting ...

4th CD

Speakers highlight politics of school choice in talk

UW Badger Herald-1 hour ago

Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, about when the voucher programs had been introduced. Moore had told her that while the voucher programs had ...

Majority of Congressional Members Educated at Catholic ...

The Cardinal Newman Society-1 hour ago

Gwen Moore (WI-4) earned a B.A. in Political Science from Marquette University. Rep. Moore earned a 100-percent score in NARAL ...

5th CD

Congress asked to require logs of Americans' text messages

CNET-by Declan McCullagh-2 hours ago

House subcommittee chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (center) will preside over today's hearing to discuss updating a 1986 privacy law.

Go to Jail for Violating Terms of Service? Reddit Hopes Not

KQED (blog)-17 hours ago

Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), the chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, which was holding ...

Congress keeps up heat on ATF, DOJ on Milwaukee gun sting

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)-17 hours ago

James Sensenbrenner (R-WI). However, the list includes a few new questions including details of all storefront operations run out of the ...

6th CD

House Bill Would Improve Tax Benefit for Volunteers' Mileage

Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)-by Doug Donovan-21 hours ago

Tom Petri, a Wisconsin Republican, is to change the tax code governing what volunteers can deduct for car costs related to charitable work.

AISI Supports the Voluntary Protection Program (VVP) Act, H.R. 632

American Iron and Steel Institute-18 hours ago

AISI sent a letter of support to Representatives Tom Petri (R-WI) and Gene Green (D-TX) in support of their legislation, H.R. 632, which directs ...

Rep. Petri Introduces Bill to Exclude Passenger Automobile Cost ...

Targeted News Service (subscription)-19 hours ago

Thomas Petri, R-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1212) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to "provide that reimbursements for ...

8th CD

Rep. Lankford Introduces Bill to Support Automatic Continuing ...

Targeted News Service (subscription)-8 hours ago

Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, Tom McClintock, R-Calif., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Reid J. Ribble, R-Wis., Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo., Larry ..

STATE SUPREME COURT

Fallone goes after Roggensack in first ad of Wisconsin Supreme ...

The Republic-7 minutes ago

MADISON, Wisconsin — Ed Fallone goes after incumbent Justice Pat Roggensack in his first ad in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race.

 
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