In Scott Walker’s economy, it is increasingly difficult to survive off minimum wage. With the cost of nearly everything increasing, many hard-working Wisconsinites are forced to work multiple minimum wage jobs just to stay afloat.
Today, the polls opened for Early Voting. You can cast an in-person absentee ballot in your local municipal clerk’s office up until 5 pm on the Friday before the election, which in this case will be Friday, October 31st.
With just four weeks until Election Day, Scott Walker is still in the toughest fight of his political career. The race for governor is a dead heat and the governor is facing the real possibility of losing in November.
For an agency whose chief responsibility is taking the lead on creating jobs in Wisconsin, Walker’s Economic Disaster Corporation can’t even seem to stay afloat itself.
As the national economy continues to improve after the recession, Wisconsin finds itself being one of the few states with a deficit. The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau released a memo showing that Governor Walker and the Republican legislature have created a nearly $1.8 billion structural deficit in the state budget.
Summer officially ended for thousands of students as they headed to the bus stop this morning to fill classrooms in schools across Wisconsin. While it’s routine for schools to start educating young minds around this time of the year, some schools almost didn’t have the chance to see another school year thanks to Scott Walker.
Wisconsin’s strong commitment to local control dates back decades, as state government and local government have historically worked together to achieve common goals. That’s how we expect government to run here; leaders in the state Capitol allowing local governments to make their own decisions and to ensure that those authorities receive their fair share of tax dollars.
Last week, more bad news surfaced about the failures of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Scott Walker’s flagship jobs agency created for the sole purpose of bringing jobs to Wisconsin.