A week after the latest charges in the John Doe criminal corruption probe revealed a secret computer network erected to evade the laws of the State of Wisconsin, Scott Walker has still not answered four key questions that would reveal the true nature of his role in the crimes alleged.
Since we turned in more than 1.9 million signatures to recall Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch and four right-wing State Senators, we've received a number of questions from our grassroots volunteers about the Government Accountability Board's (GAB) decision to post the petitions online, the verification process, and rumors about Republican plans to write-in Scott Walker as a Democratic primary candidate. We've posted answers to your most frequently asked questions and concerns below.
As students return for the start of second semester college classes in Wisconsin, they are already experiencing the effects of Gov. Walker’s damaging cuts to our universities and technical colleges. College students and their families are right to question why it makes sense to slash education budgets while spending lavishly on special interests and wealthy corporations.
Governor Walker’s talk about job training rings very hollow after he made more than $70 million in cuts to job training programs through our technical colleges. Any economist will tell you that in a time of economic turmoil and high unemployment, investing in job training is more important than ever. The governor’s decision could not have been worse timing for thousands of displaced Wisconsin workers.
It's time for Scott Walker to come clean with Wisconsinites about his criminal path to power.
On Thursday, prosecutors brought more charges against top Scott Walker aides as part of an ongoing criminal corruption probe into his administration that has now led to several arrests and fifteen felony charges.
The new criminal complaints reveal a "secret email network" set up just twenty-five feet from Scott Walker's office to systematically avoid open records requests and illegally campaign and raise cash on taxpayer time.
6 Walker Associates. 15 Felonies. 3 Misdemeanors.
New research by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin answers the questions about Scott Walker's criminal path to power.
Hello, I’m Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca with the Democratic response to Gov. Walker’s State of the State Address.
This past year, the state of our state under Gov. Walker and Republican leaders has declined dramatically. Our state, previously recognized nationally as a leader in public education, healthcare and good government, is now polarized and broken.
We are now among the top in the nation for damaging cuts to public education and our university system. And we are the only state in the entire country that has lost jobs every month for the past six months.
While grassroots volunteers from counties all across Wisconsin were standing out the in cold collecting more than 1.9 million signatures to save Wisconsin from Scott Walker, Rebecca Kleefisch and his cronies in the state Legislature, Scott Walker was secretly flying all over the country on a corporate cash bonanza to put Wisconsin up for sale to the highest bidder.
The total haul for Scott Walker? More than $4.5 million in just five weeks, with 61% of that total coming from out of state.
"When this is over, they are going to be black and blue. Black and blue!"
That's what Tommy Thompson said to a cheering crowd of Tea Party activists at a pro-Scott Walker rally this past weekend.
While our grassroots volunteers were out in the cold publicly collecting more than a million signatures to recall Scott Walker, they faced name-calling, harassment, and even threats of violence.
Enough is enough. Watch the shocking video of Tommy Thompson screaming, "Black and Blue!" below and sign our petition demanding an immediate apology:
Last week, your efforts over the past two months culminated in a historic victory for working, middle-class families all across America.
You recalled Scott Walker.
Show Scott Walker and Tea Party extremists that you stand with our people-powered movement, One Million Strong and growing, by claiming your limited edition "I recalled Walker" bumper sticker right now.
The grassroots effort that successfully gathered a million signatures to recall Scott Walker was a resounding victory for working, middle-class families. More than 25,000 volunteers worked tirelessly over the last two months to collect, verify and prepare 1.9 million signatures – a historic achievement.
Tammy Baldwin started a thank you card for all of our recall volunteers. Maggie, Mitch and I signed our names to the card today. Will you join us by signing your name too and by passing along the thank you card to your friends and family?