A Scott Walker licensing agency gave the wife of a top Republican official a $27,000 raise without considering a single other applicant for the state job, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has reported.
In a desperate bid to hide Wisconsin's continued jobs loss and after the failure of two "jobs sessions" and venture capital legislation that was supposed to be the cornerstone of his economic development plans, Scott Walker is set to introduce another gimmick today as he faces recall – and a criminal corruption probe.
MADISON-As he continues to avoid questions about his connection to a growing criminal corruption probe, Scott Walker on Monday was scheduled to shake down corporate cash at a $5,000-per-table fundraiser in Chicago, conveniently home to one of Walker's pricey criminal defense lawyers.
MADISON – As the shady Republican redistricting plot unfolds, it was yesterday revealed that top aides to the Fitzgerald Brothers have continued to perform their legislative work at the same law offices where they secretly crafted the illegal redistricting maps – months after the redistricting process was completed.
Scott Walker yesterday announced that he would use more than $25 million in settlement funds intended to assist Wisconsin homeowners affected by the foreclosure crisis to offset the $143 million budget deficit created by his Republican Party’s multi-billion dollar tax giveaway.
MADISON – Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate released the following statement following news that the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau today released new projections that show Scott Walker’s budget has a $143 million deficit.
MADISON – As new polling shows that Congressional Republicans are facing record low approval ratings after their vote for Paul Ryan’s plan to end Medicare, Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Fundraising) this week proposed a constitutional amendment to make it easier for failed congressional representatives to stay in office.