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February 28, 2013

ICYMI: What Sequester? "Struggling" Sean Duffy is on "Vacation!"

When Republicans last week took a recess in the face of the draconian cuts mandated by the "sequester," which would cost Wisconsin 35,000 jobs, they were told by their leadership to be somber about it.

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February 25, 2013

BREAKING-Federal Panel Rules WisGOP Likely Committed "Fraud, Misrepresentation or Misconduct" in Redistricting

Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response to the ruling Monday by a federal panel ordering Wisconsin Republicans to turn over three computers that are part of legal challenges to their illegal redistricting process.

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February 25, 2013

Scott Walker's Income Tax Cut Benefits the Wealthy

Scott Walker's much-touted plans for an income tax cut would mostly benefit the richest 20 percent of Wisconsinites.

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February 25, 2013

Soldiers Furloughed, Senior Meals Cut, Airports Closed, Kids Kicked Off Head Start: No Biggie to Scott Walker

As Scott Walker left Wisconsin's ailing behind this weekend for another trip to court right-wing special interests in Washington, on Monday he was dismissing the mandated cuts of the forthcoming sequester and suggesting massive cuts to Medicare as a solution.
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February 24, 2013

BREAKING -- Rob Zerban Blasts Paul Ryan Sequester Plans To "Marginalize America"

Rob Zerban told Wisconsin Democratic leaders today that Paul Ryan's support for the right-wing Republican sequester plan would "marginalize America" and kneecap American prosperity.
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February 22, 2013

ICYMI: “Experts see no big gain for economy, taxpayers in Scott Walker's budget proposal”

Economists are saying that Scott Walker’s income tax cut is unlikely to benefit taxpayers or the economy, according to a new report in the Wisconsin State Journal.

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February 22, 2013

BREAKING: Scott Walker's Health Care Czar Resigns

News is breaking that Scott Walker's healthcare czar, Dennis Smith, is resigning his position as DHS secretary. Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate released the following statement:

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February 21, 2013

Deficit Grows By 29% Under Scott Walker

Details are sketchy, but it appears that Scott Walker's much-hyped $2 weekly tax cut would grow Wisconsin's budget deficit by nearly $600 million -- a 29% increase.
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February 20, 2013

Scott Walker Budget Continues Wisconsin's Downward March

Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response to the introduction of Scott Walker's biennial budget.

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February 19, 2013

WisDems Chair Calls for Action by WisGOP Congressional Delegation to Avoid Sequestration

This morning, President Obama discussed commonsense solutions to avoid the sequester and reduce our debt and deficit in a balanced manner. Following are remarks of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate. 

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