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January 29, 2009

Scott Walker Uses County Executive

MADISON – Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker yesterday used his taxpayer funded office to launch a political campaign attack against Governor Jim Doyle, violating ethics rules that prohibit such behavior.
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January 29, 2009

Van Hollen: Incompetent at Tracking Own Attorney Hours, or Lying to Taxpayers About Lawsuit Costs?

MADISON – Attorney General JB Van Hollen’s latest claim that his politically-motivated GAB lawsuit has cost taxpayers less than $1,000 shows that he’s either an incompetent manager who can’t track his own attorney hours, or he’s lying to taxpayers about the true costs of his lawsuit.
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January 29, 2009

Wisconsin Democrats Applaud Signing of Historic Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act

MADISON – The Democratic Party of Wisconsin today applauded President Barack Obama for signing the historic Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, ensuring American workers are treated fairly under the law by correcting wage disparities. 
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January 28, 2009

DPW Chair Wineke Statement on Governor

MADISON – Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Joe Wineke tonight released the following statement following Governor Jim Doyle’s annual State of the State Address.

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January 15, 2009

Republican Party of Wisconsin: Out of Touch, or Out of Their Minds?

Political observers were left scratching their heads last week when Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker essentially said, “thanks, but no thanks” to President-elect Barack Obama’s proposed stimulus funding to help create jobs in Walker’s own county and across Wisconsin.
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January 15, 2009

Van Hollen Abandons Own Lawsuit, Finally Ending Costly Political Stunt

MADISON – Attorney General JB Van Hollen today abandoned the appeal of the politically-motivated lawsuit he lost against the Government Accountability Board, finally putting an end to his months-long political stunt that cost Wisconsin taxpayers thousands of dollars and threatened to disenfranchise thousands of voters.
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January 07, 2009

Scott Walker Says No to New Jobs for Wisconsin

MADISON – At a time of national economic peril and rising unemployment, Scott Walker says he is against Federal stimulus money to put people back to work and create thousands of new jobs for Wisconsin families now.

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January 06, 2009

President-Elect Obama to Host Regional Balls on Inaugural Night

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President-elect Barack Obama will host a Youth Inaugural Ball, five Regional Inaugural balls, and a ball for his Home States - Illinois and Hawaii.  Vice President-elect Joe Biden will host a ball for his Home States as well: Delaware and Pennsylvania. These balls round out the list of official inaugural balls to be held on Tuesday, January 20, along with the previously announced Neighborhood Inaugural Ball and Commander in Chief's Ball.  The President-elect and the Vice President-elect will appear at each of the ten inaugural balls.

 

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