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January 13, 2011

GOP One-Term Watch: Jim Steineke

MADISON- With the news that he signed on to Scott Walker’s legislation limiting legal awards to families of those killed by drunk drivers, and co-authored legislation loosening Wisconsin auto insurance requirements, convicted drunk driver Jim Steineke of the 5th Assembly District has climbed to the top of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s One-Term Watch list.

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January 13, 2011

GOP Drunk Driver Heads Scott Walker Drunk Driver Protection Push


MADISON-At the helm of Scott Walker's efforts to roll back consumer protections for special interests is a convicted drunk driver who wants to limit legal awards to families of those injured or killed by drunk drivers.

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January 11, 2011

The Nursing Home/Drunk Driver Protection Bill

MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate on Scott Walker's very first order of business, which is to limit the legal liability for nursing homes where seniors are abused and for drunk drivers who injure or kill other innocent drivers.

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January 10, 2011

BREAKING: J.B. Van Hollen in Waste of Taxpayer Dollars in Frivolous Health Care Lawsuit

MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following the breaking news that J.B. Van Hollen was embarking on a partisan political errand to stop federal health care reform and thereby add to the federal deficit.

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January 10, 2011

ICYMI: Scott Walker's Bills Deepen Budget Mess

MADISON-Off to a slow start as governor, Scott Walker's first bills actually worsen Wisconsin's budget crisis.

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January 07, 2011

GOP Basement Dweller's Guilty Move

MADISON-The Janesville Gazette is reporting that Republican basement dweller Joe Knilans has acknowledged the mockery of Wisconsin laws inherent to his supposed residence downstairs at his brother's house and has instead leased an apartment in the actual district he represents.

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January 06, 2011

WisDems File Complaint Against GOP Basement Dweller


MADISON-Wisconsin Democrats on Thursday filed a complaint against a freshman Republican Assemblyman who unlawfully lives in his brother's basement.

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January 05, 2011

WisDems Launch GOP One-Term Watch

MADISON-The Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Wednesday launched its "One-Term Watch" program to monitor the crop of extremist freshman Republican legislators, who ran for office on promises of creating family-supporting jobs but have instead embarked on a madcap plan to enflame social issues, pay back corporate contributors and set back Wisconsin's modern economy.

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January 05, 2011

Paul Ryan, Sean Duffy, Reid Ribble Already Break Promises

MADISON-As they enter office, Sean Duffy, Reid Ribble, Paul Ryan and the rest of Wisconsin's Republican House delegation has already broken prominent campaign promises to reform Congress and cut spending.

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January 03, 2011

WisDems Begin Fight Against Walker, GOP Moves to Extinguish Wisconsin Way of Life

MADISON-Using a broad array of platforms, Wisconsin Democrats on Monday began their fight against efforts by Scott Walker and the GOP to extinguish Wisconsin's way of life.

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