Is John Doe special prosecutor still working with partisan DA, GAB?

By   /  March 2, 2015  /  Abuse of power, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Illustration by Mike Shelton for Wisconsin Reporter

It seems the special prosecutor in a politically charged John Doe investigation into dozens of conservative groups and Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign just can’t quit his old prosecutor pals.

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Cooler heads prevail in Wisconsin’s latest labor fight

By   /  February 27, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Somebody wants Sen. Van Wanggaard to get cancer. Others have told the lawmaker to go to hell.

It’s been a good week for the Racine Republican.

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Unions gave $575K to Wisconsin Democratic senators voting against right-to-work bill

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  Legislature, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Labor unions have contributed about $575,000 to the 14 Democratic senators who voted Wednesday against right-to-work legislation being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, according to a Wisconsin Reporter review of campaign finance records.

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Wisconsin Senate passes right-to-work; Democrats vow to fight on

By   /  February 26, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Right to work is halfway home.

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Big labor talks rough and tough, strike at right-to-work rally

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias and M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – Their numbers were nothing compared to the union-led protests of 2011, but big labor brought in a few big guns Wednesday to fight right-to-work legislation.

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Grandstanding galore in opening hours of right-to-work debate

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – If you had a hankering for political grandstanding, the state Senate was the place to be Wednesday.

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