Friday, October 21st, 2016

(Note: Headline updated to note State Rep Dave Craig is running to replace Lazich. See below.) One of the most frustrating disappointments in the state senate, Mary Lazich, has decided not to run for re-election: Today I am announcing that I am not seeking re-election. It has been an immense honor and pleasure to serve the […]

Every year I make predictions, and every year we check them. Unlike other pundits, I actually hold myself accountable. It’s the masochist in me. This year promises to be an interesting year for Wisconsinites. Wisconsin’s new health care laws will slowly go into effect after the Obamacare delay. Spring and fall elections will promise surprises […]

Publication: Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date: Mar 8, 2012; Section: Opinion; Page: 8A One man’s ego to stop a mine Democrats share blame too       It would be easy to blame Sen. Dale Schultz for the failure of the mining reform bill on Tuesday. And sometimes I take the easy way out. After rejecting one compromise, […]

Perhaps Senator Schultz should spend less time gazing into the mirror and more time thinking about what he’s going to say. Update: Liebenthal, bite me. Print this entry

For all of the Democrats’ hopes of flipping three Republican State Senators, it looks increasingly unlikely. On the other hand, State Senator Dale Schultz may be completed isolated with his Hamlet routine concerning the governor’s budget repair bill. From Greg Sargent at the Washington Post: Here’s a pretty good indicator of just how resistant Republicans […]

State Senator Dale Schultz, a former Republican majority leader, reminds us again why the Republicans alienated their base the last time they were in the majority. Schultz says he will offer an amendment to restore after 2013 collective bargaining privileges for state employees for their health care benefits. Clearly Schultz is not paying attention. This […]