Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Thrift, thrift, Horatio! the funeral baked meats Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables. – Hamlet Act I, Scene ii Well, it didn’t take long. The same day State Senator Ted Kanavas announced he was not running for re-election, State Representative Rich Zipperer announced he was running to replace Kanavas. He made his first campaign […]

State Senator Ted Kanavas announced today he is not seeking re-election. Kanavas Will Not Seek Re-election January 25, 2010 – (Madison, WI)…State Senator Ted Kanavas announced today he will not seek a third full term in the Wisconsin State Senate. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of the 33rd […]

State Senator Ted Kanavas and State Representative Bill Kramer are pushing a plan that allows voters to indicate that a photo id must be presented when they vote. The idea is to prevent anyone from falsely casting a ballot in the name of someone who chooses this requirement. From the press release: Kanavas/Kramer Introduce Voluntary […]

State Representative Bill Kramer and State Senator Ted Kanavas are asking the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to detail any state spending that involves the controversial organization ACORN. Today we write to request that you review all contracts, grants, and other official relationships that the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority may have […]

Randy Melchert pays a compliment to me on how well I’m tracking the number of Doyle recall supporters. Easy to do when I haven’t yet used all my fingers and toes. Here’s a schedule of their upcoming events:1. May 18th 7pm Chilton/Eagles Hall; 1041 E. Chestnut; Chilton WI 53014 920-849-9223 (Hwy 57&151)2. May 19th 7pm […]

State Senator Ted Kanavas has more patience than some of us. Throughout the month of April, Senator Kanavas has chosen a different tax increase to highlight every day. The $1.7 billion in tax increases are in addition to the $1.2 billion passed earlier this year by Doyle and the Democrats in the legislature. Senator Kanavas […]

1) State Senator Mary Lazich explained why constituent e-mail (i.e. public records) may have ended up discarded as spam. Since I like Yahoo e-mail, like many people, and it avoids the necessity of changing my e-mail address every time I change internet providers, I’m not sure what the solution is everytime an idea for inquiry […]

President Obama’s Education Secretary says urban mayors should take control of bad inner-city schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday that mayors should take control of big-city school districts where academic performance is suffering. Duncan said mayoral control provides the strong leadership and stability needed to overhaul urban schools. Mayors run the schools in fewer […]

State Senator Ted Kanavas, interviewed by the Waukesha Freeman, told the reporter he is a supporter of the effort to recall of Governor Jim Doyle. One of those joining the Facebook group is state Sen. Ted Kanavas, R-Brookfield, who said he wants to send a message to Doyle that he needs to stop creating more […]

From State Representative Rich Zipperer: “I’m ready to work with anyone from either side of the aisle on real solutions that fix our economy and bring jobs to Wisconsin. Those include lowering the tax burden on families and small businesses, easing the regulatory burdens that are pushing jobs away, and ending the tax and spend […]