Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Silent E is not too excited about Scott Newcomer seeking re-election in the 33rd Assembly District: Scott has had a bunch of personal and financial issues that don’t sit to well with me. I completely understand that people can have these problems but they’re adding up over in the Newcomer camp and I tend to […]

The Waukesha Freeman reports this morning that State Representative Scott Newcomer (R-Delafield) will seek re-election.  His personal life has been a trainwreck that has managed to get public notice. He has been named in lawsuits related to his business, and the ex-husband of a business partner has repeatedly made threats against Newcomer’s life. Newcomer and […]

It’s hard to ignore the news that State Representative Scott Newcomer’s former home in Elm Grove is under threat of foreclosure. After all, his residence there during a campaign for the state assembly in a district elsewhere was a shameful flouting of the residency requirements. That said, I don’t know if there’s any larger point […]

Assembly Republicans picked their leadership team: Assembly Republicans today elected Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald of Horicon as minority leader and Rep. Mark Gottlieb of Port Washington as assistant minority leader. “Our focus is going to be getting back in the majority,” Fitzgerald told his colleagues. Fitzgerald defeated Rep. Scott Newcomer of Hartland; Gottlieb beat Rep. Leah […]

With the announcement by Mike Huebsch that he is not running for assembly minority leader, the scramble is on for the leadership positions. Jeff Fitzgerald is already running for assembly minority leader. Look for an announcement today from conservative Scott Newcomer that he’s joining the race. Geography, fundraising ability and conservative credentials will all play […]

The Wisconsin Club for Growth’s latest newsletter is online. Check it out. Among the topics covered, “Milwaukee Citizens Vote with Their Feet”: Rather than continuing to take beatings from their local elected officials, they simply pack up and move to tax-friendlier climes. This is in part, why Milwaukee’s population continues to decline, while its suburbs […]

The Wisconsin Club for Growth’s latest newsletter is online. Check it out. Among the topics covered, “Milwaukee Citizens Vote with Their Feet”: Rather than continuing to take beatings from their local elected officials, they simply pack up and move to tax-friendlier climes. This is in part, why Milwaukee’s population continues to decline, while its suburbs […]

State Representatives Scott Newcomer and Bill Kramer already told the Waukesha Freeman on Saturday they would be voting against the proposed budget. We can add State Representative Rich Zipperer to the list. From a press release: “Today I have a choice to stand up for families and taxpayers, make them a priority and work to […]

State Representatives Scott Newcomer and Bill Kramer already told the Waukesha Freeman on Saturday they would be voting against the proposed budget. We can add State Representative Rich Zipperer to the list. From a press release: “Today I have a choice to stand up for families and taxpayers, make them a priority and work to […]

That’s what State Senator Ted Kanavas and State Representative Scott Newcomer are wondering. Today, State Senator Ted Kanavas (R-Brookfield) called on Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to investigate the Doyle Administration’s procurement process following the indictment of Larry J. Lupton, a vice president for UGL Equis Corporation. Mr. Lupton is the real estate agent for […]