Monday, December 5th, 2016

Last night I posted the winners of the MacIver Institute’s first ever End of the Legislative Session awards. Here were my nominees: Taxpayer Hero – Has to be State Representative Leah Vukmir, for stopping the RTA with a timely amendment. Taxpayer Villain – State Representative Jeff Wood. He’s going to jail, the legislature is going […]

State Representative Jeff Wood (censured) (I-Bloomer) is adding a new staff member. State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan’s spokesperson Rebekah Sweeney said Wood hired Kathryn Sweet to a part-time position. Sweeney said the hire was within Wood’s authority and brings his staff size to 1.5 positions. “It’s not a good use of taxpayer money,” said Executive […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that the Milwaukee County Board has rejected the wheel tax. My brilliance on the subject of the wheel tax is over at the MacIver Institute’s website. At least Dane County, as part of its consideration of a wheel tax, does not even pretend that the money is not part […]

State Representative Jeff Wood, recently arrested for the fifth time for OWI, announced Friday that he is not seeking re-election in 2010.  “I am deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I have caused for my family and regret any disgrace I may have brought on the Wisconsin State Legislature. I believe it is in […]

State Representative Steve Nass called for the resignation of State Representative Jeff Wood following Wood’s fourth arrest for driving under the influence. If Wood does not resign, Nass will pursue Wood’s expulsion from the Assembly. Dear Representative Wood: The Wisconsin Constitution and the people of this great state place a tremendous level of power in […]