Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Waukesha Freeman August 27th Page 6A Opinion Another Republican primary Tuesday Westlake, Duchow seen as top contenders in 99th We interrupt your summer vacation with yet another special election in Waukesha County. The Republican primary in the 99th Assembly District is this Tuesday. The winner will likely be the next state representative for this Republican […]

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 […]

Scot Ross of One Wisconsin Now is not satisfied with the explanation given by State Rep Joel Kleefisch’s staff of why they lifted almost word-for-word excerpts from congressional press releases regarding a proposed new overtime law. Ross was not satisfied with the note from the legislative aide. “Rep. Kleefisch plagiarized and he got caught,” Ross […]

As the Democrats gather in Oconomowoc this weekend (you’ll be able to tell by the number of government license plates), at least one local Democrat who ran for office is still unhappy with the way his party treated him. Scott Michalek, who ran for state assembly against Joel Kleefisch, says he was told by Jeff […]

Their parents must be proud. A couple hundred people gathered at the Capitol Wednesday night for Gov. Scott Walker’s State of the State speech. But the last thing they wanted to do was to actually hear it. They were there to drown it out, with shouting, with singing, with profanity, and even with a poorly […]

WTMJ-AM’s John Mercure spoke with Jeremy Ryan, aka “Segway Boy,” on his afternoon news show the other day to discuss the continued harassment of state legislators in the Capitol itself. After lying about how all he wants to do is talk to members of the legislature and they wouldn’t be harassed, Ryan justifies calling State […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Nov 4, 2010; Section:Opinion; Page Number:10A Savor victory, but not for long Republicans must keep promises after historic gains Wow. What a night for Republicans in Wisconsin. Not only did Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker win the election for governor, not only did Ron Johnson defeat three-term incumbent Russ Feingold, but Republicans […]

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 […]