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2 hrs ago | SFGate
One of Neel Kashkari's foremost criticisms of Gov. Jerry Brown is that the Democrat has made California an unfriendly place for business. Too much taxing, too many regulations, and the latest evidence is Tesla's decision to locate its electronic car battery factory in Nevada.
3 hrs ago | Swing State Project
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is in trouble in his re-election campaign, so he's going back to a strategy that's served him well: divide and conquer. Walker's new plan involves targeting some of Wisconsin's most vulnerable by requiring drug tests for unemployment insurance and food stamp applicants , while using the fact that that's illegal to pick a fight with the federal government: Few details were included on the new proposals, but advocates for the needy said the drug testing proposal for jobless and food stamp benefits would violate federal law - a complication that killed a similar proposal promoted by Republican lawmakers in 2011.
5 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , in a tight race for re-election , released a 62 page plan for "Greater Prosperity for All." Among the proposals, as the Milwaukee Journal-Sentimental reported, is the tired old canard of drug testing recipients of food stamps and unemployment.
9 hrs ago | The Progressive
The investigation into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is led by a Republican special prosecutor, was unanimously approved by Wisconsin's nonpartisan Government Accountability Board, and includes the participation of elected county District Attorneys from both political parties. But according to an outlet bankrolled by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the motivation for the "John Doe" probe can be traced back to a "weeping" teacher's union member married to Milwaukee County's District Attorney, John Chisholm.
11 hrs ago | WAOW
An early-morning explosion has leveled a Genoa-area home, spraying debris onto a highway and damaging a former fish market. DURAND, Wis.
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Democrats routinely deride Republicans as extremists bent on coarsening the discourse. In January 2014, in the same interview in which he infamously claimed that ISIS was a "jayvee" team, President Obama blamed conservative media for polarizing the country: The issue has been the inability of my message to penetrate the Republican base so that they feel persuaded that I'm not the caricature that you see on Fox News or Rush Limbaugh, but I'm somebody who is interested in solving problems and is pretty practical, and that, actually, a lot of the things we've put in place worked better than people might think.
Governor Scott Walker is out there with the hard sell on the 7th Circuit Courts decision to enable the GOP Voter ID Law for the mid term elections in less than 7 weeks. "The simple reality is that people, regardless of race, age or status, will have no problems getting access to a photo ID in this state," Walker said during an appearance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
I'm really getting tired of having to correct the Journal-Sentinel's Wisconsin Politi-"fact", but apparently I still have to, based on two awful analyses that seem to indicate that the corporate owners of the J-S have given orders to skew their ratings to favor the Wisconsin GOP as much as possible. "Wisconsin does not have a deficit," Darling said in a news release, which was issued with GOP Rep. John Nygren of Marinette.
Nick Nelson has known all of the state capitals since he was 5 years old. Now, at age 15, he can say he's visited all of the state capitols as well.
Gov. Scott Walker 's promises for a second term include cutting property and income taxes for individuals, requiring drug tests for those seeking unemployment and food stamp benefits and freezing tuition at technical colleges and the University of Wisconsin System . Walker's broad, 62-page platform incorporates previously stated positions and new ideas that he said would boost economic development and lead to job creation.
Gov. Scott Walker still hasn't decided whether to approve a proposed off-reservation casino in Kenosha, but that hasn't stopped the team leading the project from launching a website for prospective job seekers. The Menominee Nation and Hard Rock said Friday that they created the website to prepare for the "likelihood of approval."
There is an election for governor going on in Wisconsin right now between Scott Walker and Mary Burke. Recently I was reading an article Samantha Kerkman wrote about the planned Hard Rock Cafe/Casino in the Kenosha News.
EIGHT PERCENT WERE MALE. THE NEXT TIME YOU VOTE, YOU'RE GOING TO NEED A PHOTO ID.
Gov. Gary Herbert met with Fox News Channel executives in New York City on Thursday as he looks to join the ranks of Republican colleagues like Chris Christie of New Jersey and Scott Walker of Wisconsin whose regular network appearances increase their national exposure and connect them with more supporters. While Christie and Walker are considered possible 2016 presidential candidates, Herbert's spokesman said the governor's motivation is to promote Utah, not to prepare a run for higher office.
Every news outlet you can think of has had something to say about Ray Rice. Plus one you might not think of.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:34 pm
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