Vets with claims for benefits could soon see even longer wait times
Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could result in longer wait times for veterans in Wisconsin.
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Green Bay Press-Gazette
Republicans to meet in Rapids
The invited guest for the evening is Jory DeLoach with the Sean Duffy for Congress campaign.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Clock ticking fix to the Voting Rights Act
This is the first in a four-part, weekly series on voting in America. Time is running out for Congress to fix the Voting Rights Act.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul to host school choice roundtable in Milwaukee
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul , a prospective presidential candidate in 2016, will be in Milwaukee next week hosting a school choice roundtable at St. Anthony School.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Why Rep. Sean Duffy is wrong to fight consumer protection bureau: column
Since July 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been doing its job of protecting consumers and establishing rules and guidelines so that our free markets will work in an open and fair way.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Ryan's Big Decision: Presidency or Ways and Means?
Rep. Paul Ryan has a big decision to make as his term as House Budget Committee chairman comes to an end - he must choose between seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in or chairing the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Consumer beware: Dodd-Frank disaster looms
Financial regulations imposed after the 2008 Wall Street crash are backfiring on consumers and pose a "compliance nightmare" for lenders.
Shocking details of rampant CFPB racism, sexism prompt Rep. Sean...
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray's agency has been slammed in recent months for refusing to divulge to Congress details of its lavish spending on a new headquarters.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Rep. Duffy Introduces Bill to Maintain National Telecommunications...
The bill was introduced on April 4. The legislation was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Univision Sunday Show Sidesteps Proof of Network's Liberal Skew
As promised, following its launch last week, the Media Research Center's new Hispanic media arm, MRC Latino, is conducting ongoing analysis of the news coverage on the country's top Spanish-language television networks.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Wisconsin 3rd CD Democratic Convention - Forward
Last Saturday, I and a several dozen other DPW members attended the 3rd Congressional District convention in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Garrett bill seeks FSOC transparency
April 7, 2014 - A bill to require the Financial Services Oversight Council to hold open meetings, subject it to requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and more was introduced last week by Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J. The bill is H.R. 4387 and awaits action of the House Financial Services Committee.
Republican vs. Republican
State Senator Glenn Grothman, West Bend, takes on Republican incumbent, Congressman Tom Petri, in a race he says is about what it means to be a true conservative.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
WI-06: Glenn Grothman could be the next Michele Bachmann
If there was ever a case of why Democrats need to try to run candidates in every district, WI-06 is a lulu.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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Gov. Walker won't take sides in Grothmann-Petri Congressional primary
Governor Scott Walker will not take sides in a U.S. House primary that could offer a Republicans voters a choice between tea party conservatism and a more moderate GOP tradition.
Virginia congressman: $174,000 a year "We're underpaid"
Despite an decent record on progressive issues, this has got to be the most tone-deaf political statement to come out of a Democratic politician since Joe Lieberman jumped ship.
Duffy supports balanced Ryan budget, urges Democra...
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a federal budget Tuesday with Republican support, but like most House budgets, it's doomed in the Senate.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Mentzer: This bill from Rep. Sean Duffy would actually improve Obamacare
In the alternative universe it's a technocratic debate, in other words, as opposed to the ideological battle royal we've been having about the philosophical underpinnings of the law known as Obamacare.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Waters: Cancel House CFPB discrimination hearing
The leading Democrat lawmaker on the House Financial Services Committee sent a letter to Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, urging him to cancel a committee investigation scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 , into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and abuse at the CFPB.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Redistricting shores up GOP hold in Wisconsin
Wisconsin has long been a politically competitive state, with the governor and other offices flipping between parties, but Republicans in 2010 took advantage of their legislative majority to redraw congressional districts to strengthen their majority hold on the delegation in Washington.