WOODBRIDGE, Va. — ScottWalker warned Republicans at a rally here Saturday that Democrat Terry McAuliffe will be in the pocket of “big government union bosses” if he wins the Virginia governor’s race. The Wisconsin governor, a conservative icon for breaking the back of the public-employee unions in his blue state and then beating...
24.10.2012 [Business Insider] - ScottWalker in the state's gubernatorial recall election this June. "Oh my God! I don't even know you anymore!" Ford said, only half-joking. "He's a fraud! How in God's name can you vote for both?" "Both" refers to Underwood's preferred candidates of
This past January, the newly elected governor ScottWalker declared war on Wisconsin’s progressive roots. Under the guise of budget repair, he and his Republican colleagues in the state legislature introduced a whole host of initiatives meant to roll back hard-won gains for workers and recast the role of government in the state to fit his own conservative ideology. In The Battle for Wisconsin, the labor historian Andrew E. Kersten shows just how far-reaching these “reforms” really are—and why they fly in the face of the state’s long progressive tradition. Kersten is a Wisconsin native, a product of the state’s renowned public education system that is now under attack. In this eye-opening new book, he takes us back to the days of the robber barons, explaining why our forefathers fought so hard for real reform in the Progressive Era and why those principles are worth protecting today.
30.05.2012 Grand Old Partisan was in Waukesha, Wisconsin over Memorial Day weekend to volunteer for Gov. ScottWalker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. The election is on June 5th, and early voting centers are now open.
26.10.2012 [Superior Telegram] - ScottWalker and the Republican-controlled Legislature created the quasi-public agency in 2011 as a way to spur job growth in the state. Its functions previously had been housed in the Commerce Department, a traditional state agency. Walker won the
25.10.2012 [MLive.com] - ScottWalker for supporting the S.S. Badger's continued dumping of coal ash into Lake Michigan, Wisconsin's leading newspaper reports. Badger_underway_08.JPG The S.S. Badger shown on Lake Michigan. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel obtained a copy
25.10.2012 [The American Prospect] - Working America, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, targets middle-class voters who would have belonged to unions had manufacturing not disappeared from the area. The group's job became far easier last spring, when Republican Governor ScottWalker's push to
25.10.2012 [Milwaukee Magazine] - ScottWalker's reforms of school funding and employee benefits is now clear: Budgeted school spending fell 5.4 % between the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school years, according to a new analysis by the non-partisan Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. The average
Wisconsin Gov. ScottWalker thinks the next Republican presidential ticket should have one very important criteria: the Presidential nominee and Vice President should be former governors. So Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul can take a hike. Walker? He's still eligible.