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Let the Taxpayers Prevail

There's still time to do what's right.

Speaker John Gard: Back in Charge?

Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss.

Q & A: Paul Ryan on the Challenges and Opportunities of Chairing the House Ways and Means Committee

"This is going to be a lot of work, but this is going to be a lot of fun"

Keeping Wisconsin's Workforce Drug Free

A helping hand into the workforce.

Howard Marklein's Moment

What will he choose?

No Speaker Vos, Repealing the Prevailing Wage is Not A Tough Vote

It's only tough if taxpayer interests are a secondary concern.

Hail to the Chief

A new day on the court.

Dear Republican Legislators: Prioritize Taxpayer Savings Over Campaign Donations

Those campaign donations aren't worth selling out taxpayers.

Could the Tea Party Elect Russ Feingold in 2016?

Many conservatives frustrated by Sen. Ron Johnson.

daily takes

While Wisconsin Fiddles, Indiana Repeals Prevailing Wage

"Our state is putting hard-working taxpayers first," said Mike Pence.

Who Will Lead The Democratic Party in the Wake of 2014 Wisconsin Losses?

See who might lead the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

What the New Revenue Projections Mean For Wisconsin's Budget

National economic forecasts are downgraded impacting Wisconsin.

Walker Political Team Expands into South Carolina

Team now has staffers in three of first four states in the 2016 contest.

U.S. Supreme Court Could Announce Decision on John Doe Case Later this Month

Based on current schedule, public could have an answer by May 18.

Scott Walker Buzz Index - May 6, 2015

The latest in national news and commentary on a likely "Run for the White House" by Gov. Scott Walker.

Key Reads - May 6, 2015

Phosphorus Regulations, Bucks Arena, State Budget, Prevailing Wage, 33rd State Senate, Federal Budget Passes, 2016 Buzz, Ferries to Cuba and More.

Chief Justice Pat Roggensack: Consensus Not Dictatorship

Newly-elected chief justice explains how she'll run the state's highest court.

Duey Stroebel on Prevailing Wage Repeal: "This is a No-Brainer of an Issue"

Newly sworn-in state senator talked about the need for full repeal of the state's prevailing wage law.

Highlights and Lowlights From The Senate Hearing on Repealing Prevailing Wage

Public testimony features local officials testifying for repeal.

John Gard's Campaign to Raise Taxes and Stop Taxpayer Savings

A rundown of the behind the scenes movements of the former assembly speaker turned lobbyist.

Scott Walker Buzz Index - May 5, 2015

The latest in national news and commentary on a likely "Run for the White House" by Gov. Scott Walker.

Key Reads - May 5, 2015

Shirley's Lawsuit, U.S. Senate Electorates, Prevailing Wage, Baltimore, "Clinton Cash," Free Trade, Feminists Chase a Liberal off Twitter and More.

A New Gas Tax Push?

The latest rumblings.

Meet The Prevailing Wage Enforcers Who Are Sticking It To Taxpayers

And the Democratic State Rep who earns a healthy paycheck.

POLL: If the GOP Primary were Today...?

With three new candidates entering the race this week, who's your candidate at this point for 2016?

Sunday Insight: Baltimore, Prevailing Wage, and the New Chief Justice

Charlie and panelists discuss the biggest stories of the week.

Scott Walker Buzz Index - May 4, 2015

The latest in national news and commentary on a likely "Run for the White House" by Gov. Scott Walker.

Key Reads - May 4, 2015

John Doe, Prevailing Wage, Uber / Lyft, Baltimore / Police Shootings, Fast Track, 2016 Field to Increase, the Economics of Bowling, and More.

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favorite takes

Estimates from the Cap Times put Mary Burke‚Äôs income at higher than $1.36 million last year. There is no question that Burke could self-fund her campaign. Either she is having a hard time raising money, or Burke is unwilling to bet big on her own campaign. 



-Collin Roth

The Roth Report

The the downside is, our watchdog media ( ha ha ) will not do what years ago was routine good fact finding. If it is not pro their agenda, why look?


-Mike Heimbach

Wisconsin John Doe Witch Hunt: Worse Than IRS Scandal

Wow, loser at PolitiFRAUD's Wisconsin franchise is even less professional than outfit's usual low standards


-Phil Kerpen  @kerpen


-@Kerpen

Twitter / kerpen:

key reads

The latest in national news and commentary on a likely "Run for the White House" by Gov. Scott Walker.
Phosphorus Regulations, Bucks Arena, State Budget, Prevailing Wage, 33rd State Senate, Federal Budget Passes, 2016 Buzz, Ferries to Cuba and More.
The latest in national news and commentary on a likely "Run for the White House" by Gov. Scott Walker.

If the GOP Primary were held today, who'd get your vote?

Jeb Bush
Ted Cruz
Rand Paul
Marco Rubio
Scott Walker
 

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