Mining Reform passes the State Senate on a 17-16 vote (MacIver Institute).

WMC praises passage of mining reform in the State Senate (Wheeler).

Gov. Walker: Government dependence not the American Dream (USA Today).
Speaker Vos and Rep Stone: GAB must be held accountable (Wheeler)
Sen Vukmir outraged by GAB's inability to follow the law (Wheeler).
Sen Lazich calls for an end to volleyball mess at the GAB (Wheeler).
Attorney working with Bad River Tribe led MMSD during massive sewage dumps in Lake Michigan (Media Trackers).
Adam Neylon's victory in the 98th Assembly District is official (Waukesha Patch).
Bob Woodward threatened by senior White House official (Politico).
A Republican message for Wall Street (Wall Street Journal).
Discord and disarray won't help Obama legacy (Washington Examiner).
Obama's demagoguery supplemented with a touch of cruelty (Commentary).
Is youth unemployment creating a "lost generation?" (Washington Post).
Subway founder says business would not exist if it started in today's environment of regulations (Free Beacon).
Are Republicans the unpopular party? (Politico).
Obamacare, mandates could cost jobs (Politico).