Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Scott Walker

Wisconsin GOP’s lame-duck power grab ruled unconstitutional

A Wisconsin judge ruled on Thursday that laws passed by the Republican-controlled legislature in December to limit the powers of newly elected...

How Scott Walker made Wisconsin the national poster child for dark...

"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."

‘A very dark day for democracy’: Scott Walker signs Wisconsin GOP’s...

"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman.

A lame-duck ‘legislative coup:’ Wisconsin GOP stages last-minute power grab before...

Republican legislators worked throughout Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning to pass a sweeping package of lame-duck bills to give power to the Republican-controlled Legislature before Republican Governor Scott Walker leaves office in January.

‘Democracy dies…in the early morning light’ as Wisconsin GOP rams through...

"This is outrageous abuse of power and should be huge national scandal."

‘Absolute fraud:’ After billions in taxpayer subsidies championed by Trump, Ryan,...

"Apparently, Scott Walker gave billions in subsidies to a Tawainese company, so that it would despoil land in Wisconsin while paying Chinese workers to make iPhones."

Wisconsin’s Foxconn deal enriches billionaires with taxpayer cash

“Growth, thy name is suffering.”

Scott Walker set to sign Koch anti-regulations bill in Wisconsin

“The so-called REINS Act will undoubtedly move Wisconsin towards a rule-making process that will become marred by industry lobbyists with political agendas."

A political party worth joining

Bob Fest – where 10,000 Wisconsinites gathered last year in the fighting spirit of La Follette, determined to stop the corporate governor's cynical end run.

Scott Walker’s Political Magic

Corporate cash — flowing from Home Depot to Donald Trump — funded the governor's campaign to victory, despite public opinion.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

‘Bewitched, bothered and bewildered’ embody splintered, bickering Republicans—and no fix in sight

Demoting Liz Cheney doubles down on Rightwing Lie (after the “stolen” election): without Trump, the party is dead meat. Polling strongly disagrees.

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric...

It's time Congress makes firm commitments and landmark policies to have pollution-free transportation nationwide.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.