Walker Alters Budget More Than 100 Times With Veto

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (07/13/2015) – Republicans say, when Governor Scott Walker signed the 2015-2017 State Budget into law, he kept his promise to lower the tax burden for the hardworking taxpayers of Wisconsin. When he approved the budget passed by the Legislature, Walker used his veto powers more than 100 times, effectively changing many items. Democrats are suggesting he didn’t go far enough.

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New Democratic Party Chair Martha Laning: Who Is She?

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/09/2015) – New Wisconsin Democratic Party Chair, Martha Laning, wants to do what she can to change the power balance in the State Capitol. Laning, from a middle class Central Wisconsin family, was elected party chairperson at the state Democrats Convention in Milwaukee the weekend of June 5th and 6th, 2015. She has analyzed comparisons between Republicans and Democrats and thinks she may have the answers that will persuade voters to put Democrats back in power.

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Wisconsin Assembly Sends Right To Work To Gov. Walker

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/06/2015) – After turning down Democrat amendments, the Republican controlled Wisconsin Assembly passed the controversial Right To Work bill today. The legislation provides for voluntary union membership, and does not change existing contracts until the contract ends. Senate Bill 44 allows the employee the freedom to choose whether or not to belong to a union.

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