Wisconsin Republicans Fight Gerrymandering Decision

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/26/2017) – Republicans are actively appealing the recent federal court ruling that found them engaging in unconstitutional gerrymandering when they redrew boundaries that affect voting districts. A State Senator claims GOP leaders have decided to roll the dice by using another $175,000 of taxpayers money to continue what has been a losing battle to defend themselves against a federal court decision that found the Republicans rigged Wisconsin elections when they drew the current lines. “With today’s decision by state Republicans to appeal the federal court ruling that found them to have engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering, justice for Wisconsin’s voters […]

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H.J. Res. 41 Signed By Trump Cancels An Obama Action

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/14/2017) – Current U.S. President Donald J. Trump chose Valentine’s Day to send a message to former president Barack Obama and Democrats. A Congressional Review Act bill signed by Trump today, effectively cancels out some of the Obama Administration actions prior to ending occupation of the White House. H.J. Res. 41 repeals Dodd-Frank regulations on the energy industry. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) says the regulations would have put American oil and natural gas companies at a disadvantage on the world stage. Ryan claims this will free up American entrepreneurs, creating jobs, and jump-starting our economy. The House continues […]

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District Court Says Fix Wisconsin District Boundaries

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/27/2017) – A three judge federal district court ruling requires the State of Wisconsin to redraw legislative district boundaries. The existing boundaries were created by a Republican controlled legislature. Democrats complained that the boundaries of the districts favored the election of majority party candidates as a result. Today’s ruling based on the federal district court proceedings attempts to remedy what is perceived as unfair voter makeup resulting from the current borders, otherwise known as gerrymandering. “Today’s decision by the federal court is in keeping with what those of us who brought this case forward knew all along, Wisconsin’s legislative […]

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Mixed Reactions To Wisconsin State Of State Address

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/12/2016) – There are mixed reactions to the State of the State address given by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker this week. Republicans are saying the speech showed that common-sense conservative reforms are working and winning for Wisconsin. Democrats, however, point out, Wisconsin families are working harder than ever, but still being left behind by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature. Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney says, “We stand by Governor Walker as he continues to defend hardworking taxpayers by fighting for policies that increase economic prosperity and put more money back in their pockets. The Wisconsin […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Walker Plans Afternoon State Of State

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/04/2017) – Governor Scott Walker today formally requested a joint session of the Wisconsin State Legislature on Tuesday, January 10 at 3 p.m. for the purpose of delivering the 2017 State of the State Address. The change in time from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. is out of respect for President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation, which will take place on the evening of January 10. – WISCREPORT NEWSBRIEF

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Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes Officially Go To Trump

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (12/19/2016) – Wisconsin’s 10 Electoral Votes have all gone to Donald Trump as Electoral College electors in states throughout the United States cast votes today that reflect the Electoral results of the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Even though there were attempts by disgruntled citizens to convince the Electoral College voters to vote for someone other than Republican candidate Donald Trump, Trump is expected to remain President-Elect until the swearing in ceremony, January 20, 2017. Following the conclusion of today’s meeting of the electors, Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney released the following statement: “Today, Donald Trump received […]

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