News Articles By Brendan Fischer

01 May 2015
-- By Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari Two career prosecutors--one a Republican, one a Democrat--just called Scott Walker a liar, and not a single national newspaper took notice. The comments... more
23 April 2015
By Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari Has Scott Walker won the Koch primary? Charles and David Koch, the billionaire co-owners of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately-held companies in... more
23 March 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to strike down Wisconsin's Republican-backed voter ID restriction, paving the way for the law to take effect in upcoming elections. The ruling is regarded as a... more
10 March 2015
Soon after becoming governor in 2011, Scott Walker eliminated funding for the state's first program to track and remedy Wisconsin's worst-in-the-country rate of racial disparities. The program, aimed... more
08 March 2015
By Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari In an October 2014 campaign ad, released just a few weeks before election day, Scott Walker looked directly into the camera and told voters, "I support... more
02 March 2015
The Center for Media and Democracy submitted the following testimony on Wisconsin's right to work bill to the Assembly's Committee on Labor: The Center for Media and Democracy was asked by... more
27 February 2015
One of the most remarkable things about the 2011 Wisconsin uprising was how a protest so massive and so sustained managed to be entirely peaceful. Thousands of people occupied the capital building,... more
26 February 2015
Stop the presses! An American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) “scholar,” Richard Vedder, says that Wisconsin’s proposed right-to-work law--which is lifted word-for-word from ALEC model... more
23 February 2015
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made headlines last week after Wisconsin Republicans introduced a virtually word-for-word copy of the ALEC “model” Right to Work Act, following on the... more
20 February 2015
Wisconsin Republicans have called a special session to take up a "right to work" measure attacking private sector unions--and the text of the bill, the Center for Media and Democracy has discovered,... more


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