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Posted by PR Watch Admin on September 09, 2014

New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on April 20, 2015

Has Scott Walker won the Koch primary? Charles and David Koch told Republican donors that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is their man for President.

Posted by Mary Bottari on April 19, 2015

Two court cases this week--one being heard in open court, another being considered in silence behind closed doors--will decide the future of Wisconsin campaign finance law, the independence of the Wisconsin judiciary and will impact the future of presidential candidate Scott Walker.

The stakes could not be higher, but the converging cases have garnered little national attention.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on April 13, 2015

Backed by big corporate dollars from McDonalds and others, the International Franchise Association is using legal maneuvers and back room lobbying to try to undermine workers in the fast food industry.

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 31, 2015

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce has unleashed a $600,000 ad blitz to strip Wisconsin's independent Chief Justice of her title just as the court prepares to take up the John Doe criminal probe of Scott Walker.

Posted by Mary Bottari on March 31, 2015

After the town of Denton, Texas, passed a ballot initiative banning fracking in November 2014, the oil and gas industry reacted with outrage and swiftly filed suit.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on March 20, 2015

Two Mondays ago, Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and a fast-rising Republican star, signed a “right-to-work” bill into law in his state, calling it “one more tool that will help grow good-paying, family-supporting jobs here in the state of Wisconsin.”

Posted by PR Watch Admin on March 12, 2015

The $28.5 billion in bonuses doled out to Wall Street employees in 2014 is double the annual pay for all 1,007,000 Americans who work full-time at the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 10, 2015

The protests that have erupted in Madison, Wisconsin in the wake of the police shooting of Tony Robinson lay bare the racial inequities in the city and the state as a whole.

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