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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 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.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on March 08, 2015

While Walker tries to build a national reputation as a straight shooter, the facts paint a picture of a politician governing by "bombshell" and sneak attack.

Posted by Jonas Persson on March 03, 2015

Founded in 1955 to combat the "evils of compulsory unionism," the National Right to Work Committee has waged a war on workers ever since.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 27, 2015

Here are the faces of some of those protesters that Walker "took on" in 2011, which he says will prepare him for confronting a group known for beheadings and burning people alive.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 24, 2015

Wisconsin state legislators will meet in an "extraordinary session" today in order to take up so-called "right to work" legislation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on February 23, 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 heels of Michigan and other states that have taken up the ALEC-inspired anti-union measures in recent years.

Posted by Jessica Mason on February 17, 2015

ALEC is famous for using "small government" rhetoric to push its corporate-funded privatization agenda in state legislatures across the country. In a hypocritical twist, the corporate bill mill now wants city and county governments to subsidize the conferences of its new local offshoot.

Posted by Jonas Persson on February 10, 2015

Wisconsin is home to nearly 335,000 Latinos, and 40 percent of these self-identify as Democrats. The LIBRE Initiative is poised to bring Latinos back into the GOP fold just in time for the 2016 election cycle.

Posted by Mary Bottari on February 09, 2015

The Walker budget slips in an edit to the section on the judicial commission to strike a statutory provision stating that "the salary established for the chief justice of the supreme court shall be different than the salaries established for the associate justices of the Supreme Court."

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