It is a sad spectacle to see WI Governor Scott Walker taking money from the president of the "Council of Conservative Citizens,” a white supremacist group that grew out of the White Citizens Councils and is credited with radicalizing the man who massacred nine parishioners in the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.
The U.S. Department of Education has pledged to tighten controls of its quarter-billion-dollar-a-year charter schools program—a program repeatedly criticized by the Office of the Inspector General.
New emails reveal that the instructions to scrap the Wisconsin Idea from the UW Mission Statement originated with Walker’s Chief of Staff Eric Schutt, who was copied at least twice on the final language.
Presidential hopefuls have been outbidding themselves in touting school vouchers but racial integration was never part of the original design, which was cooked up out of hostility for public schools and first used evade desegregation.
Founded in 1955 to combat the "evils of compulsory unionism," the National Right to Work Committee has waged a war on workers ever since.
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.
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."
This week, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker got tripped up by the truth.
In addition to unprecedented budget cuts to the University of Wisconsin System, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker struck "the search for truth" and the Wisconsin Idea from the university's mission statement in his executive budget bill unveiled last night.
Wisconsin GOP pushes constitutional amendment to strip Chief Justice Abrahamson of her title.