The campaign to recall Wisconsin State Senator Scott Fitzgerald announced on Jan. 13, 2012 that they had enough signatures to trigger a recall. Gary Olsen spoke at the announcement as a Republican who is unhappy with the way the man he said he’s voted for as taken the state.
Re: The Wetlands Bill – SB 368. The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Environment met on January 19, 2012. Senator Chris Larson proposed an amendment to SB 368 which would require the appointment of an advisory committee “to make recommendations to the department for identifying which wetlands or wetland types will qualify as exceptional […]
by Dee Ives Today there were tears in my eyes as I watched boxes of Recall petitions being carried into the GAB office in Madison WI. Over 1,000,000 WI citizens gave our Governor Scott Walker a peoples referendum on his TEA Party Budget and theft of open and transparent politics in WI. For, you see, I […]
By Elizabeth DiNovella, January 13, 2012 originally posted on The Progressive When independent filmmaker Sam Mayfield came to Wisconsin to cover the historic protests happening here last winter, she thought she was going to stay for just a few days. She ended up staying for seven months. “I saw what I believed to be a […]
by: Victoria Collier and Ronnie Cummins, Truthout | Op-Ed When candidates emerge who support the positions and demands of the 99 percent, the more certain we can be that our elections will be rigged. A great battle is coming. The 2012 elections are our chance to turn the tide back toward real democracy, but we […]