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ICYMI: Eric Hovde Gets Caught Trying to Exploit Tax Loopholes, Continues to Dodge on Release of Tax Returns »

From: http://www.wisdems.org/news/press/view/2012-07-icymi-eric-hovde-gets-caught-trying-to-exploit-tax-l
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has reported that Washington D.C. hedge fund banker, Eric Hovde, tried to take advantage of state government tax incentives intended to benefit Wisconsin farmers and had to pay $22,500 in back taxes. Last week it was also reported that one of Hovde’s financial interests took over $8,000 in government assistance from [...]

BREAKING: Scott Walker’s Closest Aide Revealed in Court as Source of Damaging Leak; Flips on Embattled Governor »

Scott Walker’s closest political aide has just been named in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Monday as the source of damaging revelations that undermine Walker’s claim that he has cooperated with the John Doe criminal corruption probe into his current and former administrations.
Tim Russell, who was hired or promoted by Scott Walker even after he was fired for stealing [...]

Divide and Conquer: Scott Walker’s Agenda Revealed »

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is out with a breaking video, obtained by a documentary filmmaker in January 2011, which shows Scott Walker’s “bomb” was just the beginning of his “Right-to-Work-For-Less” agenda.
In the damning video, Walker talks about his plan to employ a secret “divide and conquer” strategy against unions, despite publicly stating that he would [...]

Sheboygan Protest for Collective Bargaining Rights Saturday »

[ March 5, 2011; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Please spread the word!  Saturday March 5th, 2011 from 10AM-5PM @ Fountain Park on North 8th Street in Sheboygan.

A peaceful protest for collective bargaining in support of our educators and public workers.

Ron Johnson Goes Washington…Again »

From: http://www.wisdems.org/news/press/view/2010-09-ron-johnson-goes-washingtonagain
Multimillionaire Johnson Raises Campaign Cash from DC Lobbyists and Corporate Special Interests
MADISON —U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson is scheduled to raise campaign cash in Washington DC this Wednesday. Johnson, a multimillionaire plastics CEO, has not only bankrolled his campaign with his family fortune, he has raised money from Washington D.C. lobbyists that represent corporate [...]