Records released Friday by Gov. Scott Walker’s office in response to a judge’s order make clear he sought controversial changes in 2015 to the University of Wisconsin System’s mission statement, known as the Wisconsin Idea.
Records: Scott Walker wanted Wisconsin Idea changes
A Dane County judge has ordered Gov. Scott Walker to release emails his administration kept from the public regarding deliberations over the Wisconsin Idea.
Records show Walker wanted to change Wisconsin Idea
Gov. said initial changes were due to ‘drafting error,’ but newly released records show he was a driving force behind them.
Walker Ordered To Turn Over ‘Wisconsin Idea’ Rewrite Documents
A judge has ruled that Gov. Scott Walker’s administration must release most records related to proposed changes to the University of Wisconsin System’s mission statement.
Walker releases records following court order
Gov. Scott Walker released 82 pages of records he wanted to keep secret after a judge ordered them to be made public Friday.
Remembering Marcia Moody: The Amazing Legislator Who Took On ALEC and Austerity
A New Hampshire progressive—and one of the nation’s leading critics of corporate dominance of state legislatures—has died.
Morning Reads: Trump’s SCOTUS Nominees Straight Out of Heritage; And as Primaries Start to End, Democrats Still Divided
Spending on the states: The Koch brothers aren’t fans of Trump, and aren’t putting much money into electing the president this year. But that doesn’t mean they’re sitting out the election. The Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch, which tracks the influence of conservative groups, offers this rundown of the state races where the billionaire brothers are spending their donor network cash.
The Fight Over Idaho’s Minimum Wage Takes a Turn
A leaked poll shows wide support among businesses for an increase in Idaho’s minimum wage.
How for-profit prisons have become the biggest lobby no one is talking about
The two largest for-profit prison companies in the United States – GEO and Corrections Corporation of America – and their associates have funneled more than $10 million to candidates since 1989 and have spent nearly $25 million on lobbying efforts.