There Really Is A “Congressional Cranberry Caucus,” And Here’s What It Does Wisconsin Ag Connection reports that the members of the Congressional Cranberry Caucus have gathered to plead with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to help them out. This leads us to several questions, the first of which is: wait, there’s a Congressional ... 11/30/2016 - 7:00 pm | View Link
'Cranberry Caucus' Asking Vilsack to Make Large Purchase "Cranberry growers have had an extraordinarily successful harvest and face difficult questions about destroying or dumping ... Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin is the co-chair of the group, which also includes Rep. Ron Kind from La Crosse. 11/27/2016 - 2:15 pm | View Link
Freedom Caucus plans secret meeting in D.C. Wednesday One of the most pressing questions preoccupying Washington is what the group will do about Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin Republican has said he intends to to seek another term as House speaker but has rankled members of the group of several dozen Republican ... 11/2/2016 - 1:52 am | View Link
Freedom Caucus Will Discuss Ryan In Secret Meeting “One of the most pressing questions preoccupying Washington is what the group will do about Paul Ryan. The Wisconsin Republican has said he intends to to seek another term as House speaker but has rankled members of the group of several dozen Republican ... 11/1/2016 - 1:47 pm | View Link
Latina GOP Legislator Slams Wisconsin Minority Caucus A newly elected GOP Wisconsin legislator, state Rep. Jessie Rodriguez ... Rodriguez's district is 85 percent white, sparking questions in the Wisconsin State Journal about whether she would be invited to join the caucus, which this year, for the first ... 01/6/2014 - 12:26 am | View Link
The New York Times Damon Winter/The New York Times. President-elect Donald J. Trump would face legal challenges to following through on his campaign promise to bring back brutal ... 11/30/2016 - 6:03 pm | View Website
Wisconsin State Legislature Home Page Provides a legislator lookup, text and history of legislative activities, committees, and links to legislators' profiles and offices. 11/30/2016 - 11:01 am | View Website
Wisconsin Legislature: Chapter 8 Ch. 8 Note NOTE: 2005 Wis. Act 451, which made major revisions to the election laws, including to Chapter 8, contains an extensive prefatory note explaining the changes. 11/30/2016 - 1:57 am | View Website
Wisconsin State Journal | host.madison.com Wisconsin State Journal news, sports, lifestyle and entertainment focuses on Madison WI 11/29/2016 - 2:44 pm | View Website
Freedom Caucus plans secret meeting in D.C. today Top members of the House Freedom Caucus will hold a rare, pre-election strategy session in Washington on Wednesday to chart the group's moves in November and beyond ... 11/29/2016 - 1:40 pm | View Website
President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up the Republican Party’s economic orthodoxy. He wielded the threat of government power to pressure United Technologies, the parent company of Carrier, to partially rescind plans for sending 800 jobs to Mexico (though 1300 jobs will go away, and the initial job-shift plan was to take three years to complete, so this new plan doesn’t necessarily alter the schedule.) He and his vice-president told the New York Times that “America’s been losing” with the “free market.” His aide Steve Bannon recently said “The conservatives are going to go crazy” with Trump’s plans for public works spending.
But posturing as working class heroes who abandon free-market ideology and flirt with protectionism to battle globalist forces is not a new look for Republicans.read more
Lexi Magnusson — who lives in a small town outside of Seattle — recently met her new neighbor, a woman who stated outright that she and her family had moved away from Oregon because schools there were “making it okay” for students to be openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans
The Green Party is dropping its court case seeking a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election. It had wanted to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated.
By RICK M. GREEN Capitol Bureau firstname.lastname@example.orgFive years ago, the Oklahoma Legislature approved a generous tax credit for those who contribute to private school scholarships.
It is so generous, in fact, that the tax benefit can completely offset the taxpayer contribution, but relatively few people utilize the credit or even know about it.
The Legislature approved the Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Act in 2011.