Past Is Prologue Category Archive

  • Walker’s Proposed Cuts for Social Service Programs Called ‘Very Insulting’

    “Cuts proposed for social programs in 2010 stunned and angered Milwaukee County supervisors Wednesday, who said the county’s poorest and most vulnerable residents would bear the brunt. The county’s Health and Human...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 07/16/2009
  • While Walker Campaigned for Higher Office, County Struggled

    “Unfortunately, the current county executive, career politician Scott Walker, can’t wait to get out of Milwaukee. He tried to run for governor last year. He’s busy attaching himself to presidential campaigns this...

    Capital Times, 08/22/2007
  • Walker Refused to Sign Pledge to Serve Full Term As County Executive

    “Scott Walker declined to sign a pledge Wednesday to serve out a full term if reelected Milwaukee County executive, calling it a ‘non-issue.’… Walker, who has made no secret of his interest...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 02/26/2004
  • “Bipartisan” and “Walker” Not Words Often Used Together, Even As State Legislator, According to Democrats

    Walker sees himself now as a somewhat less doctrinaire version of the 25-year-old who first went to Madison: still firmly in the ranks of conservatives but pragmatic when it makes sense to...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/29/2002
  • Walker Introduced Photo ID Requirement for Voting, Declares Only Supporters of Voter Fraud Would Oppose

    “There is no legitimate reason why eligible voters cannot bring a photo ID. Only people interested in perpetuating voter fraud need fear such a requirement.” (See also: 2001 Assembly Bill 259)

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/31/2001