Did a sleazy budget deal between a desperate Gov. Scott Walker and three holdout Republican State Senators break the law?
Despicable Duey: Legislator Exploiting Loopholes to Cut His Own Taxes Wants To Hike Property Taxes on People Voting to Support Their Public Schools
State Sen. Duey Stroebel is pushing a property tax increase on communities that approve referenda to support their local public schools.
Duey’s Dirty Dealings: State Sen. Stroebel Takes State, Federal Government Handouts, Reports No State Tax Liability in Multiple Years, Tries to Cut Pay of Hard Working Wisconsinites
State Sen. Stroebel Takes State, Federal Government Handouts, Reports No State Tax Liability in Multiple Years, Tries to Cut Pay of Hard Working Wisconsinites.
Stroebel crossed the line of what’s legal in Wisconsin with his action publicly demanding a vote on that bill as a bottom line demand for giving his vote in favor of the state budget.
An analysis of early voting patterns in Wisconsin in 2012 shows that longer waits for voters would have resulted had state Republican’s efforts to restrict the hours of early voting been in place.
Melissa Harris-Perry talks to Mike Browne, the Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now, about one state assembly representative’s attempt to prevent workers who are unable to cast a vote during normal workday hours from voting. [MSNBC]
MADISON, Wis. — In a weekend television appearance, Rep. Duey Stroebel, author of a bill to restrict early voting in Wisconsin, revealed that his proposal along with other GOP sponsored attacks on voting rights could be rolled into an omnibus package of anti-voter legislation. “Republicans have mounted a massive, coordinated campaign to restrict voter rights […]
Bills like the early voting restriction proposal, and the lawmakers like Rep. Duey Stroebel that propose them, ought to be rebuked, not excused.
MADISON, Wis. — A staffer for the author of the bill to limit access to early voting in Wisconsin indicated in media reports that changes will be made to the legislation to give “flexibility for small communities”. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross noted that the comments reveal the true intent of the bill, […]
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans have renewed their war on electoral participation with State Assembly Representative Duey Stroebel’s latest scheme to end weekend and evening in-person absentee voting and restricting the number of hours during which legal Wisconsin voters could cast early ballots at their municipal clerk’s office. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross […]