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Michigan-Style Financial Bill May Still Be in the Works for Wisconsinnew

After "financial martial law" was enacted in Michigan in the midst of the Wisconsin protests over Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union agenda, questions started bubbling as to whether or not similar legislation was in the works for the Badger State.
Isthmus  |  Scott Wittkopf  |  04-25-2011  |  Politics

Lawsuit Settled: Isthmus, AP Will Get Emails, Walker Must Pay Legal Costsnew

The office of Gov. Scott Walker has agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit brought by Madison-based Isthmus and the Wisconsin Associated Press over access to emails sent to the governor in response to his "budget repair bill." The settlement requires the governor to produce the emails and pay attorney fees for the plaintiffs' costs in bringing the suit.
Isthmus  |  Bill Lueders  |  03-16-2011  |  Politics

Scott Walker’s Team Resists Release of Emails to Isthmusnew

Halfway through a three-hour hearing Tuesday afternoon on the lawsuit brought by Isthmus and the Wisc. Associated Press over emails received by the office of Gov. Scott Walker regarding his “budget repair bill,” Dane County Judge Patrick Fiedler made it clear he understands what is at stake.
Isthmus  |  Bill Lueders  |  03-08-2011  |  Politics

Scott Walker's Budget Also Slashes Wisconsin Arts Fundingnew

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposed state budget will zero out funding for the Wisconsin Arts Board and move the agency to the Department of Tourism.
Isthmus  |  Jay Rath  |  03-03-2011  |  Art

Lockdown at Wisconsin Capitolnew

Lockdown at Wisconsin Capitol doesn't keep out public passion.
Isthmus  |  Bill Lueders  |  02-28-2011  |  Politics

Democracy Comes Home to Wisconsinnew

Starting with about 10,000 workers and their supporters at the beginning of the week, numbers swelled to nearly 40,000 by Feb. 18, the largest protests in the state since the Vietnam War era.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  02-25-2011  |  Business & Labor

Rightbloggers Denounce the Wealthy, Treasonous Schoolteachers of Wisconsinnew

The effort by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the Republican-led state legislature to deprive the state's teachers of collective bargaining rights was catnip to rightbloggers last week. This is because it involves two of their traditional objects of hatred: Unions and public education.
The Village Voice  |  Roy Edroso  |  02-22-2011  |  Media

Wisconsin Protests: Report From the Command Centersnew

Protests slow for a day, but activity in and around the Capitol continues.
Isthmus  |  Joe Tarr  |  02-21-2011  |  Politics


All hell breaks loose as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker runs roughshod over public employees.
Isthmus  |  Isthmus Staff  |  02-17-2011  |  Politics

Thousands Descend On Wisconsin State Capitolnew

Teachers, students strike all over state; University of Wisconsin student government endorses walk-out.
Isthmus  |  Jack Craver  |  02-17-2011  |  Politics

The Truth About Adult Stem Cellsnew

Pro-lifers say adult stem cells are preferable to embryonic stem cells, but scientists beg to differ.
Isthmus  |  Nathan J. Comp  |  02-01-2011  |  Science

The Barrett vs. Walker Gubernatorial Cage Match is On and Full of Promisenew

Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker really wants to be governor of Wisconsin. So does Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. In order to win over the hearts and minds of voters, they're making plans and promises, many of which may seem awesome... but only at first blush.
Isthmus  |  Emily Mills  |  03-15-2010  |  Commentary

New Doc Reveals Many of Scott Walker's Mysteriesnew

In a new documentary, Stephen Kijak takes us through Scott Walker's history, methodology, and cultural relevance by collecting interviews with the underground legend and the musicians he's influenced, as well as vintage performance and modern studio footage.
SF Weekly  |  Jennifer Maerz  |  01-21-2009  |  Reviews

Catching an Elusive Icon's Drift As He Sings About Pasolini and Mussolininew

Time stood still yesterday in the music Scott Walker made, and it stands still today when 30 Century Man languishes in the songs from Walker's quartet of self-titled Philips solo albums from 1967 through 1970.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Johnny Ray Huston  |  01-21-2009  |  Reviews

Emerging Themesnew

The former teen idol's first proper album in 11 years is an acquired taste.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  12-14-2006  |  Reviews

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