Monthly Archives: February 2012

Paczki Day approaches

It’s known variously as Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Carnival, but in Pulaski, it’s Paczki Day.  It’s the day of indulgence before the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, and in the small historically Polish village of Pulaski that means … Continue reading

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Process, Petitions & Presidents

Tonight on “Here & Now,” after being slammed by federal judges for a “shameful attempt to hide the redistricting process from public scrutiny,” Republican Senate Majority Leader, Scott Fitzgerald, responds. Sen. Fitzgerald also acknowledges compromise will be needed to pass … Continue reading

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Movement on mining legislation

Regular readers of this blog and viewers of Here and Now know about the proposed iron ore mine in Ashland and Iron Counties and the legislation at the State Capitol designed to make the project happen. The Assembly had passed … Continue reading

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GAB Recall Petition Security

On January 17th, recall groups came to the Government Accountability Board and dropped off boxes containing 308,571 recall petition pages.  The groups estimated there were 1.9 million signatures on those pages, enough to initiate recalls against Governor Scott Walker, Lt. … Continue reading

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Rise of the Super PACs

If you’ve been following politics recently you’ve doubtless heard about Super PACs.  Because of recent US Supreme Court rulings, these political action committees now have the ability to raise virtually unlimited amounts of money from sources that aren’t necessarily revealed. … Continue reading

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