Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response to Tea Party governor Scott Walker's repeated insinuation that an "out-of-state" army of "10,000" would be responsible for the successful recall movement against him. Walker again made the innuendo on a Republican-friendly CNBC show Tuesday, when he said, "If they pay 10,000 people to come in, which they can legally do, they will probably get those signatures."
Just days after it was announced that Wisconsin led the nation in jobs lost -- at nearly 10,000 -- in the month of October, another scandal is brewing in a mismanaged Scott Walker department. And coincidentally, these troubling new questions have arisen with the state department charged with connecting workers with jobs, training and assistance.
MADISON-Wisconsin Democrats on Tuesday will seek to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Tea Party Republicans in Wisconsin Supreme Court that would effectively end the current recall efforts against three incumbent Senate Republicans.
MADISON - Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate in response to the new Scott Walker television ad featuring a teacher from a Kenosha choice school.
MADISON-Following is the statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate following Washington lobbyist Tommy Thompson's spirited defense of tax cuts for millionaires following the collapse of the Congressional "super-committee."
MADISON – The Democratic Party of Wisconsin today launched a new ad in response to Scott Walker's misleading campaign advertisement in which he says, "Wisconsin's best days are yet to come." The reality is Scott Walker's "reforms" have created massive economic uncertainty for Wisconsin workers and families as 27,600 jobs have been lost in our state since Scott Walker signed his budget into law.
MADISON – Mere months after Scott Walker and his Republican Party rammed through their drastic budget that slashed $1.6 billion from public education, school districts all over Wisconsin are reporting that the “tools” Walker gave them to manage the devastating cuts are not working.
More than 27,600 Wisconsin workers have lost their jobs since Scott Walker signed his budget.