Last Friday, in an effort to avoid media, Governor Walker signed SB 206 (now Act 37) into law. Planned Parenthood and the ACLU have successfully prevented Act 37 from going into law . . . for now. There will be more court dates, and the women's healthcare will continue to be the source of nonsense from legislators bound by campaign contributions and an extremely small extremist base.
GTec is at it again. After a corporation rewrote state statutes to mine without environmental regulation, enabling the pollution of drinking water and destruction of our northern landscape, GTec now has paramilitary defense around the site. Images have been circulating, as have stories.
He vetoed bounty hunters. It's not as big as devastating public schools, women's health, huge corporate giveaways, a more regressive income tax or subsidizing religious education through tax incentives, but it's something.
Our economic outlook is still being choked by legislators making sure people are kicked off BadgerCare, women are second-class citizens, government approved religion being accepted by all and a quasi-private economic development system that has proven waste, fraud and abuse exist within Republican government programs. But don't worry, Walker Is feeling optimistic.