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April 27, 2012

Displeasure over repeal of Equal Pay Enforcement Act

About the time Republicans were calling the “war on women” a liberal fantasy, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker quietly penned his signature on Senate Bill 202 which repeals the Equal Pay Enforcement Act. This occured on April 5. The law that Walker axed provided legal recourse for women who have been paid less than men for equal work.

April 13, 2012

Union has more than ideals to offer public

In last year’s Wisconsin recall elections the Republican party clearly articulated their disdain for anyone who belongs to a union. Their campaign literature proclaimed, “They are not us!” We’re likely to hear more of the same as the recall election of Governor Scott Walker draws near. What many people have forgotten or choose to ignore […]

April 14, 2011

Petition signing on campus aims for justice

A large colorful circular arrived in my mailbox the other day from the Friends of State Senator Sheila Harsdorf telling that special interests from New York and Washington, D.C., are flooding into Wisconsin to conduct a recall campaign against her.  I busted out laughing when I saw it,  but then I got to thinking how […]

October 17, 2008

Rhoades, Harsdorf neglect school issues

State Representative Kitty Rhoades and State Senator Sheila Harsdorf are both responsible for the perpetual tension between our public schools and those who pay property taxes.