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  • Analysis: How years of denials got Scott Walker in position to approve right-to-work

    WASHINGTON In Washington and New York, the middle of February has been covered as a slack, gaffe-ridden period for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. In Walker's home state, none of that's true he's actually en route to a triumph. The state's Republican-run Legislature is gearing up to pass right-to-work legislation, forbidding labor unions from requiring dues or membership as conditions for any private-sector employment.
  • Scott Walker is King of Kochworld

    WASHINGTON On a sunny Saturday in September 2009, with Wisconsin in the throes of tea party fervor, conservative starlet Michelle Malkin fired up a crowd of thousands at a lakefront park in Milwaukee with rhetoric about White House czars and union thugs...

    John Doe prosecutors allege Scott Walker at center of 'criminal scheme'

    John Doe prosecutors allege Scott Walker at center of 'criminal scheme'
    Madison — Prosecutors allege Gov. Scott Walker was at the center of an effort to illegally coordinate fund raising among conservative groups to help his campaign and those of Republican state senators facing recall elections during 2011 and '12,...

    Chicago is overpaying for Divvy

    Chicago is overpaying for Divvy
    Urban cyclists on blue bikes will soon be seen pedaling along the shores of Lake Michigan — but in another major city, and at a much lower price than in Chicago. Recently, Milwaukee launched a public bike-sharing program called Bublr. The concept...

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...