A beautiful Wednesday awaits you! There's quite a bit of news to catch up on. There were leadership elections in the city council and county board and the legislature pulled an all-nighter, which was significant for what it did not pass, as well as for what it did. We've got some seafood dish from the Oysy Seafood Buffet.
Congratulations to Alds. Mark Clear and Lauren Cnare on their election as Common Council president and president pro tempore, respectively. Here are the vote tallies for all city and county leadership positions. No surprise on the County Scott McDonell is easily re-elected president.
Auto titles included in pay day loan legislation.
Assembly censures Wood. Votes against expelling him.
Green Bay Press Gazette says Clean Energy Jobs Act all but dead.
Before the vote, Wood dropped an F-bomb that the Cap Times felt was worth reporting.
This Herald article is packed with goodies. The Council passes resolution supporting a rail station downtown, the Council elects new leaders, and most importantly, the Council suspends Jin's Chicken and Fish vending license.
School mascot bill heading to Doyle's desk. Notice an important exception: If the mascot is a depiction of a specific Indian tribe, and the tribe approves the mascot, it's ok.
Republicans push resolution to allow J.B. Van Hollen to sue feds over health care. Democrats reject it.
Hysterical: A pre-Tea Party email from the leader of the Madison 9/12 Project is leaked. In it, she discusses what the "real" tea partiers should do in response to Tommy Thompson's speech. Should they boycott? Leave when he speaks? Simply give him a tepid response?
Zach Schuster has a new beard. He also argues that unpaid internships maintain elitism in the job market.
What can Wisconsin learn from Austin, TX when it comes to clean energy?
Badger Care Basic passes Assembly and now awaits re-approval by Senate.