A late-night burrito from Qdoba, on State St.
Happy Valentine's Day! What are my plans, you ask? Well, I might stop by the Capitol to see the TAA deliver the governor his Valentines cards. Much love will be exchanged.
There are many other reasons why this is an exciting week. The spring primaries, which will whittle down the county exec field to two candidates and serve as a poll for the mayoral showdown, is tomorrow. And, at 4:30 pm today, tomorrow and Wednesday, Watson, the IBM-constructed Jeopardy! machine, will be taking on humanoids Ken Jennings and Brad Reuter in a three day tourney. Tune into NBC!
Walker's move has made the New York Times.
Russ Feingold's website,A although stripped entirely of its previous design, includes a statement from the former senator on Walker's budget repair bill.
On exemptions for firefighters and cops: Is this political payback?
State Journal: Which county board will be most obese?
Forward Lookout has a round-up of primary parties to attend tomorrow night. I'm still deciding which one to crash.
Solidarity, brothers and sisters! Peter Rickman is about to drop some trade union buzzwords on Scott Walker's ass!
The AFL-CIO to start media campaign against Walker.
Workers protest outside the home of Speaker Fitzgerald. The target is the Senate, guys.
Races for mayor and county executive should raise the turnout for tomorrow's primary.
Politifact says letter from Brett Hulsey et al. did not kill development outside of Lambeau Field.
Christian Schneider says we should remember the union protests so we can look back on them as absurd.
Tomorrow will be the first test of public financing in judicial elections.
Not all law enforcement exempted from changes. Capitol police and UW police will have collective bargaining rights stripped.
State pension shortfalls are often misrepresented.