I'm not seeing too much coverage of the primaries today. Everybody's attention is diverted to the Capitol. Even Scott McDonell's press release today touts the introduction of a resolution expressing solidarity with state workers. Did you get a call from Mayor Dave asking you to vote yesterday? I did. I wonder how he got my number.
Microbreweries. If you don't read enough about them in Isthmus, the WSJ does a story on them.
Journal Sentinel supports Walker's proposal, but thinks he has overreached on unions.
Here's a little indication of Walker's real motives: He says he's flexible on benefits, but not on bargaining rights.
Chris Rickert: Unions don't make state workers middle class heroes if they're making middle class wages w/full benefits.
Around the state, unions will probably try desperately to ratify contracts.
In Madison Mayor Dave is leading the charge to rush contracts through.
Around the state, localities grapple with concessions and layoffs as well.
Jim Rosenberg: Fightin' Bob La Follette wouldn't be impressed with Gov. Walker.
Vicki Kratz: I am not the enemy, a Madison teacher considers the budget repair bill.
Jim Widgerson believes ending collective bargaining is necessary to rein in pension and health care costs.
Rick Esenberg says Dave Prosser has been honest about his record on teh Supreme Court.
The real victims of the budget: Limited-term employees. They will completely lose benefits.