A little later in the day than I want usually. I apologize. However, I make up for it with a scrumptious whatever that is, courtesy of Cooper's Tavern. Beautiful day again, high of 72, low of 56.
Construction of the Edgewater could start later this year. The project is still not officially approved; some steps remain.
Former Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen's trial to be moved to Waukesha, where he is from.
Spencer Black proves to be yet another witness to the increasingly negative, money-fueled nature of modern state politics. In addition, he sums up American politics: ""The basic political and philosophical divide in our society is whether you view society as a whole, that everyone does better when society does better, or every man and woman" for him or herself, he says."
Walker returns money that railroad company chief directed his employees to give to Walker's campaign. Ironically, this guy is a freight rail advocate, so he gives to Walker. If he were a passenger rail guy, he might feel differently.
HA! In response to Mark Neumann's accusing Scott Walker of "campaigning on the public's dime," Charlie Sykes asks Neumann how much money he returned to the public when he was campaigning for Senate...while a congressman.
Remember the Juneau County district attorney, who threatened teachers with criminal charges if they taught sex ed? A recall effort has begun.
The Herald Times Reporter does as well, but it makes a factual error when it asserts that the payday bill still won't prevent lenders from charging interest after the loan matures. In fact, the governor made sure the bill would do that with his veto.
Faculty forms unions at two more UW schools.
A West Allis bar owner burns the president in effigy.
Feingold is one of two Democrats to vote against closing debate on the financial reform bill. Feingold refuses to push the bill forward until a "too-big-to-fail" provision is included.
Now offshore drilling is no longer a Republican issue. And Steve Kagen knows it.
This is rich: "It can't just be Ron Johnson against Russ Feingold and all those special interests," says Ron Johnson.