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Wisconsin Pushing for Slave-Wage Labor Force

- March 6, 2014 by Nicole Desautels Citizens showed up in droves March 3 to testify against SB 626, an anti-living wage bill introduced by Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield). The bill prohibits living wage ordinances in any city, village, town or county which receives state funds. Highlights […]

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Glenn Grothman, who serves on ALEC Education and International Relations Task Forces.

Asbestos Lobby Pushes Bill to Make Victims’ Claims More Difficult

October 14, 2013 by Barbara With This is the second in a WCMC four-part series on asbestos. Back in February when Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Rep. Andre Jacque (R-De Pere) introduced AB19/SB13, otherwise known as the “Asbestos Claims Transparency Act,” many wondered who really wrote the bill. Both Jacque and Grothman are members […]

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Sen. Bob Jauch (D-25)

Sen. Jauch Slams Tiffany and Grothman Over Bill Catering to Mining Company

September 3, 2013  by Sen. Bob Jauch [Sen. Bob Jauch (D-Poplar) responded to the recent Tiffany/Grothman plan to restrict public access to 4,000 acres as another blatant assault on Wisconsin values, traditions and law by GTac, a company owned by Chris Cline, the West Virginia coal magnate who believes he is above the law and […]

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Rude Gesture Interrupts Pillage of Wisconsin; The Press is Not Amused

March 2, 2013 by Hematite Note: The following is in response to an article that appeared on February 28th on the WKOW web page, “Journalist loses credential after making obscene gesture in Senate chamber.” In the shadows of the Senate balcony nestled between the stately pillars of the chamber, the professional press is assigned two […]

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The listening session was opened by drumming and dancing from members of the Bad River and Red Cliff bands of Lake Superior Chippewa.  Jackie Rose, Esie Leoso and Edith Leoso are seen dancing while band members drum.

Ashland Listening Session Sends Strong Message: “There Will Be No Mine”

February 12, 2013   by Barbara With and Rebecca Kemble A microcosm of the global struggle for clean water and land played out in northern Wisconsin last weekend at a listening session held in Ashland concerning SB1/AB1, the new Republican-sponsored mining bill. Impassioned testimony on behalf of the water and Lake Superior was given for […]

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Grothman to Mellen Residents: “Trust the Company”

February 9, 2013   by Rebecca Kemble Wisconsin’s north woods have been crawling with downstate legislators for the past few weekends as a controversial mining bill hurtles toward a final vote. AB1/SB1, a bill that would massively deregulate iron mining activities in the state, passed out of committee earlier this week. For the past two weekends, […]

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Sen. Tom Tiffany and Sen. Glenn Grothman, recipients of large campaign donations from mining deregulation advocates.

The Million Dollar Bill

January 24, 2013   by Rebecca Kemble Shortly after 9pm last night, Sen. Tom Tiffany (R-Hazelhurst) abruptly adjourned the one and only public hearing on a controversial mining deregulation bill after being called out as the second largest recipient of campaign donations by groups that lobbied for a similar bill last session. Of the nearly $1 […]

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Tanya Lohr

Tanya Lohr Challenges Glenn Grothman

[Wisconsin State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) has been at the forefront of the War on Women. From calling single mothers child abusers to stating that money is more important to men than to women, Grothman has thrown down the gauntlet in a challenge to the dignity and equal rights of women. Tanya Lohr has […]

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Women (and Men) Unite Against the War on Women

MADISON —  “Attention 2012 candidates: I’m watching. And I will vote!” That is the sentiment sweeping the nation during this election year. On Saturday, April 28, women rallied to defend their rights at events held in cities across the country. From Anchorage, Alaska, to Tallahassee, Florida, from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Concord, New Hampshire, Americans came […]

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Grothman testimony: Lead Poisoning Bill (part 2)

  Part two of Glenn Grothman’s testimony at the 1/19/12 public hearing on SB 373 — a bill which would overturn a State Supreme Court decision that allows victims of lead poisoning to sue paint manufacturers. A group of citizens traveled from Milwaukee (accompanied by their children) to testify at the hearing. When it was […]

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