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It’s Not Just A Pleasure To Sing, It’s Our Duty

July 16, 2013  By Martha Florey [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] Dear Secretary Huebsch: I am writing in opposition to the current DOA Capitol access emergency rule and proposed permanent amendment of […]

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No Reason to Change Capitol Rules

July 15, 2013  by Wisconsin State Assembly Representative Chris Taylor [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] Thank you for the opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the proposed revisions to Wis. Adm. 2. […]

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New Rules are Sloppy and Misguided

July 15, 2013  By Edward Kuharski [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] To whom it may concern: I provided testimony at the hearing on Friday afternoon, and I would like to submit the […]

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The Capitol Is Our Building

July 13, 2013  by Callen Harty (Reprinted with permission from http://callenharty.wordpress.com/2013/07/13/letter-to-department-of-administration-on-proposed-rule-changes/) [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] To whom it may concern: I am writing to express my concern with changes to the Wisconsin […]

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We’re Still Here

July 15, 2013  By Ryan Wherley [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] On the afternoon of Friday, July 12th, citizens and Winter Soldiers of the great state of Wisconsin spoke truth to power […]

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Gone to Trial for Holding a Sign?

July 14, 2013,  By Jeri Troia [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] My name is Jeri Troia. I live in Madison. I am a substitute teacher. I come to sing at the Solidarity […]

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Some Days I Cry While I Sing

July 14, 2013  By Tom Robson  [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. – Editors] SOME DAYS I CRY;  SOME DAYS I SING; SOME DAYS I CRY WHILE I SING Since the time I was a […]

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No Emergency Presently Exists

July 13, 2013  By Lisa Wells The Department of Administration held a public hearing on the emergency rule and proposed permanent rule to amend Chapter Adm 2 relating to Use of  State Buildings and Facilities.  You may submit your own comments, facts, opinions, and arguments to the DOA in writing as well.  Written comments may […]

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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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Capitol Crackdown gets a Smack Down

[EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is an open-source correction/continuation of a January 18, 2013, Department of Administration Press Release which shows Stephanie Marquis does not understand legal rulings or perhaps just selects and omits facts as she pleases. We are happy to report that she did not misspell “Huebsch” this time around, perhaps because he is not […]

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