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Prevailing Wage Repeal, Reform Stripped from WI Budget; Extraordinary Session Called to Address

Prevailing Wage Repeal, Reform Stripped from WI Budget; Extraordinary Session Called to Address
Wisconsin Republicans have reached an agreement which will allow them to pass a budget for 2015-2017 after a week of contentious infighting over prevailing wage reforms and funding for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena. The budget deal will still need to clear the Senate, where a group of conservatives are using their budget vote to push for prevailing wage repeal. Even as he announced the budget deal, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald acknowledged that the votes aren’t there in the Senate to pass it.
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Partisan Divide? More Like Canyon

Partisan Divide? More Like Canyon
Although many politicians campaign on their willingness to “reach across the aisle”, when they get to Congress the two parties are more polarized than ever before.
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What's the VA GOP to Do When Its Trusty Right Hand Endorses Medicaid Expansion?

What's the VA GOP to Do When Its Trusty Right Hand Endorses Medicaid Expansion?
According to many, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce is basically an arm of the Republican Party of Virginia. Which is exactly why it's significant that the Chamber, this morning in a press conference, formally endorsed Medicaid expansion.
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