SENATORS CALL FOR INDEPENDENT PROSECUTOR TO INVESTIGATE TRUMP OFFICIALS’ COLLUSION WITH RUSSIA AND APPARENT WHITE HOUSE COVER-UP

Senators to Sessions: “At stake is the integrity and honesty of our most trusted public officials and the viability of our justice system” 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and a group of ten Senators led by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate possible illegal communications between retired Lieutenant General Michael Flynn and representatives of the Russian government, as well as efforts by Flynn and other White House officials to conceal any wrongdoing. 

“An independent investigation is now necessary to determine what General Flynn did, who knew about it, and when,” the Senators wrote. “To maintain the confidence, credibility and impartiality of the Department of Justice, we urge you to immediately appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate collusion with the Russian government by General Flynn and other Trump campaign, transition, and Administrative officials.” 

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Letter to the Editor

Right now, a person in Wisconsin working 40 hours a week and making minimum wage earns $15,080 a year. That’s only slightly above the federal poverty line.
It’s a struggle for a single person to get by on the current minimum wage. If you add children into the mix, it becomes nearly impossible for a family to make ends meet.

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July 4th Parade

Pictured are Candidates Bill Switalla and John Powers next to our float by the High School in Bonduel.20160704_105143 copy

 

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Georgia Stapleton and family along with Becky Dickman, Field Organizer for Tom Nelson are the people behind the float.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Ends Walker Investigation, Eviscerating State’s Campaign Finance Limits and Raising Questions about Judicial Impartiality | Brennan Center for Justice

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-2 to end the investigation into Scott Walker’s 2012 campaign, reducing the legal barriers between political campaigns and independent groups and raising serious concerns about judicial impartiality.

Source: Wisconsin Supreme Court Ends Walker Investigation, Eviscerating State’s Campaign Finance Limits and Raising Questions about Judicial Impartiality | Brennan Center for Justice

PRESS RELEASE FROM DOUG LAFOLLETTE

“Today we are filing a lawsuit and a request for a restraining order to halt the implementation of the harmful impacts of the Governor’s budget on the people who use the services of the Office of the Secretary of State,” Doug La Follette said.

The 2015/2017 Biennial Budget slashes the Office staff to just one and moves historic records to a remote location in the basement of the capitol; this would have a devastating impact on service and to the public wanting to find these important historical records that have been maintained by Wisconsin Secretaries of State since 1848.

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