Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee indicated Tuesday that they will break with Gov. Scott Walker on some parts of his two-year spending plan, including removing the requirement and money for local recycling efforts and changing the popular SeniorCare prescript Full story
When the race for Green Bay mayor began months ago, the main issues looked clear-cut: planning downtown development, dealing with dwindling state aid and debating whether the city should have spent millions to build a replica of Elvis Presley's favorite roller coaster. Full story
Faced with mounting costs and potential cuts in state aid, officials in two eastern Wisconsin counties are considering new countywide sales taxes. Full story
Dante Chinni, project director of Patchwork Nation, discusses the political shift coming out of the fights over public unions and how this could affect votes in the next election.
Does Governor Scott Walker want to make fiscal martial law in Wisconsin? Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Wisconsin political organizer Nate Timm for more.
Maryland congressman and member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Elijah Cummings, talks with Rachel Maddow about the tough questions Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker faced in testifying before Congress Thursday.
The Nation’s John Nichols talks about Gov. Scott Walker’s testimony on the state budget.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, talks about Gov. Scott Walker’s testimony on Capitol Hill about the Wisconsin state budget.
WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: Members of Code Pink (L-R) Medea Benjamin, Liz Hourican and Tighe Barry, hold signs to protest as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker
WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker testifies during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee April 14, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the fiscal problems faced by states and municipalities and the role of federal govern