Category: Dane County Board

A Biased Letter

Posted March 16th, 2013 @ 3:38 PM by

For those who do not know, the Janesville School Board has demanded that the teachers sign contracts without actually knowing what is in them.   This is following a long line of contentious dealings between the Janesville teachers and their local school board. Former Janesville resident and current Dane County Board member Jenni Dye, wrote the […]

Some Endorsements for the Primary!

Posted August 13th, 2012 @ 9:46 AM by

* Yuri Rashkin in the 44th District. * Joe Wineke in the 80th! In Wisconsin, we have to have people willing to step up and fight for progressive values. We found out in the last two years who actually will lead the fight against the craziness that has been the Wisconsin republican party. I would […]

Hariah H. Hutkowski Wants Your Money!

Posted March 29th, 2012 @ 12:58 AM by

And he wants as much of your taxpayer money as he can get his hands on. If you live in Sun Prairie or have driven through you would have probably seen a sign with the unique name. Mr. Hutkowski(Mr. H) is currently running. Not a typo as Mr. Hutkowski is running for every job he […]

Complain About Alternative Transportation on Leap Day!

Posted February 23rd, 2012 @ 4:45 PM by

With this being a leap-year, and the great day fast approaching, I hereby declare February 29th as “Complain about alternative transportation day.”   So how about it? You’ve got a whole extra day this year. Why not spend 20 minutes of it harshing your elected officials about how hard it is for you to walk, […]

Dane County Conservatives(should scare you)

Posted February 21st, 2012 @ 8:46 AM by

Today is primary election day in Wisconsin, so please go vote. I recommend Heidi Wegleitner and Carl Chenoweth. Unfortunately there are not primaries(or even opponents) for too many races. When going to the polls in Dane County, I wanted to point out a couple things that may have been missed. 1. The conservatives on the […]

Wake up and Smell the Coffee!

Posted December 9th, 2011 @ 11:05 AM by

Especially if your in Verona, WI! Local Verona small business Tuvalu Coffeehouse has come under some scrutiny(both positive and negative) for allowing people to sign their recall Walker/Kleefisch petitions inside the establishment. Instead of addressing every single response personally it was much easier for owner Erika Hotchkiss to respond to everyone Via a LTE in […]

New Rule

Posted November 14th, 2011 @ 10:34 AM by

With Apologies to Bill Maher, I thought I would steal his famous segment. New Rule: You can’t advocated slashing necessary services, especially if you have a column and pretend to be a journalist, and you do NOT know what those services do. A group of Dane County introduced a \"wheel tax\" to help raise money […]

I Can’t Tell You Why

Posted October 26th, 2011 @ 7:44 AM by

The Monona Grove School District recently held held their annual meeting. Typically these are sparsely attended and uneventful. This years was slightly different. It started out with a rundown of the financial situation of the MGSD and while it is not “doom and gloom”(the mill rate is slightly decreasing), its close(thanks to the republicans of […]

Schlicht!

Posted September 26th, 2011 @ 10:42 AM by

I have said over and over that the new brand of “fiscal conservatives” mean that if they are for it, there is no amount of money they wont spend. if they are against something, there is no amount of money that is justified in spending! We now have Exhibit A right here in Dane County. […]

Even in Dane County the Fiscal Conservatives are Breaking Us!

Posted September 19th, 2011 @ 7:49 AM by

We have been chronicling how the fiscal conservatives are breaking the bank, now we see it “trickling down” to the Dane County Board. The right wing of the Dane County Board is attempting to throw a hissy fit which could cost the taxpayers of Dane County hundreds of thousands of dollars. It is not like […]

Misplaced Priorities

Posted July 21st, 2011 @ 7:50 AM by

The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then get elected and prove it. P.J. O’ROURKE, Holidays in Hell The Village Board in Cottage Grove has been making some news lately, besides the probable privatizing of our Emergency Medical Services. There is also the ongoing discussions between the Village and town of […]