With the Democratic primary election less than a week away, and the general recall election slated for June 5, the issue of collective bargaining has pretty much taken a back seat to jobs and other issues, according to a poll released Wednesday.
It’s quickly becoming just another part of summer and spring in Wisconsin — TV airwaves cluttered with political ads trying to sway the voting masses in a particular direction, and huge amounts of money flowing in.
State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout visited The Grind Cafe in Mount Pleasant, WI, on April 22 to talk about the alternative budget she wrote last year after Gov. Scott Walker introduced his budget. She says she kept in mind that he wanted to pay bills without raising taxes but said she re-arranged priorities to keep education at the top of the list.