Half Hour Happy Hour

Will Waukesha County Impose a Sales Tax Under Paul Farrow?

17 Apr , 2015  

Will the new Waukesha County Executive push for the imposition of a half cent sales tax?

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Scott Walker, Pundit, Offers His Take on Hillary…in 1999

14 Apr , 2015  

Before he was Governor Walker…

Before he was County Executive Walker…

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Farrow Not Endorsing in Senate Special Election, Thinks Primary Race ‘would be healthy’

13 Apr , 2015  

This week’s Dailytakes Half Hour Happy Hour newsmaker interview will be with State Senator and Waukesha County Executive-Elect Paul Farrow.

In┬áthis preview clip, Farrow announces he will not be making an endorsement in the yet-to-be-called special election in the 33rd Senate District. “I am staying out,” he told me.

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This Week’s Half Hour Happy Hour

10 Apr , 2015  

This week Nik Nelson and I preview the Wisconsin Conservative Action Conference and review the week that was. More…

Public Policy

AFP Turbocharges Prevailing Wage Repeal Fight

6 Apr , 2015  

The movement to repeal Wisconsin’s archaic Prevailing Wage law has just heated up, big time. More…

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Rep. Rob Hutton is the guest on this week’s Half Hour Happy Hour

3 Apr , 2015  

See and hear the author of the proposal to repeal the prevailing wage law in Wisconsin.

Does he think Republican leadership is supportive of his efforts? What odds does he give to outright repeal? Is the State Budget the best vehicle by which to advance the proposal?

 

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Public Policy

The Right on Crime Movement Comes to Wisconsin

1 Apr , 2015  

Don’t look now, but there is a bit of bipartisanship brewing in Madison.

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Charlie Sykes is this week’s guest on the Half Hour Happy Hour

27 Mar , 2015  

This was a refreshing change of pace. On this week’s episode of the Half Hour Happy Hour, I put Charlie Sykes in the interview hot seat. He sounds off on the Walker for President operation, the sleepy state of the State Supreme Court race, the reporting decisions of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and more. He looks back on his 22 years as host of Midday with Charlie Sykes on AM 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee and he gives a glimpse into his upcoming new book.

I asked him how long he planned on continuing his radio show. Watch the show to see his surprising answer and catch my weekly rundown of current events with Nik Nelson. More…

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Campaigns and Elections

Walker Derangement Syndrome and the New York Times

21 Mar , 2015  

The New York Times is really stretching here, trying to advance the narrative that Scott Walker has undergone a retooling. More…

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Half Hour Happy Hour with Dan O’Donnell

20 Mar , 2015  

What are we to make of Scott Walker’s week?
Will things in the City of Milwaukee get better or worse?
Can a journalist successfully navigate the waters between news and opinion?

The answers to these questions and more can be found here… More…

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