Proposed Walker Budget Would Slash Funds to Child Victims of Abuse

Here’s your semi-regular update on how Scott Walker—Wisconsin governor and possible future president of the United States of America—is attempting to drag his state into the ground. In a recent budget proposal, Walker suggests removing $238,000 worth of funding to child advocacy centers, a move so depraved that even… » 5/07/15 6:40pm 5/07/15 6:40pm

WI Gov. Scott Walker Wishes DNR Happy Earth Day by Threatening Layoffs

Scott Walker, the barely sentient potato who’s been elected governor of Wisconsin not once, not twice, but three times, is celebrating Earth Day in his own special way. Throughout the week, nearly 60 employees of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have received notice that they might soon be laid off. » 4/22/15 6:10pm 4/22/15 6:10pm

Scott Walker Wants Colleges to Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults [UPDATE 2]

[Editor's Note: After Jezebel ran this item yesterday, a spokesman for the University of Wisconsin came forward—over two weeks after the budget was released—to clarify: the University requested that Gov. Walker delete the requirements because efforts were redundant with their compliance of the Clery Act. Scott… » 2/27/15 10:10am 2/27/15 10:10am

Scott Walker's Equal Pay Ad Forgets He Repealed That Shit 2 Years Ago

In this ad for Scott Walker against Mary Burke, Lieutenant Governor and former professional TV news talking head Rebecca Kleefisch expresses her concern about all these elaborate claims that Walker made it harder for women to fight against workplace discrimination. That's kind of weird, because THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT… » 11/04/14 2:10pm 11/04/14 2:10pm

Wisconsin's Governor Cannot Hide His Contempt for Women and the Poor

During his relatively short time on the national stage, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has proven himself one of the Republican party's most prolific fundraisers and has some wonks speculating about a 2016 Presidential run. But perhaps his most impressive achievement is the extensive scope of the damage he has done… » 10/10/14 4:10pm 10/10/14 4:10pm

Wisconsin's Dumb Governor May Have Fired a Doctor for Modeling Thongs

You can say a lot about Wisconsin Governor/amateur Shrek impersonator Scott Walker, but don't accuse him of inconsistency. Since becoming governor in 2011, Walker has worked tirelessly to dismantle the state of Wisconsin's legacy as one of the most worker and union friendly places in the United States by introducing… » 2/19/14 7:00pm 2/19/14 7:00pm

Wisconsin Is The Latest To Instate Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who survived a recall last year thanks to his catchy campaign slogan ("Vote Scott Walker: He Keeps Your Vaginas... In A Cage!"), signed a law yesterday that requires all women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and ban doctors without admitting privileges from performing them at… » 7/06/13 2:00pm 7/06/13 2:00pm

GOP Says Hillary Clinton's Too Old, Because That Surely Won’t Backfire

If you needed any further proof that the modern Republican Party is a sarlacc pit where good campaign strategy goes to be slowly digested in the bowels of old white dudes for thousands of years, then this latest bit of age-snarking should probably do the trick: GOP strategists are trying very hard to remind potential… » 6/30/13 2:00pm 6/30/13 2:00pm

Planned Parenthood Begins Shuttering Clinics in Wisconsin

Due to right-wing wingnut Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 budget eliminations of public funding for Planned Parenthood, the group is suffering financially. Because of this, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin announced today that they're forced to close four locations in the state — Beaver Dam, Johnson Creek, Chippewa… » 2/18/13 10:45pm 2/18/13 10:45pm

Guy Who Lost Wisconsin Recall Election Wins a Slap in the Face

In case you missed it, last night, citizens of Wisconsin voted to keep their asshat of a governor in office in a recall election that garnered national media attention. It was a contentious, divisive race — Wisconsinites on both sides were pretty fired up about it, with voter turnout shattering expectations — and one… » 6/06/12 12:30pm 6/06/12 12:30pm

Terrible Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Wins His Recall Election

Well, today Wisconsinites turned out in massive numbers to vote in a historic recall election, and in the end it appears they chose to stay with their horror show of a governor, Scott Walker. This comes as a serious blow to Wisconsin's proud progressive tradition, even though it was a somewhat expected result. Walker… » 6/05/12 10:00pm 6/05/12 10:00pm

Wisconsin Officially Nominates Its Own Contender in the Inter-State…

The latest iteration of abortion rights fuckery occurred in Wisconsin on Friday when a new state law making it harder for women to obtain non-surgical abortions took effect. Wisconsin follows Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Arizona as the latest state to interfere with women's reproductive rights in a move critics are… » 4/22/12 2:00pm 4/22/12 2:00pm

Meet the Rising Republican Star Who Would Love to Punch Hillary Clinton…

In case you haven't noticed, Wisconsin's been fraught with untenable political tumultuousness since one-man Human Centipede Scott Walker was elected governor. He's bullied teachers, attacked gay couples' hospital visitation rights, signed a repeal of Wisconsin's equal pay law, and rolled back sex education to an… » 4/11/12 5:20pm 4/11/12 5:20pm

Worst Governor Ever Stripped Same Sex Couples of Right to Visit Each…

You may remember Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker from his cowardly and sneaky women's rights stripping last week. But did you know that before he was limiting sex ed and repealing pay equity laws, he was rolling back laws that gave same sex couples the right to visit each other in the hospital? What could this move… » 4/09/12 7:45pm 4/09/12 7:45pm

Yet More Dickery Oozes Out of the Talking Holes of Wisconsin’s Cheesy…

After the Republican marionette doll named Scott Walker that masquerades as Wisconsin's Governor signed a bill Thursday repealing the state's 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act and then disappeared for the weekend to perform at a few horrifying children's birthdays, a lot of Wisconsin's Democrats were understandably… » 4/07/12 4:00pm 4/07/12 4:00pm