Our panel responds to news Scott Walker is seriously considering running for president, if he is “called.” We preview the upcoming state budget, including the Walker Administration’s crazy quilt of tax increases to fill the DOT’s deficit. We kick around Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ threat to withhold state support to the proposed Milwaukee sports arena because Buck’s owner Mark Lasry greeted President Barack Obama when he visited in Milwaukee. We also discuss 2 proactive campaigns Wisconsin progressives should invest in to begin to rebuild democracy in Wisconsin
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Gov. Walker waiting for calling as he mulls 2016 run. If he's going to be a GOP contender, "I have to feel like it's a calling”
Scott Walker says he's seriously weighing presidential bid
Paul Ryan named chairmanof House Ways and Means Committee
New taxes, higher fees proposed by state transportation department.
Critics of transportation budget pounce on higher taxes and fees.
MJS Editorial: Transportation proposal for Wisconsin needs thorough vetting
Walker donor one of four finalists to develop Hill Farms property in Madison
Robin Vos' warnings to new Bucks owners raise questions
States Seek Immunity from SCOTUS Ruling on Health Subsidies
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