Jeff Plale’s money train: Coal, Cable, and WMC load up

Zach W. over at Blogging Blue has a fantastic post that succinctly summarizes what this primary is all about. Plale represents the interests of the coal, cable, and telecommunication giants, not the people of Cudahy, St. Francis, or South Milwaukee. Plale’s telecom deregulation bill opened the way for AT&T to raise rates on its customers.Continue reading “Jeff Plale’s money train: Coal, Cable, and WMC load up”

Larson calls for real solution for crumbling Hoan Bridge

Milwaukee County Supervisor Chris Larson has blasted state Sen. Jeff Plale’s cunning plan to divert federal money that was allocated for development of a passenger rail corridor between Madison and Milwaukee in order to fix the ailing Hoan Bridge. It is of course no secret that Larson is a progressive embodiment of the anti-incumbent moodContinue reading “Larson calls for real solution for crumbling Hoan Bridge”

Larson picks up endorsements from two county sups

County Supervisor Chris Larson has earned the endorsements of Milwaukee County Supervisors Gerry Broderick [PDF] and Marina Dimitrijevic [PDF]. Broderick’s endorsement came today at an east side fundraiser. In a statement, Broderick said: “Chris Larson would be a wonderful Senator to represent my constituents and the 7th Wisconsin Senate District,” said Broderick. “He’ll fight hardContinue reading “Larson picks up endorsements from two county sups”

Transit union endorses Chris Larson for Wisc. State Senate

The announcement, straight from Larson’s shiny new web site: • • • Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 Endorses Chris Larson in 7th State Senate District “Cites Larson’s longtime commitment to improving transit in SE Wisconsin” For immediate release: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Contact: Chris Larson, 414-467-9155 Milwaukee — County Supervisor and Democratic candidate for theContinue reading “Transit union endorses Chris Larson for Wisc. State Senate”