2010 Endorsements

High time i got to this. Let’s make it brief, except when it’s not: U.S. Senate: Russ Feingold As I said previously, in this day and age when so many are hollering about “defending the constitution,” it’s a travesty that people think the one Senator who has stood up for the U.S. Constitution and ourContinue reading “2010 Endorsements”

Predictably, Sykes tries to sabotage Larson

Wallah! is reporting that Milwaukee’s squaker Wunderkind Charlie Sykes has been spreading a lie about Chris Larson. It repeats a fake story about Larson’s non-arrest when he thought someone was trying to steal his car. And, you should know, this is the same lie that push polls have been spreading about him. At last night’sContinue reading “Predictably, Sykes tries to sabotage Larson”

Notes from the Sept. 2 Larson-Plale debate

Tonight was the third and probably final debate between state senate candidates Supervisor Chris Larson and incumbent state Senator Jeff Plale. It was held at the Humboldt Park Pavilion. The audience made up for its small size with its apparent devotion to the two candidates. A brief rundown of the questions that were asked; bearContinue reading “Notes from the Sept. 2 Larson-Plale debate”

Green Champions for Chris Larson fundraiser tonight @ Sweet Water Organics

Green Champions for Chris Larson to support Supervisor Chris Larson for State Senate at Sweet Water Organics 2153 S. Robinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI Thursday, August 26th 6:30-8:30pm$50 suggested contribution all contributions gratefully accepted Please join fellow progressives and pro-choice advocates in supporting the next state leader from Milwaukee, Chris Larson, in his run for StateContinue reading “Green Champions for Chris Larson fundraiser tonight @ Sweet Water Organics”

Two Larson-Plale debate dates this week

Milwaukee County Supervisor Chris Larson and incumbent Sen. Jeff Plale are having not one but two debates this week. This first will be on Tuesday, August 10th at 7pm at the Miramar Theatre, 2840 N. Oakland Ave. It is sponsored by the group 3DNA, which is an umbrella group for east side neighborhood associations. TheContinue reading “Two Larson-Plale debate dates this week”

Two more big endorsements for Larson

Big news came across the wire (the wireless?) from the Chris Larson campaign that the Milwaukee Deputy Sheriff’s Associaion and AFSCME have both endorsed him. According to the announcement, Deputy Sheriff’s Association president Roy Felber said, “Supervisor Chris Larson is a strong advocate for law enforcement professionals. As a State Senator, he will fight toContinue reading “Two more big endorsements for Larson”

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”

Chris Larson kicks off strong challenge to Plale

It’s official! Milwaukee County Supervisor Chris Larson will challenge state Sen. Jeff Plale in the Democratic primary election this September. As Dan Cody wrote,”Chris is an energetic young politician… who has never ran from tough challenges in his two years as a County Supervisor, and I don’t expect him to stop now.” I will vouchContinue reading “Chris Larson kicks off strong challenge to Plale”