Economy

Gov Scott Walker Celebrates Earth Day By Firing 57 Environmental Agency Employees

Gov Scott Walker Celebrates Earth Day By Firing 57 Environmental Agency Employees

Gov. Scott Walker celebrated Earth Day on Wednesday by laying off at least fifty-seven employees of the state Department of Natural Resources.                           The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Fifty-seven employees of the state Department of Natural Resources began receiving formal notices this week that […]

Leaders Of Nine Large Indiana Companies ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Anti-Gay Law

Leaders Of Nine Large Indiana Companies ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Anti-Gay Law

Nine different CEOs of large companies in Indiana called out Gov. Mike Pence over the controversial anti-gay law which opens to the door to discrimination against gays and lesbians.                   The Huffington Post reports: The law would allow corporations or private citizens to cite their religious beliefs […]

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Running The Republican Economic Playbook

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Running The Republican Economic Playbook

It’s the funniest thing: Whenever Republicans talk about everyone having to make “sacrifices,” the only ones who end up sacrificed are working folks and the poor. Millionaires are left unmolested.  Big business thrives.  And Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s proposed Illinois budget, designed to make up a huge shortfall in the state, is a study in supply […]

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