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Wed Aug 19, 2015, 07:24 AM

Scott Walker Loves Big Gov't Takes Away Local Control in Wisconsin


YUP--Lets hope the rest of the US is catching onto his lying talking pts!






Plain Talk: Wisconsinites are on to Scott Walker's tall tales

August 12, 2015 6:45 am DAVE ZWEIFEL | Cap Times editor emeritus

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...To conservatives, that kind of talk is music to the ears. Except that those of us who live in Wisconsin know that Walker doesn't follow that mantra here at home. He's taken more power away from local governments and school districts than any other governor in recent Wisconsin history.

Local municipalities can no longer object to the opening of frac sand mines in their jurisdictions. Cities are forbidden from passing their own "living wages." Counties can't require pipeline contractors to provide extra insurance to cover damages in the event of an environmental disaster, such as those caused by pipeline spills in recent years. The state has taken several policy decisions away from local school boards and set other rules that directly impinge on local prerogatives. The list goes on and on.


Walker, backed by his legislative colleagues, has declared that the state knows much better than those local yokels who are close to the voters in their communities................

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Wed Aug 19, 2015, 07:26 AM

1. Not to mention the largest budget in state history.

 

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Response to Scuba (Reply #1)

Wed Aug 19, 2015, 07:34 AM

2. YUP--Walker is a big spender on Republicans ideas!!

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