On Wednesday night the Wisconsin State Assembly voted to approve legislative and congressional redistricting maps that Representative Fred Kessler called, “the most vicious abuse of partisan power that I have ever seen in the Wisconsin Legislature, and I’ve been here since 1961.”
Next Tuesday the Wisconsin state senate will meet in extraordinary session to vote on three redistricting bills. One redrawing state legislative boundaries, one redrawing state congressional district boundaries, and the other to change the law so that the first two bills are legal.
from the March 2008 issue-- progressive state representative Mark Pocan went behind enemy lines for this firsthand report on the American Legislative Exchange Council."
Through the Corporate Looking Glass
Navy blue. The day called for deep, dark, traditional navy blue. I picked out my most staid conservatively patterned gold tie to match the gold buttons on my navy suit.