Walker challenger Matt Flynn slams initiative to drug test food stamp recipients

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Intrusive, wasteful and offensive is what Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn said about Gov. Scott Walker’s announcement that Wisconsin will drug test food stamp recipients. “I condemn this in the strongest terms,” Flynn said, and laying out three arguments against it. > WeAreGreenBay.com

Dem field for governor is the most crowded in a generation

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The slate of Democratic candidates for Wisconsin governor represents the most crowded statewide primary in at least a generation, with seven candidates able to make at least some case that they could win the August 2018 primary. Several additional lower-tier candidates are also running with more potential contenders mulling their options. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

All the Democrats running for governor listed in one place

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With the launch of firefighter union head Mahlon Mitchell’s campaign on Monday, the field of Wisconsin Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker is up to 11. The Cap Times provides a rundown of them all.

Matt Flynn releases planks of his platform against Scott Walker

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Gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn released his policy priorities for Wisconsin this week, speaking to wages, jobs, clean water, public education, health care, roads, and political reform. Matt Flynn is a Navy veteran, attorney, and former Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. > Green Bay Progressive

Democratic governor candidates talk issues at public forum

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The La Crosse chapter of “Our Wisconsin Revolution” hosted a forum for some of the candidates hoping to win the Democratic nomination Monday night. Six candidates got a chance to introduce themselves to prospective voters and talk about a number of issues they say are facing the state right now. > News 8 La Crosse

Matt Flynn on running against Scott Walker: ‘I’m going to come at him very, very hard’

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Running as a Democrat for Wisconsin governor, Matt Flynn isn’t pulling any punches. “Scott Walker is a policy mule for a Republican donor cartel, and Donald Trump is essentially an agent of Russia. Both are betraying their constituents,” he said Sunday. “I’m a navy vet. I’m going to come at (Walker) very, very hard.” > Cap Times

Walker challenger Flynn unsurprised about Foxconn problems given WEDC’s history

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Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn today responded to news that the contract for the Foxconn deal will remain a secret until it is signed by the WEDC, saying he’s not surprised there are major problems given the agency’s history of mismanagement and corruption. > Urban Milwaukee