GOP lame-duck plan likened to ‘third world dictatorship’ by critics as they race to stop it



Opponents raced Monday to marshal opposition to what they described as an “unprecedented” Republican power grab. Hear from Gov.-elect Tony Evers, Rep. Chris Taylor, Rep. LaTonya Johnson, Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, and U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan here in the¬†Wisconsin State Journal.

LaTonya Johnson to replace Lena Taylor on budget committee following employee dispute

With the removal of state Sen. Lena Taylor (D-Milwaukee) Tuesday from the Legislature’s powerful Joint Finance Committee following a dispute with a former employee, Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling (D-La Crosse) has requested that Sen. LaTonya Johnson¬† (D-Milwaukee) take Taylor’s place on the committee. > Cap Times