Under the Maple Canopy

Singing Union Songs Since 2009

Where are the legislators like this in Wisconsin?

The bill in question makes it much easier for the state to fire teachers and impose what critics say are arbitrary and unclear performance standards to measure teacher performance. Huffington Post’s Joy Resmovits wrote a rundown of the bill — which Gov. Robert Bentley (R) is expected to sign — here.

At a press conference today, Boman said that the law was just one of many that went too far and eventually forced him out of his Republican home.

“During this current session I have seen this legislative body pass bills that I feel adversely affect what my people back home want, need, and deserve. … I will never choose the Party over the people again,” he said.

No, really…where are they? Representative Knilans, this is your golden opportunity. Our district sorely needs someone like this. Ryan’s selling us down the river to the lowest bidder. Maybe you could be different…put constituents and your district before party. Novel idea really.


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