Prison worker video mixed Mandela quotes, menacing images. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/17/2016)
And what a bizarre view this window provides. The four-minute video — released under the open records law — was aimed at motivating employees at the Department of Corrections, which has struggled to fill all its job openings and keep them filled. It also provides a window into the thinking of the agency’s top officials in the weeks before a troubled juvenile prison was raided by law enforcement amid allegations of prisoner abuse.
8/14/2016 update, "'The best shall serve the state:' The Ed Wall bellyflop", starts here.
Reported at Ex-prison head recommended 'scenary change'. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/12/2016)
The Journal Sentinel reported this May that the Department of Corrections had not checked Peterson’s work history when it hired her as education director in 2011. If it had, it would have found she resigned as an associate dean at Northcentral Technical College two weeks after she was demoted and had her pay cut by more than $14,000 “due to deficiencies in leadership communication.”
Original 4/16/2016 post starts here.
As quoted in Former corrections secretary fired from new state job. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/15/2016)
"The best shall serve the state".
Friday news dump. (4:52 p.m.) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Attracting, hiring, and retaining (TBD) the best of the best. (11/13/2015)
Dear Scott Walker, I know someone you should look straight in the eye when spouting this nonsense. (11/10/2015)
In light of recent actions by Walker and his appointees, does Roger Roth realize how silly he sounds? (11/7/2015)
Sad Dan Knodl (R-Germantown) enters the Republican, civil service echo chamber. (10/29/2015)
Storytime at the Wisconsin Department of Administration. (10/29/2015)
Terry Katsma (R-Oostburg): Have I got a speedy hiring process for you!! (10/28/2015)
Wisconsin Republicans gut civil service: Are you starting to see a pattern here? (10/28/2015)
Dear Mike Rohrkaste, Perhaps you weren't paying attention in 2011. Two words: Act 10. (10/28/2015)
Newspeak just where you'd expect it -- in an Americans for Prosperity news release. (10/28/2015)
Just think. Once the legislature guts civil service, Scott Walker's former aides can be appointed to all levels of state government. (10/6/2015)
Scott Walker wants to party like it's 1904. (9/24/2015)