GOP Nominee Vows Party “Will Never Lose Another Election” in WI If He Wins

The Republican gubernatorial nominee in Wisconsin had a bold and alarming promise for voters at a campaign stop this week: if he’s elected, he said, Wisconsin would never be under Democratic control ever again. “Republicans will never lose another election in Wisconsin after I’m elected governor,” gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels said to supporters on Monday. Michels, who came under fire for calling for violence against journalists earlier this election cycle, is an executive of a major construction and energy corporation, the Michels Corporation. He has been endorsed by President Donald Trump and has repeatedly spread Trump’s “Big Lie” that the…

Minneapolis Energy Bills and Taxes Are Funding Right-Wing Candidate in Wisconsin

Minneapolis, Minnesota — The Michels Corporation, headed by Trump-endorsed Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels, has contracts with the City of Minneapolis and an exclusive contract with CenterPoint Energy to service gas lines in Minneapolis, which raises concerns for residents. In 2015, Minneapolis resident DeCourcy Squire shut off the gas to her Stevens Square condo, stopped paying the Houston based gas conglomerate, CenterPoint Energy (CPE), and began using alternative energy to power her home. She had been a tax resister ever since the Vietnam War, and after becoming involved with the grassroots group MN350 working to oppose the Line 3 Dakota…