17 March 2011

Glenn Grothman's $1000 a plate dinner interrupted

Looks like Glenn's sitting at the Big Table now. Too bad they got interrupted.

Teamster Nation: Protesters seize DC bldg during WI GOP fundraiser
Participating in the $1,000-a-head gala-that-we-hope-wasn't-much-fun were Wisconsin Senate President Scott Fitzgerald; his brother, Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald, and two senators eligible for recall, Alberta Darling and Glenn Grothmann.

Here's the story from the Journal Sentinel
State Republicans are holding the fundraiser at the offices of the lobbying firm BGR Group in D.C. It cost $1,000 to attend the event, which starts at 5:30 p.m.

Former Gov. Tommy Thompson's one-time top aide, Bob Wood, is president of government affairs for BGR, the firm co-founded by Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour. he is no longer with the firm. Public Campaign noted that BGR has worked for such Wisconsin companies as WE Engergies.

Those featured at the Wisconsin fundraiser will be: Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald of Juneau; Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald of Horicon; Rep. Scott Suder of Abbotsford; Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend; and Joint Finance Committee co-chairmen, Sen. Alberta Darling of River Hills and Rep. Robin Vos of Burlington.

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