Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
I admire the work of Richard Moore, investigative reporter for the Lakeland Times newspaper. No one has been more critical of or has placed more scrutiny on what is probably the state of
About two weeks, I blogged about Moore’s reporting of the DNR going on private property without permission or notification, claiming it has every right to.
“It's the same old, same old DNR, the same folks who have bullied and tormented and harassed so many...We had expected better of this new administration, but then, when do we really get anything but the same special interests in either political party?”
Whoa, whoa, whoa!
Changing the overall attitude and delivery of service in this troubled agency will take some time. New DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp is certainly equipped to take on the challenge and ultimately be successful.
Last week on the floor of the state Senate, Senate President Mike Ellis had heard enough from Democrats unhappy with yet another pro-business bill being debated and approved. Ellis told his colleagues they could not expect 50,000 jobs to be created in 5 minutes. The same holds true for re-inventing and re-building the image of the DNR.
To Richard Moore of the Lakeland Times, I say, patience, patience.