Republican lawmakers were hardly shocked when a Dane County judge sided with former US Attorney General Eric Holder and ruled that the state had to hold special elections for two open seats before the general election in November. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said it’s exactly what he would expect from an activist judge in Dane County.Read More
Asking tough questions and incentivizing efficiency paid off – fast. Almost overnight, the DOT became a fount of innovation, as evidenced by $69.2 million in savings in just one year.Read More
Flaws within UW-Madison’s bias reporting system are creating an exaggerated picture of hate and bias, a MacIver Institute investigation has found.Read More
The Wisconsin Ethics Commission held a closed-door teleconference on Friday prepared to discuss the state Department of Justice’s bombshell report into leaked John Doe investigation documents.Read More
A St. Croix County family owned two lots, side-by-side, and wanted to sell one of them. The county, the state, and the US Supreme Court all told them no. Because the two adjoining lots had the same owner, they were legally the same property according to state law. State lawmakers are now working to change that law.Read More
The tragic reality of Milwaukee’s debt problem is there’s no need for it. Between its tax levy, intergovernmental aid, user fees, and other financing options, Milwaukee has more than enough “revenue” to operate.Read More
Wisconsin lawmakers might not like the idea of borrowing to pay for road projects, but an overwhelming amount of research and experience, not to mention current state policy, shows bonding to be an effective and essential component in transportation funding.Read More
Republican Lawmakers are pushing a new reform package in hopes of more efficient and responsible highway project management at the DOT.Read More
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. @WillFlandersWI joins @VickiMcKenna at 2:35 PM today on @newstalk1130 to discuss the results of the new report card.
Tune in! https://t.co/ss7cUUes3g
Research Director @WillFlandersWI took a quick dive into the new DPI state report card data for #Milwaukee schools.
"Any calls to “phase out” or arrest education reform efforts would be a major step backwards for thousands of Milwaukee families"