Dan Benson

DNC convention: Who’s gonna pay?

The Democrats’ record of unpaid bills, the experience of previous host cities and the unquantified costs suggest that state or city taxpayers might well be left footing some of the bill for the four-day extravaganza.

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Hidden agenda?

Soros has been a major funder of WCIJ — a fact the average readers picking up a newspaper over the many years that Gannett has been publishing WCIJ articles would not know.

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Teachers want to help kids, not do paperwork

Holly Ashton used to be a teacher.

But between preparing federally mandated education plans for her 4- and 5-year-old special needs students and traveling around Wisconsin attending federally mandated training, she wasn’t able to spend the amount of time with students that she felt they deserved.

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The Elevator to Nowhere

Local districts could have conceivably saved millions of dollars more if not for running afoul of maintenance of effort rules and being forced to spend that money or have their federal funding cut.

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