If Evers runs for governor, he will certainly be criticized for a lack of willingness to address the problem of failing schools in Milwaukee.Read More
A letter from Assembly Republican leadership to Governor Scott Walker indicates that an agreement has been reached on the issue of transportation funding.Read More
“The benefits these government programs provide are always popular and you can always talk about them in a very sympathetic way to get people to support them when people don’t realize the reality of the situation is that you are forcing young, healthy people to pay a lot more that they ordinarily would in a fairer marketplace.”Read More
Assembly Republican leadership made it clear that an immediate resolution to the budget standoff was not likely. In a joint statement, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, and Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, said, “there isn’t a reason why we can’t work through the differences to find solutions that can pass both chambers in the coming weeks.”Read More
“We’re not comfortable putting more money, in other words, increases in revenue into that agency until we feel comfortable with that agency and the decisions that DOT are making,” Fitzgerald said.Read More
Now Republicans are going to try to have a vote on the full repeal, just like Paul wants. That’ll make outside conservative groups that are using the improbable full repeal of Obamacare for fundraising happy, but the effort is doomed to failure.Read More
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If a proposed $640 million referendum for @MilwaukeeMPS passes, local taxpayers won’t be the only ones on the hook. A referendum of this size would result in as much as $200 million additional dollars in state money to Milwaukee Public Schools.