Loading Up the Budget With Policy and Pork
In violation of his campaign promise, Walker’s budget has 58 policy or non-monetary items and 15 pieces of pork.
Hey Ho, Palermo’s Gotta Go
Protestors pressure UW to end relationship with Palermo’s Pizza in Milwaukee, citing its labor violations.
State Takes Passive Approach as Fatal Deer Disease Spreads
Chronic Wasting Disease has risen tenfold but state has cutback testing of deer. Is political pressure to blame?
Triumph of the Koch Brothers
An award-winning documentary and a new book both describe how public unions were crushed in Wisconsin.
Huh? Lobbying Spending Drops In Wisconsin
After rising steadily for 10 years, dollars spent lobbying the legislature declined in 2011-2012. Why?
Act 10 Hits Jail Employees
Counties across Wisconsin are slashing benefits for correctional employees, but some sheriffs say it’s causing staffing problems.
Legislation You Should Worry About
A tax handout to TV and radio stations and more restrictions on wind power are among some questionable new bills.
State Doctors Rake in Millions from Drug Companies
Data base shows pharmaceutical companies gave $10 million in speaking fees, meals and gifts to WI doctors.
Spending Lower in High Court Race
Unlike the last four races, this one won’t cost $4 million or so. Why is spending down?
Rent-To-Own Industry Wants Less Disclosure
Seeks to overturn law making it disclose interests rates. Industry supported Gov. Walker, who backs the change.