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Murphy’s Law: Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Paul Ryan and Reince Priebus may go down with the USS Trump.

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Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Paul Ryan and Reince Priebus may go down with the USS Trump.

State Jobs Agency Data a Mess

Audit says WEDC doesn't know how many jobs created or retained.

Mistakes Made on Hendricks Home

Town lawyer says assessment too low, should be reconsidered.

We Like Suburban Segregation

Governments have long enabled metro area's biases.

Bill Pushed by Odd Couple

Polar opposites back “Mobility grants” to help unemployed move to get jobs.

Minority Reproductive Care At Risk

Ending funding of Planned Parenthood will mostly hurt minority patients in city.

Wisconsin Is a Top 10 State

For reducing tax burden, ACT scores and high school graduation rate.

GOP’s “Riot” Bill Is Unconstitutional

Aimed at college students, infringes freedom of speech, assembly

Walker Gets $51,000 From Six Companies

And they get $25 million in grants, credits from WEDC.

State’s Political Map At Issue

Does geography or gerrymandering give a GOP edge? U.S. Supreme Court could decide.

Clarke Shouldn’t Get National Promotion

County Jail deaths on his watch disqualify him from Homeland Security Job.

Kochs Big Donors to Colleges

Giving more than $1 million to state's public, private colleges.

Dallet May Run for Supreme Court

Judge Rebecca Dallet could oppose Justice Michael Gableman.

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Ryan, Priebus on a Sinking Ship

Paul Ryan and Reince Priebus may go down with the USS Trump.

Bradley Foundation Breaking the Law?

Hacked files show foundation may violate ban on political activity.

The Bogus Studies of Miller Park

How we've been misled -- repeatedly -- about Brewers “economic impact.”

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State’s Political Map At Issue

Does geography or gerrymandering give a GOP edge? U.S. Supreme Court could decide.

Does Tax Credit Make State a Winner?

An Econ professor and Walker fan uses shaky research to say yes.

Can Governors Do Much About Economy?

Less than people think. But more, perhaps, than Walker is doing.

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Bill Pushed by Odd Couple

Polar opposites back “Mobility grants” to help unemployed move to get jobs.

Kooyenga Flat Tax Rejected

Walker, GOP slam his gas sales tax and flat income tax proposal.

Will Wisconsin Use Private Prisons?

Wisconsin's adult inmate population is expected to grow to 23,233 by mid-2019.

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Press Releases

Dem Student Loan relief plan rejected by GOP

State budget committee fails to address growing student loan debt crisis

Trump Budget will have Crushing Impact on All Americans

In response to the release of the Trump Administration’s full FY 2018 budget, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement

Speaker Vos Announces Creation of Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership

"This center will promote an even more rigorous debate of the current issues and hopefully, bipartisan solutions."

State Budget Committee Democrats Make a Stand for Student Loan Borrowers

Amendment to Allow Student Loan Borrowers to Refinance, Just Like You Can With a Mortgage, Would Put State on Road to Reform

New Budget Plan Would Kick Millions off Food Stamps

AAEA member, published SNAP expert, available for comment on Presidential proposal

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