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Murphy’s Law: The Bradley Foundation’s New Pope

The Bradley Foundation’s New Pope

New chairman James Arthur Pope could turn foundation further right.

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The Bradley Foundation’s New Pope

New chairman James Arthur Pope could turn foundation further right.

Fish Farm Regulations Reduced

Walker signs bill big business lobbied for and environmentalists opposed.

The Problem of Pre-Existing Conditions

Assembly bill addresses issue. But how much coverage does it provide?

BadgerCare Changes Will Hurt Workers

Most Medicaid recipients work, could lose health care under Walker proposal.

Sykes Unloads Right Wisconsin

Wigderson is new owner/editor. But don’t worry, Sykes is a still a “conservative.”

Democrats Still Need a Clear Message

Yes, GOP gerrymandering matters. But they also have stronger candidates and message.

Black Leaders React to Smith Verdict

Calling for peace after acquittal of officer who shot Sylville Smith.

Anthem Insurance Likes Republicans

Pulling out of Obamacare, giving almost $175,000 to GOP politicians.

State Park Fees Keep Rising

New hikes proposed, already higher than in any Midwestern state.

Walker Loves Ashley Furniture

Company gets a state grant, and he gets big campaign donations.

How Trucks Destroy Our Roads

And how a fee on trucks could solve state’s transportation problem.

Voters Strongly Support Higher Gas Tax

So maybe Republicans should embrace it as a solution.

Trump Budget Will Hurt State Workers

Yet his campaign promised new opportunities for workers.

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The Bradley Foundation’s New Pope

New chairman James Arthur Pope could turn foundation further right.

How Trucks Destroy Our Roads

And how a fee on trucks could solve state’s transportation problem.

Why Gableman Is Stepping Down

And how will that affect the race for Supreme Court?

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Is Manufacturing in Decline?

Recent trends are down in Wisconsin, but hardly a cause for panic.

Who is Leaving Wisconsin?

And why?

You Dare Not Question Scott Walker

A Federalist column attacks my conclusion that governors have little impact on the economy.

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Democrats Still Need a Clear Message

Yes, GOP gerrymandering matters. But they also have stronger candidates and message.

Polling Lists Could Go Digital

Elections commission to replace paper lists with “e-poll books.”

MPS Loses Most Under Assembly GOP School-Aid Plan

Gov. Walker's school-aid plan provides $14.8 million more than Assembly plan for MPS.

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Press Releases

Senator Craig’s Statement on Chief Flynn’s Blame Game

"Chief Flynn is playing politics instead of fixing problems under his direct control"

Senate’s Tax Cut/Health Care Bill Will Cause 394,100 Wisconsinites to Lose Coverage

Average Cost for Elderly Enrollees Would Increase by $5,574

Pro-Schimel Attack Ads Fueled by Opioid Money

Ad Buy From Group Fueled With Big Pharma Money Hits as Wisconsin Attorney General Under Increased Scrutiny for Legal Inaction

Governor Walker Promotes Wisconsin Veteran-Owned Businesses as Part of #WIVetBiz Day

Approximately 11 percent of all businesses in the state, or 65,000, are veteran-owned.

Rep. Barca Responds to CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill

"This bill isn’t just mean, as President Trump characterized the House bill; it’s cruel."

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