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Data Wonk: Right Wing Seeks to End Democracy?

Right Wing Seeks to End Democracy?

Their support for Wisconsin gerrymander part of a disturbing international trend.

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PCT provides an easy-to-use interface to follow the money in Milwaukee politics.

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Right Wing Seeks to End Democracy?

Their support for Wisconsin gerrymander part of a disturbing international trend.

Paper Peddles Bogus Foxconn Report

Puffed-up report by Walker crony swallowed whole by Journal Sentinel.

Business Lobby Delays “Dark Stores” Bill?

Bill overturns ruling that assesses big-box stores as though they are empty.

Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship

Violates his pledge and adopts policy he once condemned to get conservative appointed judge.

Conservatives Should Favor Gas Tax Hike

And many do. But a minority of legislators are calling the shots.

Sensenbrenner Asleep on Charlottesville?

Congressman’s explanations on this don’t seem to add up.

Foxconn Biggest Deal in State History

Review of past deals shows its 35 times more than biggest prior state payout.

Paul Soglin Strikes a Pose

Oh-so virtuous Madison Mayor takes down Confederate Memorial.

Walker Ignores Biking on State Committee

No biking, pedestrian representatives on autonomous vehicles committee.

The Many Broken Promises of Foxconn

Why give away billions to a company that can’t be trusted?

GOP Bill Would End Mining Moratorium

Proposal would open door to copper, lead and zinc mines in the Northwoods.

Foxconn Could Take Till 2058 To Pay Off

Taxpayers could lose big, depending on number of jobs created, how long company in business.

Barrett Must Overrule FPC Pursuit Order

Fire & Police Commission ignored century of precedent by demanding Flynn alter pursuit policy.

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Paper Peddles Bogus Foxconn Report

Puffed-up report by Walker crony swallowed whole by Journal Sentinel.

Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker

Should one billionaire dictate the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate?

Right-Wing TV News Kingdom Rising

Sinclair Broadcasting could become biggest player in state’s top media markets.

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Right Wing Seeks to End Democracy?

Their support for Wisconsin gerrymander part of a disturbing international trend.

Will Foxconn Deal Fight Poverty?

Legislative language suggests this. What are the deal’s true aims and costs?

Walker’s Health Care Gamble Exposes State

He bet on health care exchanges and against expanding Medicaid, which could hurt Wisconsin.

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Foxconn Biggest Deal in State History

Review of past deals shows its 35 times more than biggest prior state payout.

10 Tough Questions About Foxconn Deal

Why legislators are squirming about whether to vote for it.

Ellis, Prosser Say Raise the Gas Tax

Two former Republican leaders urge current leaders to stand up to Walker.

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Press Releases

Safety for our teachers and students must be paramount

Statement of Alderman Terry L. Witkowski - August 23, 2017

Alderman Bob Donovan calls assault on MPS teacher disturbing, and calls for criminal charges

Alderman Bob Donovan reacts to MPS teacher assault

Public Policy Forum president Henken goes ‘On the Issues’ at Marquette Law School

He will discuss how other cities are generating revenue, and whether any of those approaches might work in Milwaukee.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Zablocki VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Practices

Following whistleblower reports, Senator Baldwin pushed for VA IG inspection of opioid prescribing practices at Milwaukee VA facility

Representative Lisa Subeck Calls on Joint Finance Committee Co-Chairs to Focus on Budget, Prioritize People over Profits

"Wisconsin Republicans have failed to put people first, punting on issues of funding for education, fixing our roads, and more."

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