Personnel File

Bill Holahan

Content referencing Bill Holahan

Op Ed: Making Insurance Fake Again
Op Ed

Making Insurance Fake Again

Trump and Walker plans let health insurers end coverage of pre-existing conditions, sell junk policies.

Op Ed: UWM Is Suffering a Brain Drain
Op Ed

UWM Is Suffering a Brain Drain

Talented faculty leaving. Business leaders and others should push for greater funding.

Op Ed: Foxconn Deal Will Actually Lose Jobs
Op Ed

Foxconn Deal Will Actually Lose Jobs

That $4 billion, if spent in usual fashion by state government, would create far more jobs.

Op Ed: Journal Sentinel Promotes Phony Foxconn “Report”
Op Ed

Journal Sentinel Promotes Phony Foxconn “Report”

But it’s not a study, has no named author and is too flawed to qualify as news.

Op Ed: Regents Changing How UW Leaders Hired
Op Ed

Regents Changing How UW Leaders Hired

“Business-like” approach reduces faculty peer review, threatens academic excellence.

Murphy’s Law: How to Buy a University Department
Murphy’s Law

How to Buy a University Department

Bradley Foundation and Kochs buy a new UW-Madison economics institute.

Op Ed: Foxconn Multiplier Overstates New Jobs
Op Ed

Foxconn Multiplier Overstates New Jobs

The 2.7 economic multiplier is absurdly high. Here’s why.

Op Ed: Balanced Budget Amendment Is Dangerous
Op Ed

Balanced Budget Amendment Is Dangerous

It removes deficit spending, a key tool to combat recessions and a depression.

Op Ed: Why Federal Election Study Needed
Op Ed

Why Federal Election Study Needed

Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity could answer many important questions.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Business Advisory Council
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Business Advisory Council

The council has recommended four crucial steps needed to grow our economy and put Wisconsinites back to work at well-paying jobs.

Op-Ed: You Are Losing Your University
Op-Ed

You Are Losing Your University

No confidence vote warns public: the UWM you knew will be lost.

Op-Ed: To Fix Roads, Use Conservative Approach
Op-Ed

To Fix Roads, Use Conservative Approach

Gas tax is user fee that works. Borrowing is an inefficient alternative.

Public Works Committee Approves New Berlin Water Deal

Public Works Committee Approves New Berlin Water Deal

This meeting’s highlights included the proposed water sale to New Berlin and the reappointment of Jeff Mantes to the Commissioner the Department of Public Works.The water sale involved two separate resolutions.  Resolution 080012 would handle the actual water sale and resolution 080011 will enact an intergovernmental agreement contingent on the water sale.  Water sales are […]