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Op Ed: MPS Could Cut Budget By Selling Buildings

MPS Could Cut Budget By Selling Buildings

And those empty buildings could be used by charter and voucher schools.

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MPS Could Cut Budget By Selling Buildings

And those empty buildings could be used by charter and voucher schools.

State Politicians Funded by Accused Drug Makers

Drug companies sued for pushing opioids donated $39,000 to Walker, legislators.

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

Hope is that advisory referendum will push state legislators to act.

State, City Push Trauma-Informed Care

Medical personnel, fire fighters urged to look for telling injuries on small children.

Police Reform Needed, Say Council Members

Brown incident proves problem, changes needed, Hamilton, Coggs say at press conference.

Battle Over The Winter Farmers Market

Weddings at Domes far more lucrative, Parks leader says, but board backs farmers market.

Ald. Bohl Resigns, Takes Lobbying Job

And full council approves La Keisha Butler as head of Fire and Police Commission.

John McCain and Republican Values

He’s a patriot and man of character. Contrast this to Trump, Vukmir and Nicholson.

State Investigating Big Walker Donor

The sand mining company dumped 10 million gallons of sludge into Trempealeau River.

More Ways Minnesota Beats Wisconsin

Less people leaving state, more getting health insurance in Minnesota.

Rep. Grothman Loves, Hates Deficit

GOP Congressman leads in tax-supported newsletters and contradictions on the deficit.

Offense At Age Nine a Felony?

State high court approves adult felony charge though offender then said to be eight or nine.

Crony Capitalism of Walker, Hammes, Foxconn

Walker donor gets $100 million Foxconn project for which his company has no experience.

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Endorsements

Primary opponent withdraws, endorses Vining for the 14th Assembly District

This week Vining also received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Endorses Josh Kaul for Wisconsin Attorney General

Kaul thanked Senator Baldwin for her support.

Democracy for America (DFA) endorses Mandela Barnes for Lieutenant Governor

Barnes joins Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Randy Bryce as the only Wisconsin candidates to receive the progressive group’s endorsement in 2018

Top Democrats from across Wisconsin endorse Sarah Godlewski for State Treasurer

"A bold woman and visionary leader: I’m honored to endorse Sarah Godlewski to be our State Treasurer," said former Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton.

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“Mitchell is a true champion for working families and the best choice for Wisconsin governor.”

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Police Video Gets National Attention

Police confrontation with Bucks player gets national headlines, raises troubling questions.

CEOs Paid 1,000 Times More Than Average Workers

Study finds local companies Manpower and Kohl's near the top of obscene U.S. pay gap.

The Anti-Roads Governor

Why would a Republican governor be as anti-highways as Scott Walker?

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More Ways Minnesota Beats Wisconsin

Less people leaving state, more getting health insurance in Minnesota.

Yes, Minnesota Beats Wisconsin

But is its better economic performance due to more liberal policies?

Trickle Up Economics

The Great Recession’s huge impact on employment shows why trickle down doesn’t work.

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A State MPS Reform Proposal. Again

Scott Walker joins a list of governors and others who’ve proposed reforms.

Republicans Divided in Two Special Elections

Dueling ads in 1st Senate District slam both GOP candidates.

11 Bills the Legislature Killed

2017-’18 losers include Tesla, Meteor Timber and a bill making sex with animals a felony.

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Press Releases

Diversion of Great Lakes Water for Foxconn Challenged

Integrity of the Great Lakes Compact at Risk

Anti-Choice Extremist

Equally as extreme, is Vukmir's hardline commitment to taking away Wisconsin women's right to choose.

Bryce Turns in Nomination Signatures to Qualify for the Ballot

Randy Bryce is a U.S. Army veteran, cancer survivor, and union ironworker.

Primary opponent withdraws, endorses Vining for the 14th Assembly District

This week Vining also received the Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate distinction.

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’s Payday Loan London Junket Travel Buddy’s Home Raided by FBI

Home of Vos’s Travelling Companion Raided by Federal Authorities, Lobbyist Reveals Payday Loan Industry Business Discussed on Trip

Kelda Roys Releases Video Featuring Homeowners to be Evicted by Foxconn

Roys stands in solidarity with Mount Pleasant Homeowners

Sterling Brown incident authenticates predictions from years past

Statement from Alderman Tony Zielinski

Governor Walker Announces More Than $76 Million for Local Bridge Projects

The Local Bridge Program was established to rehabilitate and replace, on a cost-shared basis, the most seriously deteriorating existing local bridges on Wisconsin’s local highway system.

Mahlon Mitchell Statement on the Release of Body Cam Footage Involving Sterling Brown

"As a first responder, I believe there are no excuses for the violent tactics used against Sterling Brown."

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