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Gov. Scott Walker’s Message on Extraordinary Session Bills
Gov. Scott Walker's message about the extraordinary session bills.  Read More Gov. Scott Walker’s Message on Extraordinary Session Bills
Summary of Bills Passed in Extraordinary Session
The MacIver Institute summarizes the extraordinary session legislation that passed earlier this week and heads to the governor's desk. We also revisit three proposals that didn't make make the cut as the process moved along.  Read More Summary of Bills Passed in Extraordinary Session
Nichols Vows To Wipe Wisconsin Conservatives From History
MacIver News - On Monday night outside the Wisconsin Capitol, liberal journalist John Nichols vowed to wipe conservatives out of Wisconsin history books and laid out his vision for a progressive utopia in the state.  Read More Nichols Vows To Wipe Wisconsin Conservatives From History
The Forgotten Man
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - So desperate were the outgoing governor and state legislative majority to pass what amounted to a sweetheart deal for some of their biggest political backers that they did what was until then unthinkable—they sprang Jeff Wood from jail so he could vote.  Read More The Forgotten Man
Budget Committee Takes Up ‘Extraordinary’ Bills Amid Protests, Dem Grandstanding
By M.D. Kittle - the Republican majority on the Legislature’s powerful budget-writing committee early Tuesday morning passed dozens of bills aimed at protecting GOP limited-government reforms over the past eight years and limiting the powers of the incoming liberal governor and attorney general.   Read More Budget Committee Takes Up ‘Extraordinary’ Bills Amid Protests, Dem Grandstanding
Republicans Call Extraordinary Session To Protect Legacy Of Reforms
By M.D. Kittle - This week’s scheduled extraordinary session of the Legislature has Democrats feeling extraordinarily cranky, charging the Republican majority with everything from post-election “temper tantrums” to legislative power grabs.   Read More Republicans Call Extraordinary Session To Protect Legacy Of Reforms
2018 School Report Cards: Spotlight on Milwaukee, Racine, Choice and Charter
By Ola Lisowski - Wisconsin schools and districts appear to be trending in the right direction according to the Department of Public Instruction’s latest report cards for the 2017-18 school year. Having already examined the results as a whole, let’s take the time to focus in on some districts and schools of interest.  Read More 2018 School Report Cards: Spotlight on Milwaukee, Racine, Choice and Charter
Wedding Barn Owner: Schimel Opinion ‘Political Payback’
Washing his hands of a prickly bit of business, the chairman of the Legislature’s Alcohol Beverages Enforcement Study Committee on Wednesday ended discussion — and potential legislation — on regulating so-called wedding barns and other emerging players in the state’s hospitality industry.   Read More Wedding Barn Owner: Schimel Opinion ‘Political Payback’