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In Case You Missed It: ‘How Medicaid for All’ Would Affect the Health System, Grassroots Takeover of NYC Unions, and the Dangers of Debt
This past week the stock market experienced some uncertainty, but more than that happened, here are some articles for the fiscal conservative in case you missed it. Including the a look into the national debt, socialists plan a grassroots takover of New York unions, and a look into what Medicaid for All would do to the U.S. health system.  Read More In Case You Missed It: ‘How Medicaid for All’ Would Affect the Health System, Grassroots Takeover of NYC Unions, and the Dangers of Debt
MacIver News Minute: Legislature Sues To Stop “Sue and Settle”
In December, the legislature passed a law preventing "sue and settle," a business crushing tactic where the attorney general sues a company, settles out of court, and keeps the money for himself and his liberal allies. Attorney General Josh Kaul wants a piece of the action. He granted himself the power to pick and choose when to follow the new law, opening the door for him to sue private sector enemies and rake in huge settlements without giving lawmakers a seat at the table. Legislative leaders don't care much for that. Last Thursday they sued Kaul to force him to comply with the law.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Legislature Sues To Stop “Sue and Settle”
Prevailing Wage Proponents Not Always Forthright
Special Guest Perspective by John Mielke - It’s a common strategy these days for partisan activists to attempt to discredit supporters of policies they don’t like without actually addressing the merits of the policies in question. Such is the case with prevailing wage.  Read More Prevailing Wage Proponents Not Always Forthright
A Warning Sign
Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson still wants to raise the gas tax. Dan O’Donnell explains why we need only look south to see why that is a terrible idea.  Read More A Warning Sign
How Wisconsin Fully Funded Its Retirement System
Special Guest Perspective by Kerri Seifert - As many state pension plans struggle with severe underfunding, the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) stands out with a funded ratio above 100 percent. This can be attributed to pragmatic efforts and plan flexibility, nontraditional aspects that ultimately enabled the system to swiftly regain full funding after past market declines.  Read More How Wisconsin Fully Funded Its Retirement System
Progressive Network Unveils Vision To Radically Transform U.S. Government
MacIver News - Indivisible recommends giving convicts and non-citizen immigrants voting rights, expanding the US Supreme Court, giving Washington DC and Puerto Rico statehood, and providing government funding to local media. The group counts the Democrat Party of Wisconsin as one of its Wisconsin affiliates in its online directory.  Read More Progressive Network Unveils Vision To Radically Transform U.S. Government
Evers Administration Faces ‘Huge Possibility’ Of Legal Action On ‘Draconian’ Groundwater Regs
By M.D. Kittle - It looks like the Evers administration could be facing future litigation for its recent rollout of environmental standards that critics say would be the most stringent in the world.   Read More Evers Administration Faces ‘Huge Possibility’ Of Legal Action On ‘Draconian’ Groundwater Regs
MacIver Exclusive: Evers Packs Payroll Fraud Task Force With Big Labor Allies
By M.D. Kittle -- "Titanic" didn’t need a spoiler alert. And it doesn’t take a genius to see where Gov. Tony Evers’ Joint Task Force on Payroll Fraud and Worker Misclassification — loaded down with Big Labor representatives — appears to be heading.   Read More MacIver Exclusive: Evers Packs Payroll Fraud Task Force With Big Labor Allies