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Session Update: Raise The Age To Use Tobacco To 21
The Wisconsin raise the age to use tobacco to 21 bill is scheduled for a vote in the Assembly Thursday. The bill would dovetail with the new federal law passed by the Trump administration - learn more about the bill here.   Read More Session Update: Raise The Age To Use Tobacco To 21
MacIver’s Lisowski Talks K12 Education On Bridge The City
MacIver’s own Ola Lisowski sat down with Riverwestradio.com, 104.1 in Milwaukee, to discuss education policy in Wisconsin, the budget and the disconnect between official rankings and our students’ preparedness for life after high school. Give it a listen.   Read More MacIver’s Lisowski Talks K12 Education On Bridge The City
As K12 Education Funding Jumps Dramatically, Still Just 54% of Funding Spent On Instruction
Ola Lisowski returns to analyze school spending in Wisconsin: although school spending keeps going up, the 2017-18 data show money towards the classroom is going down.   Read More As K12 Education Funding Jumps Dramatically, Still Just 54% of Funding Spent On Instruction
MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Rep. Grothman Talks Impeachment, SOTU, Unions and 2020
Listen - Congressman Glenn Grothman took some time out of his busy schedule on Feb. 10 to give MacIver listeners an update on current events in Washington and what to expect in the year ahead.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Rep. Grothman Talks Impeachment, SOTU, Unions and 2020
The Need For Licensing Reform In Wisconsin
With the unemployment low and employers desperate for workers, Rep. Petryk argues now is the time to reform the occupational licensure process.   Read More The Need For Licensing Reform In Wisconsin
Spooner’s Roundhouse Application Reveals Flaws of DOT’s Grant Program
By Bill Osmulski - The City of Spooner’s attempt to capture $3.5 million of state transportation funds for a local tourism project shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who’s seen the Department of Transportation’s grant application form for the Multimodal Local Supplement (MLS) program.  Read More Spooner’s Roundhouse Application Reveals Flaws of DOT’s Grant Program
Wisconsin Union Membership Drops for Third Consecutive Year
The annual BLS report shows that 1,000 more Wisconsinites rejected union membership In 2019 and that membership continues to decline nationwide.   Read More Wisconsin Union Membership Drops for Third Consecutive Year
A Map to Nowhere
Dan O’Donnell takes Governor Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul to task over their breathtaking constitutional ignorance.  Read More A Map to Nowhere