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Wisconsin’s ‘Comey-Over’
By Deborah Jordahl - What do a former attorney general, two former judges, two licensed attorneys and a former state legislator have in common?  Read More Wisconsin’s ‘Comey-Over’
Wisconsin Budget Surplus Expected To Hit $385.2 Million
MacIver News - The Legislative Fiscal Bureau had good news for the State of Wisconsin on Wednesday morning when it announced the state is on track to end the biennium with $137.5 million more in the general fund than originally estimated just four months ago.  Read More Wisconsin Budget Surplus Expected To Hit $385.2 Million
Direct Primary Care Medicaid Reform Could Save Taxpayers a Fortune
MacIver's Chris Rochester joins the Vicki McKenna Show to talk about an innovative reform to the state's Medicaid program - a direct primary care pilot program. This simple new idea could save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars by reducing ER usage, improving health outcomes, and making prices more transparent.  Read More Direct Primary Care Medicaid Reform Could Save Taxpayers a Fortune
UPDATED: John Doe Agent’s Defense Falters Amid Email Evidence
By M.D. Kittle - The Michael Haas/Brian Bell defense tour is underway. They have been making the rounds at various news outlets to personally do what their apologists have been doing for weeks: defending their bureaucratic records and denying their involvement in Wisconsin’s infamous John Doe investigation.  Read More UPDATED: John Doe Agent’s Defense Falters Amid Email Evidence
MacIver News Minute: Nope, Still No Tax Cut Armageddon
Whatever happened to the apocalypse that liberal politicians predicted would engulf the planet on the way to the passage of tax cuts in December? Armageddon didn't happen, of course. Quite the opposite - millions of Americans are getting raises, bonuses, and enhanced retirement contributions.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Nope, Still No Tax Cut Armageddon
Direct Primary Care Reform Could Save Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions – Or More
By Chris Rochester - The Senate is considering a free-market reform to the state’s most costly program, Medicaid, that has the potential to save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars or more.  Read More Direct Primary Care Reform Could Save Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions – Or More
Friday Capitol Update: Teacher Protection, Direct Primary Care, and More
MacIver News Service - With Christmas break in the rearview, state legislators came roaring back to Madison this week, bringing a short-lived winter heatwave with them. Democrats fighting against teacher protections, gold medals, the GAB basement chamber of secrets, and liberals finally embracing federalism: it’s all below in this week’s Friday Capitol Update.  Read More Friday Capitol Update: Teacher Protection, Direct Primary Care, and More
Wisconsin Moves To End Violence Against Teachers In The Classroom
By Abby Streu - Students are beating up their teachers in class without facing any repercussions, some Wisconsin lawmakers assert and they are working on a law to fix it.  Read More Wisconsin Moves To End Violence Against Teachers In The Classroom