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Finalists’ Names Should Be Made Public
Special Guest Perspective By Larry Gallup - When the Oconto Police and Fire Commission said in April that it had interviewed two finalists for the open position of chief of police, Kent Tempus of the Oconto County Reporter asked who the finalists were.  Read More Finalists’ Names Should Be Made Public
MacIver Report Extra: Wisconsin and the U.S. Energy Renaissance
Dr. R. Dean Foreman, chief economist at the American Petroleum Institute, was in Madison for a Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce event this week. MacIver's Bill Osmulski sits down with him to talk about the U.S. energy renaissance, Wisconsin's energy market, and emerging trends in natural gas, oil, and gasoline in this week's MacIver Report Extra podcast.  Read More MacIver Report Extra: Wisconsin and the U.S. Energy Renaissance
Schimel: Obamacare Lawsuit Moving Forward
By M.D. Kittle - The Wisconsin Department of Justice’s case against Obamacare is moving toward a resolution, Attorney General Brad Schimel says.   Read More Schimel: Obamacare Lawsuit Moving Forward
Lawmakers: Time To Cap Sick Pay ‘Golden Health Care Parachutes’
By M.D. Kittle - Lawmakers say reforms to a state employee benefits system that includes “golden health care parachutes” for some retirees are long overdue.   Read More Lawmakers: Time To Cap Sick Pay ‘Golden Health Care Parachutes’
A Bad Week for American Socialism, A Great Week for America
Special Guest Perspective By Dan O'Donnell - Rarely has there been a week that more clearly illustrated the difference between supply-side conservative governance and the neo-socialism of the modern left. Dan O'Donnell shows how events over the past week expose the inevitable triumph of capitalism over socialism in America.  Read More A Bad Week for American Socialism, A Great Week for America
Get Your Crayons, Calculators, Glue Sticks and Girdles Tax Free This Weekend
By M.D. Kittle - Nothing says “school supplies” like a garter belt and a cummerbund.   Read More Get Your Crayons, Calculators, Glue Sticks and Girdles Tax Free This Weekend
Report: Pork Spending in Federal Budget More than Doubled Since Last Year
The 2018 federal budget didn’t just shatter spending caps – it also features record-breaking numbers of pork projects and earmarks. Overall, the cost of earmarks skyrocketed to $14.7 billion in 2018 – an unprecedented and ill-advised increase of 116 percent since just last year.  Read More Report: Pork Spending in Federal Budget More than Doubled Since Last Year
UPDATE: Trump Administration Approves Walker Reinsurance Waiver Request
By Chris Rochester - Gov. Scott Walker's request to implement a reinsurance program to stave off another round of massive premium increases under Obamacare is now in the hands of the federal government, Walker announced on Wednesday.  Read More UPDATE: Trump Administration Approves Walker Reinsurance Waiver Request