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Police Officers Beheaded in UW-Madison Student Film

The video resembles an ISIS propaganda film. It begins with two actors portraying police officers wearing pig masks lynching an African American. The police officers are then seen fleeing from a masked African-American mob carrying an ax. The next scene shows one of the men holding the bloody pig mask (still wearing the police officer cap) and a machete in the other hand. The audio from a President Trump speech and protest chants plays over the video. Read More »

Budget Blog: Walker Releases List Of 99 Budget Vetoes

Budget Blog - Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday released the full list of the budget items he intends to excise with his powerful veto pen, and made the case why the provisions shouldn't be in the state's recently passed 2017-19 spending plan. Read More »

Dems Replace Barca, Who Chose Constituents Over Party

By Bill Osmulski - The situation pitted the interests of his party squarely against the interests of his constituents. As a party leader, Barca was expected to rally opposition against the deal, but as a representative of the area that would benefit from the development, that just wasn't realistic. Read More »

Unions Lose Again In Wisconsin Right To Work Case

By M.D. Kittle - Another court has upheld Wisconsin's Right to Work law, stinging organized labor with yet another legal defeat. Read More »

Walker Signs Foxconn Bill

MacIver News - Gov. Scott Walker signed the "Wisconn Valley Special Session Bill" at Gateway Tech in Sturtevant on Monday. This incentives package was one of the requirements of the Memorandum of Understanding with Foxconn, which was signed in July. Now, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will negotiate and finalize a contract between Foxconn and the state. Read More »


Police Officers Beheaded in UW-Madison Student Film

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MacIverNews | Posted September 21, 2017 9:50 AM

The video resembles an ISIS propaganda film. It begins with two actors portraying police officers wearing pig masks lynching an African American. The police officers are then seen fleeing from a masked African-American mob carrying an ax. The next scene shows one of the men holding the bloody pig mask (still wearing the police officer cap) and a machete in the other hand. The audio from a President Trump speech and protest chants plays over the video. Read More »

Budget Blog: Walker Releases List Of 99 Budget Vetoes

Comments | Posted in Budget Blog | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 20, 2017 4:15 PM
Budget Blog: Walker Releases List Of 99 Budget Vetoes

Budget Blog - Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday released the full list of the budget items he intends to excise with his powerful veto pen, and made the case why the provisions shouldn't be in the state's recently passed 2017-19 spending plan. Read More »

Dems Replace Barca, Who Chose Constituents Over Party

Comments | Posted in News | By MacIverNews | Posted September 19, 2017 2:42 PM
Dems Replace Barca, Who Chose Constituents Over Party

By Bill Osmulski - The situation pitted the interests of his party squarely against the interests of his constituents. As a party leader, Barca was expected to rally opposition against the deal, but as a representative of the area that would benefit from the development, that just wasn't realistic. Read More »

Unions Lose Again In Wisconsin Right To Work Case

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 19, 2017 1:02 PM
Unions Lose Again In Wisconsin Right To Work Case

By M.D. Kittle - Another court has upheld Wisconsin's Right to Work law, stinging organized labor with yet another legal defeat. Read More »

Walker Signs Foxconn Bill

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MacIverNews | Posted September 19, 2017 10:27 AM

MacIver News - Gov. Scott Walker signed the "Wisconn Valley Special Session Bill" at Gateway Tech in Sturtevant on Monday. This incentives package was one of the requirements of the Memorandum of Understanding with Foxconn, which was signed in July. Now, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will negotiate and finalize a contract between Foxconn and the state. Read More »

UW-Platteville Whistleblower Professor Testifies To Save Her Job

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 18, 2017 10:04 PM
UW-Platteville Whistleblower Professor Testifies To Save Her Job

By M.D. Kittle - Sabina Burton testifies this afternoon in her own defense - and for her livelihood - before a jury of her faculty peers. Read More »

Sen. Stroebel Applauds Promised Vetoes Shortly Before Budget Vote

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 18, 2017 11:59 AM

[Madison, Wis...] In an interview with MacIver News, Senator Duey Stroebel explains the vetoes agreed to by Governor Scott Walker that helped move him and other conservative senators from the No column to the Yes column. The budget passed the Senate Friday night 19-14. Read More »

Budget Blog: Walker Veto Pledge Secures Senate Passage Of Budget

Comments | Posted in Budget Blog | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 15, 2017 9:32 PM
Budget Blog: Walker Veto Pledge Secures Senate Passage Of Budget

Budget Blog - After 36 hours wondering whether Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald would have the votes to pass the 2017-19 state budget, four of five Republican senators who had been leaning no came through with yeses Friday night to push an amendment-free spending plan over the goal line. Read More »

UPDATE: Republican Senators Present List Of Demands For Their Votes on Budget

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 13, 2017 11:28 PM
UPDATE: Republican Senators Present List Of Demands For Their Votes on Budget

By M.D. Kittle - Three conservative senators say they are prepared to vote against the Republican-led budget, a $76.5 billion, two-year spending plan that isn't conservative enough for their liking. Read More »

Budget Blog: After 11 Hours Of Debate, Assembly Passes Tax-Ending Budget

Comments | Posted in Budget Blog | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted September 13, 2017 10:26 PM
Budget Blog: After 11 Hours Of Debate, Assembly Passes Tax-Ending Budget

Budget Blog - After 11 hours of debate heavy on Democrat-led shaming, recriminations, vilifications and fact smashing, the Republican-led state Assembly passed a $76.5 billion budget with generous spending increases for K-12 education, another round of in-state tuition freezes, and the death of several taxes. Read More »

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