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Wisconsin Union Membership Plummets In Wake Of Worker Freedom Laws

Act 10, passed and signed in 2011, broadly limited the power of public sector unions, returning control to the taxpayer. It also gave public sector unions the right to decide whether they wanted to continue to pay the union dues that they had so long been forced to contribute, or whether they wanted to remain in the union at all. Read More »

Liberals Abandon Truly Needy With "BadgerCare For All"

"The expansion of the number of persons who receive coverage under the buy-in proposal could exacerbate provider access problems," the Legislative Fiscal Bureau warned Rep. Genrich (D-Green Bay) in a June 2nd memo about his "BadgerCare For All" bill. Read More »

UW Student: My Friend Was Raped, Gun-Control Laws Left Her Defenseless

"I have a friend who was raped on campus," Michelle Walker said. "She wasn't allowed to have her concealed carry (gun) with her. She was raped because of that. If she would have had her concealed carry I guarantee she wouldn't have been raped." Read More »

Did Politics Play Role In Dismissal Drive Against Conservative Professor?

By M.D. Kittle - UW-Platteville professor Sabina Burton, the conservative whistleblower facing dismissal after a contentious legal battle with the university's chancellor and others, suspects politics is behind the effort to push her out. Read More »

Obamacare Premiums to Explode 36 Percent in 2018 as 75,000 Wisconsinites Lose Coverage

By Chris Rochester - Consumers shopping for health insurance on Wisconsin's Obamacare exchange for 2018 can expect an eye-popping 36 percent premium increase, far surpassing last year's 16 percent hike. State officials also announced 75,000 people will lose their coverage. Read More »


Wisconsin Union Membership Plummets In Wake Of Worker Freedom Laws

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 20, 2017 5:00 AM
Wisconsin Union Membership Plummets In Wake Of Worker Freedom Laws

Act 10, passed and signed in 2011, broadly limited the power of public sector unions, returning control to the taxpayer. It also gave public sector unions the right to decide whether they wanted to continue to pay the union dues that they had so long been forced to contribute, or whether they wanted to remain in the union at all. Read More »

Clerk Defends Junk "Study" Claiming Voter ID Suppressed Turnout

Comments | Posted in mi perspectives | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 20, 2017 5:00 AM
Clerk Defends Junk

Liberal Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell is indignant that some responsible members of the media, including the MacIver Institute, dismantled a recent voter ID "study" for what it was: junk science in support of a deeply flawed left-wing narrative. Read More »

Liberals Abandon Truly Needy With "BadgerCare For All"

Comments | Posted in mi perspectives | By MacIverNews | Posted October 19, 2017 8:00 AM
Liberals Abandon Truly Needy With

"The expansion of the number of persons who receive coverage under the buy-in proposal could exacerbate provider access problems," the Legislative Fiscal Bureau warned Rep. Genrich (D-Green Bay) in a June 2nd memo about his "BadgerCare For All" bill. Read More »

UW Student: My Friend Was Raped, Gun-Control Laws Left Her Defenseless

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 17, 2017 12:25 PM
UW Student: My Friend Was Raped, Gun-Control Laws Left Her Defenseless

"I have a friend who was raped on campus," Michelle Walker said. "She wasn't allowed to have her concealed carry (gun) with her. She was raped because of that. If she would have had her concealed carry I guarantee she wouldn't have been raped." Read More »

Did Politics Play Role In Dismissal Drive Against Conservative Professor?

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 16, 2017 5:00 AM
Did Politics Play Role In Dismissal Drive Against Conservative Professor?

By M.D. Kittle - UW-Platteville professor Sabina Burton, the conservative whistleblower facing dismissal after a contentious legal battle with the university's chancellor and others, suspects politics is behind the effort to push her out. Read More »

Obamacare Premiums to Explode 36 Percent in 2018 as 75,000 Wisconsinites Lose Coverage

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 12, 2017 1:57 PM
Obamacare Premiums to Explode 36 Percent in 2018 as 75,000 Wisconsinites Lose Coverage

By Chris Rochester - Consumers shopping for health insurance on Wisconsin's Obamacare exchange for 2018 can expect an eye-popping 36 percent premium increase, far surpassing last year's 16 percent hike. State officials also announced 75,000 people will lose their coverage. Read More »

Venezuelan Student and Liberty Activist Slams UW Award for Socialist Cheerleader

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 12, 2017 10:50 AM

MacIver News Service - A Venezuelan student activist who has seen his home country ripped apart at the hands of socialist dictators slammed UW-Madison's decision to honor a prominent apologist for leftist tyrants. Read More »

Protesters Wave Sex Toys In Response To Tale of Campus Rape

Comments | Posted in MacIver News Service | By MacIverNews | Posted October 11, 2017 10:13 AM

MacIver Video - In response to the tale of a campus rape that could've been stopped by a gun, protesters wielding penis-shaped sex toys shouted down one pro-Second Amendment student at Tuesday's speech by Townhall editor Katie Pavlich on the UW-Madison campus. Read More »

MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump's EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 10, 2017 10:37 AM
MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump's EPA for Scrapping Costly Power Plan

President Trump's Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it will scrap the Obama-era slate of job-killing regulations called the "Clean Power Plan," which is welcome news for hard-working families in Wisconsin and throughout the nation. Read More »

Cuban Native and UW System Regent, José Delgado Knows The Price Of Free Speech

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 10, 2017 5:00 AM
Cuban Native and UW System Regent, José Delgado Knows The Price Of Free Speech

By M.D. Kittle - On Friday, Delgado once more stood up for the First Amendment of his adopted country. Read More »

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