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SUMMARY: The 2019-21 Wisconsin State Budget 
A MacIver Institute Analysis - There is something for everyone to love in this budget - from fiscal conservatives, far-left progressives, Republicans, taxpayers, Democrats, big-government loving special interests, lobbyists, to local governments - and something in this budget for everyone to hate.  Read More SUMMARY: The 2019-21 Wisconsin State Budget 
Education Activists Turn To Misinformation To Distort GOP Budget
Public education activists should be honest about the large increase and they should be grateful to taxpayers for the hard-earned dollars they provide in order to fund it.  Read More Education Activists Turn To Misinformation To Distort GOP Budget
Transportation Reform Amendment Raises Open Records Concerns
By M.D. Kittle -- An amendment on an amendment in the “11th hour” of this week’s legislative floor session sounded alarm bells about a possible end-around to Wisconsin’s open records laws.   Read More Transportation Reform Amendment Raises Open Records Concerns
MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s Efforts To Improve Health Care Price Transparency
On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order directing his administration to take steps to improve price and quality transparency in health care. The MacIver Institute applauds the president’s common-sense efforts to truly bend the cost curve of health care down.  Read More MacIver Institute Applauds President Trump’s Efforts To Improve Health Care Price Transparency
VIDEO: Republicans Break Spending Records In Latest Budget
The Wisconsin Legislature’s budget spends $6 billion more than the last budget, includes almost $2 billion in borrowing, and ends with a $1.4 billion structural deficit. Some might be surprised to learn Republicans are behind this record spending, and that Governor Tony Evers might still veto it for not spending enough.  Read More VIDEO: Republicans Break Spending Records In Latest Budget
Senate Republicans Narrowly Pass Budget, Evers And His Veto Pen Await
By M.D. Kittle -- Different day, same result. The Republican-controlled Senate passed the $83.6 billion biennial budget Wednesday, a day after their colleagues in the Assembly did the same.   Read More Senate Republicans Narrowly Pass Budget, Evers And His Veto Pen Await
MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Coalition In Support Of President Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule
The MacIver Institute joins 10 other free market organizations around the country in support of the Trump administration’s final Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule. The new federal rule is a commonsense replacement for the disastrous and costly Obama-era Clean Power Plan.  Read More MacIver Institute Joins Nationwide Coalition In Support Of President Trump’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule
Republican-Led Assembly Passes $83.6 Billion Budget, Dems Call It ‘Crumbs’
By M.D. Kittle and Ola Lisowski - When is an $81.7 billion biennial budget "table scraps?" Crumbs?  In the bizarro world of legislative liberals, of course. The Republican-controlled Assembly on a party-line vote Tuesday passed a budget (all-funds) that is 7 percent bigger than the 2017-19 budget, set to end Sunday. The bill now heads to the Senate floor on Wednesday for debate and a vote, and then, should it pass, to Gov. Tony Evers. The Democrat has yet to say whether he'll partially veto the bill, or strike the entire document.  Read More Republican-Led Assembly Passes $83.6 Billion Budget, Dems Call It ‘Crumbs’