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Walker Appoints Attorney Daniel Kelly to State Supreme Court

MacIver News Service - Governor Walker on Friday appointed Milwaukee attorney Daniel Kelly, 52, to replace retiring state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. Read More »

John Torinus: There's Hope for Value Healthcare

By John Torinus - In the era of Obamacare, the move by employers to self-insure the healthcare they offer employees is accelerating. This trend is creating tremendous opportunities for innovation in healthcare. Read More »

Free-Market Groups Target Obama's Made-Up "Social Cost of Carbon"

The Obama Administration is using a made-up metric to justify its pursuit of their political global warming agenda. Read More »

MacIver Marketplace, July 21, 2016

This week's Marketplace has articles using Pokemon Go as a case study in the positive effects of capitalism, a former Texas Environmental quality chairman's opinion on the GOP platforms "clean coal" statement, and how many occupational licenses you'll need to shine shoes in Washington D.C. Read More »

Business Owners Concerned about Worker Shortage, Rising Healthcare Costs

MacIver News - A survey by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce has found that business leaders are concerned about an ongoing worker shortage and the rising cost of healthcare. Read More »


Walker Appoints Attorney Daniel Kelly to State Supreme Court

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 22, 2016 8:43 PM
Walker Appoints Attorney Daniel Kelly to State Supreme Court

MacIver News Service - Governor Walker on Friday appointed Milwaukee attorney Daniel Kelly, 52, to replace retiring state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser. Read More »

John Torinus: There's Hope for Value Healthcare

Comments | Posted in mi perspectives | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 20, 2016 9:01 AM
John Torinus: There's Hope for Value Healthcare

By John Torinus - In the era of Obamacare, the move by employers to self-insure the healthcare they offer employees is accelerating. This trend is creating tremendous opportunities for innovation in healthcare. Read More »

Free-Market Groups Target Obama's Made-Up "Social Cost of Carbon"

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 20, 2016 5:00 AM
Free-Market Groups Target Obama's Made-Up

The Obama Administration is using a made-up metric to justify its pursuit of their political global warming agenda. Read More »

MacIver Marketplace, July 21, 2016

Comments | By The MacIver Institute | Posted July 19, 2016 1:57 PM
MacIver Marketplace, July 21, 2016

This week's Marketplace has articles using Pokemon Go as a case study in the positive effects of capitalism, a former Texas Environmental quality chairman's opinion on the GOP platforms "clean coal" statement, and how many occupational licenses you'll need to shine shoes in Washington D.C. Read More »

Business Owners Concerned about Worker Shortage, Rising Healthcare Costs

Comments | By The MacIver Institute | Posted July 18, 2016 10:21 AM
Business Owners Concerned about Worker Shortage, Rising Healthcare Costs

MacIver News - A survey by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce has found that business leaders are concerned about an ongoing worker shortage and the rising cost of healthcare. Read More »

Watchdog: Year After Supreme Court Ends John Doe, Conservatives Still Waiting for Justice

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 15, 2016 8:28 AM
Watchdog: Year After Supreme Court Ends John Doe, Conservatives Still Waiting for Justice

Special Guest Perspective by M.D. Kittle - One year after the state Supreme Court declared Wisconsin's infamous John Doe investigation unconstitutional, the people harassed, intimidated, and silenced by the political probe still are waiting for justice. Read More »

Harry Reid Uses Putin-like Tactics To Silence Opposition

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 13, 2016 2:15 PM
Harry Reid Uses Putin-like Tactics To Silence Opposition

Harry Reid and Senate Democrats think they can bully global warming skeptics into silence - will they win? Read More »

Amazon Prime Shoppers Urged to Call Price Police If They See A Really Good Deal

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 12, 2016 9:32 AM
Amazon Prime Shoppers Urged to Call Price Police If They See A Really Good Deal

Press Release - Thousands of online bargain hunters in Wisconsin should take extra caution when shopping on Amazon today. The state's antiquated Minimum Markup law, which regulates what price retailers can charge for everything from gasoline to an Xbox, is still on the books. Read More »

Should the Federal Government Pick a Health Plan Automatically for You?

Comments | Posted in mi perspectives | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 11, 2016 11:05 AM
Should the Federal Government Pick a Health Plan Automatically for You?

By Ted Nickel, Wisconsin Commissioner of Insurance - Wisconsin is one of the few states without a highly concentrated health insurance market. As a state, we have worked hard to preserve our competitive environment despite all the interference with our market by Obamacare. Now, through a process known as "auto-enrollment," the federal government is determined to take those choices away from many consumers. Read More »

Study: Renewable Energy Mandates Come Up Short On Economic Promises

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 7, 2016 5:00 AM
Study: Renewable Energy Mandates Come Up Short On Economic Promises

Do renewable energy mandates foster new industry and create waves of high-tech jobs, as many advocates claim? New research debunks this claim, indicating that the mandate's costs far outweigh its benefits. Read More »

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