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Milwaukee Election Officials, Wisconsin Jobs Now Met Before Early Voting Began

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted October 29, 2014 12:00 PM
Milwaukee Election Officials, Wisconsin Jobs Now Met Before Early Voting Began

MacIver News Service - Staff from the Milwaukee Election Commission and Peter Rickman, Director of Wisconsin Jobs Now's (WJN) Raise Wisconsin campaign, met October 10th to discuss WJN's early voting efforts, according to documents obtained by the MacIver Institute through an open records request. Read More »

UPDATED: Property Tax Hikes on November Ballot for School Referenda

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted October 28, 2014 10:17 AM
UPDATED: Property Tax Hikes on November Ballot for School Referenda

MacIver News Service - Along with the election of governor and attorney general next Tuesday, 23 school districts have 33 separate referenda asking for additional funding on the ballot, according to research by The Wheeler Report. Read More »

Citizen Action Tells a Tall Tale of Two States in Bogus Report

Comments | Posted in mi reports | By Nick Novak | Posted October 28, 2014 3:00 AM
Citizen Action Tells a Tall Tale of Two States in Bogus Report

Once again, Citizen Action of Wisconsin (CAW) has published a politically motivated "report" that makes inaccurate assumptions about health care costs between Minnesota and Wisconsin and blames Gov. Scott Walker's administration for higher premium rates in the Badger State. Read More »

Eau Claire Public Schools Exceed WI Average, Earn a "C+" on DPI Report Cards

Comments | Posted in News | By Policy Staff | Posted October 27, 2014 12:00 PM
Eau Claire Public Schools Exceed WI Average, Earn a

Eau Claire Area Public Schools have set the pace for the state's largest school districts thanks to a small improvement in 2013-14 that put them above the Wisconsin average for K-12 schools. They did this despite educating a student body where nearly half the population came from economically disadvantaged families. Read More »

MacIver Report: 91,000 Wisconsinites Would Lose Their Job Under a $15 Minimum Wage

Comments | Posted in Featured | By Nick Novak | Posted October 27, 2014 10:01 AM
MacIver Report: 91,000 Wisconsinites Would Lose Their Job Under a $15 Minimum Wage

Press Release - An increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour would result in the loss of 91,000 jobs across Wisconsin, according to a new study from the John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy. Read More »

City of Milwaukee Election Officials Send Mixed Signals Over Support of Left-Wing Group

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted October 24, 2014 12:15 PM
City of Milwaukee Election Officials Send Mixed Signals Over Support of Left-Wing Group

Election officials in the City of Milwaukee are sending mixed signals to voters about the privileges given to the left-wing organization, Wisconsin Jobs Now (WJN), and their early voting efforts for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. Read More »

Appleton Public Schools Earn a "C" on Report Cards, Charter Schools a "B"

Comments | Posted in News | By Policy Staff | Posted October 24, 2014 2:30 AM
Appleton Public Schools Earn a

Appleton is one of the state's leaders when it comes to charter institutions, and their experience on the state's School Report Cards show that these classrooms are leading the way in one of the Badger State's largest districts. Read More »

U.S. Senator's "Wastebook" Finds $25 Billion in Ridiculous Federal Spending

Comments | Posted in News | By Matt Crumb | Posted October 23, 2014 2:00 AM
U.S. Senator's

Outgoing U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his last edition of "Wastebook" on Wednesday, bringing attention to outrageous examples of federal spending including $387,000 to give Swedish massages to rabbits and $371,000 to study if moms love dogs as much as they love kids. Senator Coburn identified 100 instances of ridiculous spending worth $25 billion in this year's Wastebook. Read More »

Liberal Advocacy Group WI Jobs Now Given Free Rein At Milwaukee Polling Place

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 21, 2014 2:25 PM
Liberal Advocacy Group WI Jobs Now Given Free Rein At Milwaukee Polling Place

Early in-person absentee voting started on Monday and there was a lot of activity around Milwaukee City Hall and the Zeidler Municipal Building as Wisconsin Jobs Now began its grassroots voting effort for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. Read More »

FOX News Highlights MacIver Institute Video about Liberal Green Energy Protesters

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted October 16, 2014 6:22 PM
FOX News Highlights MacIver Institute Video about Liberal Green Energy Protesters

The MacIver Institute's video "Renewable Energy Fails Protesters Calling for More Renewable Energy" was recently highlighted by Greg Gutfeld on FOX News' afternoon show, The Five. Gutfeld provided some great commentary about the protesters during the five-minute segment, which can be seen below. Read More »

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