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Walker Slams the Door on Gas Tax Increase

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted July 27, 2016 9:55 AM
Walker Slams the Door on Gas Tax Increase

MacIver News Service - Gov. Scott Walker has issued a reiterating his opposition to a new gas tax increase without a corresponding decrease elsewhere in the budget. Walker's statement came in response to Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette), who, in a written statement and on a conference call with reporters, urged the Governor to keep all transportation tax increase options on the table. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

MacIver Marketplace, July 8, 2016

Comments | Posted in News | By The MacIver Institute | Posted July 7, 2016 4:30 AM
MacIver Marketplace, July 8, 2016

This week's Marketplace covers another failed ObamaCare CO-OP, the entrepreneurial spirit of the Millennials, and important considerations for policy makers when trying to privatize a public service. Read More »

Interview with the Author: Dr. Anthony Carnevale

Comments | Posted in News | By The MacIver Institute | Posted July 5, 2016 2:00 AM
Interview with the Author: Dr. Anthony Carnevale

MacIver News Service - The MacIver Institute interviews Dr. Anthony Carnevale to discuss a report he authored, "America's Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots." The MacIver Institute previously detailed some of the report's key findings. Read More »

New Report: Great Recession Recovery Favors Those with College Degrees

Comments | Posted in News | By The MacIver Institute | Posted July 1, 2016 8:03 AM
New Report: Great Recession Recovery Favors Those with College Degrees

A new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce argues that people with most new jobs recovered since the Great Recession go to college graduates, leaving behind those with high school diplomas or less. Read More »

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