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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 »

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 »

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 »

Trump EPA Scuttles Costly Obama-era "Clean Power Plan"

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 9, 2017 2:53 PM
Trump EPA Scuttles Costly Obama-era

By Chris Rochester - The Trump administration on Tuesday will officially put an end to a draconian slate of Obama-era environmental regulations known as the "Clean Power Plan." Read More »

Two UW Professors Stand Up For Young Conservatives

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 6, 2017 9:09 AM
Two UW Professors Stand Up For Young Conservatives

By M.D. Kittle - Two University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members have stepped up to assist a young conservative organization deliver right-of-center thought to students and the general public. Read More »

Madison Social Security Office Manager Forced Out After Federal Corruption Probe

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 6, 2017 5:00 AM
Madison Social Security Office Manager Forced Out After Federal Corruption Probe

By M.D. Kittle - The manager at the center of a federal corruption investigation into a Madison Social Security Administration office has been fired, congressional sources tell MacIver News Service. Read More »

Young Conservatives Say UW Stifling Right Speech - Again

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted October 5, 2017 9:24 PM
Young Conservatives Say UW Stifling Right Speech - Again

By M.D. Kittle - A conservative student group says the First Amendment is up on trial again at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read More »

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