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UW Madison, Milwaukee Fail to Keep Records of Professor Teaching Loads

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted March 2, 2015 4:00 AM
UW Madison, Milwaukee Fail to Keep Records of Professor Teaching Loads

MacIver News Service - Two campuses - the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - do not keep centralized records of individual instructor teaching loads similar to all other schools in the system, according to open records requests filed by the MacIver News Service. Read More »

Legislative Fiscal Bureau Finds Gov. Walker's Budget Will Finish With Surplus

Comments | Posted in News | By Matt Crumb | Posted February 27, 2015 11:10 AM
Legislative Fiscal Bureau Finds Gov. Walker's Budget Will Finish With Surplus

MacIver News Service - Wisconsin's non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau (LFB) found that Gov. Scott Walker's 2015-17 budget will finish fiscal year 2016 (FY16) with a $92 million surplus and end FY17 $123 million in the black, according to a summary released Thursday. Read More »

Big Labor's Most Profane & Outrageous Signs at Anti-Right-to-Work Protest

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted February 26, 2015 12:32 PM
Big Labor's Most Profane & Outrageous Signs at Anti-Right-to-Work Protest

The energy and crowds are nothing like four years ago when Gov. Scott Walker and legislators passed Act 10 - which reformed public-sector collective bargaining privileges. But, the heated and over-the-top rhetoric from the left has not changed. Big Labor threw out all the punches during protests in Madison this week. Read More »

Assembly GOP Launches Website for Constituents to Voice Opinion on Right-to-Work

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted February 26, 2015 12:28 PM
Assembly GOP Launches Website for Constituents to Voice Opinion on Right-to-Work

MacIver News Service - Want to register your opinion on right-to-work, but don't have time to make it to the hearing on Monday? The Assembly GOP has launched a new website with information about right-to-work and a portal to instantly register your views on the bill moving through the legislature. Read More »

Wisconsin Senate Passes Right-to-Work, Bill Heads to Assembly

Comments | Posted in News | By Nick Novak | Posted February 26, 2015 10:02 AM
Wisconsin Senate Passes Right-to-Work, Bill Heads to Assembly

MacIver News Service - The State Senate voted on Wednesday night to approve Senate Bill 44 (SB44), which would make Wisconsin the 25th right-to-work state in the country. Read More »

STUDY: Wisconsin Will Lose Over 20,000 Manufacturing Jobs Under EPA's Clean Power Plan

Comments | Posted in News | By Matt Crumb | Posted February 25, 2015 2:30 PM
STUDY: Wisconsin Will Lose Over 20,000 Manufacturing Jobs Under EPA's Clean Power Plan

MacIver Institute - In yet another warning of the detrimental effects of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Clean Power Plan, The Heritage Foundation estimates that Wisconsin would lose 20,421 manufacturing jobs by 2023 if the regulations are finalized. Read More »

General Strike Could Be Announced Tuesday Over Right-to-Work

Comments | Posted in News | By MacIverNews | Posted February 23, 2015 5:55 PM
General Strike Could Be Announced Tuesday Over Right-to-Work

Right to work will be the last straw, according to labor activists attempting to build momentum for a general strike in Wisconsin. Three labor unions agreed to a general strike during a luncheon in Madison, according to Mike Crute, a co-host of the Devil's Advocate radio show. Read More »

Photos From Monday Right To Work Protest In Milwaukee

Comments | Posted in News | By MI President Brett Healy | Posted February 23, 2015 8:39 AM
Photos From Monday Right To Work Protest In Milwaukee

Photos from the Right To Work protest Monday in Milwaukee Read More »

UW-Whitewater Attempts to Deflect Controversy Using Dr. Lueck's Veteran Son

Comments | Posted in News | By MacIverNews | Posted February 20, 2015 8:10 AM
UW-Whitewater Attempts to Deflect Controversy Using Dr. Lueck's Veteran Son

UW-Whitewater officials won't comment on Dr. Beth Lueck's offering extra credit to attend a protest rally, but they want to make sure you know her son is on his way home from Afghanistan. Read More »

Extra Credit to Protest State Budget at UW Whitewater

Comments | Posted in News | By MacIverNews | Posted February 19, 2015 9:05 AM
Extra Credit to Protest State Budget at UW Whitewater

Dr. Beth Lueck was a Democrat candidate for the State Senate in 2012 and the Assembly in 2014. She has also taught American Literature at UW-Whitewater for the past 20 years. Read More »

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