The first few months in office are never easy for a
young, energetic, idealistic state legislator who’s a member of the minority
party and shut out of the majority party’s decision-making process. But despite
a “reality check” or
I always thought that Republicans had a fetish about local control, claiming that local leaders, being closest to their constituents, were the best ones to make decisions for their communities.
But I guess they’ve become state-control fetishists.
Yesterday, toward the end of the Assembly’s debate on
The indefatigable Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (WDC) filed a complaint with the Government Accountability Board (GAB) claiming that the national voucher group American Federation for Children didn’t disclose all of the money it spent on Wisconsin campaigns in 2012.
AFC told its supporters that it had spent almost $2.4 million ...
The good news is that teen smoking in Wisconsin has fallen to an all-time low. Just 13.1% of Wisconsin high school students reported smoking in 2012, down from 17.7% in 2010 and 32.9% in 2000. Just 2.5% of middle
Sanfelippo family’s control of Milwaukee’s taxicab cartel may be over.
an oral decision delivered April 16, Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll
found that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits is unconstitutional