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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

Walker wants to expand a low-performing, unaccountable program

 It was no surprise that Gov. Scott Walker yet again expanded the state’s voucher school program, under the guise of providing more choice for families. Walker proposes to implement vouchers in nine additional districts, as well
News Features
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Fewer people covered, but higher taxes

 “Governor Walker really blew it this time,” state Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) said on Monday. Richards, along with independent health care experts and members of the health care industry, are
News Features
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Milwaukee’s startups thrive despite struggling job numbers

Despite the very slow economic recovery, Milwaukee’s startups are thriving. A possible explanation is that they are simply flourishing under the radar and using nontraditional means to find investors and like-minded entrepreneurs.
News Features
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

GOP won’t agree to protections for LGBT, immigrant and Native victims of abuse

 Earlier this year, the unthinkable happened. For the first time in almost two decades, the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was allowed to expire.