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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Walker's budget cuts MPS funding while expanding taxpayer funding for private schools

"It's worse than we expected," Milwaukee Public Schools Board President Michael Bonds told the Shepherd after Gov. Scott Walker introduced his 2011-2012 state budget, which includes $834...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Among gubernatorial candidates, only Barrett offers a specific plan

The next governor of Wisconsin is going to face a tough financial situation and likely make more cuts in the next state budget. So why has only one candidate—Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, a Democrat—offered a detailed plan of cuts and efficiencies?
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

Community prosecutors and domestic violence unit will see cuts

Wisconsin has one of the highest incarceration rates in the country, and it is costing taxpayers a fortune. For the majority of victimless crimes, such as drug possession, there are ways other than prison to deal with the perpetrator that are better for society as a whole and for the perpetrator...