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Wednesday, July 8, 2009
One of the great unreported stories in the Milwaukee media about the state budget is how often Gov. Jim Doyle used his veto power to “Stick it to Milwaukee,” as former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson once advocated. As Doyle was working over the budget sent to him from the...
Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

When then-Gov. Tommy Thompson launched the Wisconsin Works (W-2) program in 1996, it was supposed to end welfare as we know it by getting people to work for their benefits, which would lead to independence and family stability. Though the goal of helping people off of welfare and into productive...