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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
05.07.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
If Mayor Tom Barrett had been at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, he would have gotten an earful. A crowd organized by the working women’s organization 9to5 gathered to call out the mayor for his opposition to the paid sick days referendum, which passed with almost 70% of the vote in November 2008. The kids in the crowd delivered boxes of let...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

A Simple Way to Aid Domestic Violence Survivors

The campaign to require paid sick days to all Milwaukee workers rightly emphasizes the boost in health and productivity that will be provided to employees, employers, parents and anyone who encounters sick employees in their workplace. But the paid sick days referendum—which will be on the city of Milwaukee...

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