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07.29.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Brewers fans haven't had much to celebrate during this miserable, injury-plagued, scandal-clouded season, but at least the team feels their pain. That's why at all 12 of the home games in August, the team is giving each fan a $10 voucher for food, merchandise or tickets, owner Mark Attanansio announced today.  “This has been a challenging season for all of us, but the one thing that has nev...
06.19.2013 | | Posted at 01:08 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Assembly has finally begun voting on the state budget, which offers an income tax break heavily tilted toward the wealthy, expands vouchers statewide, cuts off more than 80,000 people from BadgerCare, borrows close to $1 billion for freeways and, oh yeah, does some horrible things to women. Courtesy of the Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health, here are the worst female-related budge...
05.30.2013 | | Posted at 04:25 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I’m not quite sure what the Republicans (and their former legislative leaders turned lobbyists) will ultimately agree on, but one thing is clear: the state budget will include some sort of voucher expansion. Democrats and public school advocates are frantic, worried about the damage this will do to the vast majority of state schools that educate the vast majority of students. But perhaps th...

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