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Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Loopholes and tax breaks favor big corporations

We've heard for years from the conservative members of the business community that Wisconsin is a “tax hell” for corporations. But how hellish is Wisconsin's tax policy for SC Johnson, a multibillion-dollar corporation..
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flip-flops and bad votes triggered her recall

Back in 1990, when Alberta Darling won her first election to the state Assembly, the media glowingly referred to her as a “liberal” “pro-choicer” who recognized the wisdom of gun control. Twenty-one years later, Darling, now representing the North Shore in the state Senate, is more likely to generate headlines for her political flip-flops, support...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Local and out-of-state groups show strong interest

The unprecedented recalls of nine state senators have sparked the interest of organizations seeking an advantage in Wisconsin politics. For Republicans, it's a do-or-die moment. If the Democrats can flip three seats in the Senate, the GOP...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
With his administration launching an unprecedented assault on education and public health throughout the state, Republican Gov. Scott Walker's political agenda literally appears to be to keep Wisconsin fat and dumb...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Road builders, voucher advocates and the wealthy get big perks

It's inevitable that a state budget includes perks for campaign allies. Inevitable, but not ideal. But this year's biennial budget, a Republican creation signed by Gov. Scott Walker with about 50 vetoes on Sunday afternoon, includes a shocking number...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Despite promises and denials, budget amendment applies beyond Racine

It was no secret that once Republicans took power they would expand taxpayer-funded voucher schools beyond the city of Milwaukee. After all, out-of-state voucher backers have poured millions into favored candidates' campaigns over the years; Gov. Scott Walker...