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07.09.2013 | | Posted at 02:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
U.S. District Judge William Conley did the right thing in temporarily halting Act 37's requirement that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of their clinic. In his order, Conley found that the requirement wasn’t necessary for maternal health and the state therefore had no reason to implement this mandate:   As reflected in the immedi...
06.05.2013 | | Posted at 12:37 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I’m still trying to get my arms around the budget vetted by the Joint Finance Committee in the wee hours of this morning.  But one thing is for sure—Scott Walker is running for president. He and the Republican members of the JFC have checked off all of the boxes Walker needs to promote himself nationally. Of course, Republican legislators gave him a head start two years ago, when Walke...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ALEC's 'Scholarships' raise questions about corporate lobbying

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an ultraconservative corporate-sponsored policy group, has been known to legislators for years, but it has just recently come under public...

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