M.D. Kittle - Watchdog.org

M.D. Kittle is bureau chief of Wisconsin Watchdog and First Amendment Reporter for Watchdog.org. Kittle is a 25-year veteran of print, broadcast and online media. He is the recipient of several awards for journalism excellence from The Associated Press, Inland Press, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, and others. He is also a member of the Investigative Reporters & Editors network. Kittle's extensive series on Wisconsin's unconstitutional John Doe investigations was the basis of a 2014 documentary on Glenn Beck's TheBlaze. His work has been featured in Town Hall, Fox News, NewsMax, and other national publications, and his reporting has been cited by news outlets nationwide. Kittle is a fill-in talk show host on the Jay Weber Show and the Vicki McKenna Show in Milwaukee and Madison. Contact Kittle at mkittle@watchdog.org.

Taxpayers required to pick up tab for educating illegal immigrant students

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Education, Federal government, Immigration, Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The schoolhouse door is not where to deal with illegal immigration.”

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Sensenbrenner bill aims to build Mexico border wall with drug cartel money

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Federal government, Immigration, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The BUILD WALL Act is a creative solution to a complex problem and I encourage my colleagues to support it,” Sensenbrenner said.

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Report: Social Security managers gambled, watched Packers at Lambeau on taxpayer dime

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“One employee ‘documented that he worked a regular eight-hour day … when he actually attended a Green Bay Packers football game at Lambeau Field.”

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Senator wants an audit of federal funding, obligations in state programs

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Federal government, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Craig wants a review of the “federal requirements, regulations, and restrictions which bind the usage of those (federal) funds and tie the hands” of state and local governments.

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Conservatives: Walker’s budget plan is anything but ‘liberal’

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Education, Governor, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“The governor has laid out a vision with conservative victories,” Healy said.

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Walker budget plan boasts tax cuts, reserve concerns

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“So let me be clear. Now is not the time to raise taxes,” Walker said.

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