AFL-CIO misses the point on #raisethewage story

By   /  April 17, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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The Wisconsin chapter of the AFL-CIO, which is pushing for a national $15 an hour minimum wage, got it all wrong tweeting out a Wall Street Journal story under the hashtag #RaisetheWage.

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Dane County approves pay raises for elected officials to skirt Act 10

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The Dane County board approved pay increases for the sheriff and clerk of courts.

Dane County approved a hefty pay raise for its sheriff and clerk of courts to make up for the employee pension contributions required by Act 10.

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How Wisconsin’s voucher students did better than you were told

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments


Voucher students scored better on standardized tests than their public school counterparts, but you wouldn’t know it reading the mainstream newspapers.

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In Wisconsin, 417 days of false imprisonment is worth $7,600

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A year of liberty in Wisconsin is worth less than many of the nightly giveaways handed out to contestants on the Wheel of Fortune.
That’s according to a state Claims Board decision to award former inmate Robin Gavinski $7,600 for the 417 days he wrongly sat in prison due [...]

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Open records? DPI charging exorbitant fees for public documents

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

DPI will give you the records you need - for a prince's ransom.

DPI will provide you the records you need – for a fee.

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