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Indiana teachers union uses baseball to entice protesters to anti-ALEC rally

By   /  July 21, 2016  /  Education, Indiana, National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Indiana State. Rep. David Wolkins, a Republican who represents the Hoosier State’s 18th District, said the union has issued a political jihad against ALEC.

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Officers’ wives speak about impact violence against police has on their families

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“It’s really important that the community knows that those individuals riding out in those squads, wearing those uniforms, are human beings.”

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District Court evaluates new standard for gerrymandering

By   /  July 20, 2016  /  Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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MADISON, Wis – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is preparing to rule on the constitutionality of a state legislative redistricting plan and the validity of a new standard that state Democrats want to apply for assessing gerrymandering. The plaintiffs, 12 Democratic voters from Wisconsin, argue that the 2011 Act 43 passed […]

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Wisconsin per pupil spending still above national average

By   /  July 19, 2016  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A new report by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows that per pupil educational spending in the state is…

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Wisconsin’s 80-year-old ‘Tied House’ rules strike again

By   /  July 19, 2016  /  News, Regulations, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Wisconsin is home to 121 craft breweries and over 80 wineries, all of which are being regulated by a three-tier system and “tied house” laws that date back to the end of Prohibition

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Cheddarheads dominate GOP convention

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The convention’s speaker list, a veritable who’s who in Republican politics, includes five Badger Staters.

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