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Walker rolls out welfare reform package

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  News, Uncategorized, Welfare, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We know we can put people to work,” said Walker.

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An open letter to the Wisconsin Supreme Court from a John Doe victim

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Commentary, Free Speech, Judiciary, Open Records, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Some of you may know me as Unnamed Petitioner Number 7”

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Civil asset forfeiture reform reintroduced in Legislature

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

A similar reform bill appeared to have strong bipartisan support last session before state Rep. Joel Kleefisch, killed it in committee.

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Walker to unveil welfare reform plan

By   /  January 22, 2017  /  News, State Budgets, State Government, Welfare, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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He will be joined in Madison by welfare reform pioneer, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson.

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Wisconsin lawmakers balk at ESSA exclusion

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Education Blog, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin say executive branch officials are ignoring them in writing plans for implementing the federal Every Student Succeeds Act. Their response: write legislation that would give them a bigger say on ESSA policy. “The move follows allegations that Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers and the state Education Department have made “unilateral decisions” […]

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Attorney General’s office reviewing Milwaukee County corruption complaint

By   /  January 20, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Mamalakis alleges that Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Paul Van Grunsven turned a blind eye to the law firm’s alleged double-dealing.

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