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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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DPI wants to create ESSA plan before involving Legislature in rule-making process

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The process you are using is not the process that is required by state law,” the letter from WILL and WMC states.

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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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