Conservatives: GAB’s meeting minutes show gap in board’s John Doe oversight

By   /  January 27, 2015  /  Abuse of power, First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – The state’s Government Accountability Board broke its once-strict code of silence to attack critics who say the campaign finance and election law regulator has gone “rogue,” using its investigative powers to investigate political opponents.

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Anti-mine extremist ‘Krow’ goes off on judge who sentenced her

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Following her sentencing last week on felony theft and misdemeanor damages to property convictions, environmental extremist Katie “Krow” Kloth has apparently written a bitter screed against the judge who sentenced her and the proposed northern Wisconsin mine project she despises.

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Milwaukee makes it hard to buy its many empty school buildings

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  Education, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The words “bizarre” and “hilariously tragic” aren’t normally associated with real estate transactions.
But there’s very little normal about the problems private schools and charter schools face when they try to buy one of Milwaukee Public Schools vacant school buildings.
“The whole thing was very, very bizarre,” Henry Tyson said, […]

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Hundreds set to attend National School Choice celebration at Capitol

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Hundreds of people are expected to turn out next Thursday at the state Capitol to celebrate Wisconsin’s school choice programs and to push for expanded options statewide.

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Opponent: Milwaukee streetcar PR campaign an ‘incestuous relationship’

By   /  January 23, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Despite all the Milwaukee trolley supporters’ breathless cries of a Koch brothers-led cabal behind the opposition campaign, the streetcar movement is driven by powerful special interests on the inside.

And the public relations point man for it all is none other than H. Carl Mueller.

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Right-to-work is wrong for union bosses

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Labor, Missouri, National, New Mexico, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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When labor unions insist right-to-work laws are “wrong,” what they really mean is right-to-work laws are wrong for union bosses.

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