Sanfelippo says Milwaukee’s ID card proposal making puppets out of poor

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“My constituents in West Allis don’t want to pay for the city of Milwaukee to issue a local ID card,” Sanfelippo said.

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Tomah VA whistleblower says he’s getting pressure from unhappy Dems

By   /  February 9, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“It’s politics for the Democrats … They’ve circled the wagons about what’s going on at the VA,” Honl asserted.

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Senate report finds ‘pay and chase’ Obamacare tax credit failure

By   /  February 8, 2016  /  Health Care, National, News, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

THE LOVE IS GONE: Unions were once the loudest and proudest supporters of the Affordable Care Act. Now, they are raising some concerns about how the law is being implemented.

“This ‘pay and chase’ model has potentially cost taxpayers approximately $750 million,” the report asserts.

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Hearings slated for surveillance technology, WIAA open records bills

By   /  February 8, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Many of these technologies have the capability of collecting massive amounts of personal data risking infringement of constitutional rights,” the lawmakers said.

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Sheriff David Clarke calls on Milwaukee voters to dump the status quo

By   /  February 7, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Your vote sends a message that the status quo isn’t working. Feb. 16, you get to decide the direction we’re moving in,” the sheriff says in a series of radio spots

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Court denies DAs’ motion to open up John Doe records to private attorneys

By   /  February 5, 2016  /  News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Prosecuting attorneys are “generally not authorized to delegate official powers and duties to others, including private counsel,” the majority opinion states.

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