Milwaukee panel includes costly ‘living wage’ in housekeeping proposal

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — There’s no longer any uncertainty Milwaukee County taxpayers will have to spend nearly $2 million more for janitorial services because of the county’s Big Labor-influenced “living wage.”
The Milwaukee County Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee on Thursday approved a resolution by a 7-0 vote guaranteeing the next firm chosen [...]

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Living wage could cost Milwaukee County $2M more for janitorial services

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee County taxpayers could see nearly $2 million in tax relief over the next three years if the county’s new union-influenced living wage wasn’t standing in the way.
Taxpayers can only realize the $1.98 million in projected savings if the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors locks in a deal [...]

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Walker’s in, the left fires first, and the War for Wisconsin is on

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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That didn’t take long.

Literally minutes after Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch officially announced their re-election campaign, a Hillary Clinton front group rolled out its attack machine against the Republican governor and potential 2016 presidential hopeful.

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Dane County approves pay raises for elected officials to skirt Act 10

By   /  April 16, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The Dane County board approved pay increases for the sheriff and clerk of courts.

Dane County approved a hefty pay raise for its sheriff and clerk of courts to make up for the employee pension contributions required by Act 10.

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Old friend helping in SOS’ war on conservatives

By   /  April 14, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
MADISON, Wis. — In the national battle by liberal government officials working to silence conservative activists, one Nevada group is fighting back.
The State Government Leadership Foundation, a conservative nonprofit under attack by Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat, recently filed an open records request with the agency hoping to track [...]

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