Why are minimum wage hike advocates so stingy?

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  Commentary, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Living wage protesters rallied outside WMC headquarters in downtown Madison.

Why so stingy, minimum wage hike advocates?

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WI GOP lawmakers: Don’t bring undocumented children to state

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Republican State Rep. David Craig is worried about the potential for a public health crisis coming to Wisconsin.

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Nanny-stater of the week: Wisconsin towns fight repeal of bow ban

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  National, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

TAKE A SHOT: New rules in Wisconsin make it legal to use bows and crossbows in public spaces, but city officials in several places are looking to re-impose bans.

Robin Hood, Hawkeye and Katniss Everdeen would all be way less bad-ass if they lived in many towns throughout Wisconsin.

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Milwaukee Common Council OKs ‘living wage’ increase

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — It could’ve been much more expensive for Milwaukee taxpayers.
But it’s still going to hit them in the pocketbooks.
The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday adopted an ordinance raising the minimum wage for all city employees and workers under service contracts with the city.
Milwaukee’s hourly “living wage” will go from [...]

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John Doe prosecutors engaged in war of words — lots and lots of words

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin’s political speech war has entered a relatively quiet phase, but the prosecutors in the politically charged John Doe probe appear intent on burying their accusers in paper, according to a legal expert with knowledge of the case.

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Citizen goes extra mile for justice, while government hides suspect

By   /  July 23, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Roxane Stillman is a 62-year-old kidney cancer survivor with a heavy sense of right and wrong.

With her righteous indignation driving her on, the rural Madison woman two weeks ago found herself chasing down an alleged vandal perhaps more than 30 years her junior at the Jefferson County Fair.

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