If you like your union, you can keep your union

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  Commentary, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – The left’s protective rhetoric in the right-to-work debate is hitting fever pitch, marked by the 1,500-plus labor-led protestors who showed up at the Capitol Tuesday with the same sky-is-falling message.

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Union threatens to disrupt right-to-work hearing, GOP blamed for shutting down early

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
A labor union that threatened to disrupt a Senate committee hearing Tuesday on right-to-work legislation has rallied others from the left in blaming Republicans for shutting down the hours-long proceeding early.

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Wisconsin college must release findings on boycott probe, law firm says

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Open Records, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MILWAUKEE, Wis. —A libertarian public-interest law firm says Milwaukee Area Technical College is legally obligated to disclose the findings of an internal investigation into a nursing instructor who threatened to boycott a business over its political views.

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Right-to-work protests have everything to do with Scott Walker

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Courtney Mullen and M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s unions may have come to the Capitol Tuesday to protest against right-to-work legislation. But big labor’s ultimate nemesis remains the same: Gov. Scott Walker.

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Unions pump up right-to-work rhetoric at public hearing

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – After seven-plus hours of legislative testimony Tuesday afternoon, it was abundantly clear where the long line of big labor bosses and organized labor backers stood on right-to-work legislation: It is the worst thing that ever happened anywhere.

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UW chancellor asks nonresidents to pay more tuition to offset budget cuts

By   /  February 24, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Out-of-state students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will pick up part of the tab to cover expected state budget cuts to the state’s system of higher education.

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