Here are 6 more failed things Fitchburg could subsidize next

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

CHARGE IT: Wisconsin lawmakers charged taxpayers $140,370 for subscriptions to newspapers and online news services in FY 2013.

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter

FITCHBURG, Wis. — Extra. Extra. Read all about it, Fitchburg residents.

After all, your tax dollars are paying for it.

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In Wisconsin, teachers with ‘immoral conduct’ issues often keep license

By   /  March 19, 2014  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Since taking over as leader of the state Department of Public Instruction in 2009, Tony Evers has allowed at least 13 teachers and principals to keep their Wisconsin teaching licenses after those employees lost their jobs due to “immoral conduct.”
At least three of those educators still work in [...]

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Obamacare forcing school districts’ hands on part-time staff

By   /  March 10, 2014  /  Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Obamacare is forcing school districts to make tough decisions with part-time employees.

By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. — School districts throughout the state have some tough decisions to make about mandatory health care for their part-time employees.

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Wisconsin Democrats are testing the limits of shame

By   /  March 4, 2014  /  Commentary, Wisconsin Commentary  /  No Comments

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Last week, TheBlaze TV’s For the Record featured an investigation into a taxpayer-funded, politicized attack on supporters of Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walke led by Democrats in the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office.

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Cabinet confirmations on hold as VA House reviews ‘alarming’ federal investigation into McAuliffe appointee

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  Congress, Lobbying, News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is digging into the activities of McAuliffe appointee Maurice Jones.

By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Confirmation of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s cabinet is on hold while Virginia officials study a report that the governor’s choice for Commerce and Trade  secretary violated anti-lobbying policies while working as an  Obama appointee.
Matthew Moran, communications director for Speaker of the House Bill Howell, said Virginia delegates are taking [...]

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