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Open your wallets: Debt in Wisconsin costs each state taxpayer $4,400

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Finances, News, State Budgets, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A lavish home entertainment system. A reliable used car. A trip to Europe. Braces for your child. A semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Those are all things expected to come with a price tag of $4,400.
But that amount is also what each Wisconsin resident would have to [...]

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Watchdog Radio: A tale of two cops — Ferguson’s response to violence and Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke

By   /  August 18, 2014  /  National, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Ben Yount, Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
It’s been the story that has captured the nation’s attention and shown a spotlight on the issue of police militarization. Did the cops go too far in their response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri?
Also, Matt Kittle has an interview with Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who was recently re-elected to [...]

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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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Let us in! Wisconsin libertarians file complaint to get in debates

By   /  July 10, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The Libertarian Party of Wisconsin says the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association provides illegal in-kind campaign contributions to candidates who qualify for its television debates.

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Oklahoma ranks 11th in corruption

By   /  July 2, 2014  /  Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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Oklahoma ranked as eleventh most corrupt state in new study. Corruption prevailed during era of one-party rule.

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Wisconsin taxpayers foot the cost of opening grocery stores

By   /  June 24, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Unions, special interest groups and Democrats say they will oppose any attempt to start taxing groceries in Nebraska.

Ben Campioni is working overtime to open his new Pat’s Foods grocery store in Florence by Thursday. If not for the help of state taxpayers, it’s work Campioni says he wouldn’t have.

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