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.
Saying it has the power of the American people on its side, proponents of the long-embattled Keystone XL Pipeline planned to deliver more than a half-million comments to the State Department urging President Obama to approve the pipeline.
The Republican Party of Wisconsin has filed a complaint with the state’s campaign and elections agency against the AFL-CIO, alleging the union failed to disclose its activity in attempting to influence a state Assembly election.
Looks like U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner just got O’Keefed.
By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — The long vacant Malcolm X Academy in Milwaukee, part of a heavily criticized real estate development, will remain shuttered for all of 2014 and possibly 2015, Wisconsin Reporter has learned. As officials for Milwaukee Public Schools and the developer, 2760 Holdings LLC, hammer out the final terms of the [...]
Part 29 of 29 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – In the controversy surrounding the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Operation Fearless,” there’s been little attention paid to the role of Francis D. Schmitz. At the tail end of the botched federal guns and drugs sting, [...]
Part 28 of 28 in the series Wisconsin's Secret War By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. – The special prosecutor of a secret investigation into dozens of conservative organizations is asking a state appeals court to overturn the probe’s presiding judge’s recent ruling quashing several subpoenas employed by investigators. Attorney Francis D. Schmitz has filed five [...]
By Watchdog.org MADISON, Wis. – For nearly four years, the Democrat-led Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office has secretly investigated conservative organizations and individuals connected to Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The first so-called John Doe probe into Walker’s aides and associates when Walker was Milwaukee County executive ended with six convictions, four of them unrelated to the [...]
Part 62 of 62 in the series Educating America By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org For special needs students whose parents have tried everything, some Wisconsin lawmakers are trying to offer some help. Bills sponsored by state Sen. Leah Vukmir and state Rep. John Jagler would allow special needs students to attend public, charter, or private schools of [...]
Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen is experiencing a politician’s dream.
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