Hispanics for School Choice files brief in Nevada ESA case
Hispanics for School Choice files brief in Nevada ESA case
James Wigderson | July 29, 2016|   3
As Nevada’s Supreme Court considers the future of the state’s education savings account law, Milwaukee-based Hispanics for School Choice has filed an amicus brief in support of the program.  Among those joining HSC in weighing in on the case were the American Federation for Children,  School Choice Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Institute of Law and Liberty. […]
Milwaukee zoning board delays sale of vacant school
Milwaukee zoning board delays sale of vacant school
James Wigderson | July 29, 2016|   3
The Milwaukee Board of Zoning Appeals postponed action Thursday afternoon on the application by Right Step, a voucher school in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, for a special use permit for the vacant Centro del Nino school until the board’s Sept. 8 meeting. Board Chair Catherine Doyle asked for the motion to delay because of […]
Pence woos Cruz voters in Waukesha
Pence woos Cruz voters in Waukesha
Graham Deese | July 28, 2016|   2
MADISON, Wis. – Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence held his first campaign rally Wednesday evening in Waukesha, where he made a pitch for Ted Cruz voters by emphasizing his credentials as a social conservative. The Indiana governor was criticized by both sides last year when he signed the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Liberals complained that the […]
Source: Federal agents on site this week at troubled Social Security office
Source: Federal agents on site this week at troubled Social Security office
M.D. Kittle | July 27, 2016|   1
"The corruption is not just in the Madison office, it’s in the regional office," Keller said.
Philly mayor praises ‘regressive’ soda tax at Dem convention
Philly mayor praises ‘regressive’ soda tax at Dem convention
M.D. Kittle | July 27, 2016|   3
“Where do we draw the line with government and what we can and cannot do?” he said.
Democrats ‘most progressive’ platform could be most costly for taxpayers
Democrats ‘most progressive’ platform could be most costly for taxpayers
M.D. Kittle | July 27, 2016|   2
While some of the language is nebulous, the platform calls for expensive initiatives.
Baldwin joins Johnson in calling for ‘immediate action’ on Social Security misconduct claims
Baldwin joins Johnson in calling for ‘immediate action’ on Social Security misconduct claims
M.D. Kittle | July 26, 2016|   1
"I find it troubling that no apparent disciplinary action has been taken over 9 months,” Baldwin wrote.
Sale of vacant property to Milwaukee voucher school OK’d, but fight isn’t over
Sale of vacant property to Milwaukee voucher school OK’d, but fight isn’t over
James Wigderson | July 26, 2016|   4
After a delay until City Attorney Grant Langley could be consulted, the Milwaukee Common Council voted 9-6 on Tuesday to approve the sale of Centro del Nino, a former Milwaukee Public School property that has been vacant since 2005, to Milwaukee Parental Choice Program participant Right Step. Now the battle moves to the Board of Zoning Appeals, […]
Bernie Sanders supporter revolt could spell trouble for Hillary in November
Bernie Sanders supporter revolt could spell trouble for Hillary in November
M.D. Kittle | July 26, 2016|   1
Inside the convention hall, Sanders’ delegates rained down boos just about every time Clinton’s name was mentioned, even when the leader of their “revolution” declared he is “with her,” and that “Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States.
Big labor, with big money, big force at Democratic convention
Big labor, with big money, big force at Democratic convention
M.D. Kittle | July 26, 2016|   27
“Our movement will be an unstoppable force in this election because the stakes could not be higher," Mary Kay Henry, president of SEIU said.