About Matt Kittle

Matt Kittle
Matt Kittle, executive director of Empower Wisconsin, is an award-winning investigative reporter and 30-year veteran of print, broadcast, and online journalism.
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Former Soviet: Socialist Left would make America look like Russia

Former Soviet: Socialist Left would make America look like Russia

Madison — Yuri Maltsev defected from the disintegrating Soviet Union to the United States in 1989.  The economic professor joined…

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Monday, September 23rd, 2019 • 0 Comments
No competition: Single-bid contracts reign at DOT

No competition: Single-bid contracts reign at DOT

Single-bid contracts have been a lightning rod at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation ever since the Legislative Audit Bureau identified it as a major source of DOT fiscal waste in 2017.

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Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 • 0 Comments
No Chicken, What the Hoot?

No Chicken, What the Hoot?

Rice University students are no longer able to count their chickens or — eat them for that matter.

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Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 • 3 Comments
Uncertainty in Evers economy

Uncertainty in Evers economy

While Wisconsin businesses remain mostly upbeat, uncertainty in the Evers economy appears to be doing some damage.

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Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 • 2 Comments
Evers Goes Organic

Evers Goes Organic

On the campaign trail Gov. Tony Evers vowed to eliminate the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), a public-private partnership that…

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Monday, September 9th, 2019 • 0 Comments
Barnes’ private school past conflicts with his political present

Barnes’ private school past conflicts with his political present

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes doesn’t like to talk much about it. But his private school past has long conflicted with his political image.

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Monday, September 9th, 2019 • 2 Comments