Congress can learn from Wisconsin’s John Doe reforms to fix FISA

Congress can learn from Wisconsin’s John Doe reforms to fix FISA

On one hand, Republican state lawmakers want to use the state’s anticipated revenue surplus to provide some local property tax relief. On the other, several bills are working their way through the Capitol that could have the opposite effect.

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January 24, 2020
Barnes wants to ‘stymie capitalism’

Barnes wants to ‘stymie capitalism’

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes believes we must “stymie capitalism” if we want to save the world from the threats of climate change. 

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January 23, 2020
Watch out: Bills that could cost you

Watch out: Bills that could cost you

On one hand, Republican state lawmakers want to use the state’s anticipated revenue surplus to provide some local property tax relief. On the other, several bills are working their way through the Capitol that could have the opposite effect.

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January 23, 2020
Leave it to Evers: Nap-and-spend Tony

Leave it to Evers: Nap-and-spend Tony

Nap-and-spend Gov.Tony Evers was up past his bedtime Wednesday delivering his State of the State address. 

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January 23, 2020
Kids’ climate change lawsuit tossed

Kids’ climate change lawsuit tossed

Empower Wisconsin | Jan. 23, 2020 Want to know exactly how insane the climate change movement has become? Not even…

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January 23, 2020
Tool of the Week: The vote-changers — Doyle, Meyers and Vruwink

Tool of the Week: The vote-changers — Doyle, Meyers and Vruwink

Empower Wisconsin | Jan. 20, 2020  MADISON — This week’s Tools are puppets.  Dem Reps. Steve Doyle of Onalaska, Beth…

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January 23, 2020
Are prescription drug middlemen making patients sick?

Are prescription drug middlemen making patients sick?

State Rep. Michael Schraa says he didn’t know much about Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) until he watched his wife, Christine, spend hours on the phone fighting for an allergy medication that wouldn’t make her sick. 

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January 23, 2020
Report: Property taxpayers could use some relief

Report: Property taxpayers could use some relief

Gov. Tony Evers delivers his State of the State address tonight in front of the Legislature. Will the Democrat in his political pep talk mention the spike in property taxes Wisconsin homeowners were hit with last month?  

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January 22, 2020
Supreme Court asked to intervene in voter registration case

Supreme Court asked to intervene in voter registration case

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) is asking the state Supreme Court to again step into a nationally watched voter-integrity lawsuit, arguing a Madison appeals court provided no “reasoning or rationale” to stay a judge’s order to clean up the state’s voter rolls. 

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January 22, 2020