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Power Up: Hans von Spakovsky on Zuckerberg money

MADISON — Green Bay was just one of many urban, Democratic strongholds that received a hefty check from Mark Zuckerberg-funded, third-party groups to conduct “secure and safe” elections.

Philadelphia, in another battleground state, received $10 million in the strings-attached grant money — doubling the city’s total election budget.

“This money that came in, the vast, overwhelming majority of it went to big urban areas,” Hans Von Spakovsky, manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative at the Heritage Foundation told Empower Wisconsin last week on the Vicki McKenna Show.

Von Spakovsky has been analyzing the money and its impact on November’s election.

The civil rights attorney is our guest on this edition of PowerUp, Empower Wisconsin’s podcast.

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Exclusive: Dem operative led city officials in Milwaukee Votes 2022 GOTV effort

Exclusive: Dem operative led city officials in Milwaukee Votes 2022 GOTV effort

Empower Wisconsin | Sept. 28, 2022 By M.D. Kittle  MADISON — Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and his aide sought advice…

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September 28, 2022
Spotlight: State agencies want $7.5 billion more

Spotlight: State agencies want $7.5 billion more

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — As Wisconsinites face price spikes not seen since the early 1980s, Gov. Tony Evers’ agency…

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September 28, 2022
Evers’ Parole Board faces open records lawsuit

Evers’ Parole Board faces open records lawsuit

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers’ Parole Commission has been slow to produce requested records on the criminals…

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September 28, 2022
Biden’s woke hunger ‘elimination’ plan

Biden’s woke hunger ‘elimination’ plan

Jack McEvoy, Daily Caller The Biden administration is working to end hunger and “diet-related diseases” by hiring more minority nutritionists,…

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September 28, 2022
Spotlight: UW Health boasts ‘gender affirmation surgery’ for kids

Spotlight: UW Health boasts ‘gender affirmation surgery’ for kids

By M.D. Kittle  Updated at 11:38 am  MADISON — UW Health’s Dr. Katherine Gast (cisgender, pronouns: she/her) specializes in “gender…

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September 27, 2022
Evers’ government Catch-22

Evers’ government Catch-22

By M.D. Kittle MADISON — It’s not just license applications and renewals that Gov. Tony Evers’ incompetent Department of Safety…

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September 27, 2022