A report by Wisconsin think tank the MacIver Institute and the National Center for Policy Analysis outlines the challenges Wisconsin’s public employee retirement system faces even after the implementation of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s 2011 Act 10. While the report notes the successes of Act 10 in strengthening and reducing the taxpayer costs of the […]
As several Montana Republican Party County Central Committees go forward with a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s open primary law, controversy is brewing once again as the state party has announced a meeting in January to discuss whether or not to join the lawsuit.
Those that support the program have been called “pro-privatization minions” that are part of a “pro-voucher cabal” with a “radical privatization agenda.” But while the Left attacks the “pro-privatization minions” on the Right, little has been said about the fact that those who benefit from the Wisconsin GOP’s statewide expansion of the Parental Choice Program – often referred to as the school choice or voucher program – are limited to students of low income households.
A study on state tax burdens published this month by Columbia University and the National Center for Children (NCCP) in Poverty has found that Montana has the third highest tax burden of any state for a family of four living at the poverty level, tied with Illinois.
Some in the media, and many on the Left, are pushing a pay-for-play narrative because a developer who donated to Gov. Scott Walker has advanced in the bidding process for a massive state development contract. But while they push the narrative they are completely ignoring the fact that another Walker donor – a much larger […]
“In fact, we had a system where we didn’t require employers to pay anything at all, it was called slavery,” declared Jennifer Epps-Addison on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Liberals efforts to raise Wisconsin’s minimum wage could lead to business fleeing to other Midwest states and families being saddled with high food prices.
The man who serves as the campaign treasurer for state Rep. Gordon Hintz, an Oshkosh Democrat, appears to have violated an important ethics law.
The fallout of election 2014 had not settled before Montana Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock announced an agreement between his administration and the three major state employee unions on a pay increase that covers the 2015-2016 biennium.
It was voters – not voter ID or early voting rule changes – that cost Democrats control of the U.S. Senate and some gubernatorial races.