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Wisconsin | Policy

Dems Attempt to Mobilize Lobbyists Against Licensing Reform

A pair of Democratic state lawmakers is urging lobbyists to fight professional licensing reform. Representative Jonathan Brostoff and Senator LaTonya Johnson sent out this email to lobbyists, obtained by Media Trackers: Current initiatives in Wisconsin could have a detrimental impact on an industry you lobby for and the integrity of the work done under the […]

Wisconsin | Education

5 Takeaways from the GB Schools Newser on School Violence

The Green Bay Area Public School District held a news conference Wednesday to address safety concerns at Washington Middle School. Media Trackers first reported the story of former teacher Kerstin Westcott resigning June 5, saying she no longer felt safe at Washington because of violent, aggressive behavior by students that has gone unchecked. Here are […]

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Wisconsin | Policy

More Challenges to Flynn’s CCW Claims

Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn this week argued that the state’s concealed carry law was fueling his city’s growing crime problem. But the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s 2016 annual report on the CCW law appears to challenge Flynn’s assertion. Flynn made his comments during a panel discussion on Milwaukee’s crime problem: The audience was able […]

Wisconsin | Campaigns

Sources: Schneider Decides Against Senate Run

Two sources tell Media Trackers that one of the candidates pondering a run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin in 2018 has decided against it. The sources tell us that Nicole Schneider of the Green Bay area has decided against a run, apparently reaching her decision in the past couple of weeks. […]

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