Another piece in Wisconsin’s next U.S. Senate race fell into place on Wednesday morning. In comments first reported to WisPolitics.com, state Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) announced he would not be running against Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin. The announcement ends months of quiet speculation on Kooyenga, who is seen as a rising star with a solid track […]
Millions of Wisconsinites fill their gas tanks each day, blissfully unaware that the cost per gallon they pay is artificially inflated by state law. The Unfair Sales Act, a legislative artifact of the Depression Era, requires state retailers to charge customers 9.18% more for gasoline than the business pays for it. The goal of the […]
A recent Democratic Party of Wisconsin news release provides a textbook example of political projection. Still without a serious challenger to emerge against Gov. Scott Walker at the top of 2018 ticket, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Thursday issued a press release attacking how none of the speculative Republican challengers to Tammy Baldwin has officially declared […]
A new report by the Legislative Fiscal Bureau puts a price tag on what Wisconsin’s Internet access tax costs the state’s consumers. The Badger state is one of the few states that still collects this tax.
Despite a national and local outcry, the athletic director of the Edgerton, WI high school defends censorship of chants at games.
State Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R-Brookfield) has introduced legislation that would limit the ability of local municipalities to create new occupational licenses and fees.
State Sen. Lena Taylor (D) calls efforts to fix failing Milwaukee schools “rape” of children and a “great white hope.” But Rep. Dale Kooyenga (R) presses forward with plans to help students get a better education.
There’s a big policy divide between the CPAs in the legislature and lawmakers who once went bankrupt. The CPAs have pushed for tax cuts, the bankrupt or once-bankrupt lawmakers, have pushed for tax hikes and more government spending.
As the Wisconsin State Budget moves from the Joint Finance Committee to the Assembly floor, Rep. Dale Kooyenga’s (R) tax reform package goes with it. Kooyenga’s initial plan was changed before it was included in the budget.
Early Wednesday morning the Joint Finance Committee approved of a massive omnibus amendment to the state budget bill that is still being analyzed. Included in the budget is a reduce form of the tax cut and tax code overhaul first proposed by state Rep. Dale Kooyenga last week.