Policy
Wisconsin

Shilling for More Taxpayer Subsidies for Mass Transit

By: Brian Sikma When asked about improving Wisconsin’s transportation infrastructure, freshman state Senator Jennifer Shilling said she believes it may be necessary to look at new revenue mechanisms to provide the money needed to update the state’s roads and bridges. Policymakers on both sides of the political aisle have recognized that Wisconsin is going to […]

Policy
Wisconsin

Liberals Distract Dollars from Classrooms

By Brian Sikma Just weeks into the new school year, the Berlin school district was ordered by the state to change its mascot to comply with a state law passed in 2010. The law bans the use of Native American images, names and symbols as mascots. The current mascot for the Berlin High School and […]

Organizations
Wisconsin

We Are Wisconsin Turns To Minnesota For Help

By Collin Roth The Minnesota AFL-CIO has aptly recognized that “Ground Zero is in Wisconsin.” 2011 has been tough. In state after state, extremist politicians are going after the basic labor rights we worked so hard to earn. Ground zero is in Wisconsin. Now, we have our first opportunity to help Wisconsin voters recall the […]

Campaigns
Wisconsin

Update on Recall Elections

The Government Accountability Board (GAB) confirmed that there are enough valid signatures for a recall election against Sen. Dan Kapanke (R-La Crosse) to proceed.  Recall organizers filed a petition with 22,975 signatures (15,588 signatures were needed) on April 1.  The GAB certified 21,868 signatures. Kapanke is challenging the validity of the petition, citing missing paperwork […]