Campaigns

Evers includes Conservative Talk Stations in Anti-Foxconn(APPARENTLY VERY SMALL) Media Buy

State Superintendent of Schools Tony Evers launched his first radio ad Monday in his campaign to earn the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Governor Scott Walker next year. The ad running in the Green Bay, Milwaukee and Wausau markets sharply criticizes the proposed agreement with Foxconn to bring thousands of jobs to Wisconsin. What’s notable […]

Policy

Assembly Ed. Plan Could Cost Milwaukee, Green Bay Schools Millions

Green Bay Public schools have been bleeding students to other school districts for years through open-enrollment. And under a K-12 education spending plan unveiled by Republicans this week, the loss of students to other public school districts could cost Green Bay more than $2 million a school year in state aid. When a student transfers […]

Organizations

“The Fight for $15” VS. “The Faces of 15”

Conventional wisdom for decades has held that research has been inconclusive on the impact on business  raising the minimum wage has. Advocates of hiking the wage claim it improves the economy by putting more money in workers pockets. Critics argue that rising cost of labor puts people out of work. Recent evidence has favored the […]

Media

Why Wisconsin’s Latest Liberal Talk Effort Likely Will Fail

A new Wisconsin liberal talk radio station will sign on next month. If history is any indicator, it is a longshot to succeed. That’s because the deck is stacked against commercial the liberal talk format and it has nothing to do with conservative talk radio. As it always does, optimism is accompanying the Left’s latest […]