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 […]
When Fear Drives Great Teachers From the Classroom: Updated with Response from Superintendent Langenfeld
Green Bay, Wisconsin is best known to national television audiences as the smallest city in America with an NFL team. Green Bay Packers broadcasts are typically replete with scenes of bucolic torpor; cows grazing on grass, cheese being manufactured or perhaps fans noshing on bratwurst. With a city population of just a shade over 100,000 […]
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 […]
How do you appeal to voters statewide when your party seems married to two of the state’s most populous counties? That’s the question the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) has going before it as it prepares to meet in early June for its annual state convention outside Middleton. How can the party move past its […]
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 […]
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 […]
Milwaukee mayor has a plan to help city residents clean their water, and it involves wasting 3 billion gallons of water annually.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Sen. Chris Larson and Rep. Mandela Barnes visited the White House and a leftwing think-tank to bash gun ownership this week.
Here are 5 ways ObamaCare has hurt Wisconsin, don’t expect the President to mention these negative impacts when he visits Milwaukee to praise his signature domestic policy achievement.
Meet the radicals backing Sen. Chris Larson’s bid for Milwaukee County Executive.