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Ability to Negotiate Insurance Nets Big Savings for Baraboo

School districts are already reaping the rewards of sweeping changes created by Gov. Scott Walker that have empowered districts with never-before-had cost-saving tools. Last week, the Baraboo School Board voted to replace the Wisconsin Education Association (WEA) Trust, the current health plan provider, with Dean Health Plan. The move will result in a savings of […]

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A.G. Van Hollen Files Motion To Dismiss Open Meetings Suit

On Friday afternoon, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against members of the state legislature for allegedly violating the Open Meetings Law. The suit centers around the March 9, conference committee that passed non-fiscal portions of the controversial Budget Repair Bill. On March 18, Dane County Circuit Court Judge […]

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Democrats File GAB Complaint Over Minuscule Findings Obtained By Harassing Phone Calls

On Thursday afternoon, a challenge was filed by Democratic state senators against the recall efforts in the 12th, 22nd, and 30th Senate districts. Speaking on behalf of the challenge, Democrat state senator Mark Miller claimed: “Overwhelming evidence clearly shows a pervasive pattern of election fraud…Thousands of Wisconsin citizens fell victim to lies and misinformation spread […]

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Recount of Brookfield Underway in Waukesha County

On Thursday, Waukesha County began recounting the ballots in the controversial wards of Brookfield. Waukesha County has been the site of the the most dramatic events in the Wisconsin Supreme Court race and looks to remain the chief battleground for Kloppenburg and Prosser attorney’s to square off. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board was informed […]

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The Left Continues To Cry Wolf In Supreme Court Recount

Brad Friedman, fellow at the progressive Commonweal Institute, and author of the BRAD Blog, penned a piece sure to fan the flames of conspiracy and impropriety in the Wisconsin Supreme Court recount. Friedman takes the time to lay out at length a number of issues that occurred during the recount process, from the discovery of […]

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Recall For Two Republicans Unlikely

Recall efforts against Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Sen. Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) appear to be unsuccessful.  The group trying to recall Grothman is 5,000 signatures short and admit they will miss the deadline to file.  The group working on the Lazich recall is 2,000 signatures short, but are still trying to get enough […]

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