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MacIver News Minute – Evers’ Changing Election Day Positions

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 16:37
April 9, 2020 With Election Day now behind us and a concerted effort underway by some to blame Legislative Republicans for holding the vote, it is important to remind everyone how we got here. On March 17th, Evers was asked about postponing the election and responded during a press conference that we could not move …

Free Market Coalition: 7 Ways to Help Workers, Economy During Crisis

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 15:30
April 8, 2020 In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic turned life in Wisconsin upside down. Schools are closed. Sporting events and concerts are cancelled. And, huge segments of the economy are shuttered.  State and federal officials are still in the early stages of a policy response to the coronavirus pandemic. Their efforts have …

Phony Projections or Bad Data Driving Evers’ Decisions

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 11:19
DHS fed false data into its models – even after that data had been disproven Gov. Evers justified his autocratic response with those phony projections MacIver News Service | Apr. 8, 2020 By Bill Osmulski Wisconsin did not hit 22,000 positive cases of coronavirus nor did it reach 440-1,500 deaths on April 8th, as DHS …

Absentee Ballot Mistake Alarms Rural Voters

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 09:52
When Jim Denzine and his wife got their absentee ballots for the Town of Withee in Clark County, something was amiss. They were already filled out.  Read More Absentee Ballot Mistake Alarms Rural Voters

Wisconsin’s Faux Outrage Election

Wed, 04/08/2020 - 08:37
Supermarkets, liquor stores, sporting goods stores, and custard stands are all not dangerous to your health during a pandemic. But voting in-person, according to Evers and Democrats, is outrageously life-threatening... but only since a couple of days ago. Guest writer Dan O'Donnell brings clarity to Governor Evers' confusing, feckless position on the Spring Primary in Wisconsin.  Read More Wisconsin’s Faux Outrage Election

MacIver News Bulletin – Apr. 6, 2020 (Constitutional Crisis, Doubling Data)

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 18:22
WATCH - Gov. Evers set off a constitutional crisis in Wisconsin on Monday by claiming the power to change state law and the state constitution itself in the interest of public health. State Supreme Court blocked that order and the election is back on for Tuesday.  Read More MacIver News Bulletin – Apr. 6, 2020 (Constitutional Crisis, Doubling Data)

MacIver News Minute: Entrepreneurs Come To The Rescue

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 18:15
LISTEN - One of the parts of the Covid 19 response that has not received enough attention is the vital and inspiring work of entrepreneurs and businesses as they mobilize to help our country and our state get through this public health emergency.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Entrepreneurs Come To The Rescue

MacIver News Bulletin – Apr. 3, 2020 (Evers Flipflops on Election Day)

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 17:34
WATCH - Gov. Tony Evers warned us if the election did not occur on April 7th, there would be critical vacancies in local governments across the state. The state constitution does not allow for terms to be extended even for emergencies. That makes his flipflop this week all the more inexplicable. It's the focus of today's MacIver News Bulletin for Apr. 3rd.  Read More MacIver News Bulletin – Apr. 3, 2020 (Evers Flipflops on Election Day)

MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Roger Roth tells the commies where to go

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 17:19
LISTEN - Wisconsin Senate President Roger Roth got an odd request from the communist Chinese Consulate in Chicago. They wanted him to introduce a resolution praising the People's Republic's response to the coronavirus crisis. His response is the opposite of what they hoped for.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Roger Roth tells the commies where to go

Chinese Communist Government Wants Wisconsin State Senate To Pass Resolution Praising Its COVID Response

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 10:31
After being asked directly by the Chinese Communist Government (CCP) to pass a resolution praising their response to the COVID-19 crisis, Wisconsin State Senate President Roger Roth introduced a resolution on Thursday doing the opposite.  Read More Chinese Communist Government Wants Wisconsin State Senate To Pass Resolution Praising Its COVID Response

Jill Karofsky’s Dangerous Lie

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 02:00
The Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate is promising the state that she will hold violent criminals accountable, but Dan O’Donnell examines her record as a soft-on-crime judge and finds that this is a lie.  April 1, 2020 Guest perspective by Dan O’Donnell Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Jill Karofsky doesn’t mess around.  At least she would like …

Free Market Coalition To Gov. Evers: Continue To Cut Red Tape To Fight Pandemic

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 14:36
March 31, 2020 After Governor Tony Evers issued an executive order to cut red tape on medical licensing, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL), the Badger Institute, The MacIver Institute, and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) urge Governor Tony Evers and the state legislature to continue to cut red tape to fight the coronavirus …

Analysis: Governor Evers’ Public Health Emergency Bill

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:06
Late on March 28, Governor Evers leaked a 65-page bill that he had presented to Republicans. We've looked through his bill and laid out our analysis of what it would do if it were to pass through the legislature as presented.   Read More Analysis: Governor Evers’ Public Health Emergency Bill

The Election Must Go On

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:17
"Regular elections are a symbol of both the strength of our civil institutions and ability to come together under the most trying of circumstances." This reason among many is why Senator Stroebel firmly believes that Wisconsin's April election must not be cancelled and must not be moved.   Read More The Election Must Go On

State Committed to In-Person Voting on April 7

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:21
National Guard Will Man the Polls if Necessary Lawsuits Claim In-Person Voting Not Possible, Demand Absentee Voting Only Local Officials Exploiting Photo ID Law Loopholes, Encouraging Absentee Voters to Lie on Forms  Read More State Committed to In-Person Voting on April 7

A Crisis of Leadership

Wed, 03/25/2020 - 01:00
Governor Evers’ shutdown order debacle demonstrates once again that he is simply not up to the task of leading Wisconsin   Guest Perspective by Dan O’Donnell   Great leaders aren’t born; they’re made—forged by the moments that end up defining them.  The greatest crises, then, the most challenging moments, can make the greatest leaders.  But …

DHS Warns 1,500 Wisconsinites Dead In Two Weeks

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 16:18
By Bill Osmulski - Gov. Evers issues a month-long shelter-in-place order. DHS Secretary-Designee Andrea Palm warns that on our current path, 22,000 people will catch the virus within the next two weeks and anywhere between 440 – 1,500 people will die. Right now, as of Mar. 24th, only 441 people have Coronavirus and 5 have died.  Read More DHS Warns 1,500 Wisconsinites Dead In Two Weeks

Wisconsin COVID-19 Updates

Tue, 03/24/2020 - 08:54
The MacIver Institute has maintained a detailed record of DHS' day-to-day Coronavirus data releases. Here is the information you've been looking for.  Read More Wisconsin COVID-19 Updates

MacIver News Minute: Say Thank You!

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 14:16
Mar. 19, 2020 We’re all in this together.

New PSC Member Will Vote On Issues Affecting Former Employer

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 09:33
Some might say Tyler Huebner faces an ethical decision during his first week with the Public Service Commission (PSC) that could mean a nice payday for one of his former partners. The PSC, on the other hand, says it’s not an issue.  Read More New PSC Member Will Vote On Issues Affecting Former Employer

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