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To Lower The Cost Of Health Care And Improve Access To Health Care In Wisconsin, Unleash The Physician Assistant (PA)

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 07:02
MI Policy Brief - As we continue to search for new ways to lower the cost of and access to health care across the country and in Wisconsin, one idea that warrants consideration is to modernize the way a Physician Assistant, or PA as they are commonly known, can practice medicine.  Read More To Lower The Cost Of Health Care And Improve Access To Health Care In Wisconsin, Unleash The Physician Assistant (PA)

The Scott Walker Effect

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 07:27
Dan O'Donnell - President Trump went from trailing his lead opponent by 12 points to leading him by 9 over the past several months. How did this happen during a time when evidence of his supposed wrongdoing was made public?  And why is this odd trend so especially pronounced in Wisconsin? The answer is what might be dubbed “The Scott Walker Effect.”  Read More The Scott Walker Effect

MacIver News Minute: Unleash The Physician Assistant In Wisconsin

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 12:05
Across the country, physician assistants are playing a big role in increasing health care access in underserved areas. Current law in Wisconsin prevents that from happening, because PAs can only practice under the direct supervision of a licensed physician. Changing that could lead to better access and lower costs in Wisconsin.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Unleash The Physician Assistant In Wisconsin

Social Justice Action Plans Required For Employment At NWTC

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 23:48
By Bill Osmulski - If you want to teach at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), you’d better have a plan on how you’ll push the social justice agenda in your classroom. It’s a non-negotiable job requirement.  Read More Social Justice Action Plans Required For Employment At NWTC

America’s Broken Immigration System Needs Permanent Solution, Johnson And Grothman Insist

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 06:45
Video - Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Glenn Grothman address one of the many problems facing the country that congress would prefer ignore - America's broken immigration system. They say we need a permanent solution - not just a stop gap, potentially unconstitutional fix like DACA.  Read More America’s Broken Immigration System Needs Permanent Solution, Johnson And Grothman Insist

What Really Keeps Schools Safe

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 00:17
Dan O’Donnell reflects on the school violence in Wisconsin over the past few days and examines how the state can learn from them and make its schools safer.  Read More What Really Keeps Schools Safe

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Message

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:09
President Lincoln set aside the day for communal thanksgiving amidst the backdrop of a divided nation.  Read More Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Message

MacIver Newsmakers: 21 To Vape

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 00:07
Joining the MacIver Newsmaker Podcast today to discuss why increasing the age to use tobacco to 21 makes sense is Jennifer Hunter, Senior Vice President for Corporate Citizensh  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: 21 To Vape

2019 School Report Cards: Spotlight On Milwaukee, Racine, Choice And Charter

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 21:47
Another stunning year of improvements for choice and charter schools, while Milwaukee and Racine Unified see student growth but poor overall proficiency November 25, 2019 By Ola Lisowski  Wisconsin schools are improving, according the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s (DPI) 2019 report cards. Having examined the results as a whole, let’s focus on a few …

Session Update From Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 07:09
Senate Majority Leader talks about the end of the fall session and what he hopes to accomplish in the spring before everyone takes off to prepare for the elections.  Read More Session Update From Senate Majority Leader Fitzgerald

Sen. Ron Johnson Lays Out The Immigration Debate

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 23:37
Watch - Sen. Ron Johnson talks about how a nation of immigrants addresses the problems of illegal immigration. In this speech to the Wisconsin Conservative Political Education Conference, he explains how this problem has evolved over the past several decades and what he thinks we should be doing about it.  Read More Sen. Ron Johnson Lays Out The Immigration Debate

The Battle for Thanksgiving and the War for American Culture

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 07:36
Dan O'Donnell - For most, Thanksgiving is a time to come together with family and friends and give thanks as we share in the blessings bestowed upon us. For others, it’s a time to reflect on how terrible America has always been, inevitably dividing the country along deepening ideological lines.  Read More The Battle for Thanksgiving and the War for American Culture

Milwaukee Courts’ Data-Driven Debacle

Tue, 11/19/2019 - 23:14
Charges of murder and child rape not enough to keep defendants behind bars Violent crime in Milwaukee skyrockets since shift to “alternatives to incarceration” County looks the other way as Justice Point fails to deliver promises in contract Nov. 20, 2019 By Bill Osmulski When Marcel Vanlandingham allegedly walked out of the Milwaukee County Courthouse …

NAEP Results 2019: A Focus on Milwaukee

Mon, 11/18/2019 - 07:04
By Ola Lisowski - Milwaukee’s NAEP scores among the worst in the country, only after Detroit.  Read More NAEP Results 2019: A Focus on Milwaukee

MacIver Newsmakers: Rep. Steil and Sen. Johnson Talk Impeachment

Sun, 11/17/2019 - 10:52
Sen. Ron Johnson and Rep. Bryan Steil share their thoughts on the first of the public impeachment hearings with the MacIver Institute at the Conservative Political Education Conference (CPEC) this weekend.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Rep. Steil and Sen. Johnson Talk Impeachment

MMSD’s LGBTQ+ Push

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 15:01
MMSD produced a special, 8-minute long video for National Coming Out Day last month featuring middle and high school students talking about their sexual preferences and identities. Some say they came out while still in elementary school.  Read More MMSD’s LGBTQ+ Push

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Sends Bill To End Miller Park Tax To Governor

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:00
Kill the tax! Kill the tax! Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has formally sent the bill to end the Miller Park Sales tax onto the Governor. Read this entire statement here.  Read More Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Sends Bill To End Miller Park Tax To Governor

Milwaukee’s Universally Dumb Idea

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 06:07
The Milwaukee Common Council wants to test out universal basic income—something Dan O’Donnell argues might be the most destructive welfare program yet devised.  Read More Milwaukee’s Universally Dumb Idea

2019 Education Report Cards: Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:40
The 2019 District and School Report Cards are out. Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better. For the first time sine 2017, a district has been marked “failing.” Yet compared to last year, the number of failing schools fell by nearly half.  Read More 2019 Education Report Cards: Districts Fare Worse, Schools Fare Better

Bad Advice Began Special Election Date Drama

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 06:00
Emails between WEC and the Evers' Administration highlight two options for the 7th Congressional District special election, but one was illegal and the other was a nonstarter for the governor. WEC's top lawyer apparently had forgotten about federal election law and Evers' political calculus.  Read More Bad Advice Began Special Election Date Drama

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