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“Wowzers!” Sec. Frostman Reacts To The Unemployment Crisis

Tue, 08/18/2020 - 00:06
As the secretary for DWD, Caleb Frostman is the person most responsible for ensuring unemployment checks are sent out quickly and efficiently. It might be hard to believe he only sent out five email on the topic during the first month of the crisis, and that none of those emails contained anything resembling leadership.  Read More “Wowzers!” Sec. Frostman Reacts To The Unemployment Crisis

Wisconsin Should Analyze Its School Funding Model In A World Of Online Education

Mon, 08/17/2020 - 00:00
With many Wisconsin school districts moving to virtual education this fall, will taxpayers receive the savings or will the education establishment keep the excess funding? Sen. Stroebel take a look ahead to the next state budget.  Read More Wisconsin Should Analyze Its School Funding Model In A World Of Online Education

How Effective Are Masks In Stopping The Spread Of COVID-19?

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 11:19
The MacIver Institute examines the data and studies on the effectiveness of a mask stopping the spread of COVID-19 Review finds clear flaws and limitations in studies that are propped up by mainstream media to support mask mandates Mixed conclusions on asymptomatic spread Aug. 14, 2020 The push to require the wearing of masks to …

Wisconsin School District Employees Pay On Average $82 A Month For Health Insurance Single Plan; $200 A Month For Family Plan

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 00:00
A new report was released by the Department of Administration that shows 69% of all public school districts ask their employees to pay 12% or more of monthly premium as required by Act 10. 8 school districts still require their employees to contribute nothing toward their monthly premiums.  Read More Wisconsin School District Employees Pay On Average $82 A Month For Health Insurance Single Plan; $200 A Month For Family Plan

State Rep-Sanctioned Terrorism

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 01:00
Democratic State Representative David Bowen has admitted to being present during a terror attack on Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah. Now Dan O’Donnell demands that he be held accountable for his actions.  Read More State Rep-Sanctioned Terrorism

MacIver News Minute: The Attack on Officer Mensah

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:23
LISTEN - The mob literally tried to kill a police officer at his home.  Read More MacIver News Minute: The Attack on Officer Mensah

UW System Audit: Program Reserves Top $1.3 Billion

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 09:50
A budget audit by the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau found $1.33 billion in "slush fund" balances for the University of Wisconsin System.  Read More UW System Audit: Program Reserves Top $1.3 Billion

A Matter of Trust

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 01:00
Dan O'Donnell looks back on Governor Ever's major "promises" he's made throughout the coronavirus pandemic in Wisconsin. Evers has gone back on all of them. Dan says Evers' promise about keeping schools open will end up the same.  Read More A Matter of Trust

MacIver News Minute: More Bad COVID-19 Data

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 00:46
LISTEN - How can we as Wisconsinites have faith in our Governor and his administration if we continue to find mistakes in the COVID-19 data that they publish?  Read More MacIver News Minute: More Bad COVID-19 Data

It’s Always a COVID-19 Death In Milwaukee County

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 00:12
“Almost everyone dying of it has other serious health problems,” according to Karen Domagalski, Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office Operations Manager. Regardless, all these cases were recorded as COVID-19 deaths. Domagalski says that’s what doctors marked on the death certificates.  Read More It’s Always a COVID-19 Death In Milwaukee County

DHS Counts 54 More COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee County Than County Officials

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 00:27
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office told MacIver News that they only count deaths that occur in Milwaukee County. Staff believed the state was counting everyone with a Milwaukee home of record in the DHS total. However, DHS says that it relies on figures provided by the county in its totals.  Read More DHS Counts 54 More COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee County Than County Officials

The Evers Mask Mandate: Playing Politics With Our Health

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 18:52
Guest Perspective By Steve Fettig - Does the science really support a mask mandate like the Governor wants us to believe? You decide.  Read More The Evers Mask Mandate: Playing Politics With Our Health

Evers Lacks Legal Authority to Declare a Second Public Health Emergency

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 16:47
In a special perspective piece, Dan O'Donnell says that Gov. Evers declaring a second state of emergency for COVID-19 with no fundamental change in the nature of the virus or the public response is an unlawful and unconstitutional attempt to extend a public health emergency. It violates both the letter and the spirit of Wisconsin law.  Read More Evers Lacks Legal Authority to Declare a Second Public Health Emergency

Gov. Evers Issues Statewide Mask Mandate: Here’s What You Should Know

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 10:27
Governor Evers issued a statewide mask mandate in Wisconsin on July 30, 2020. We detail what the order means, what it requires, and what legislators have to say about the order here.  Read More Gov. Evers Issues Statewide Mask Mandate: Here’s What You Should Know

Waukesha Added To Counties With Negative Test Backlog

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:19
Nass released information on Thursday morning he received from Waukesha County concerning their negative test results. It currently has a backlog of 4,700 negative tests not entered into its system, and county officials say they reported 4,000 more negative test results to DHS than is reflected on the state’s dashboard.  Read More Waukesha Added To Counties With Negative Test Backlog

None Dare Call It Terror

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 01:00
The anti-police mob is now showing up at law enforcement officials’ homes in an effort to intimidate them. Guest perspective writer Dan O’Donnell wants to know when we will start calling this behavior what it is: Terrorism.  Read More None Dare Call It Terror

Wisconsin Must Advance School Choice

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 08:39
Expand parental choice and allow more students to attend the school of their choice? Or abolish school choice and force all children to attend the local public school?  Read More Wisconsin Must Advance School Choice

The State of Wisconsin’s Response to COVID-19

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 07:56
Throughout the public health emergency, Gov. Evers has insisted he’s following the science. Oftentimes that means doing whatever the CDC says. Unfortunately, even the CDC comes up empty when it comes to the science behind the masks. That’s not stopping it from pushing face masks all the same.  Read More The State of Wisconsin’s Response to COVID-19

MacIver News Minute: Incomplete and Inaccurate COVID Data

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 00:52
LISTEN - how can our government make decisions restricting our businesses and our movement, how can they decide to mandate masks, if they cannot accurately track covid diagnoses?  Read More MacIver News Minute: Incomplete and Inaccurate COVID Data

Milwaukee Public Safety Undermined by Dysfunctional Boards

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:05
Milwaukee Police Chief Morales is under attack for protecting the rights of all citizens of Milwaukee from a dysfunctional Fire & Police Commission, a delusional Common Council members and a mayor who is stunningly silent about police and public safety issues.  Read More Milwaukee Public Safety Undermined by Dysfunctional Boards

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