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Milwaukee Public Schools’ $90 Million Retirement Sweetener “Unsustainable”

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 01:00
Legislative Leaders React to MPS Retirement Benefits Expansion During Financial Crisis   June 9, 2020 By Ola Lisowski   As the state begins surveying the fiscal shortfalls resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, two prominent members of the Wisconsin Legislature spoke to MacIver about Milwaukee Public Schools’ (MPS) recent decision to expand retirement benefits.  The school board’s …

What They’re Fighting For In Madison

Sun, 06/07/2020 - 12:33
WATCH - Abolishing prisons and local police are short term goals for groups like Freedom Inc. that helped coordinate the troubles in Madison over the past week. During an online meeting, Freedom Inc. leaders and their allies discussed their mutual hatred for America and what they plan to do about it.  Read More What They’re Fighting For In Madison

Wisconsin’s Leaders Seem Altogether Too Comfortable with Rioting in the State

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 02:00
Photo by Emily Hamer via Twitter Dan O’Donnell looks at the words and actions of Wisconsin’s leaders over the past few days and has some serious questions.   June 3, 2020 Guest Perspective by Dan O’Donnell Wisconsin’s leaders don’t want riots.  They swear it.  They support peaceful demonstrations and condemn racism in all its forms, …

MPS Board Approves $1.2 Billion Budget, Expansion of Retirement Benefits, $15 Minimum Wage

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:26
The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Board of School Directors unanimously approved its $1.22 billion budget for 2020-21 early Friday morning. Numerous amendments will spend at least $11 million more than the original proposal. The budget includes an expansion to employee retirement benefits, effective July 1 of this year.   Read More MPS Board Approves $1.2 Billion Budget, Expansion of Retirement Benefits, $15 Minimum Wage