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Healy Analyzes Election Results On The John Muir Show

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:27
MacIver Institute President Brett Healy joins John Muir on WTAQ in Green Bay to analyze Tuesday's election and how state government moves forward with a government divided between Democrat Gov. Tony Evers and a Republican-dominated Legislature.  Read More Healy Analyzes Election Results On The John Muir Show

Election Roundtable: Healy And Bott Analyze Election Night Results, Look To What’s Next

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:25
MacIver Institute President Brett Healy and Americans For Prosperity-Wisconsin State Director Eric Bott join Matt Kittle on the Jay Weber Show, on News/Talk 1130 WISN, to break down Tuesday's election night results. What will happen when state government is divided between Governor Tony Evers and a Republican-controlled Legislature? The mavens of politics tackle that question.  Read More Election Roundtable: Healy And Bott Analyze Election Night Results, Look To What’s Next

How It Feels

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 23:00
Dan O’Donnell has a deeply personal message for conservatives in the wake of Governor Walker’s apparent loss: Internalize the hurt you’re feeling right now and channel it to ensure you don’t have to feel it again.  Read More How It Feels

Liberal Groups Call For Massive Protest Against Trump, Sessions Resignation

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 21:25
Moveon.org originally started pre-planning the protests in case President Trump crossed a “red line” with the Mueller investigation into alleged collusion with the Russians in the 2016 investigation. It distributed templates for press releases and letters to the editor, talking points, training videos, and signs. It created a sophisticated website for organizers to plan local events, recruit participants, and rapidly mobilize them for when a “red line” was crossed – signaling a “constitutional crisis.”  Read More Liberal Groups Call For Massive Protest Against Trump, Sessions Resignation

The Morning News With Matt & Earl: Healy Dissects Election Results

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:25
MacIver Institute President Brett Healy joins the Morning News With Matt & Earl on WTAQ in Green Bay to discuss Tuesday's election results that saw Gov. Scott Walker go down in defeat to Democrat Tony Evers, but the Republicans maintain control of the state Legislature.  Read More The Morning News With Matt & Earl: Healy Dissects Election Results

Evers Declares Victory, Walker Camp Says The ‘Fight Is Not Over’

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:47
By M.D. Kittle - Democrat Tony Evers declares victory, but the razor-thin result, allegations of thousands of damaged ballots, and a late-night surprise from Democrat stronghold Milwaukee County promised that Wisconsin’s dead-heat gubernatorial race was far from over.   Read More Evers Declares Victory, Walker Camp Says The ‘Fight Is Not Over’

MacIver News Minute: It’s Election Day

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 08:49
The time for talking, debating, and relentless political ads is over. Final arguments have ended. It's Election Day - a day when you, the citizen, have the power to change your government. Don't give up your voice, don't give up your power. Vote.  Read More MacIver News Minute: It’s Election Day

Evers Now Says He Won’t Raise Taxes, Contrary To What He’s Often Said

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 15:15
By M.D. Kittle - In the closing hours of the campaign for Wisconsin governor, Democrat candidate Tony Evers appears to have had a change of heart on raising taxes.  Read More Evers Now Says He Won’t Raise Taxes, Contrary To What He’s Often Said

News And Views: Liberal Groups Organize #WalkoutToVote & Obama’s Gerrymandering Claim

Mon, 11/05/2018 - 13:51
MacIver investigative reporter Matt Kittle joins Oliver Burrows on WXCO in Wausau to discuss the news of the week. A #WalkoutToVote campaign where high school students will leave class in order to vote and make phone calls for liberal candidates on Tuesday is organized by powerful left-wing interests. And President Obama's unfounded and disingenuous claims about gerrymandering in Wisconsin.  Read More News And Views: Liberal Groups Organize #WalkoutToVote & Obama’s Gerrymandering Claim

MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Gov. Scott Walker

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 16:01
Gov. Scott Walker joins MacIver's Matt Kittle on the MacIver Newsmakers podcast to talk about the final stretch of his re-election campaign, as well as encouraging new numbers in the battle against opioids and the latest in Walker's aggressive welfare reform agenda.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Gov. Scott Walker

On The Vicki McKenna Show: Healy Analyzes Final MU Poll, Handicaps Election

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:58
With just four days to go before next Tuesday's big election, MacIver Institute President Brett Healy joins Matt Kittle, sitting in for Vicki McKenna on News/Talk 1310 WIBA, to break down the latest and final Marquette Law poll and look into the crystal ball.  Read More On The Vicki McKenna Show: Healy Analyzes Final MU Poll, Handicaps Election

On The Vicki McKenna Show: UW-Madison Issues Voting ID Card To Non-Citizen

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:41
MacIver Investigative Reporter Bill Osmulski joins the Vicki McKenna Show on News/Talk 1130 WISN to discuss his latest investigation into election shenanigans in Wisconsin. Bill followed an international student, a Chinese national and not a U.S. citizen, who showed him how easy it is to get a photo ID valid only for voting at UW-Madison by actually getting the ID.  Read More On The Vicki McKenna Show: UW-Madison Issues Voting ID Card To Non-Citizen

On The Jay Weber Show: Healy, Bott Share Election Insights In The Final Stretch

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 15:38
MacIver Institute President Brett Healy and American For Prosperity-WI State Director Eric Bott join Matt Kittle, guest hosting the Jay Weber Show on News/Talk 1130 WISN, to discuss the fast-approaching election and dissect the results of the final Marquette Law Poll released Wednesday.  Read More On The Jay Weber Show: Healy, Bott Share Election Insights In The Final Stretch

Student ‘WalkoutToVote’ March Led By Liberal Network

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 00:00
By M.D. Kittle - Students at several Wisconsin high schools will walk out of their classrooms on Election Day and march to their polling places. But like so many school “walkouts” in the Trump era, this get-out-the-vote display is being fed and led by powerful liberal interests.   Read More Student ‘WalkoutToVote’ March Led By Liberal Network

MacIver News Minute: Professional Protesters Show Up To “Fight For $15”

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:53
Van loads of professional protesters showed up at last Friday's gubernatorial debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. They were gathering to demand a $15 minimum wage, which candidate Tony Evers has pledged to deliver, at a "minimum." But research shows such drastic government mandates actually backfire on the very people the left-wing agitators claim they want to help: low wage workers. But why let facts get in the way of a good slogan?  Read More MacIver News Minute: Professional Protesters Show Up To “Fight For $15”

UW Issues Voting ID Card To Non-Citizen

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:35
When the university introduced the cards in 2016, Chancellor Rebecca Blank claimed, “For those non-Wisconsin students who are U.S. citizens but who don’t have a passport, the university will provide a voter ID card that complies with state law.” However, as MacIver News discovered, the university makes no attempt to confirm students are U.S. citizens before providing them with voter ID cards.  Read More UW Issues Voting ID Card To Non-Citizen

MacIver Fact Check: Obama’s Claims About Wisconsin Gerrymandering

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 00:00
By Chris Rochester - Obama's claim that Wisconsin is "one of the worst gerrymandered states in the country" drastically overstates the issue. Not only is a key tool used to make such claims fatally flawed, but his rhetoric disguises the left's real goal: to seize power and secure control over the next round of gerrymandering.  Read More MacIver Fact Check: Obama’s Claims About Wisconsin Gerrymandering

Fact Checking Education Funding Rhetoric On The Vicki McKenna Show

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:02
MacIver Research Director Ola Lisowski joins the Vicki McKenna Show on News/Talk 1310 WIBA to discuss her latest fact check on K-12 education funding in Wisconsin. Many claims about funding levels and cuts are flying around during this white-hot election - MacIver injects some facts into the conversation.  Read More Fact Checking Education Funding Rhetoric On The Vicki McKenna Show

On The Steve Scaffidi Show: K-12 Educrats Gather To Be Schooled On “White Supremacy” At DPI Lecture

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 14:18
MacIver Investigative Reporter Matt Kittle joins Steve Scaffidi on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee to discuss his report on a recent conference sponsored by the state Department of Public Instruction where education leaders from around the state gathered to hear a politically charged lecture on "white supremacy."  Read More On The Steve Scaffidi Show: K-12 Educrats Gather To Be Schooled On “White Supremacy” At DPI Lecture

The Truth About Education Spending in Wisconsin

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 00:00
By Ola Lisowski - State spending on school aids has become a major debate across Wisconsin. Many facets of the issue have entered the complicated conversation—including how much money districts receive, how they spend it, and whether the funding formula itself should be changed.  Read More The Truth About Education Spending in Wisconsin

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