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Justice Rebecca Bradley: Dallet’s Comments On John Doe ‘Absurd’

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:42
By M.D. Kittle - What Dallet has failed to note is that the politically motivated John Doe investigations - which were little more than political spying operations on dozens of Wisconsin right-of-center groups - were declared unconstitutional for a reason.   Read More Justice Rebecca Bradley: Dallet’s Comments On John Doe ‘Absurd’

What Do Liberals Have Planned If They Regain Power in Wisconsin?

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 13:18
MacIver's Bill Osmulski discusses Rep. Chris Taylor's left-wing manifesto on the Vicki McKenna Show. The agenda, a litany of liberal amendments to the state constitution, would mandate a progressive income tax, let the state superintendent of schools write his own check, take away the power of the governor to appoint the DNR secretary, eliminate residency requirements for voting, and much more.  Read More What Do Liberals Have Planned If They Regain Power in Wisconsin?

MacIver News Minute: Liberal Protesters Demand UW-Stevens Point Cancel Modernization Plan

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:13
What happens when a higher ed administrator shows fiscal responsibility and pragmatism? He gets pilloried by liberals, of course. Look no further than UW-Stevens Point, where administration there decided to overhaul and modernize their academic offerings, only to meet protesters demanding the nixed majors - majors with sagging interest among incoming students - be retained.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Liberal Protesters Demand UW-Stevens Point Cancel Modernization Plan

UW To Give Award to Tariq Ali, Defender of Brutal Dictators And Socialism

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:05
By Abby Streu - Ali had originally been invited to receive a lifetime achievement award from the UW-Madison Havens Center for Social Justice on October 19, 2017. The lecture was postponed following an unexplained accident. An open records request by the MacIver News Service found staff working diligently behind the scenes to reschedule the event, and Tariq Ali’s day in Madison is almost here.  Read More UW To Give Award to Tariq Ali, Defender of Brutal Dictators And Socialism

New Emails Raise More Conflict Questions In Probe Of Troubled Ozaukee County Court

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 00:00
By M.D. Kittle - A new round of emails obtained by MacIver News Service raises more questions and concerns about the objectivity of the judge overseeing an investigation into the troubled Ozaukee County court system.  Read More New Emails Raise More Conflict Questions In Probe Of Troubled Ozaukee County Court

Assembly Democrats Unveil Roadmap to Permanently Change Constitution

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:00
By Bill Osmulski - Sweeping changes to Wisconsin's Bill of Rights would undo Act 10, eliminate voter residency requirements, and bring back the GAB.  Read More Assembly Democrats Unveil Roadmap to Permanently Change Constitution

School Districts Want to Raise Taxes $667 Million on April 3rd

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 00:00
Across Wisconsin on April 3, 66 Wisconsin school districts will hold referenda asking local voters to raise property taxes. Voters will have to decide if they want to increase taxes by up to $667 million outside of regular revenue limits.  Read More School Districts Want to Raise Taxes $667 Million on April 3rd

What’s Going On In The Legislature?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:01
MacIver President Brett Healy joins Vicki McKenna to talk about conservative wins and losses at the hands of the state Legislature. While some good ideas made it through and some bad ideas rightly died, other good conservative agenda items failed to pass, a big missed opportunity for the Legislature.  Read More What’s Going On In The Legislature?

The MacIver Report: Wisconsin This Week – March Madness in the Legislature

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:57
Team MacIver busts its brackets trying to unravel the fast-moving Legislature over the past week, which is simultaneously passing conservative agenda items and stymying other good reforms. Also, why is Eric Holder obsessed with elections in Wisconsin? And why are liberals freaking out in Stevens Point? Team MacIver has answers.  Read More The MacIver Report: Wisconsin This Week – March Madness in the Legislature

MacIver News Minute: Tort Reform Stymies Trial Lawyers’ Fishing Expeditions

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 08:55
Some trial lawyers like to go fishing - for huge lawsuits. Tort reform passed last week, however, reins in the cumbersome discovery process and makes Wisconsin one of the first states in the nation to bring transparency to litigation financing, tangling the lines of lawyers looking for a jackpot settlement.  Read More MacIver News Minute: Tort Reform Stymies Trial Lawyers’ Fishing Expeditions

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