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Sanfelippo: Road To A Sustainable DOT Does Not Require A Tax Increase
By Joe Sanfelippo - A more conservative way forward would allow Wisconsin to consistently put more money towards transportation without resorting to new taxation.   Read More Sanfelippo: Road To A Sustainable DOT Does Not Require A Tax Increase
MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: ATR’s Grover Norquist Setting The Record Straight On Tax Relief
By M.D. Kittle - Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, joins us on this edition of MacIver NewsMakers for a little perspective on the current tax climate and the changes taking shape in the Badger State. And this anti-tax man offers some sound advice for those who die.    Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: ATR’s Grover Norquist Setting The Record Straight On Tax Relief
In Case You Missed It: UW Still Doing Well Despite Cries of Poverty, Entitlements Could Slow Down Economic Growth, and Supreme Court Tariff Fight
Happy Easter Weekend! It’s been a busy week in Wisconsin with Governor Evers wanting to revise the Foxconn deal, and the release of the Mueller Report. Here are some important stories for the fiscal conservative, in case you missed it.  Read More In Case You Missed It: UW Still Doing Well Despite Cries of Poverty, Entitlements Could Slow Down Economic Growth, and Supreme Court Tariff Fight
Wisconsin’s Tax Freedom Day Is April 19th
By Ola Lisowski - Wisconsinites will be a little freer as of tomorrow, April 19th. The Badger State’s Tax Freedom Day is April 19th this year, according to the Tax Foundation.   Read More Wisconsin’s Tax Freedom Day Is April 19th
Union Shops Still Violating Right-To-Work Law, With Impunity
By M.D. Kittle - It appears Wisconsin’s four-year-old right-to-work law is still being violated by union shop businesses, a MacIver News Service investigation finds.   Read More Union Shops Still Violating Right-To-Work Law, With Impunity
Picking And Choosing: AG Kaul Won’t Defend State In Right-To-Work Appeal
By M.D. Kittle - On Thursday, Kaul dropped his defense of the "dues checkoff" provision in Wisconsin’s right-to-work law, a case appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Read More Picking And Choosing: AG Kaul Won’t Defend State In Right-To-Work Appeal
Weston TID Refuses To Die – Now Funding Fiber Optics
The village already has over a dozen internet providers, and everyone has access to download speeds of at least 30 mbps, according to the Public Service Commission. Most customers in Weston having access to services that provide up to 300 mbps download speeds. (It only takes 5 mbps to watch HD movies on Netflix.)Despite the fact that the village has plenty of internet options already available, they decided the TID needs an astonishing 1,000 mbps speed – and offered to pay TDS $225,000 from the TID to install the fiber optic cables.   Read More Weston TID Refuses To Die – Now Funding Fiber Optics
The Politics of Resentment
Special Guest Perspective by Dan O'Donnell - If voters stop believing that the rich don't pay enough in taxes, they might start blaming the Democrats whose policies invariably lead to higher tax rates for everyone.  Read More The Politics of Resentment