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Evers, The ‘People Not Prisons’ Candidate, Borrows Heavily For More Prison Beds
By M.D. Kittle — For a candidate who campaigned on halving Wisconsin’s prison population, Gov. Tony Evers sure wants to spend a lot of money on prisons.   Read More Evers, The ‘People Not Prisons’ Candidate, Borrows Heavily For More Prison Beds
In Case You Missed It: Healthcare Solutions, Manufacturing Grows, and More Taxes for Wisconsin Farmers
March 15, 2019 | In case you missed it, here are five important stories fiscal conservatives may have missed this week.  Read More In Case You Missed It: Healthcare Solutions, Manufacturing Grows, and More Taxes for Wisconsin Farmers
Outside Money Critic Judge Lisa Neubauer Still Silent On Eric Holder’s Outside Money
By M.D. Kittle -- Liberal appeals court Judge Lisa Neubauer, who has railed against outside money in Wisconsin Supreme Court elections, has remained silent on the loads of outside cash helping her campaign for the high court.   Read More Outside Money Critic Judge Lisa Neubauer Still Silent On Eric Holder’s Outside Money
Analysis: K-12 Education Spending Soars In Gov. Tony Evers’ Budget Proposal
By Ola Lisowski - As former state Superintendent of the Department of Public Instruction, Gov. Tony Evers has made K-12 education a top priority in his 2019-21 biennial budget proposal. That is, as long as students attend the types of schools he prefers.   Read More Analysis: K-12 Education Spending Soars In Gov. Tony Evers’ Budget Proposal
An Optimistic Milwaukee Puts Its Faith In A Deadbeat DNC
While Milwaukee celebrates landing the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Dan O’Donnell urges some caution given the Democrats’ history unpaid debts and fiscal mismanagement  Read More An Optimistic Milwaukee Puts Its Faith In A Deadbeat DNC
MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Sen. Duey Stroebel On Evers’ Surprising Budget Plan
Governor Tony Evers tries to be everything to everyone, including every special interest that asked for a goodie in his 2019-21 biennial budget. Senator Duey Stroebel joined MacIver Newsmakers for this week's podcast focusing on the state budget.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers Podcast: Sen. Duey Stroebel On Evers’ Surprising Budget Plan
Fewer Than Half Of New Taxes and Fees Go To More Road Spending In Evers’ DOT Budget
By Bill Osmulski - At the end of the day, Evers can only claim he is adding $294.1 million to local and state road improvements, while increasing taxes and fees by $600 million. His critics could add that without bonding, Evers would only be increasing total road spending by $69 million.  Read More Fewer Than Half Of New Taxes and Fees Go To More Road Spending In Evers’ DOT Budget
MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Dale Kooyenga Discusses ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Of State Budgets
By M.D. Kittle - Gov. Tony Evers's massive $83.5 billion budget is like the Oprah Winfrey Show of spending plans, says state Sen. Dale Kooyenga.  Read More MacIver Newsmakers: Sen. Dale Kooyenga Discusses ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ Of State Budgets