Results tagged with 'budget'
Published March 19, 2015
Milwaukee educators, parents and students will arrive at the state budget hearing immediately after school this Friday, March 20 and ask that the hearing be extended so they can express their concerns about proposed budget cuts to public schools and universities.
Published March 17, 2015
Hundreds of parents, educators, students and community members will rally in support of public schools - and author Diane Ravitch will speak - this Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the MATC Cooley Auditorium.
Published March 10, 2015
The following is a letter to the editor from UW-Waukesha Dean Harry Muir concerning the recent budget cuts to the UW system.
Published March 2, 2015
As the cliché goes, those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it. Or perhaps, Gov. Walker wants history to repeat itself. I suspect he does. It's the history of his idol, Ronald Reagan, that is illustrative here.
Published Feb. 23, 2015
Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Dr. Michael Bonds announced Monday that the Milwaukee Board of School Directors will consider a resolution by Director Larry Miller calling on Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature to restore adequate funding to public schools in Wisconsin.
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If you haven't heard the news already, brace yourselves: Starbucks is set to raise prices tomorrow on a variety of drinks. As reported by Barry Horovitz in the USA Today on Friday consumers can expect the following increases:• 15 to 20 cents: Tall and Venti Latte and Mocha drinks in som...
July 2, 2013by Brett HealyMacIver Institute President [Madison, Wisc...] After months of debate, numerous public hearings around the state, hundreds of amendments and what seemed like endless hours of one after another doomsayer predicting the end of the world or at least Wisconsin as we kno...
In the expansive coverage of the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill battle in local print and broadcast media outlets over the past three weeks we've been bombarded with phrases like...in-hiding, fleeing, and runaway...to describe the 14 Democratic State Senators who fled to Illinois. Local reporters l...
Well if anyone is reading this that means that you survived snow-pocolyspe 2011! Can I just mention how much I love Milwaukee and how dramatic they can be about something as common as snow? LOVE IT!
Although I am enjoying my snow day at home, it's also helping with my challenge of spending less a...
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