Results tagged with 'budget'
Published July 13, 2016
There's a perfect storm heading toward our kids' Wisconsin public schools, and the damage done would be 100 percent man-made by Madison politicians. Let me share three reasons why I'm so worried, why you should be too and what we can do about it.
Published June 8, 2016
What isn't deteriorating in Wisconsin? You can't argue our universities have improved. You can't argue our roads have either - and now comes word that Walker's transportation secretary is looking at the "continued deterioration" of 90 percent of our roads.
Published May 24, 2016
The charge that MPS would be giving almost half a million dollars to the loose national coalition going by the name Black Lives Matter is, of course, false. But that didn't stop Sheriff David Clarke from commenting on it and showing his true desires.
Published May 11, 2016
Walker's recent response concerning the vote of no-confidence and attack on professors' pay is insulting - not to mention misleading with its numbers on faculty pay and the number of students most UW instructors teach.
Published April 13, 2016
UW System President Ray Cross had a symbolic buzzer - really - concerning "whining" at meetings about recent budget cuts. But if he really wants to help the UW System in its fight against these budget cuts, he should've used a different kind of buzz.
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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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