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Why the rush to deregulate Uber and Lyft?

April 5, 2015 by Christina M. Ballard Last week the Senate held a hearing on SB106 regarding Transportation Network Companies and the pre-emption of local taxi ordinances by the State. I speak for the group Cab Drivers for Madison Safety, an organization established in 2007 to further the efforts of cab drivers from all four companies in […]

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MacIver Institute Asks: “Why Is ALEC Writing Wisconsin Legislation?”

March 2, 2015  By WCMC The MacIver Institute momentarily came to its senses and realized that the Wisconsin protesters got it right — representative democracy is dead. MacIver, the self-described “public policy think tank” that in 2011-2012 “teamed up with American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member Americans for Prosperity to produce a multi-million dollar TV ‘issue […]

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Capitol Protesters Bused to DOA Facility Without Being Charged, Released to Find Way Back in Bitter Snowstorm

By Jason Huberty, February 26, 2015 As Republicans rushed through a so-called “Right to Work” bill in the Wisconsin State Senate on Wednesday, some people were removed from the galleries for outbursts but not arrested, while at least two people were taken to an off-site Department of Administration processing facility and made to find their […]

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Scott Walker says destroying nurses’ unions in 2011 prepared him to take on Putin

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Scott Walker says busting teachers’ unions will have jihadists quivering in fear

   

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I❤️UW-Fourth Anniversary of Wisconsin Uprising

February 15, 2015 by Leslie Amsterdam Frigid temperatures with below zero wind chills did not keep several hundred citizens from celebrating the fourth anniversary of the I❤️UW rally of February 14, 2011, which ignited the Wisconsin Uprising. UW Faculty Organizing for Change hosted this year’s Stop the Cuts-SaveUW rally as a response to a proposed […]

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Scott Walker’s ‘Wrecking Ball Budget’ Address

February 3, 2015  By Timothy Riley “I come before you tonight to admit that I lied when I stated in the last debate that this budget showed a $500 million surplus. I may be stupid, but even I knew full well we were staring a $2 billion+ structural deficit in the face. And how did […]

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Scott Walker’s Scorn for the Poor Makes Mary Burke the Clear Choice on Nov 4th

October 30, 2014, By Ryan Wherley With the final Marquette poll prior to Tuesday’s upcoming election having been released and Walker showing his largest lead of the past several months, things aren’t looking so hot for Mary Burke. But we can win if we just turn out and vote. And for those of you who […]

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Know Your Governor

October 18, 2014, By D.E Johnson • Scott Walker declined Medicaid funds, leading to a loss of over $206 million to the state of Wisconsin. This is federal money that originally came from Wisconsin through Medicaid taxes. Wisconsin Medicaid is now short $760 million. In addition, his cuts to BadgerCare have eliminated the health care coverage of […]

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Wisconsin Pushing for Slave-Wage Labor Force

– March 6, 2014 by Nicole Desautels Citizens showed up in droves March 3 to testify against SB 626, an anti-living wage bill introduced by Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and co-sponsored by Rep. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield). The bill prohibits living wage ordinances in any city, village, town or county which receives state funds. Highlights […]

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