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The new state budget allows teachers with three or more years of experience to receive a permanent teacher’s license.  The change will save teachers thousands of dollars throughout their career.  But the state’s largest teachers’ union isn’t cheering.  WEAC opposes the

Thanks to Governor Walker and conservatives in the legislature taxpayers scored several key victories in the ongoing struggle against big government and their special interest allies. Going forward property taxpayers will no longer pay a state portion of their property

Few people have ever heard of the Public Finance Authority (PFA) and that’s by design.  Why? Because the PFA is quasi –public agency that provides high risk, tax-exempt bonding to private entities.  In Wisconsin a handful of counties and one

“Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” — Otto Von Bismark. While Republican infighting and the current stalemate in the state budget process is enough to make one “mildly nauseous,” conservatives should take heart.  Two

If you think one liberal Tammy isn’t enough, we’ve got some great news.  This weekend only, Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin will be joined by Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois.  They’re coming together to agitate Democratic activists at their state convention

Here we go again.   Congress is about to pass another continuing resolution to keep the federal government operating for the next several months.  Why?  Because politicians like Tammy Baldwin have refused to make the tough budgeting decisions her constituents

The current legislative session has produced hundreds of bills and resolutions in just a few months. If passed, the following proposals will be key victories for Wisconsin conservatives. REINS Act The REINS act mirrors federal legislation by the same name

This week Governor Scott Walker rallied Wisconsin conservatives and infuriated big-government liberals by revealing his 2017-2019 budget priorities. The $76.1 billion budget includes $592 million in tax and fee cuts, a $648.9 million increase in K-12 education funding, $6.1 billion