Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty: Debunks Freedom from Religion Foundation’s claims that welcome signs are an unconstitutional establishment of religion

Contact: Cameron Sholty | WILL Communications Director cameron@will-law.org | 414-727-7416 | 262-409-9816 June 8, 2017 – Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has sent a letter to Oconomowoc Mayor David Nold, refuting ill-reasoned claims by the Freedom From Religion Foundation that a pair of signs on city property violate the U.S. Constitution’s prohibition on government es… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options. Username or E-mail Password * Remember Me     Forgot Password

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Marshfield Clinic Research Institute: Innovative technology donated to Marshfield Clinic will advance research and patient care

Contact: John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic Research Institute staff look at the high performance computing system donated by Milwaukee Institute, Inc MARSHFIELD – A donation of a high performance computing (HPC) system to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) from Milwaukee Institute, Inc., will advance health care research and innovative treatment options at Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS). MCHS has a long history of using research to inform and transform patient care that sets the System apart from other health care organizations. Peggy Peissig, Ph.D., director of MCRI’s Biomedical Informatics Research Center, said the HPC will

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Dept. of Workforce Development: Now accepting Wisconsin Fast Forward grant applications for small businesses and construction occupations

Contact: DWD Communications, 608-266-2722 On the Web: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/news.htm On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WIWorkforce On Twitter: @WIWorkforce MADISON – Today, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the release of two new Grant Program Announcements (GPAs) for Small Business Occupations and Construction Trades and Related Occupations under Governor Walker’s Wisconsin Fast Forward(WFF) initiative. The grants are intended to provide Wisconsin employers with customized worker training solutions for construction and small business workers. Wisconsin employers and workforce partners are encouraged to submit innovative, collaborative and customized training grant applications. Grantees may be awarded up to $50,000 to upskill workers in Small Business settings and/or

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Rep. Brandtjen: Forever is a long, long time

Contact: Rep. Brandtjen, (608) 267-2367 Madison – State Representative Janel Brandtjen (R- Menomonee Falls) issued the following statement regarding Assembly Bill 268 which would prohibit taxing authorities from offering referendums that would increase taxes on a permanent basis. The bill not only gives the taxpayers a voice every five years, the taxing authorities would need to demonstrate to the residents the continuing need for the increased revenue. “Referendums allow communities to approve additional spending at the local level for school expenses. Many referendums pertain to building new schools or making vast capital improvements. Voters can vote to approve for instance, $20

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JFC to meet Thursday after taking more than a week off

After taking last week off, the Joint Finance Committee will meet Thursday to resume voting on the budget. But its agenda does not include the biggest sticking points left to work out, including transportation, taxes and K-12 funding. The committee will instead take up: Budget Management and Compensation Reserves; Employee Trust Funds; Local Government Property Insurance Fund; Governor; Lieutenant… Please log in to access subscriber content. If you don’t have a subscription, click here for a WisPolitics free trial and to view the different subscription options.

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Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty: Debunks Freedom from Religion Foundation’s claims that welcome signs are an unconstitutional establishment of religion

Contact: Cameron Sholty | WILL Communications Director cameron@will-law.org | 414-727-7416 | 262-409-9816 June 8, 2017 – Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty has sent a letter to Oconomowoc Mayor David Nold, refuting ill-reasoned claims by the Freedom From Religion Foundation that a pair of signs on city

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Marshfield Clinic Research Institute: Innovative technology donated to Marshfield Clinic will advance research and patient care

Contact: John Gardner, 715-221-8659, gardner.john@marshfieldclinic.org Maree Stewart, 715-389-3257, stewart.maree@marshfieldclinic.org Marshfield Clinic Research Institute staff look at the high performance computing system donated by Milwaukee Institute, Inc MARSHFIELD – A donation of a high performance computing (HPC) system to Marshfield Clinic Research Institute (MCRI) from Milwaukee Institute, Inc., will advance health

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Dept. of Workforce Development: Now accepting Wisconsin Fast Forward grant applications for small businesses and construction occupations

Contact: DWD Communications, 608-266-2722 On the Web: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/news.htm On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WIWorkforce On Twitter: @WIWorkforce MADISON – Today, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the release of two new Grant Program Announcements (GPAs) for Small Business Occupations and Construction Trades and Related Occupations under Governor Walker’s Wisconsin Fast Forward(WFF) initiative.

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Rep. Brandtjen: Forever is a long, long time

Contact: Rep. Brandtjen, (608) 267-2367 Madison – State Representative Janel Brandtjen (R- Menomonee Falls) issued the following statement regarding Assembly Bill 268 which would prohibit taxing authorities from offering referendums that would increase taxes on a permanent basis. The bill not only gives the taxpayers a voice every five years, the

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JFC to meet Thursday after taking more than a week off

After taking last week off, the Joint Finance Committee will meet Thursday to resume voting on the budget. But its agenda does not include the biggest sticking points left to work out, including transportation, taxes and K-12 funding. The committee will instead take up: Budget Management and Compensation Reserves; Employee

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