Last week, the Assembly Committee on Local Government held a public hearing on Assembly Bill 748, which takes away the ability of local communities to enact ordinances regarding employment discrimination, workforce protections, and other measures that ensure fairness in the workplace.
Instead of building a real economy, Walker is trying to buy one.
One of the most dangerous of many Donald Trump deplorables who have been appointed to high-ranking offices in his administration is former South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney, long a loyal friend of special interests.
With people starting to see more money in their monthly paychecks, middle-class workers are beginning to realize the tax cut’s benefits.
The state Democratic Party and top Democratic candidates have accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years from Madison businessman Mark Bakken, who's caught up in a sexual harassment dispute.
Radio personality Mitch Henck discusses the gun debate.
Progress can sometimes begin with small bipartisan victories. Perhaps building a more skilled workforce is one such milestone.
Any governor who wants to take advantage of the provision can designate 25% of a state’s distressed areas as Opportunity Zones. At the same time, investors can put their money in newly created Opportunity Funds. Managers of Opportunity Funds would then be able to invest in designated areas, and investors would receive tax-advantaged rates on their earnings.
Johnson, who chairs the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, backtracked almost immediately under heavy pressure.
A recent study from leading economists Marshall Steinbaum, Ioana Marinescu, and Jose Azar has found that the average labor market is highly concentrated and as the concentration in a labor market goes up, average wages go down — by as much as 17 percent.
No one denies that many of Walker's proposals are meant to reassure voters in 2018. But Democrats are inventing new contortions to pretend they oppose the plans.
Wisconsin’s ‘arbitrary’ exam scores fencing out many young professionals.
The banal privatizing of Wisconsin public resources and nationally-noted environmental degradation during Walker's rule isn't complicated. There aren't coincidences anymore.
The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, handicap Tuesday's Supreme Court primary. Sponsored by Michael Best Strategies and the Wisconsin Counties Association.
Gov. Scott Walker and GOP legislators are working on an incentive package that would give Kimberly-Clark "Foxconn terms" to keep 600 jobs the paper manufacturer now plans to eliminate in Neenah.