In an attempt to address perceived teacher shortages, a bipartisan group of state legislators have introduced a bill that would make it easier for qualified teachers from other states to become licensed in Wisconsin. While there may be as many surpluses in the wide array of teaching disciplines as there are shortages, this bill advances a worthwhile reform.
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Our corrupted American elections may well be the greatest environmental threat facing the planet. But if elections pose a threat, they also offer a possibility.
Gov. Tony Evers is at best naïve, possibly worse.
It is time for us to take action, and join 37 states in expanding health care for our residents. Medicaid is not welfare, it is an investment in Wisconsin and in our health care system.
It’s time for everyone who supports sensible gun policies to put unceasing pressure on their representatives and senators in the state Legislature and Congress to pass these reforms.
Walters writes a letter to Wisconsin leaders on the state's gun laws.
Milwaukee County Supervisor Dan Sebring is understandably annoyed at a mural wrap on a county bus sponsored by the Milwaukee Art Museum. The mural is a student “art” project that is anti-immigration law enforcement. While we should be sympathetic to Sebring's concerns about the insult to law enforcement, the mural is not "racist."
Some progress on democracy in Wisconsin requires a look to the past.
Although Cephus steadfastly maintained his innocence from day one, Cephus was charged with serious crimes that exposed him to significant prison time, if convicted. Cephus was also suspended from the UW football team and expelled from the university. Cephus’ reputation was trashed, his career was in ruins and his life was effectively destroyed.
Trump and the faltering GOP don’t have Wisconsin’s back. Only a clean Democratic sweep in 2020 will bring change.
Test-based accountability has destroyed the profession.
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In an effort to clean-up the statutes, Marklein's bill would remove 19 pages by deleting language associated with seven obsolete tax credits and obsolete Illinois income tax reciprocity criteria.
Joint Finance co-chair made it too costly to test his claim of support for GOP budget bill.