A Business Owes Nothing in Taxes & Gets a State Check?

May 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

April 29, 2015 “Why doesn’t the press cover what’s happening with refundable tax credits?” I asked the journalist. We were chatting about what I found in the state budget. “Because the press doesn’t understand them,” she told me. “Doesn’t understand them?” I thought. “There has to be an easy way to describe what’s happening...” Imagine if you had ...

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A Wisconsin Democratic state senator challenges her party to stop name calling and get back in the game.

Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

"We often hear people say Wisconsin politics is so divided, they avoid conversations about it. Bring up act ten, or the right to work, or the budget, and tempers flare quickly. Democratic state senator Kathleen Vinehout stood so firmly against act ten that she left the state. Looking back, she says it was the right ...

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Town Hall Meetings – Black River Falls and Alma Center

Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and Rep.Chris Danou State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout and State Rep. Chris Danou invite area residents to learn about and comment on Governor Walker’s 2015-17 State Budget proposal at two Town Hall Meetings in Black River Falls on May 7th and in Alma Center on May 14th BLACK RIVER FALLS DATE: Thursday, May 7, 2015 ...

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Let’s Debunk a Few Budget Myths

Apr 22, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

April 22, 2015 “I’m okay with the cuts,” the man wrote me. “It’s shameful to pass debt on to our children.” In the man’s message, he implies a common misconception about Wisconsin – there is no state debt. Wisconsin owes a lot of money. The state budget proposes that we borrow even more money. The nonpartisan Legislative ...

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People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions

Apr 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

April 15, 2015 “This is not my cup of tea,” the farmer said quietly as he moved up to the microphone at the Eau Claire budget hearing. “I’m a UW grad. I’m a farmer. I’m a tech college grad. My kids went to public school. There’s a lot I could talk about today. But I’m here today ...

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Uber vs. Taxi Cabs: Is a Statewide Preemption of Local Laws a Good Idea?

Apr 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

April 8, 2015 Could a ride-sharing company known as Uber be in your future? Testimony from company lobbyists suggests we may soon see the San Francisco based app-driven ride-sharing company in rural Wisconsin. That is if state lawmakers pass new legislation to stop/preempt locals from regulating the ride-share drivers. Uber is a multinational computer app-driven company that matches ...

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