Save SeniorCare, Again!

Feb 18, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

February 18, 2015 “Please do what you can to keep SeniorCare as is. It is critical to those of us on it.” wrote a rural Buffalo County woman. “I will be 70 years old in a couple of months and not on any prescription medicines. SeniorCare is perfect for me as I very seldom require a prescription ...

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State Budget: Take Time to Learn and Express Yourself

Feb 14, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

“What people need to understand is that we are seeing this budget for the first time,” the Republican staff member told me. “There are a lot of things that need to change.” Recently the Governor made public his proposal for the state’s two-year budget. The day following his speech a Senate page brought around a hand-truck ...

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Governor’s Higher Ed Budget Cuts Bad for Wisconsin’s Future

Feb 4, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

February 4, 2015 “I love college, Mom,” my son told me. “There is nowhere else I can hear a conversation in a different language every day.” My son got me thinking about the challenges our students face – competing in a global marketplace, changes in the economy, changes in technology. College has never been so important. Keeping ...

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Senator Vinehout’s Statement on Governor Walker’s Budget Address

Feb 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

February 3, 2015 “The Governor’s speech was long on campaign-speak and light on details.” “What specifics we learned mean a tough road ahead for local schools, the UW and our children who will inherit increased state debt.” “Taking the cap off private schools getting state dollars means less money for our public schools. Property taxes will go up ...

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“Let’s Not Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water”

Feb 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Admin

GAB Audit Hearing shows path to improved operation January 26, 2015 “I’m not a clerk. I’m just a citizen who observed several recounts and recalls,” Bill Wasser of Reedsburg told the Audit Committee. “Let’s not throw the baby out with the bath water. Let’s make some changes and make it work.” Mr. Wasser responded to some lawmakers who ...

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“I Don’t Have A Clue”

Jan 21, 2015 1 Comment ›› Admin

School Play Mirrors Confusion in Assembly Education Committee January 21, 2015 “Edgar: All right, everybody; back to the scene of the crime. “Ella: New clues? “Carol: What clues? “Bob: What’s the next clue? “Carol: I don’t have a clue. “Norman: (At the window box, dramatically.) Guys, the body’s gone!” So goes the hilarious comedy written by Craig Sodaro and performed by Alma students. ...

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