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Increasing Funding for Voucher and Charter Schools Comes at a Big Cost

Feb 7, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Increasing Funding for Voucher and Charter Schools Comes at a Big Cost New estimate by LFB shows funding parity price tag is over $100M ALMA, WI - For many years, voucher and charter school advocates sought funding parity while rural schools struggle to stay open. Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) responded to a new analysis ...

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Statement from Senator Kathleen Vinehout on the Governor’s State of the State Address

Jan 10, 2017 No Comments ›› Admin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017 The Governor presents a rosy picture of our state. But there are storm clouds on the horizon. Wisconsin’s economy has lagged the rest of the country. Minnesota recovered lost jobs two full years before Wisconsin. And the country as a whole recovered jobs lost during the Recession a full year before Wisconsin. ...

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Mr. Humphries – Long on Blame, Short on Facts

Nov 3, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2016 Recent voucher-convert John Humphries has been busy spending his days writing pieces for Right Wisconsin, retweeting voucher leaders, and creating conspiracy theories that school report cards are rigged. But here is the problem: the report card changes were proposed by Gov. Walker and passed by the Republican legislative majorities--not the Department of Public Instruction ...

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Vinehout Calls for Corrections Audit

Mar 9, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

March 9, 2016 “The Department of Corrections is facing severe difficulties that require our immediate response,” said State Senator Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma). “I call upon my fellow members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee to approve an audit of DOC. This audit is necessary to address grave issues of safety, overcrowding, repeat offenders, mental illness among ...

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Vinehout – Miller statement on SB 239 committee vote

Mar 1, 2016 No Comments ›› Admin

The Latest Attempt to Privatize Our Waters Senator Mark Miller and Senator Kathleen Vinehout Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. Water provides the basis for our economy and way of life. Yet Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and their legislative allies continue to threaten that resource, pitting one user against another, undermining Wisconsin’s constitution and threatening ...

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