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Rep. Scott Allen Sides with Crony Capitalists

October 19, 2017

Nineteen states have called for a Constitutional amendment that would overturn the disastrous Citizens United decision. Representative Scott Allen won't even allow a public hearing on a resolution that would let Wisconsinites vote on this core issue of our timeWhile many politicians may like unlimited and often undisclosed campaign contributions, the rest of America is disgusted by it.

New State Motto? Some modest suggestions

Cow
October 17, 2017

WMC has recently that the state should re-consider our state motto "America's Dairyland" and that our citizens should re-invent ourselves into a newer, hipper persona now that we have Foxconn coming (and obviously life in Wisconsin is going to chan

Hemp - its time has come

Kathleen Vinehout
October 11, 2017

Farmers in diverse states like Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine and Minnesota are researching a new crop: industrial hemp. Many states are changing laws to allow growing of hemp.

Wisconsin is slow to get in the game. Hopefully, this is about to change.

Wisconsin’s Long Journey toward a Living Wage

Kathleen Vinehout
September 2, 2017

“For an adult with a family who has to pay for food, clothing, and a place to live, and be able to pay for a car, the minimum wage is clearly not high enough,” wrote Bethany of Eleva-Strum High School.

Wisconsin was one of the first states to enact a Living Wage. The law gave authority for determining a living wage to an Industrial Commission made up of a balance of employers, employees and the public. The year was 1913.

Urgent memo from the Wisconsin Towns Association

August 28, 2017
THIS IS AN URGENT LEGISLATIVE ALERT REGARDING FRAC SAND & MINING.  WE NEED A LOT OF PHONE CALLS NOW.
For some time, we have been battling the frac sand industry and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce that want to completely eliminate the ability of local government to regulate air, water, blasting, or anything related to quarries, frac sand, or any mining. 

Is Anybody Home at Hud?

Ben Carson
August 23, 2017

by Alec MacGillis ProPublica, Aug. 22, 2017, 8 a.m.

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