The myth and paradox of Wisconsin liberalism

By Mathew K Jallow The statistics are striking, but far from shocking. For the decade and a half that I observed race relations in Wisconsin, I have never ceased to be amazed by the falsity with which the state is perceived as a bastion of liberal values. To many outsiders, Wisconsin may appear progressive; a place where [...]

Fitzgerald highlights areas of concern in Walker’s budget plan

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says lawmakers may split with the governor on several areas in his budget, including funding for K-12, tax cuts, the school choice program and self-insurance, among others. Fitzgerald predicted lawmakers will agree to increasing funding for K-12 education in the upcoming biennium. But he wouldn’t commit to the $649 million [...]