NEW WALKER PROPOSALS

GOVERNOR SCOTT WALKER IS OUT WITH SOME NEW PROPOSALS AS THE RACE FOR RE-ELECTION GETS UNDERWAY.  WALKER IS CALLING FOR A FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLAR TAX CREDIT FOR COLLEGE GRADUATES THAT LIVE AND WORK IN WISCONSIN AS A WAY TO REDUCE COLLEGE LOAN DEBT.  THE GOVERNOR ALSO WANTS TO ESTABLISH A TAX CREDIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO HELP THEM STAY IN THEIR HOMES AND HE WANTS OT EXTEND THE STATE’S BACK TO SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY.  WALKER’S PROPOSALS COME AS STATE SUPERINTENDENT TONY EVERS WINS THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR GOVERNOR.

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What Are They Trying To Hide?

For a number of years now, the Oshkosh School Board has been very boring.  Former Superintendent Stan Mack ushered in an era of groupthink that urged members not to disagree with each other in public, not to openly question administrators and to always vote in unanimity on agenda items to give the public the perception…

The Coverup Within the Coverup

One aspect of the Catholic Priest Abuse Scandal that often gets glossed over is the active role church members themselves took in perpetuating the cover up.  Another example of that was provided by Green Bay Bishop David Ricken during a press conference last week addressing Auxiliary Bishop Robert Morneau’s resignation from active ministry.   Ricken…

Give the Kids a Chance

It’s Friday, and that means another night of high school football.  Our Saturday morning sports updates are increasingly filled with outrageous blowout scores–as a growing number of schools see a migration of good athletes away from the sport–leaving those left behind to get pounded on a weekly basis.  Last week’s spreads in the Fox Valley…