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IR: Cross and Madigan co-sponsor budget proposal
Steve Bartin: Wisconsin State Employee Union Want Window Signs in Businesses Supporting Union or Threaten Boycott
IR: Walsh says a DC shutdown might be beneficial
Steve Bartin: Indiana House Passes Broad Voucher Bill : Private Schools Included
Steve Bartin: Wisconsin Will Ignore Judge, Implement Union Law
Steve Bartin: GOP report: AARP stands to make $1 billion from ObamaCare, IRS should investigate
IR: Breaking: Illinois Schools stockpile large amounts of money in fund balances
Steve Bartin: City of Chicago Wastes $18 Million A Year on Truck Drivers
Jim Bowman: Sister sez: God ain’t who you think he (she?) is
Anne: Bible Insufficiently …

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from House Minority Leader Tom Cross Years of advocating for fiscally conservative and responsible budgeting by members of the House Republican caucus finally seems to be resonating with leading Democrats in the House. Wednesday, House Republican Leader Tom Cross testified…

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The Milwaukee Journal reports:Members of Wisconsin State Employees Union, AFSCME Council 24, have begun circulating letters to businesses in southeast Wisconsin, asking them to support workers’ rights by putting up a sign in their windows.If business…

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Illinois U.S. Rep Joe Walsh (R-8) was featured on CBSNews this am, and he suggests that it may be a good thing for Washington DC to shut down. He was also featured on Greta Van Susteran’s "On the Record" Wednesday…

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WRTV reports:The Indiana House on Wednesday passed what would be the nation’s broadest use of school vouchers, allowing even middle-class families to use taxpayer money to send their children to private schools. The bill passed the house 56-42.In an ef…

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Local schools are stockpiling more and more taxpayer money, with dozens of districts sitting on enough cash to pay a full year of expenses, statewide financial data show. The statewide total of $8.9 billion unspent at the close of the…

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The Chicago Sun-Times reports:Chicago taxpayers are wasting $18 million a year on 200 motor truck drivers who shuttle city crews to work sites, then get “paid to do nothing more than sit in a vehicle” waiting for crews to finish the job, the city

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A knock-down-drag-out between bishops and theologian, so what else is new? [The bishops’] statement faults [Sister Elizabeth] Johnson for treating language about God in the Bible and in church tradition as largely metaphorical, implying that truth abou…