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Public School Advocates Say No to School Voucher Expansion

May 22, 2013  by Rebecca Kemble Earlier today a group of legislators and public school advocates delivered a wagon load of petitions to Governor Scott Walker and the Co-chairs of the Joint Finance Committee urging them to remove school voucher expansion plans from the 2013-2015 state budget. They also called on the Joint Finance Committee […]

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Legislative Laundry List Part Two

From 3pm to 7pm the following bills were passed by the WI Assembly.  Still on deck, criminalizing abortion providers, trashing navigable water regulations, privatizing Milwaukee Area Tech College board, and water pollution credit trading, among dozens of others. SB 453 is an omnibus bill that lays out the scope of authority of the newly created […]

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Two School Voucher Initiatives Stalled

A bill that restricts school voucher programs to Milwaukee and Racine passed the Assembly on a voice vote this afternoon.  SB 174 was passed by the senate on October 18, 2011 but was stalled in the Assembly until last Tuesday. The bill is the subject of the conversation between Rep. Robin Vos (R-Burlington) and Sen. […]

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