Wisconsin Congress Health Care Vote Split By Party Lines

WISCREPORT.COM (05/04/2017) – Wisconsin’s congressional delegation voted along party lines on House health Bill designed to replace Obamacare. The House voted to pass the bill 217-213, Thursday, May 5, 2017. Wisconsin’s Republican representatives, Paul Ryan, Jim Sensenbrenner, Glenn Grothman, Sean Duffy and Mike Gallagher, voted in favor. Democratic representatives Mark Pocan, Ron Kind and Gwen Moore, voted against it. Pocan (above-left) says the bill is a disaster for Americans, will cause many to lose healthcare, or have costs increase. Gallagher (above-right) says, although the House bill is far from perfect, under this bill Wisconsin will have even more flexibility to […]

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Attorneys General Oppose Removing Student Protections

WISCREPORT.COM (04/24/2017) – Twenty-one Attorneys General from across the country, including neighboring Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa, have joined together to oppose Donald Trump and his Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s scheme to repeal consumer protections for student loan borrowers. In a letter to DeVos, the state top cops note how multiple investigations have revealed abuses in the servicing of student loans and how shoddy practices harm borrowers. One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross notes Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is missing from the effort to protect student loan borrowers. (Pictured, l-r, President Donald Trump; Dept. of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos; […]

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Wisconsin Cheesemakers Still The Finest in 2017

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (03/27/2017) – Wisconsin cheesemakers continued their historic winning streak at the 2017 U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, sweeping the top awards and 31 competition classes. With the title of Grand Champion Cheese going to Sartori’s Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, Wisconsin has won top honors at the country’s three major cheese competitions over the past year. Pictured (left to right): Marieke Penterman of Marieke Gouda in Thorp, Wisconsin, with her USCCC Second Runner-Up Marieke Gouda Belegen; Mike Matucheski of Sartori Cheese in Antigo, Wisconsin with his Grand Champion Sartori Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, and Terry Lensmire of Agropur in Weyauwega, Wisconsin […]

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Paul Ryan Says GOP Better Way Will Be All Better

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (06/26/2016) – House of Representative Republicans Friday, June 24, 2016, launched the sixth and final plank of their BetterWay agenda. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) suggests the sixth plank is fair, simple, pro-growth tax reform. Joined by Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and other committee members, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said it’s a tax code that works for taxpayers, not the tax collectors.

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Memorial Day Is Much More Than A Fun Holiday

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (05/28/2016) – Memorial Day weekend traditionally brings with it, congested highways, and long lines waiting to board planes at airports throughout the United States. In the minds of many, Memorial Day has become a long, fun, holiday for recreation, but, it is much more than that. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day commemorates U.S. men and women who have died while in the military service. The Memorial Day we know today started at the end of the Civil War, when communities set aside a day to mark the end of the war or as a memorial to those […]

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