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; […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

H.J. Res. 41 Signed By Trump Cancels An Obama Action

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (02/14/2017) – Current U.S. President Donald J. Trump chose Valentine’s Day to send a message to former president Barack Obama and Democrats. A Congressional Review Act bill signed by Trump today, effectively cancels out some of the Obama Administration actions prior to ending occupation of the White House. H.J. Res. 41 repeals Dodd-Frank regulations on the energy industry. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) says the regulations would have put American oil and natural gas companies at a disadvantage on the world stage. Ryan claims this will free up American entrepreneurs, creating jobs, and jump-starting our economy. The House continues […]

Read more