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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DPI’s Tony Evers Wins Third Term As State Superintendent

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (0404/2017) – Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Superintendent Tony Evers (above) has been re-elected to a third term to helm the DPI. Evers was supported by a majority of teachers and parents throughout Wisconsin. A big part of his likeability is due to the fact that he has been high on what Public Education does for students, as opposed to the idea floating around by advocates of School Choice. Evers opponent, challenger Lowell Holtz, on the other hand, has been pushing Choice and the Voucher system that transfers tax dollars from the public system to private schools. The latter […]

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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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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 […]

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Mixed Reactions To Wisconsin State Of State Address

WISCONSINREPORT.COM (01/12/2016) – There are mixed reactions to the State of the State address given by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker this week. Republicans are saying the speech showed that common-sense conservative reforms are working and winning for Wisconsin. Democrats, however, point out, Wisconsin families are working harder than ever, but still being left behind by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-led legislature. Republican Party of Wisconsin Chairman Brad Courtney says, “We stand by Governor Walker as he continues to defend hardworking taxpayers by fighting for policies that increase economic prosperity and put more money back in their pockets. The Wisconsin […]

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