Wisconsin Legislature approves Amendment Convention resolution

Wisconsin Legislature approves Amendment Convention resolution

By Hayley Sledge / Heartland Institute The Wisconsin State Legislature approved a joint resolution calling on Congress to convene a convention drafting new constitutional limits on the federal government The Wisconsin State Senate approved Assembly Joint Resolution 21, sponsored by state Sen. Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield), on November 7. Article V of the U.S. Constitution establishes the […]

Wisconsin legislature passes first state REINS Act

Wisconsin legislature passes first state REINS Act

By Bonner R. Cohen / Heartland Institute Wisconsin becomes the first state to require any major regulation proposed by administrative agencies be approved by the state’s legislature and signed by the governor with enactment of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) says he will sign legislation […]

Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Wisconsin lost 200,000 votes in 2016 election due to its ID law

Nation – According to federal court records, 300,000 registered voters, nine percent of the electorate, lacked strict forms of voter-ID in Wisconsin. A new study by Priorities USA, shared exclusively with The Nation, shows that strict voter-ID laws, in Wisconsin and other states, led to a significant reduction in voter turnout in 2016, with a […]

Wisconsin, five other states sue over Obamacare bad bill of goods

Wisconsin, five other states sue over Obamacare bad bill of goods

By M.D. Kittle / Wisconsin Watchdog Wisconsin joined a coalition of six states Wednesday in suing theObama administration over a portion of the expansive Affordable Care Act known as the Health Insurance Providers Fee. The Badger State has been burned for more than $23 million in fee payments after the Obama administration sold the states […]