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Reform Federal Disability Insurance to Help Address Wisconsin’s Labor Shortage

Subjective criteria, work disincentives plague disability insurance program The Problem: With unemployment at record lows, Wisconsin’s central economic ...

Study: Parents in Milwaukee Are Choosing Schools Based on Quality

Parents in Milwaukee Are Choosing Schools Based on Quality Background: With traditional Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), three types of public charter ...

WILL Press Release | Attorney General Opinion Threatens Wisconsin Wedding Barns

WILL disagrees with legal analysis, prepared to fight for economic freedom November 26, 2018 – Milwaukee, WI – On November 16, 2018, Wisconsin Attorney ...

WILL Press Release | Kimberly-Clark Incentives are Wrong, Unnecessary

State shouldn't pay to save jobs in tight labor market   November 14, 2018 - Milwaukee, WI - The Joint Finance Committee of the state legislature is ...

WILL Press Release | What’s Next for Wisconsin and the Every Student Succeeds Act?

Divided government still has opportunities to fully utilize tools from federal government November 13, 2018 - Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin will implement the

WILL Press Release | Citizens for Responsible Government and WILL Sue Alderman Stamper Seeking Records

Milwaukee Alderman has ignored requests for six months   October 30, 2018 – Milwaukee, WI: On behalf of CRG Advocates, the Wisconsin Institute for ...

WILL Press Release | Evidence Mounting That Act 10 is Improving K-12 Education

WILL study adds to growing list of academic studies showing positive impact of collective bargaining reform   October 8, 2018 – Milwaukee, WI – Act ...

WILL Press Release | New Study: Act 10 Led to Improved Test Scores

Most comprehensive study to date on effect of Act 10 on student achievement October 3, 2018 – Milwaukee, WI – The Wisconsin Institute for Law & ...

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Wisconsin Watchdog | Milwaukee finds new way to delay selling empty school buildings

From Wisconsin Watchdog: “That reading of the statute doesn’t make any sense,” said C.J. Szafir, associate counsel and education policy director at the ...

AM 620 WTMJ | Education Policy Director CJ Szafir on Week in Review

CJ discusses politics this week with Charlie Sykes and Collin Roth. Of note, school choice enrollment is up 100% this year!

RightWisconsin | Protecting Religious Freedom No Easy Task

WILL President and General Counsel Rick Esenberg writing at RightWisconsin today: In one of the most ringing passages in our constitutional jurisprudence,

Wisconsin Watchdog | Lawmaker’s anti-ALEC bill is anti-constitution

From Wisconsin Watchdog: “I have a problem with the notion that people who put out public pronouncements about legislation should be subject to regulatory

Wisconsin State Journal | Live chat replay – Debating changes to Wisconsin election laws

WILL President and General Counsel, Rick Esenberg, joined Matt Rothschild of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, and Mark Pitsch and Phil Brinkman both with ...

Wisconsin Watchdog | Newly released John Doe docs reveal much more about rogue GAB

"“He said that he has been getting beat up by these attorneys and felt really beat up by Esenberg,” Falk wrote, apparently a reference to Rick Esenberg of ...

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel | Amid MPS takeover debate, Chris Abele floats early-childhood proposal

"The conservative Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, which has been critical of the district's handling of its vacant buildings, criticized ...

LaCrosse Tribune | Critics say campaign finance overhaul empowers outside groups, legislative leaders

"Rick Esenberg, president of the conservative Wisconsin Institute of Law and Liberty, said it’s typically easy to guess which groups or individuals ...

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