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Rick Esenberg and National Review’s Andy McCarthy Discuss Reopening Economy

WILL President and General Counsel Rick Esenberg and National Review Institute Senior Fellow Andrew McCarthy discussed "The Right of the People to Reopen" ...

WILL Appeals Ruling Upholding Brown County Sales Tax

WILL asks Court of Appeals to invalidate new tax used to fund big-ticket spending items The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) ...

WILL Sues DPI for Blocking Family from School Choice Program

DPI adopted illegal policy to block West Allis family from attending high performing school The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...

Rick Esenberg on Wisconsin Supreme Court Decision on ‘Safer at Home’

The Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a decision in Legislature v. Palm  that strikes down the extension of the 'Safer at Home' order that locked down the ...

WILL Surveys Wisconsin Parents on Education and COVID-19

Despite parent satisfaction with schools, red flags for lawmakers The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL) conducted ...

WILL Amicus: Statewide Lockdown Extension Unconstitutional

Brief on behalf of small business owners takes on DHS Secretary’s authority to extend lockdown The News: The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty ...

Rep. Steil Proposal Expands 529 Accounts for Home Learning Expenses

WILL joins coalition to advocate for use of 529s for learning-at-home expenses The News: Last week, WILL joined 40 state and national groups led by ...

‘Back to Business’ Plan Deserves Consideration

New plan provides local flexibility while maintaining critical safeguards Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) and State Senator Chris Kapenga ...

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Racine Journal Times | Sloppy lawmaking threatens tailgating in state

The Racine Journal Times editorial page writes: So how did this silly piece of legislation come to be? The original law change was simple enough: It ...

New York Daily News | Flanders, Goodnow: The negative effects of Obama’s ‘positive’ school discipline policies

Writing in the New York Daily News, WILL Research Director Will Flanders and Research Fellow, Natalie Goodnow, note our review of Obama-era school ...

Racine Journal Times | Public records don’t belong to bureaucrats

Bemoaning policymaker efforts to keep records from public scrutiny, The Racine Journal Times writes: Sigh. Is it really that hard for state legislators ...

Wall Street Journal | No Racial Quotas in Special Education

The Wall Street Journal references our report, Collateral Damage, as they look at racial quotas in Special Education: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ...

Education Next | Flanders, Wolf: A Story, Not a Study

WILL Research Director, Dr. Will Flanders, and the University of Arkansas Education Professor, Patrick Wolf, write in Education Next: A recent Wall Street ...

Jackson Clarion Ledger | Flanders, DeAngelis: School choice for all would jump start Mississippi economy

WILL Research Director Dr. Will Flanders and CATO Institute's Corey DeAngelis write in the Jackson Clarion Ledger: This is an exciting time for the ...

WILL Press Release | ICYMI: WILL and Americans for Tax Reform in Wall Street Journal Calling for Repeal of Wisconsin’s outdated Unfair Sales Act

Piece reviews how current 9.18% mandatory markup law harms Wisconsin consumers, makes scofflaws of retailers like Krist Oil who want to offer competitive ...

Wall Street Journal | Szafir, Gleason: These Prices Are a Steal—and in Some States, That’s Illegal

Writing in the Wall Street Journal, WILL Executive Vice President CJ Szafir and Americans for Tax Reform call for the repeal of Wisconsin's minimum markup ...

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