Republican Gov. Scott Walker is touting the success of a plan that has seen taxes in Wisconsin at their lowest point since the start of the decade.
Walker's re-election campaign points to achievements such as the Manufacturing and Agriculture Tax Credit, which was enacted to provide tax relief to many small businesses across the state.
He’s being challenged by Democrat Tony Evers, who has been canvassing the state with a tax plan that could be called fluid. Evers is advocating for tax cuts, for example, for nearly 900,000 residents while also expressing a willingness to raise taxes. One example he’s considering is raising the state's gas tax to help pay for road improvements. FULL STORY....HERE
“It’s a turnout issue,” Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) said of the midterm election. Visits from Obama and Bernie Sanders animate Democrats, he said, offering a useful boost in the homestretch. “We do elect Republicans statewide, but we tend to be a little more blue — if people get out to vote. So for us, it really is a big get out the vote effort.” FULL STORY....HERE
By Larry Elder
Despite these alleged racist roadblocks to the ballot box, in 2008 blacks voted at a higher percentage than whites. That same year, liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens wrote one of the majority opinions in a 6-3 case that upheld Indiana's voter ID law, which required voters to show a photo ID -- such as a driver's license or passport -- before casting their votes. Stevens recognized "flagrant examples of (voter) fraud" throughout America's history and wrote that "not only is the risk of voter fraud real" but "it could affect the outcome of a close election." The additional burden on voters, Stevens argued, is more than offset by "the state's interest in counting only the votes of eligible voters." FULL STORY....HERE
Wisconsin is a top target for liberal groups across the country, and resources are pouring in to help Democrats win in November. FULL STORY....HERE
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Math test scores in schools across Wisconsin have been steadily improving, according to a new study.
The study from The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL), "Keeping Score: Act 10’s Impact on Student Achievement," attributes the rise in scores, particularly in the math scores of students from kindergarten through high school, to changes enacted under Act 10. FULL STORY....HERE