Badger in the News

Finding enough first responders a struggle in Wisconsin

September 12, 2023 – WXPR

Mike Nichols talks Top Picks, the Institute’s annual dinner and the anti-conservative bias on display in a recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report

September 12, 2023 – WI Morning News

Study shows struggle for First Responders in the Badger State

September 11, 2023 – WAOW 9 News

Vicki McKenna welcomes Mark Lisheron to discuss his reporting on Wisconsin EMS services, staffing and funding (Segment begins around 55:25.)

September 11, 2023 – The Vicki McKenna Show

Mike Nichols talked with Meg Ellefson about his book, Just a Few Sleeps Away — the story of September 11 victim Andrea Haberman and her family

September 11, 2023 – WI Morning News

Visiting Fellow Jeremiah Mosteller joins Meg Ellefson to discuss his findings on the criminal enforcement of marijuana laws in Wisconsin

September 6, 2023 – The Meg Ellefson Show

Patrick McIlheran goes on air with Meg Ellefson to describe the difference between equality and equity in education

August 31, 2023 – WI Morning News

Vicki McKenna welcomes Patrick McIlheran to discuss the state’s controversial “Educational Equity Leadership Series” for Wisconsin teachers

August 28, 2023 – The Vicki McKenna Show

Gov. Evers vetoed a trio of bills that would prohibit Wisconsin governments from banning the use of fossil fuels. Mike Nichols joins WSAU’s Meg Ellefson to discuss.

August 17, 2023 – WI Morning News

Pat McIlheran highlights the story of one choice school expanding capacity to meet the rising demand of parents and students

August 15, 2023 – The Meg Ellefson Show

Mike Nichols and Meg Ellefson discuss the shortfalls of the misnamed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

August 8, 2023 – WI Morning News

Wisconsin wedding barn regulations draw fire

August 4, 2023 – The Center Square

Coalition of free market groups urge lawmakers to oppose “wedding barn” legislation

August 3, 2023 – WisPolitics

Pat McIlheran goes on air with Meg Ellefson to discuss Wisconsin’s now-liberal Supreme Court

August 1, 2023 – WI Morning News

Protasiewicz to be sworn in Tuesday, changing makeup of Wisconsin Supreme Court

August 1, 2023 – The Center Square

Jeff Wagner highlights Pat McIlheran’s piece on a personal experience with car theft in Milwaukee

July 31, 2023 – The Jeff Wagner Show

Wisconsin’s minimum markup law no longer serves the purpose for which it was devised, Pat McIlheran explains to Ben Yount

July 25, 2023 – The Jay Weber Show

Pat McIlheran joins Meg Ellefson for a discussion on the policy wins found in Wisconsin’s 2023-2025 budget

July 5, 2023 – WI Morning News

Wisconsin Lawmakers Unveil Plan To Cut Income Tax Rates, Democratic Governor Dumps On It

June 24, 2023 – Forbes

Mike Nichols shares the top reasons to cut Wisconsin’s top tax rate with Meg Ellefson

June 20, 2023 – WI Morning News

$353M Milwaukee streetcar expansion planned; funding ‘a challenge’

June 7, 2023 – FOX6 Milwaukee

Mike Nichols talks with Meg Ellefson about licensing reform in the Capitol and the left’s language games

May 30, 2023 – WI Morning News

Vicki McKenna and Mark Lisheron speak to the problem of removing cops from MPS high schools (Segment begins around 22:23.)

May 23, 2023 — The Vicki McKenna Show

Jay Weber and Pat McIlheran discuss the low usage and high operating costs of Milwaukee’s streetcar, The Hop (Segment begins around 56:35.)

May 16, 2023 – The Jay Weber Show

Wisconsin lawmakers could force MPS to hire police officers in schools

May 2, 2023 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Flat Tax Revolution In State Capitals Is Thriving

May 1, 2023 – Forbes

Stipulations in proposed sales tax increase: more police in Milwaukee and Milwaukee Public Schools

April 28, 2023 – WISN12 News

Jay Weber invites Badger policy director Pat McIlheran to discuss the growth implications of a Wisconsin flax tax (Segment begins around 21:25.)

April 20, 2023 – The Jay Weber Show

New GOP income tax cut proposal would cap rate at 4.5% for Wisconsin

April 19, 2023 – Wisconsin State Journal

Pat McIlheran joins Meg Ellefson to discuss the latest flat tax study from economist Dr. Donald Bruce

April 19, 2023 – WSAU Feedback

Constitutional amendment limiting Wisconsin governor’s use of federal funds moves closer to public vote

March 31, 2023 – Wisconsin State Journal

Policy Director Pat McIlheran discusses road revenue realities with Meg Ellefson

March 14, 2023 – WSAU Feedback

Badger Institute visiting fellow Robert Poole cited in piece on potential tolling in Wisconsin

March 3, 2023 – TMJ4

Toll roads in Wisconsin: Vos in favor, expert says it’s a better way to fund road repairs and construction

March 2, 2023 – 620WTMJ

Wisconsin school choice program affects property taxes unnecessarily, the fix is simple

February 27, 2023 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jay Weber discusses Mark Lisheron’s story about calls for police service to MPS high schools (Segment begins around 55:30.)

February 21, 2023 – The Jay Weber Show

Report: Police calls to Milwaukee Public Schools spiked last fall

February 21, 2023 – The Center Square

Ruder Ware’s Rowe joins Badger Institute’s Board of Directors

February 20, 2023 – Wisconsin Law Journal

Patrick McIlheran joins Meg Ellefson to discuss educational opportunity and the making of responsible young men

February 14, 2023 – WI Morning News

Wisconsin to vote on work requirements for welfare amid workforce crisis

February 1, 2023 – Fox Business

School choice supporters optimistic over Wisconsin open enrollment

January 31, 2023 – The Center Square

2023 Poised To Be A Third Straight Year Filled With State Tax Relief

January 31, 2023 – Forbes

Lowering taxes for everyone makes it easier for Wisconsinites to stay in the state they love

January 30, 2023 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Republican Senate leader reveals flat tax proposal

January 17, 2023 – Wisconsin Examiner

Wisconsin Senate leader pitches flat tax

January 13, 2023 – The Center Square

Badger Institute: Commends new flat tax proposal for Wisconsin

January 13, 2023 – WisPolitics

Mike Nichols talks with radio host Meg Ellefson about why a flat tax and expanded school choice are critical to Wisconsin’s future

January 10, 2023 – WI Morning News

Mike Nichols discusses Act 10, the Wisconsin Supreme Court and more with Meg Ellefson

January 3, 2023 – WI Morning News

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