Nichols: Both hires are ‘rare finds’
Education Reform Letter to Wisconsin Lawmakers
Today, on behalf of a broad coalition of state and national groups committed to education reform, IRG sent a letter to Governor Evers, leadership in the legislature, and State Superintendent Stanford Taylor asking them to use the American Rescue Plan’s new K-12 funding to support course access for struggling students.
Legislation would provide access to hundreds of thousands of underserved Wisconsinites
A majority of Wisconsin voters believe the state’s criminal justice system needs significant improvements, expungement law needs reform; voters overwhelmingly agree the criminal justice system should ensure people are less likely to commit another crime & help people become productive, law-abiding citizens.
Incarceration is rare for pot-only convictions; coupled with municipal policies, Wisconsin has effectively decriminalized marijuana
Coalition releases recommendations to guide Wisconsin policymakers
Badger Institute urges legislators to advance this meaningful reform
New policy brief focuses on seven key reforms
Brief suggests ways to make officer discipline fair, quick, transparent and decisive
Parents with disabilities or health limitations often time out of the program or end up on disability insurance
Badger Institute urges legislators to mandate better statewide data
The Wisconsin Legislature and Governor Evers worked together this spring to pass a bipartisan COVID-19 response package that included several policy reforms recommended by the Wisconsin Free Market Coalition.
Economic impact varies widely across Wisconsin counties