Rep. Steffen: Leads on $2.9 billion tax cut proposal

Madison, WI – Today, State Representative David Steffen (R-Howard) introduced legislation that would deliver major tax relief for Wisconsin’s middle-class earners and retirees. The package is estimated to cut the state’s tax burden by over $2.9 billion. The average filer will see a savings of $772,  which represents about a 16% decrease in their tax burden.  The proposal…

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The Wheelercast: Episode #16

A new DNR secretary faces not only confirmation hearings, but a full plate of issues and pending legislative initiatives that could impact his agency. Gwyn and Brian discuss this, the fall session and the obnoxious new Blue Books on this episode of The Wheelercast. https://audioboom.com/posts/6354450-the-wheelercast-episode-16-10-02-2017

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The Wheelercast: 08/14/17

As lawmakers work behind the scenes on both the state budget and the Foxconn deal public skirmishes continue to pop up over the timing. Which package will get done first? What changes are being made, and by whom. Gwyn Guenther of the Wheeler Report takes a look at the latest from Madison in this week’s…

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U.S. Rep. Fitzgerald: Introduces bill to reform the National Education Association Federal charter

Congressman Scott Fitzgerald (WI-05) introduced the STUDENT (Stopping Teachers Unions from Damaging Education Needs Today) Act to reform the National Education Association (NEA) Federal charter and rededicate the organization to the pursuit of increased student learning and quality education in schools across America. The bill adds accountability and transparency provisions commonly found in other federal charters to…

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The 9er Episode 3

Is there still a need for Courtroom Sketch Artists?  Should there be a test before you can qualify to be one?  Why are we still having this conversation in 2017? Also: You name one other podcast that can tie today’s political tribulations to the hit(ish) early 80’s TV show Benson. Dan, Lisa, and Brian take…

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The Wheelercast: Episode #19

Gwyn is in Iowa, and no, she is not being held by terrorists. However, in this week’s episode we do discuss the state of legislative relations, as well as a new Catfishing bill. We also look at the productivity stats for this legislative session so far. https://audioboom.com/posts/6419791-the-wheelercast-10-23-17

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