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05/19/16

Overtime rules are just government interference in the workplace

This week, President Obama’s Department of Labor moved forward with extensive changes to the nation's overtime regulations. The stated intent of the new rule is to raise the wages of approximately 4 million workers. But in reality, the Obama administration’s latest fiat will not be good for employers, workers, or the economy.

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05/12/16

Wisconsin needs to fix its transportation funding problems

Wisconsin faces a daunting challenge when it comes to meeting the expanding needs of its transportation network. State and local roads, bridges, railways, harbors, airports, and transit facilities are getting older and more congested. The problem is most acute in the heart of Wisconsin cities and villages, where the “first and last mile” connecting the state’s manufacturing and commercial enterprises to the world economy exists.

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