Marquette Wire

Butting heads: School vouchers

Reader Submission

April 11, 2013

College Democrats: Something both sides of the aisle can agree on is that our public school system in Wisconsin is calling out for help.  While we commend Gov. Scott Walker for attempting to improve this failing system, we do no...

Butting heads: Minimum wage

Reader Submission

February 28, 2013

College Democrats: During the 2012 presidential election cycle, both Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama agreed that the minimum wage is unsustainable and should be indexed with the Consumer Price Index. Today, a working Americ...

Federal judge overturns Wis. union bill

Allison Kruschke

April 3, 2012

A federal judge overturned two portions of Wisconsin Act 10 last Friday, earning a partial victory for the opponents of the controversial law, which ended collective bargaining for Wisconsin unions. The two sections struck...

Walker, Barrett square off in heated debate

Brooke Goodman

October 19, 2010

Politics turned personal in the showdown between gubernatorial candidates Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker (R) during Friday’s UPFRONT Town Hall Challenge, hosted by Mike Gousha at th...