John Nygren

Despite a relatively good overall U.S. economy, Wisconsin lags behind its Midwestern neighbors and the country in private-sector job creation. Why? Read more

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Wisconsin Republicans are playing politics with something that quite literally is poisoning children in the state’s largest city. Read more

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“If I’m a Senate Republican on the committee up for re-election or an Assembly Republican, I don’t want to touch this,” said state Sen. Jon Erpenbach of the Walker administration’s plan to privatize Family Care and IRIS, the state’s long... Read more

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Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011 with an ambitious agenda. He quickly “dropped the bomb” on the state with his public employee union-busting Act 10. He also said he’d make good on his promise to create Read more

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A package of bills meant to combat the heroin epidemic in Wisconsin is poised to pass the Senate as we go to press—with not one vote against it in the State Assembly. Read more

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This past week the usually very conservative Wisconsin Assembly passed several forward-looking bills on heroin sponsored by the conservative, law-and-order Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette). So why is Nygren Read more

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