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WPRI Annual Dinner 2015 featuring guest speaker Kathleen Parker, a columnist for The Washington Post, writing twice weekly on politics and culture. She is the most widely syndicated columnist in the country, with her columns appearing in more than 500 papers. She is a political analyst for MSNBC and a regular guest on Meet the Press. She is also a consulting faculty member at the Buckley School of Public Speaking and a regular guest on Sunday news shows. Describing herself as “slightly to the right of center” politically, she addresses politics, culture and contemporary issues. Parker won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for “her perceptive, often witty columns on an array of political and moral issues, gracefully sharing the experiences and values that lead her to unpredictable conclusions.”
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015
University Club of Milwaukee
924 E Wells St., Milwaukee, WI
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WPRI President Mike Nichols testifies on prevailing wage
The Assembly Committee on Labor held a public hearing at the Capitol on May 27, 2015, on a bill to repeal Wisconsin's prevailing wage law. Read Nichols' statement here.
WPRI Special Report
WPRI asked five veteran Wisconsin journalists to take an up-close look at how the prevailing wage law affects state businesses, taxpayers and government employees every day.
By Richard Vedder, Joseph Hartge and Chrisopher Denhart
WPRI President Mike Nichols testifies on right-to-work at the Capitol
The Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform held a public hearing on Feb. 24, 2015.
Read Nichols' statement here.
Ben Merens interviews Andrew Hanson, co-author of WPRI Report.
Download link: http://cxl1.net/D3gYsRX6fTBX.mp3
By Suffolk University’s Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research
On Sept. 29, 2014, Senior Producer Steven Walters interviewed Paul Bachman, research director at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University and one of the authors of the new tax study released by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, in the WisconsinEye studio in Madison.