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  1. Fitzgerald says voucher program could growRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he could see enrollment in Wisconsin's statewide private school voucher program increasing to 9,000 students, but nobody knows yet how much it will be allowed to expand. Current enrollment in the statewide voucher program is capped at 1,000 students but Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans who control the Legislature want to increase it.

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  2. State Sen. Scott Fitzgerald, R-JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he could see enrollment in Wisconsin's statewide private school voucher program increasing to 9,000 students, but nobody knows yet how much it will be allowed to expand. Current enrollment in the statewide voucher program is capped at 1,000 students but Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans who control the Legislature want to increase it.

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  3. Fitzgerald: Voucher program could grow; elections board could be partisanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says the state elections board could be compromised of partisan appointees again, rather than nonpartisan retired judges. Republicans have been critical of the current structure of the Government Accountability Board, which was created in 2006 as a replacement for the Elections Board which was widely viewed as ineffective and too partisan.

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  4. The GOP Agenda 101: Taxes, Health Care, Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

    ... denies a good education to too many children." Democrats and Republicans have long held different views on school vouchers and - to some extent - charter schools, but there could be room for considerable overlap. The teachers unions were largely ...

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  5. Tuck and Torlakson dissect their race - GOP takes the reins on...Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Politico

    ... No Child Left Behind reauthorization. And lobbyists and analysts are also looking for hot state issues like school vouchers and student privacy to get some play. With the retirement of Senate HELP Chairman Tom Harkin, even Democratic education ...

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  6. GOP Leader Outlines Three Priorities for WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | WUWM

    The GOP again controls the governor's office and Legislature, and the party has increased its majorities in both the state Senate and Assembly. Vos says that a better climate for jobs is created by reducing unnecessary regulations, reducing the tax burden and "most importantly, ensuring that everybody who wants to work is able to do so by a combination of having more money available for worker training and giving people an opportunity to learn the skills."

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  7. Gov. Tom Corbett's record in office at a glanceRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Lewistown Sentinel

    During his tenure, he balanced four budgets without raising broad-based taxes. His current $29 billion budget includes $2.5 billion in one-time items.

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  8. In quiet election, few heated township school board racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... supported by several workers' unions, also said it's a "never-ending battle with charter schools and private school vouchers." Said Keith: "Funding is about the services that we can provide within the district - making the right decisions about what ...

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  9. Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... ordered academic overhauls and traveled to Springfield to lobby legislators for tax credits and private school vouchers. He also pledged to make teachers' salaries competitive with those of public school teachers, an inequity he found particularly ...

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  10. While the article talks about the effect on legisl...Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Boulder Weekly

    ... oppose any new tax increases, support a state spending limit, refund all tax surpluses to taxpayers, support school vouchers, support privatizing government agencies and defend private property rights. About 200 politicians, mostly state assembly ...

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  11. Your voice your vote: Meet the 94th assembly candidatesRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    La Crosse, WI The 94th assembly district race features political veteran Steve Doyle, a democrat, and newcomer, republican Tracie Happel. Both candidates agree; jobs, taxes and education are the three most important issues of this campaign.

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  12. Letter: Rep. Chris Smith votes against my interestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... 55 percent of our discretionary spending); privatizing Social Security; stricter punishment to reduce crime; school vouchers; keeping God in the public sphere.

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  13. Newschannel 7 Special Report: The School Voucher DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WSAW

    ... How do candidates in local races feel about the issue of school vouchers? Newschannel 7 reached out to multiple campaigns to find out. "Four years in a row graduation rates have gone up, reading scores are up, ACT scores are up, so for all the hype ...

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  14. Private money paves way for Christian school in PewaukeeRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  15. Montgomery County Council's contested seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... Jurgena wants to roll back the 2010 increase on residential and commercial energy use and offer private school vouchers as a way of relieving overcrowding. Jurgena also takes exception to the pay raises council members approved this year - effective ...

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  16. The School Voucher Debate: A Newschannel 7 Special ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WSAW

    With just days to go until the election, the issue of public school vouchers has become a major issue in the campaign. Locally, six religious based private schools have begun accepting vouchers through the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program.

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  17. Bishop for CongressRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The East Hampton Star

    ... to say for himself, which is perplexing. Instead of presenting his own ideas he repeats party positions on school vouchers, weak gun laws, and the eventual privatization of Social Security. In short, we have been disappointed in him as a candidate ...

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  18. Kashkari paves way for future Republican candidates in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    ... public schools as a civil rights issue - unusual in a party long associated with trickle-down economics and school vouchers. He favors same-sex marriage, abortion rights and background checks for all gun purchases. The week he spent "undercover" as ...

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  19. Democrats Pulling Shameless Election Race CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | News Max

    Maryland Democrats are promoting their black gubernatorial nominee, Anthony Brown, with a flier that includes an old photo of a sign for a colored waiting room and another showing white bigots, circa 1960, beneath a placard that reads: "Go back to Africa, Negroes." New York Public Advocate Letitia James attacked Republican gubernatorial contender Rob Astorino as "someone who reminds me of Bull Connor in the 1960s."

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  20. More Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | WBTV

    ... received $75,000 from the American Federation for Children, a group pushing for charter school expansion and school vouchers. The North Carolina Judicial Coalition, which was active in the 2012 judicial races, reported holdings of $110,000. This ...

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