It's commonly referred to as the Right-to-Work legislation, but it could just as easily be called a Union Dues Opt-Out bill. Such is the way two opposing sides attempt to use language to sway public opinion.
The Wisconsin Legislature began work last week on the bill that would prevent private-sector unions from entering into contracts that require employees to join a union as a condition of employment.
I’ve always worked for family businesses.
To me, the successes and challenges that we explore in this week’s Family Business Special Edition are familiar and certainly not unique.
The Beloit Police Department has ended its voluntary weapons inspection program before it got off the ground.
Do you suspect there's a gun in your house? The Beloit Police Department would like to help you find out.
The department is offering an unusual program where they will come to your home and, "legally inspect your house for weapons you may not even know are there," according to a news release.
I remember asking Bob Webster Sr. at the first Support Our Troops rally 10 years ago how long he thought the weekly meetings would run.
"Until everyone is home," he told me. He didn’t envision it would take a decade.