Scott Milfred

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Scott Milfred has been the editorial page editor for the Wisconsin State Journal since 2005, and previously covered the Wisconsin statehouse. Milfred and his editorial page team were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for editorial writing.

Milfred and Hands assess the finalists for mayor, and play clips from their primary night victory speeches. Satya Rhodes-Conway survived a cro…

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With the mercury at more than 20 below zero in Wisconsin, this week's political podcast identifies the coldest state leaders and legislation of all time in our state. The list includes a Republican U.S. senator who ruined many lives, and a Democrat who shot a colleague to death under the Capitol dome.

With the mercury at more than 20 below zero in Wisconsin this week, Milfred and Hands identify the coldest state leaders and legislation of al…

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In this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands gaze into their crystal ball to see the future of local, state and national politics. Who will win the spring elections in Madison and Wisconsin? Which Democrat will emerge to challenge Trump? Our podcasters even predict the World Series.

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We also publish Leonard Pitts, Cynthia Tucker, Dana Milbank and a Sunday Cap Times column. We think offering a diversity of views is best, What false information have you seen?

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Scott Milfred commented on Charter schools are public schools

From the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction website, under the heading WHAT IS A PUBLIC SCHOOL? The first six words: Charter schools are public, nonsectarian schools ... Here's the link (you have to scroll down just a bit to see it): http://sms.dpi.wi.gov/sms_csindex. In the same gra…

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Scott Milfred commented on Charter schools are public schools

LifeSKills Academy is a voucher school, not a charter school. http://www.jsonline.com/newswatch/240125681.html

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He vetoed the bill: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/tp-032/?action=more_essay