Benjamin Yount

Benjamin Yount writes for The Center Square.

Evers vetoes legislation to keep trans athletes out of girls sports

(The Center Square) – Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday vetoed the Republican-backed legislation that would have banned trans athletes from girls sports in the state. “I will veto any bill that… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Milwaukee schools’ request for $252M property tax hike criticized

(The Center Square) – The head of one of downtown Milwaukee’s largest employers says voters need to say ‘no’ to the latest tax hike request from Milwaukee’s public schools. Northwestern Mutual… Read More

March 7, 2024
Wisconsin Senate approves Parental Bill of Rights; veto expected

(The Center Square) – The latest attempt to codify who makes the decisions for children in Wisconsin is headed for an almost certain veto after the Wisconsin Senate approved AB 510,… Read More

February 14, 2024
Wisconsin’s open enrollment begins next week

(The Center Square) – Wisconsin’s open enrollment period begins next week, and again thousands of parents are getting ready to send their children to a different school. The state’s Department of… Read More

February 1, 2024
Report: Choice schools score better in reading, math

(The Center Square) – The latest report on school choice in Wisconsin again shows choice schools outperform public schools in Milwaukee’s biggest cities and rural areas. The Apples to Apples report… Read More

January 22, 2024