Devon Waugh is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2014, she was a watchdog reporting intern at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Hiring pace lags departures
Under Mayor Tom Barrett, the number of Milwaukee police officers "has not increased."
Not how the system works
"Kids coming from an affluent background" are "taking advantage of all these student loan programs and grants" while many middle-class families with no connection to college are picking up the tab.
"I've either balanced every budget or we turned back a surplus."
Recession sank Doyle's numbers
"We in this state saw more job creation in the last three years since I've been governor than you saw in the whole eight years of Doyle’s time as governor."
It’s more complicated than that
"Part of the increase in the cost (of higher education) has been because state support has dropped. We now spend, under Governor Walker, more on corrections than we do on higher education."
The debt picture she paints is a fuzzy one
"This generation, on average, is starting their careers, if they’ve been to a four-year college, with just under $30,000 in debt."
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