Morning Links for April 15, 2014
News from the Guv, dwindling college enrollment and the "blood" moon.
Did you catch last night's "blood" moon? If you were busy with your face in a pair of binoculars, you might have missed these headlines. Naturally, we're here for you. Every (week) day.
- Gov. Walker is officially announcing his re-election campaign today.
- If you are having a hard time understanding your own - or your child's - college financial aid applications as the May 1 deadline approaches, you're not alone.
- Heroin-related overdose deaths increased 34 percent in 2013 in Milwaukee County, and have increased 600 percent since 2003. It was just last week that Gov. Walker signed a slew of bills aimed at combating the statewide increases in heroin addiction.
- Enrollment at small private colleges is dwindling, and it might be indicative of a larger enrollment decline, says Bloomberg News.
- Urban Milwaukee posits that Act 10 may be the reason so many state legislators are retiring or leaving the legislature.