Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.
Here is the Ellis press release: http://www.thewheelerreport.com/releases/Mar09/mar5/0305ellisunion.pdf
The Wisconsin State Journal had a story on it: http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/440187
Affordability, availability and quality are big concerns about these provisions. This is yet another bad policy in a bad budget.