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James Wigderson: GOP congressman warns against emergency declaration

Rep. Mike Gallagher questioned both the national emergency declaration by the president and the budget compromise which passed with little deliberation.

Bruce Thompson: Not All conservatives oppose streetcar

In fact, some argue New Urbanism enhances conservative values.

Casey Hoff: Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn’s positions on legal precedent fair game

Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn is running for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Therefore, it is important to know what he believes about liberty interests, particularly on constitutional issues, whether they are federal or state constitutional matters.

James Rowen: Dealing with Walker decay is now Evers’ work

While Walker uses Twitter to showcase his travels and burgers runs, the decay he left behind hurts state residents, public budgets and the people's natural resources.

Dave Zweifel: Time to end the ‘dark-store loophole’

The loophole has been a major thorn in the side of Wisconsin local governments that are trying to balance their own budgets.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss Evers’ planned medical marijuana budget proposal

With calls for recreational marijuana in neighboring states, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, take up Gov. Tony Evers' planned budget proposal to legalize medical marijuana. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Tom Loftus: There’s a better way than a Brexit for UW-Stevens Point

Like Brexit, the changes at UW-Stevens Point, I am sure, seemed a good idea at the time.

Gregg Walker & Richard Moore: Cole moves quickly to radicalize DNR

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Bruce Murphy: Republicans discover the middle class

But their proposed tax cut is unfunded and doesn’t address state’s tax inequity.

Carl Lindner: DNR must stop coal pollution

We Energies wants to pollute Lake Michigan, adding to toxic mercury levels harmful to babies.

Dave Zweifel: Campus free speech is a one-way street for GOP legislator

State Rep. David Murphy, a Republican from the Fox River Valley community of Greenville, fashions himself as the free speech expert for the University of Wisconsin campuses.

Dominique Paul Noth: Wisconsin Dems struggle to throw off GOP-imposed shackles

When they realized the Democrats had defeated the GOP’s aging golden boy Scott Walker and swept all statewide offices, the Republicans took advantage of their gerrymander control of the legislature to stick it to the new governor while the agreeable old governor was still in office. They called an unsubtle lame duck session limiting Evers power and that of the new attorney general, Josh Kaul.

James Wigderson: California kills “high speed rail” project

If high-speed rail can't make it in population dense California, what made anyone think it could work in Wisconsin?

Gregory Humphrey: Gov. Evers needs to pull plug on Wisconsin National Guard at southern...

Evers can act from the high ground. He can simply state that it should not be the mission of our guard to curtail or intimidate the vulnerable who seek a harbor from danger.

James Wigderson: Evers’ detour for business is a dead end

Is Evers sincere about cutting taxes or is he really just interested in sticking it to the state's manufacturers?