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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate the Foxconn bill

The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, debate the newly signed $3 billion bill to lure Foxconn to Wisconsin. Brought to you by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: A story of immigrants, then and now

Rockford, Ill., once a draw for Swedish immigrants, is seeing an influx of immigrants from Africa.

Dianne Hesselbein: Budget ignores our Wisconsin values

The 2017-19 state budget continues a pattern of stacking the deck against Wisconsin’s working families, continues to max out the state credit card for transportation projects, continues the misguided approach of raising taxes and fees on working families while giving six-figure earners massive tax breaks, and continues to attack and undermine local decision-making.

James Wigderson: Tony Evers’ bad math and bad memory

Before Evers became a gubernatorial candidate, the proposed state spending on education “reflect the priorities of my budget request.” After Evers became a candidate, education spending isn’t enough of a priority for state government.

Dave Cieslewicz: The early line on Dem guv candidates

With more than a dozen Democrats announced or considering a run for the party’s nomination for governor against Scott Walker, let’s unapologetically do some horse race speculation.

Matthew Rothschild: Four more victories in one day for fair maps in Wisconsin

Four more counties passed resolutions demanding an end to partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin and urging the adoption of a process of nonpartisan district map drawing like Iowa has.

Leah Vukmir: Tammy Baldwin’s support of government-run health care is extreme, but not surprising

Baldwin is wholeheartedly embracing Sanders' “Medicare for All” bill the same way she embraced Obamacare, amnesty for illegal immigrants, massive tax increases and countless other policies that have real-life negative effects in Wisconsin.

T. Willard Fair: School choice is crucial for African-American students’ success

The NAACP refuses to acknowledge the benefits that come from school choice and expects all people of color should follow their lead. I won't.

John W. Eyster: How will Foxconn fare in Wisconsin?

Did the Governor and legislature research the realities of the history of Foxconn promises and failure to fulfill their promises?

Paul Fanlund: Here’s how the Cap Times Idea Fest was unique

The inaugural Cap Times Idea Fest happened this past weekend, and my summary thought — boast, perhaps — is that we delivered on our promise of a metro quality event.
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