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Will Flanders: Trump administration healthcare price transparency will lower costs

By moving forward with price transparency nationwide, the Trump administration is working toward a day when all Americans can enjoy these potential savings.

Neil Heinen: Evers shows how he intends to govern

He needs to tone down the harsh rhetoric. It’s only adding to the divisiveness. We’re happier with the Governor’s decision to issue executive orders as a way to get something done in light of an obstructionist legislative majority.
Rep. Adam Jarchow, R-Balsam Lake.

Adam Jarchow: Legislators stand strong against Evers

If you love freedom and the rights afforded every American under the constitution, consider yourself warned: The only thing standing between Gov. Tony Evers and your right to keep and bear arms is the GOP majority in the Wisconsin Legislature.

Chris Walker: Why ‘sanctuary counties’ supposedly protecting gun rights in Wisconsin may violate the...

Municipalities cannot just ignore gun laws from state and federal governments.

John Nichols: Pocan’s right: Trump is breaking the GOP brand

Since taking office, Trump has been an anchor on Republican electoral prospects.

Lisa Arkin: Wisconsin passed step therapy reform — now we need the federal government...

I am grateful to U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan, James Sensenbrenner and Ron Kind for cosponsoring the "Safe Step Act," and I urge the rest of the Wisconsin congressional delegation to likewise support this needed protection.

Brett Healy: Is the city of Superior about to repeat Madison’s costly broadband boondoggle?

The push by Superior to build its own municipal fiber infrastructure comes despite plenty of recent examples of local governments wasting hundreds of thousands of dollars on similar projects all across the country – like in the City of Madison.

Bruce Murphy: Should Summerfest pay higher rent?

Rent paid to city of Milwaukee for prime lakefront land has barely budged in 20 years.

Dave Zweifel: Wisconsin Republicans show their misplaced priorities

Is it just me, or did things even weirder in the state Capitol these last few days than is usually the case?

Matt Kittle: Shooting down the 80% lie

Gov. Tony Evers and his liberal allies have repeatedly pointed to a Marquette University Law School Poll that showed 80 percent of Wisconsin voters support more gun-restriction laws. Evers and the pollsters apparently haven’t been to the 24th Senate District.

Ryan Owens: Thompson Center Badgercast with UW Law School Dean Margaret Raymond

Thompson Center Director Ryan Owens interviews Dean Margaret Raymond, who has served as the Fred W. and Vi Miller Dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School since July 2011.

David Crowley: The people of Wisconsin deserve a voice in our democracy

Twenty-four states have a mechanism that allows their respective citizens to have a direct impact on the laws that govern them. I want to make Wisconsin the 25th.

Bill Lueders: Evers should get religion on open records

Recent statements and foot dragging by governor’s staff raise questions about transparency.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate the GOP’s dismissal of Evers’ special session on gun violence

With the GOP-controlled Legislature ignoring Gov. Tony Evers' special session call for gun control laws, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, consider the political...

Paul Fanlund: Satya Rhodes-Conway is the mayor she said she’d be

Back in April, the morning after she was elected, Rhodes-Conway told me she would try to be mayor for everyone, not just her younger progressive base. Half a year later in, with her first budget behind her, she appears to be doing just that.
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