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Brad Pfaff: Dairy Task Force 2.0 highlights the need to build connections

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com.   Our state’s license plates proudly read...

Patrick Testin: The heroes next door

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com.   What words come to mind when...

Jay Heck: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice-Elect Hagedorn’s “gratitude” to Republican Party underscores necessity for...

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com.  Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge Brian Hagedorn very...

Jay Heck: Wisconsinites must continue to fight for nonpartisan redistricting

On May 9, the Republican chairs of the Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Finance Committee — Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, and Sen. Alberta Hills, R-River Hills...

Kelly Ruh: Wisconsin knows NAFTA must be replaced

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com.   Wisconsin can’t be rid of NAFTA...

John Sauer: Wisconsin must address funding shortfall of nursing facilities

A combination of workforce challenges, inadequate Medicaid rates, and facility closures or downsizings are jeopardizing the future viability of Wisconsin’s nursing facilities and access...

Tom Still: Rural and urban economies can improve with cooperation

MADISON, Wis. -- With the city of Madison and its metropolitan area popping up consistently in national rankings on economic vitality, many people would...

Tommy G. Thompson: Wisconsin must undertake transportation reform

We’ve done it before...and we can do it again   Earlier this spring, the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership held a transportation conference that...

Bill Kaplan: Democrats fix equity and health care problems

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com.   Underlying partisan gridlock and venom in...
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ discuss whether medical marijuana could win legislative approval

Even after the GOP-Controlled Joint Finance Committee cut it from the budget, WisOpinion Insiders Chvala and Jensen consider whether Dem Gov. Tony Evers' medical marijuana proposal might still find legislative approval. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Razor-close Wisconsin elections are now the norm

Pollster Charles Franklin foresees a dead even starting point next year and beyond for statewide elections in Wisconsin between Democrats and Republicans.

James Wigderson: GOP need honest look at party’s flaws at their convention

Despite spending like Democrats, the Republican Party actually lost every statewide office in 2018 even with a strong economy.

Rohn Bishop: Time for the GOP to get off the mat at state convention

As we head into RPW2019, we have to get up off the mat, look at what went wrong, what went right, make appropriate adjustments, dust ourselves off and get to work.

Dave Zweifel: National daylight saving time debate brings back memories of Wisconsin’s fight

Wisconsin's urban and rural interests clashed over whether to adopt daylight saving time.

Jon Lyons and Alan Talaga: Health for me, not for thee

Republican lawmakers again inexplicably vote against Medicaid expansion.