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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate whether Wisconsin legislators will initiate new gun laws

Against a background of high-profile mass shootings, the WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, debate whether Wisconsin legislators will initiate new gun laws. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Does health care seem like the only Democratic presidential issue?

Provoked in part by media questioners, Democrats running for president talk incessantly about health-care politics. It’s as if the economy, climate change, firearms, foreign affairs and immigration hardly matter.

Dave Zweifel: Will Fitzgerald’s and Tiffany’s anti-democratic actions be rewarded?

Fitzgerald and Tiffany have decided to run for Congress in two open, normally Republican seats. They both are beating their chests on how much they've helped the state with their "bold" and "decisive" leadership. The big question now is whether their unconscionable attacks on the choices voters made at the ballot box will be rewarded, allowing them to practice their mischief in Washington.

Ryan Owens: Thompson Center Badgercast with Christopher Scalia, author and son of Justice Antonin...

On this week's Badgercast: Christopher Scalia, PhD, director of academic programs, American Enterprise Institute & co-author of "Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived" and "On Faith: Lessons from an American Believer."

Gregory Humphrey: Gun control laws not coming to Wisconsin

The GOP legislature, which is being controlled by the National Rifle Association, will never allow for reasonable gun control bills to see the light of day.

Dale Kooyenga: Why did MPS leaders protest more federal money?

They’re opposed because the $5 billion in new educational investment would be directed by state-based not-for-profits in conjunction with students and parents, not bureaucrats.

Bruce Thompson: Rethinking state economic policies

What do state policies on Foxconn and dairy industry have in common?

Erin Grunze: The time for redistricting reform in Wisconsin is now

Fair voting maps are fundamental to what makes democracy work.

Mike McCabe: Bleeding is news. Healing should be too.

What has happened in Baraboo since some high school students were photographed making a Nazi salute last November hasn’t been treated as news but should be.

Chris Taylor, 9 local officials: Strong community opposition needed to avoid harms of F-35s

The negative impacts of the F-35 deployment are too great, and we question why Truax is a top pick when the impact on our community is the most severe in terms of the wide area affected as well as the disproportionate impacts on children, people with low incomes and people of color out of the five sites being considered.

Dave Zweifel: Trump has made things worse for farmers, but will it matter?

What's been perplexing through the years is the Wisconsin agriculture community's love affair with the party that hasn't really ever done anything to help the farmers' economic plight.

Dan O’Donnell: Sign of the times

For the third straight school year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) reports that far fewer than half of the state’s third through 11th graders are proficient in reading.

Bruce Murphy: Bradley Foundation works to kill food aid

Working with Koch groups, they push Trump to slash safety net.

LaKeshia Myers: Historically black colleges and universities: Candles in the Dark

I implore all of us to celebrate National HBCU Week by taking time to research information about historically black colleges, learn the history and purpose of these institutions and know that they are still in existence today for good reason.

Dave Cieslewicz: A smaller Camp Randall?

I wouldn’t be too surprised to see a proposal in the next few years to actually reduce the size of Camp Randall.