Matt Rothschild: Martin Luther King didn’t confuse property with people, unlike Citizens United ruling
This year, Martin Luther King Day fell on the same date, Jan. 21, on which the U.S. Supreme Court issued its notorious Citizens United decision nine years ago.
The longer the government shutdown lasts, the more it gives rise to false equivalency – that both sides in the gridlock are equally to blame. The hope that talking things out will solve the problem is going to increase as the ripple effects for the whole economy grow beyond the 800,000 workers working without pay or furloughed until the government reopens.
Assembly Republicans are proposing to cut taxes for the middle class in Wisconsin, just like Governor Tony Evers promised on the campaign trail. However, Republicans say they won’t have to raise taxes on manufacturers and farmers as Evers planned.
In just the past few years, public opinion about single-payer health care has been rapidly changing. Polls show that more Americans than ever see the need for and understand Medicare.
The WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, evaluate Gov. Tony Evers' new cabinet. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
A federal judge struck down the highly controversial restrictions on early voting in Wisconsin, laws that were passed in one of the most twisted lame-duck sessions in memory.
Tony Evers rises above GOP’s nasty politics.
RightWisconsin Editor James Wigderson and radio host Steve Scaffidi discuss Gov. Tony Evers and former Gov. Scott Walker.
The school board seems opposed to any innovations that might fix struggling schools.
Whatever political price Trump is paying for the shutdown, it is likely less than allowing news cycles to be even more dominated by revelations about his connections to Russia.
Grothman voted against a measure that was written with an eye toward ensuring that federal workers who are not getting paychecks during President Trump’s government shutdown would eventually be compensated.
Religious freedom is not a luxury, nor is it old-fashioned. It is our first freedom upon which so much of our civic liberty truly depends.
Contrary to claims that this proposal will infringe upon the rights of the accused, Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin seeks to give victims like me equal legal footing as a judge is evaluating our rights against those of the defendant — nothing more, nothing less.
Already we are seeing signs that our new Governor will seek input from those around him as well as stakeholders in moving Wisconsin forward.
Among the executive orders signed by Governor Tony Evers in his first week was a directive for DHS and DATCP to “provide recommendations on how to…. Protect against attempts to undermine the Affordable Care Act marketplace with short term plans that do not comply with Affordable Care Act requirements.”