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Dave Zweifel: Compassion eludes Scott Walker and Paul Ryan

Nothing exposed the callous disregard these Walker and Ryan have for their fellow human beings than the recent debate — and debacle — over the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

Lauren Parrottino: Scott Walker and the era of welfare reform

Governor Scott Walker and Republicans across the country are paving the way for more experimentation and innovation in their efforts to help people move from dependency to work.

Rebecca Bernstein: Walker’s drug testing for Medicaid proposal is detrimental to the health of...

Gov. Scott Walker, in response to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s request for states to “innovate” their Medicaid programs, has laid out a proposal that would decrease access to health care for our most vulnerable, humiliate and marginalize those with addiction, and increase government bureaucracy.

Leon D. Young: The Republican obsession with block grants

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office estimates recent Republican block grant proposals could cut Medicaid spending by as much as a third over the next decade. The cuts would start small, growing larger over the years.

Jon Peacock: Federal Medicaid funds critical to schools

State schools got $107 million in 2015, helped pay for school nurses, speech therapists.

S. Mark Tyler: Early childhood investments are a win for families and the economy

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. As the head of a manufacturing...

Kevin Binversie: Is cronyism killing common sense conservative reforms?

Grocers Association blocking the free market.

Christian Schneider: Stop taxpayer funding of progressive talking points

While those who want to overturn Citizens United complain that "money isn't speech," their speech is being funded by taxpayer money that pays for their ridiculous advisory referendums.

Bruce Murphy: The man governors loved

Human weakness is eternal and there are always politicians and officials looking for help with their career or political fundraising. Which is why there will always be the influence peddlers, jostling to win favors and stay in power. But very few of those lobbyists ever did it with such rascally, unpretentious joy as Bill Gerrard.

Chris Walker: Prisoner’s have rights — and Sheriff David Clarke needs to be held...

David Clarke should be removed from his position as sheriff.
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