With the Legislature gearing up for a return to Madison in the fall, the WisOpinion Insiders, Jensen & Chvala, grade the efforts of the GOP majority in the first half of 2019. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
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Those proposing stricter gun laws that would primarily burden law-abiding citizens are the same people advocating for summarily reducing our prison population and releasing violent criminals back onto our streets.
The concept of “housing navigators” would be funded in new legislation to assist the homeless to accurately identify resources, locate compatible housing and help individuals complete the applications process.
It shouldn't require a lawsuit to get Gov. Tony Evers to withdraw his edict to exclude the right-wing MacIver Institute from media events, including press conferences and briefings.
Why are state customers paying $117 million -- or more -- for unneeded power upgrades?
By 1946, returning American veterans confronted the emerging nativism that Trump so typifies in “The Best Years of Our Lives,” from newly observant Hollywood master William Wyler. The encounter then was with an America First boor.
From the left's "basket of deplorables" to the right's "send her back," our public and private spaces have become infected with a culture of contempt.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos decided he would buck public opinion and not make accommodations for a lawmaker with disabilities. Now that Vos has caved, he is blaming the news media for his bad press.
When Scott Walker won the governorship in 2010 and Robin Vos became Assembly speaker, both passenger rail and commuter rail were shoved to the side.
The IRG, led by former Governor Scott Walker, relies upon the experiences of Wisconsin, North Carolina, Kansas, Colorado and Utah to make the case for the reforms.
Wisconsin is one of the worst-performing states in the country at providing dental care for disadvantaged kids.
Why the sudden change to approve copper-zinc mine? Will it pollute Lake Michigan?
Legislators do more than what is seen by the public.
American society is growing older, less healthy and less financially secure. So, what’s a boomer to do? Two things come immediately to mind: stay productive and stay (or become) healthy.