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Dominique Paul Noth: Feels like too much but 100 days is not enough

Trump’s diehard supporters are right. One hundred days is not enough to judge a president. Six months would be better -- though, if in that time he provides no greater satisfaction to the base than Neil Gorsuch, their diehardism should die away.

Mitch Henck: Tax debate is about revenue, not fairness

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck says debate over taxes should be about revenue, not whether Donald Trump and other rich people get tax cuts.

Jerry Bader: ‘Patriotic Millionaires’ and the minimum wage myth

“Patriotic Millionaires” are oblivious to the business realities of dramatically increasing the minimum wage.

Nancy Langston: The Wisconsin experiment

Donald Trump’s war on the environment was prototyped by far-right politicians in state government. We can learn from Indigenous communities who fought back in the name of science and democracy — and won.

Larry Gallup: Lawmakers abuse budget-fix motion

The column below reflects the views of the author, and these opinions are neither endorsed nor supported by WisOpinion.com. It’s been nearly two years since...

Steve Pociask: State Medicaid PBM needs to do the right thing for patients and...

In Wisconsin, the primary pharmacy benefits manager in the state may be choosing to put profits before patients, favoring its cozy relationship with a controversial drugmaker over what’s best for patients, taxpayers and law enforcement. T

Dave Zweifel: Good teachers don’t come free, Scott Walker notwithstanding

Employees who feel appreciated bolster any workplace. And if we want good young people to aspire to the teaching profession, we had better make up our minds that we need to pay them fairly — Scott Walker notwithstanding.

Kathleen Vinehout: High-capacity well proposal makes bad water situation worse

Our state constitution's Public Trust Doctrine sets out that Wisconsin’s waters belong to all Wisconsin residents. Senate Bill 76 takes the state in another direction — the one with the biggest straw gets the most water.

Casey Hoff: Wisconsin Supreme Court’s troubling move

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has been regularly criticized because of the failure of some of the high court’s justices to recuse themselves from cases where special-interest groups and parties appearing before them have donated substantial sums of money to a particular justice.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate transportation, self-insurance

With the Joint Finance Committee preparing to vote on Monday, the WisOpinion.com Insiders, Chvala & Kanavas, debate transportation, self-insurance, education and more. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

WisPolitics.com Book Club: Podcast with Amy Goldstein

Washington Post reporter Amy Goldstein, author of "Janesville: An American Story" about the closing of the GM plant, talked to the WisPolitics.com Book Club...

Paul Fanlund: Turning the page on ‘what if?’

Forget the current media swirl around the epic failure of Donald Trump’s first 100 days. It’s the awful and surreal November election night that still haunts some of us.

Jesse Kremer: Campus free speech: The pillar of a democracy

Invited speakers shall be allowed to speak freely and without interference, regardless of ideology, and Wisconsin’s institutions must have rules in place to ensure that faculty and students are not mandated to publicly express a given views on social policy, but rather, to openly challenge popular, politically-correct opinions and truths.

Analiese Eicher: A most unhappy anniversary — five years since U.S. student debt hit...

April 25 marked the fifth anniversary of student loan debt reaching $1 trillion in the United States. According to the latest estimates, over 43 million Americans now owe $1.4 trillion, making student loans the second largest consumer debt in the nation, more than what’s owed on credit cards or auto loans.

Rebecca Blank: Urging renewal of research partnership

Chancellor Rebecca Blank’s new blog entry highlights the AAU’s statement urging the renewal of the partnership between the federal government and research universities.
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