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Joel Quadracci: Self-insurance works for Quad/Graphics, and it will work for Wisconsin

It is my hope that our elected officials will embrace Walker’s recommendation. In doing so, they will be investing in Wisconsin’s future, giving state employees better care at a lower cost. That's a win for state employees and a win for taxpayers.

Mitch Henck: Scott Walker’s health insurance plan paints rosy picture

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's latest health insurance proposal.

Andrea Kaminski and Lindsay Dorff: Save taxes with nonpartisan redistricting

State taxpayers charged more than $2 million to defend unconstitutional districts.

Robert Kraig: How to elect a new governor

We need a progressive, Bernie Sanders-style candidate.

Dave Zweifel: We’ll pay the piper for attacks on environment

The harm being done to the state's environment may not be all that noticeable now, but in years to come, all Wisconsin will pay the price.
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Tamarine Cornelius and Jon Peacock: Trump’s Massive cost shift to states

Under his budget state loses billions for health care, food stamps, schools.

Craig Thompson: Thompson’s legacy offers lessons on transportation

Thompson was able to sell his vision to a Legislature controlled by Democrats. Today, we have the same party controlling all three branches of government, and we can’t seem to come to any agreement on a long-term vision for transportation. That needs to change.

Noah Williams: What tax credits did to manufacturing jobs in Wisconsin

Since its introduction the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit accounted for a total gain of nearly 21,000 manufacturing jobs (a 4.6% increase) and over 42,000 total jobs (a 1.8% increase) in Wisconsin.

Jake Curtis and Will Flanders: Yes, Scott Walker did back Wisconsin’s economy away from...

Today, Wisconsin boasts a balanced budget, lower property tax obligations, and unemployment and labor participation rates that are almost impossible to top.

Mark R. Hogan: Fab Labs can help develop a skilled workforce

Wisconsin’s Fab Labs initiative is helping schools provide students with hands-on learning in STEAM-related areas of study.

Bill Kaplan: Trump, ‘a complete disaster’

Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner said Trump's presidency has been “a complete disaster”. True especially for middle-working class and rural folks who voted for Trump.
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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ debate drug testing Medicaid recipients

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala & Kanavas, debate Gov. Scott Walker's plan to drug test Medicaid recipients, approved by the Joint Finance Committee this week. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: So why can’t America just be ‘good’ again?

We are supposed to believe that America was “great” throughout its history, equally “great” when we were young, and, by God, can be similarly “great” once more. That world view was a springboard for a propagandist like Roger Ailes and a demagogue like Donald Trump. And it has contributed mightily to bitterly dividing the nation.

Rebecca Kleefisch: Wisconsin is actually winning the war on poverty

Fewer people, especially fewer children, are living in poverty in Wisconsin than ever before. In fact, we’ve seen a “significant reduction” in poverty across our state the past several years.

Tammy Baldwin: Action needed on student debt crisis

Our proposal provides help. Trump budget makes things worse.
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