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Christy Miceli: Paul Ryan needs to hear my Planned Parenthood story

Every year, Planned Parenthood’s health centers across the country provide more than 270,000 Pap tests and more than 360,000 breast exams. For nearly 72,000 patients, these lifesaving screenings catch abnormalities or cancer.

Leon Young: The double standard in drug addiction

If prescription meds were the gateway drug to an opiate addiction, there’s a medical response that’s being advocated. However, if one’s addiction stems from another kind of abuse, the response is generally criminal in nature. Shouldn’t all drug abuse be treated the same? And, shouldn’t there be a concerted effort to provide treatment instead of prison?

Steven Walters: Voters approve $1.8 billion for school projects

In addition, voters give 24 districts permission to exceed state-imposed spending limits.

Jerry Bader: Did Dems open the door to 51 votes in Senate for legislation?

One thing all observers seem to agree on is that the decision by Republicans to employ the “nuclear option” to secure the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has forever changed the Senate. The question now is how much?

Mitch Henck: US right to act against chemical weapons

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents about last week's missile strike against Syria.

James Wigderson: Ron Kind is wrong about Obamacare

Kind shouldn't expect a different health care outcome from Medicaid expansion than from the sprawling Veterans Affairs hospital system, which Kind is familiar with now, and neither should taxpayers.

Bill Kaplan: Syrian missile strike

Congress must authorize President Trump's use of force against Syria.

Mitch Henck: Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation reveals hyperpartisanship

In "Two Minutes with Mitch" radio personality Mitch Henck gives his two cents on the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court justice.

Gregory Humphrey: Wisconsin needs tougher laws concerning gun stores

All gun stores should be required to to place all firearms in a safe or vault during after hours to prevent theft.

James Rowen: WI boosts big dairies & supply; smaller farms threatened anew

Some things to think about the next time you buy a gallon of milk or turn on your kitchen tap.

Dave Zweifel: Please GOP, save us from ourselves

Sen. Duey Stroebel constantly harps about awful big government and how it's an ogre that hamstrings the independence of American citizens, but he's telling local property taxpayers the state government knows what's best for them.
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‘The Insiders’ tackle health care, state superintendent’s race

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chuck Chvala and Ted Kanavas, tackle the difficulties of Dems vs. Walker and Ryan and Priebus on health care along with...

Paul Fanlund: ‘Sophisticated resignation’ is a bad option

Nothing has befuddled me quite as much as Trump voters who stand by him even when he moves to kill government programs that have greatly helped them.

Dave Zweifel: Rep. Cory Mason deserves kudos for open government efforts

One of the few legislators with the courage to stick his neck out for open government in Wisconsin is likely to be leaving soon and that will be a loss for state government.

Declining fortunes: WEAC suffered nation’s worst revenue decline in 2015

Wisconsin's largest teachers' union suffered a decline in revenue of more than $3 million between 2014 and 2015, the largest decline in the country, according to a new study by the Education Intelligence Agency.
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