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Get ready for six months of rhetoric and infighting over how to spend Wisconsin’s record $7.1 billion surplus.
A lot of the coming budget debate is going to revolve around what we want Wisconsin to look like.
The benefits of school choice have never been clearer.
Our Legislature has evolved into an institution where grandstanding is the norm, bloated staffs keep their bosses in the news, and civility is no longer in vogue.
A recent study shows that 2022 was the first year on record that global low-carbon investments matched fossil fuel funding.
Reggie Jackson: The beating death of Tyre Nichols asks unanswered question of when will police abuse end
There is a serious use-of-force problem built into policing in this country. Over 1,000 Americans per year lose their lives in encounters with police.
Maria Crenshaw: All Gen Z jokes aside, the 24-hour news cycle and never-ending bad news is real cause for concern
As a journalist and a witness of Gen Z’s decaying mental state, I understand how pertinent it is that the media considers how the news today often numbs instead of stirs people to sustainable action.
The discourse that extends from honest disagreement is the lifeblood of a robust democracy. But that discourse is thwarted when innuendo, misinformation and disinformation convince Americans that the people we differ with on issues are inherently untrustworthy, evil or dangerous.
Patrick McIlheran: Lowering taxes for everyone makes it easier for Wisconsinites to stay in the state they love
Three of our neighbors, Michigan, Illinois and Indiana, charge a single rate to all earners, and in each place it’s a lower rate than Wisconsin’s top two brackets.
Milwaukee County could pass its own ban. Evers calls Republican actions ‘ridiculous.’
You can disagree on the merits of the proposals, but assigning political motives where none exist is a disservice to the voters and only contributes to the “toxic political climate” that the boards decry.
The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, examine how 3rd Cong. Dist. U.S. Rep. Derrick Van Orden pivoted from outsider and Jan. 6 rally attendee to member of Congress. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.
On this week’s episode of “Rewind,” WisPolitics.com’s JR Ross and CBS 58’s Emilee Fannon discuss the State of the State address, the state’s budget surplus, the state Supreme Court race, Adam Payne’s appointment as Natural Resources secretary and the state’s district attorney shortage.