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Other Views: Big increase in funding for prison system likely

 Here are three things you should know about the state Department of Corrections (DOC) proposed 2017-19 budget, which the governor and Legislature must debate and approve next year.
Why should you care? Wisconsin's prison system got more tax...

Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Sept. 26
Sound Off for Sunday, Sept. 25: stolen puppy, voter drive and 'My Fair Lady'
Other Views: Move beyond complaints about Freitag

As a former council member who voted to hire Mark Freitag as city manager, I take extreme exception to the column (“Maybe time to part ways with Freitag,” Sept. 15) written by Russ Steeber.

Steeber was not on the council when...

Our Views: Academic freedom under fire

With UW-Madison at its epicenter, the UW System appears to be sinking deeper into the intellectual morass known as political correctness.

UW-Madison has unveiled a pilot program targeting 1,000 students devoted to improving race relations,...

Your Views: Republicans work for the elite

The “How your U.S. lawmakers voted” feature is something everyone should read. The Sept. 12 tally was typical. In three separate party-line votes, the Republican-controlled House voted to ease rules on stock traders and financial...

Your Views: Johnson has disturbing environmental record

I am gravely troubled by Sen. Ron Johnson's views on environmental issues in contrast to those of Russ Feingold. The two are candidates for the U.S. Senate in the November election.

Ron Johnson has an appalling record and received a 0 percent...

Your Views: Act 10’s big winner: the 1 percent

Are you kidding, Janesville Gazette?

Now we are supposed to thank Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republicans for Act 10 (“Act 10's big winner: taxpayers,” Sept. 7). This all came from the Koch brothers. It's all about breaking the...

Your Views: Pay close attention to statements’ context

What is written in the Bible, as well as what is written in a newspaper, or any book, or speech or sermon, must be understood according to its context. Unfortunately, not doing so is a common error.

An illustration of this was in a recent...

Your Views: Employees fear sharing opinions about management

I do not know personally what is taking place within the city, but apparently Mr. Robert Engstrom (“Fuss over Freitag unwarranted,” Monday) does not realize that many employees do not feel safe answering survey questions at work with or...

Columns

Walters: Assembly Republicans try again to upstage Walker
Steven Walters: Beer tax proposal on tap
Steven Walters: Here’s how the state spends your tax dollars
Dick Polman: AP gets zilch on Clinton Foundation
Kathleen Parker: Taking aim at Hillary’s heel

Letters to the Editor

Your Views: Janesville abounds in wasteful spending
Your Views: Now is the time to pass referendum
Your Views: Editorial board should back rule change for legal notices
Your Views: Democratic voters modern-day Caesars
Your Views: Not afraid to sign name to opinion

Our Views

Our Views: Energy renaissance lifting up Rock County
Our Views: Sport leagues protect only some speech
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Sept. 26
Our Views: Academic freedom under fire
Our Views: Economic recovery a mirage for too many

Other Views

Other Views: Secret funding shift hurts public education
Other Views: Big increase in funding for prison system likely
Other Views: Move beyond complaints about Freitag
Other Views: Rebuilding freeways is a need, not a want Craig Thompson
Walters: Republicans now say attempt to weaken Open Records Law was a mistake

Sound Off

Sound Off for Wednesday, Sept. 28: Mistie Bass, 'offensive' Trump cartoon and deafening music
Sound Off for Sunday, Sept. 25: stolen puppy, voter drive and 'My Fair Lady'
Sound Off for Wednesday, Sept. 21: NYC bombings, school teachers and 'birther' movement
Sound Off for Sunday, Sept. 18: City manager, 'um' and anthem protests
Sound Off for Wednesday, Sept. 14: Flag displays, national anthem and Janesville City Council