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Web Views for Friday, Sept. 12
Mike McCabe: Courts decriminalize bribery, money laundering
Five one-thousandths of 1 percent of the state’s population had their ability to legally bribe state lawmakers increased exponentially, and they are taking full advantage.
Web Views for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Other Views: Embattled dam in Iraq highlights vital role of water
Water can put out political fires in the Mideast. Courageous indigenous warriors are making that possible, but the United States must lead.
State Views: New group aims to tell good story behind hunting
Whether or not you hunt, there's no denying the positive benefits hunters have on conservation and the economy.
State Views: Agencies should name disciplined workers
The jousting began in 2013 when The Associated Press requested disciplinary records for DOJ employees. The agency released the records but not the names.
Bill Lueders: TV political ads now easier to track
The Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit group based in Washington, D.C., is collecting the ad buy filings and posting them online, in a tool it calls Political Ad Sleuth.
Other Views: Economics support raising minimum wage
Economists offer measurement rather than emotion. Past increases in the minimum wage have produced plenty of data to measure the responses of employers.
Local Views: Janesville should beam with pride over new transit center
The team and the community hit their mark. The building provides for today and positions the community, and its transit service, for the future.
Caroline Little: Newspapers are still here and still making money
Newspaper media are enjoying the largest audiences ever as well as continuing to play unique and critical roles in our communities.