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Walters: Legislators sharpen pruning shears for Walker's budget
More than any of the three other budgets Walker has submitted since taking office in January 2011, Republican legislators are poised to rewrite major parts of this one.
Other Views: Student safety always taken seriously
The Janesville School District has an obligation to make sure all of its students, employees and visitors are safe when they come to our facilities.
Other Views: To beat opiate addiction, increase competition among companies
While a horrific opioid epidemic afflicts the nation, there is an underlying fundamental lesson about free-market capitalism that may have been missed in all of this.
Other Views: ‘All politics is local’—so is health care
The largest impact we can make to improve the healthcare system comes from personal decisions made on a daily basis.
Walters: Walker's budget will lay re-election foundations
Governors often say this: You win or lose a campaign for re-election in the year before the actual election.
Other Views: Redistricting should be nonpartisan
Making districts competitive lowers the level of partisanship because candidates need to run campaigns that appeal to voters in a bipartisan way instead of simply appealing to one party or the other.
Other Views: Audit is no excuse for stalling on roads
Saying that Wisconsin is lagging behind would be like saying the Cleveland Browns didn’t make it to the Super Bowl this year. The gap is staggering.
Walters: Stage set for biggest welfare reforms since mid-1990s
The political stars are aligned for the most significant welfare reforms in Wisconsin in more than 20 years.
Other Views: Reality differs from Walker’s economic claims
Wisconsin’s economic performance trails the Midwest and most of the nation, even though Gov. Scott Walker has enjoyed a compliant Legislature for his entire tenure.
Other Views: Anxious about pending repeal of Obamacare
Edgerton resident Hillary Kirking receives her health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges. She writes about her concerns with the pending repeal of Obamacare and what that might mean for people with pre-existing conditions.