Officials need to expedite efforts to understand why it’s happening and what changes are needed.
More heads on pillows downtown would mean more money downtown, more shoppers downtown, more diners downtown, more hustle and bustle downtown.
From what we know, the culture at local law enforcement agencies is good, and leadership is willing to practice some introspection.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union owes its members and the community a much better explanation of what happened to its Legacy Center plans.
Lake Geneva revealed for the nation this Memorial Day weekend how policies aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus are only as effective as their weakest links.
Regardless of its reasons for lifting the order, the county enters the next phase with the public divided on the need for social distancing.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court decision to overturn the Evers administration’s safer-at-home order is lamentable mainly because the court seemed not to care there is no backup plan.
A leadership vacuum at the Legislature has left the state’s election apparatus in no better position today than it was after the calamity known as the April 7 election.
City Manager Mark Freitag’s facial expressions were hidden under a mask, but he certainly seemed sincere while talking about Tesla at Monday’s coronavirus briefing.
If anyone doubts whether Mercyhealth charged Edwin Galuk an excessive amount for his COVID-19 test, consider that The Doctor’s Office in Janesville charges about 93% less for its COVID-19 test.
As of this moment, the three government entities operating in Janeville--Rock County, the city and schools district--haven't furloughed or laid off anyone. That's likely a mistake. Officials should begin identifying positions to cut, furloughing employees deemed nonessential or reducing their work hours.
Officials will likely need to undertake a total re-assessment, scrutinizing everything from the city's financial position to the project's proposed location.
Gov. Tony Evers' Bounce Back Badger plan takes a cautious approach but isn't radical, as it largely incorporates the White House's Opening Up America Again guidelines.
The federal government and Federal Reserve have worked aggressively to ensure Wall Street gets everything it needs to stay afloat. Now, the feds need to do more for Main Street, which includes aiding newspapers.
Tensions among the business community, lawmakers and public health officials have been rising as the group struggles to figure out how to reopen the state's and nation's economy. Everyone agrees the economy must reopen, but the question is how to go about it.
Tuesday’s election showed the coronavirus is not the only disease we are fighting. Partisanship is a disease, too, and it caused Democrats and Republicans alike to put politics ahead of public safety.
The Rock County Health Department needs to start serving the public, not the lawyers and bureaucrats who would prefer the county continue withholding information about the coronavirus' spread in our community.
Milton School Board candidates who showed a willingness in interviews to learn from mistakes during the tumultuous era of former Superintendent Tim Schigur have earned the Gazette Editorial Board's endorsements.
the Gazette Editorial Board is endorsing Dane County Judge Jill Karofsky for state Supreme Court. Her opponent, Justice Daniel Kelly, is too closely tied to the scheming that gave rise to today's hopelessly flawed district maps.
The unprecedented safer-at-home restrictions imposed by Gov. Tony Evers to slow the spread of COVID-19 will work only to the extent Wisconsinites believe in their necessity.
It's OK to question how far society is willing to go to ensure public safety and security at the expense of democratic norms and civil liberties.
Corporate donations for Janesville’s proposed indoor sports complex have not been pouring in like city officials and other stakeholders might have hoped.