Voters would be wise to re-elect Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton. If her Republican colleagues someday realize transportation infrastructure needs to be a higher priority, she likelywill be one of the reasons.
On Oct. 28, The Gazette Editorial Board will endorse one of them for the race, but first we must address what happens to the man who goes to work Nov. 7 knowing his former political opponent will soon become his boss.
The 2018 Milwaukee Brewers are more than a great team. Regardless of the outcome of the National League Championship Series, they've left an impression on Wisconsin, and they have imparted some life lessons for all of us to contemplate.
Gazette Editor Sid Schwartz wrote this column for newspapers observing National Newspaper Week, Oct. 7-13. This year’s theme is “Journalism matters. NOW more than ever.”
The ghost of Act 10's unfinished business is haunting Rock County this October, creating division among unions with too much power and administrators with too little.
City officials are right to question the long-standing practice of Janesville firefighters washing their personal vehicles on city time. But a deal is a deal.
Instead of an all-boats-rising scenario, we're witnessing the marginalization of a large swath of the employed population. In today's economy, the problem isn't a lack of jobs but a lack of jobs paying enough to keep people out of poverty.
UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper is trying to separate herself from the sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Alan "Pete" Hill, but she cannot easily escape this scandal.
Some Janesville Parker teams aren't just losing this year. Their games aren't even competitive, and the blowouts raise questions about the direction of the school's sports programs and the widening performance gap between Parker and Janesville Craig.
Janesville City Council members should resist the urge to support feel-good legislation that won't actually curb bullying but could threaten protected speech.
Rock County District Attorney David O'Leary might be right about Sarina Stone. Maybe she did act in self-defense Aug. 22 when she stabbed Robert Thomas Jr. in a parking lot with no witnesses present. But having a jury come to that decision instead of the district attorney would be a better demonstration of justice.
Economic Development Director Gale Price should have disclosed during a community housing and development forum in June that one of the forum's participants was in discussions with the city on a housing project.
Roman Catholic Church leaders are voicing their disgust over new allegations of rampant sexual abuse within the church, and we're waiting for their disgust to translate into substantive reforms.
As the list of election-night failures for the Rock County Clerk's Office website grows and grows, we are compelled to ask whether the office's leader, Lisa Tollefson, understands how best to manage this important system.
Instead of pushing out personal attacks to promote their candidacies, Bryan Steil and Randy Bryce should be debating health care, tariffs, taxation, budget deficits and many other issues affecting the 1st Congressional District.
As the community pours millions of dollars into downtown, it has a moral obligation to at least lend a hand to homeless people like Dan Eccles.
Thumbs up to opening of downtown interactive water fountain: It's "interactive" because you press a button to make water shoot into the air. Dozens of tiny geysers turn on and off, putting on a show for onlookers and proving irresistible to kids. It's like a splash pad but without that toy-…
OPINION: If you want to win an argument, make sure to give the target of your derision an ominous-sounding name, as local governments have done with the "dark store loophole." They want you to think this legal tactic is something only Darth Vader and a notorious corporation like Enron could love.
OPINION: Even if local Realtors aren't steering homebuyers from the Fourth Ward, there's an undeniable overabundance of rental properties and dearth of homeownership in the neighborhood.
Rock County 4-H Fair had near-perfect weather this year—the kind organizers dream about but rarely receive—leading to a boost in attendance.
OPINION: The Rube Goldberg machine known as the Trump administration's trade policy added a new element last week: A $12 billion aid program for farmers hit by the unintended consequences of the administration's new tariffs.
OPINION: Surveys gauging voter support for increased school district spending have become an important part of referendum planning.
OPINION: The city of Janesville and the Janesville Area & Convention Visitors Bureau have split on the question of the city's slogan. Each has a reason for going in different directions, but we hope the city considers dropping its old slogan in favor of the new.
OPINION: The city of Janesville never gave its back-in angled parking experiment much chance to succeed, and we hope city officials revive the experiment in a couple years.
OPINION: We hope a newly-created committee takes the long view in exploring possible locations and other arrangements, particularly regarding its relationship with the Janesville Fire Department.
The debate Sunday between the two Democrats running for the 1st Congressional District seat managed amazingly to avoid one of the most pressing issues of this race: Randy Bryce’s lengthy arrest record.