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WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ suggest ways to use Wisconsin’s budget windfall

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, offer their advice for what Gov. Tony Evers and the Legislature should do with Wisconsin's projected $3.8 billion surplus. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Counties Association and Michael Best Strategies.

Paul Fanlund: Four reasons why Joe Biden and Tony Evers struggle

President Joe Biden and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers push popular center-left policies and don’t seek power by dividing us, yet they have tepid poll numbers. Here’s why.

Gregory Humphrey: Nicholson enters Wisconsin governor’s race, with touch of bi-partisanship

Regardless of which political party one calls home, there was a degree of understanding across Wisconsin about how Kevin Nicholson felt being instructed by Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to stem any notion of seeking the Republican nomination for governor this August.

M.D. Kittle: Evers floats election-year bribe

Not satisfied with the approximately $4.5 billion in federal COVID relief aid he has been free to spend at his whim and leisure, Evers now wants to take a big chunk of the projected $3.8 billion state budget surplus and buy off voters with quick-cash stimmies.

Adam Jarchow: Elected officials must support policies that protect us

Wisconsin families deserve more than excuses. They deserve decisive and swift action. As attorney general, I will put an end to the policies that are placing us at risk.

Mike Nichols: Undeterred crime deters business

Pulling cops out of public schools was a crazy idea.

Dave Zweifel: Rothchild’s book a fix-it guide for imperiled democracy

It goes without saying that the latest attempts by Republican legislators to expand gun rights in the state aren't in Matt Rothschild's new book "12 Ways to Save Democracy in Wisconsin."

Dave Cieselwicz: Barnes runs conservative race

Mandela Barnes is running as if he’s already got his party’s nomination sewn up. I’m not so sure that kind of cautious approach is going to win the day.

Tim Size: Whose business to worry about rural health?

It is all of our business to worry about rural health.

John Nichols: Pandemic profiteering made billionaires dramatically richer

Billionaires got exponentially richer — so much so that wealth trackers began to speculate on whether Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk would be the first trillionaire.

M.D. Kittle: Did anti-business Evers cost Wisconsin Intel?

Tech titan Intel Corp. chose Ohio over Wisconsin as the future home of its $20 billion semiconductor manufacturing complex —an economic boon for the Buckeye State that Intel promises will bring thousands of high-paying jobs.

Dave Cieslewicz: Manchin’s justice

Let’s just cut to the chase. It comes down to this: which Black woman jurist will be acceptable to Sen. Joe Manchin?

Scott Walker: Students embracing pro-life, the social justice movement of our time

Young people are the future of a society that values the sanctity of innocent life. Thankfully, more and more students understand that being pro-life is the social justice issue of our time.

Gregory Schmidt: Trump-era Medicare plan a corporate giveaway

Traditional Medicare must continue to be the model for all U.S. health care, not another target for profiteers.

Dave Zweifel: Books convey the true menace of Trump’s presidency

He's a traitor to America, and it's time Americans faced up to it.
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