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Louise Doescher: Keep Wisconsin's SeniorCare the way it is

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 09:00
Dear Editor: I am writing to ask our legislators to do what they can to keep SeniorCare as is. It is a lifesaver to my husband and me. He is 75 years old and on medications he needs to remain …

Morning briefing: Donors unimpressed by Scott Walker, Club for Growth moderator tells him

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 09:00
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Mark Huntsman: Cuts to historic preservation strikes both Republicans and Democrats

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 08:00
Dear Editor: So Scott Walker wants to put a cap on money for historic preservation, and make the preservationists pay back the money if they fail to meet job creation goals? As I recall he fai…

Plain Talk: It's a terrible way to run a government

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 07:45
Scott Walker & Co. are passing right to work and plan to cut the UW loose because they can — without any evidence that either move will be good for Wisconsin. 

Q&A: Anna Mueller Moffit says she will be a voice for students with disabilities on the Madison School Board

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 06:45
Unopposed in the April election, parent advocate Moffit has an insider’s knowledge of the needs, challenges of special education students and their families.

Patricia Randolph's Madravenspeak: A new role model — the gentle man who loves wildlife as family

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 06:30
"Kangaroo Dundee" is devoting his life to rescuing orphan joeys.

Thousands protest right-to-work bill at Capitol on Saturday

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 06:30
A crowd of about 2,000 rallied and marched in opposition to the pending legislation.

Denise Beckfield: Parents have no right not to vaccinate their kids

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 05:30
Dear Editor: I was heartened to see that all five of those asked a recent Quick Question supported vaccinations for children. Measles vaccinations are particularly important, given recent outb…

Janice Penn: Stand up for Wisconsin's tradition of education and workers' rights

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 15:15
Dear Editor: My maternal grandparents were union organizers for the UAW in Milwaukee/Racine/Kenosha in the early 1930s and committed to economic equality for workers. Due their efforts and the…

Elizabeth B. Wydra: 5 myths about latest Supreme Court case on Obamacare

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 15:00
King v. Burwell should be decided on long-accepted principles of statutory interpretation. If it is, Obamacare wins.

Claudia Pogreba: Privatization may be right up the alley of new UW lobbyist

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 14:15
Dear Editor: For more insight on "back room negotiations" with the Legislature, it might be worthwhile to look into the background of the new UW-Madison lobbyist. The new lobbyist is reported …

Vicki & Trygve Aarsheim: IRIS program has worked well for disabled daughter

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:15
Dear Editor: We want to express concern for the proposed dumping of the IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct) program. Our 40-year-old daughter is doing reasonably well with the help of our c…

Randy O'Connell: Politicians pick their voters, and their questions

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 12:15
Dear Editor: In my attempts to engage Republican legislators, I have been told that they will not answer my questions because I am not one of their constituents. When I respond that their deci…

Chris Walker: Shared experiences will lump millennials together in the end

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 11:30
As an old millennial, I felt like a chaperone to young millennials at a recent party, but 20 years from now, our differences will fade away.

Ted J. Rulseh: Focus on Scott Walker's awful policies, not his strategy

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 09:30
Dear Editor: The news media’s response to Scott Walker’s fundraising letter after the Rudy Giuliani fiasco is nothing short of astonishing. Just after he danced around questions on whether he …

The Day Ahead, Feb. 28: "Good Kids," PRhyme

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 09:00
Your daily guide to what's happening in and around Madison.

Morning briefing: Terrorist rhetoric has emerged with Walker, adversaries before

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:30
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Cap Times wins top Wisconsin Newspaper Association award for digital excellence

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 08:00
The first place finish was one of 10 in the association’s annual contest.

Protester says Capitol cops detained her, then left her and coatless companion out in the cold

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 07:00
Kelley Albrecht of Burlington and Irving Smith were removed from the Capitol during the Senate vote on right to work.

Amy Goodman: TV meteorologists should say it loud and clear: Climate change is here

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 06:30
As extreme weather events increase, TV meteorologists have a duty to state the cold, hard facts: Climate change is real, and it is a planetary threat.