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Plain Talk: Another whopper from our truth-challenged governor

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 08:00
British Prime Minister David Cameron contradicts Scott Walker's assertion that Cameron dissed President Obama.

Spencer Black: Scott Walker's policies are decimating Wisconsin

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:45
From economic growth to the environment, Walker is undermining our once-proud state.

How unusual is a budget delay under one-party rule in Wisconsin?

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:25
It's been almost one month since the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee hoped to finish its work on Gov. Scott Walker's two-year budget, but a stalemate among state Republicans continues to…

Democratic state senator accuses Scott Walker of mixed messages on Confederate flag

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:15
One day after Gov. Scott Walker signaled his support for a call to take down the Confederate flag at South Carolina's Capitol, Sen. Lena Taylor is asking him to take a stronger stand.

Pope Francis is absolutely right about climate change

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 05:00
Calling for bold action, the pope is right when he argues that market forces will not steer the world out of its environmental ditch.

Consuelo Lopez Springfield: On immigration, Scott Walker is no Ronald Reagan

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:30
Ronald Reagan signed a law creating a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Scott Walker is not on the same page.

Sen. Janis Ringhand: Republicans should work with Democrats to solve Wisconsin's transportation funding crisis

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:30
Postponing the expansion of I-39/90 for two years or more is unacceptable. Let's work together to find a solution to our transportation funding needs.

John Wiley: Wisconsin gun laws a sign of lunacy

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 04:30
Dear Editor: As a citizen and gun owner, I am appalled that Wisconsin is further weakening what was already the weakest national-joke gun legislation in the country. The one remaining mild con…

Foreign fund's fight with Samsung galvanizes shareholders

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 02:15
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Korean investors are backing an American hedge fund's bid to thwart a business combination between Samsung companies that they argue will only enri…

Ken Wiesner: Scott Walker’s budget dishonest, maybe illegal

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 19:00
Dear Editor: It is no surprise that the Joint Finance Committee, controlled by Republican legislators, is so far unable to balance the state budget. State law requires a balanced budget, but t…

In Case You Missed It: Eating the hot dog pizza of bipartisanship

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 16:45
Our daily afternoon roundup of the best stuff on and beyond.

Off the Wall: John Mominee at the Jura Silverman Gallery

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 14:16
"Off the Wall" is a weekly feature showcasing visual art at galleries, cafes and more around the Madison area.

Michael Walker: So sick and tired of America's gun violence

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 14:00
Dear Editor: I don't know about you, but I am so sick and tired of hearing the latest news about people getting killed with a loaded gun.

Scott Resnick named executive director of StartingBlock

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:30
Former Madison mayoral candidate and City Council member Scott Resnick has been named the executive director of StartingBlock, an “entrepreneurial hub” intended to support local startup businesses.

Coming Attractions: Jason Isbell, Jamey Johnson, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:00
Singer-songwriters Jason Isbell and Jamey Johnson are among recently announced acts coming to Madison.

Advocate: When colleges won't talk race, they’re sidestepping a civil rights issue

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:00
Michelle Asha Cooper argues that higher education leaders must directly confront racism that keeps minority groups from succeeding in college.

Recent obsessions: Costume designer Rachel Anne Healy

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:30
Mondays through Fridays, Cap Times staffers share their pop culture fixations.

Christian Schneider: Maybe UW-Madison professors wailing over tenure provision should actually lose it

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 11:00
Journal Sentinel columnist says moving tenure from state law to policy will give university the same kind of tools Act 10 gave local school districts.

Yeah, I Ate That: Pizza Hut Hot Dog Bites Pizza

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:00
Replacing the familiar crust is 28 mini hot dogs, each wrapped like pigs in a blanket, which ring the pizza like fat little watchmen.

Dick Cates: Votes to further bleed our public schools must be reversed

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:00
Dear Editor: I have served on the River Valley Board of Education for the past nine years and I have seen, firsthand, the erosion of support for our rural public schools by our Legislature.