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C-SPAN comes to Madison

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:45
The TV network is interviewing local leaders, historians and authors on Madison's history and literary life.

Rep. Terese Berceau: Time to take big-picture look at transportation and how we fund it

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:30
The transportation amendment on the Nov. 4 ballot is a bad idea. It should prompt a debate on what type of transportation system we need and how we pay for it.

UW graduate joins Madison mayoral race

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:30
Christopher Daly is one of four people challenging Mayor Paul Soglin for his seat in the upcoming 2015 elections.

Questions about governor’s race polling? Come to the Pyle Center today

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:15
With the help of UW-Madison’s political science department, the Cap Times is assembling an expert panel for a public forum.

State Debate: Everything from transportation referendum to wolf hunting get aired today

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:15
A daily roundup of interesting newspaper editorials and blog posts from around Madison and Wisconsin.

Paul Fanlund: Among the young, social media piques interest in politics

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:15
Instead of distracting them, a UW prof’s research suggests Facebook and other social channels pull them in.

Renewal Wrinkles, High Deductibles And Decisions For Employers: Implementation Issues Grab Headlines

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:37
News outlets report on a range of health law implementation issues that are causing challenges for consumers, employers and Obamacare advocates.    

Madison City Council to reconsider urban forestry charge

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:00
The fee would help fund the urban forestry program and emerald ash borer mitigation.

Morning briefing: Obamacare plan rates in Wisconsin to keep pace or decline next year

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:05
Stories that are making the news today in Madison and around the state and country. 

Plain Talk: Let's fix roads instead of building more

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 06:45
WisPIRG contends that billions are being spent on highway projects based on outdated assumptions.

Pat Bomhack best candidate to carry mantle of Dale Schultz

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:00
We endorse Democrat Pat Bomhack as the candidate most likely to carry forward from where Republican Sen. Dale Schultz will leave off.

Scott Walker isn't seeing the benefits of a majority saying state is headed in right direction

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:00
Pollster Charles Franklin said voters might not be crediting the governor for their belief that Wisconsin is improving.

Scott Spoolman: What 'bombs' will Scott Walker drop if he gets second term?

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:30
Dear Editor: Remember when Scott Walker boasted about “dropping the bomb” with Act 10 when he thought he was talking to billionaire David Koch on the phone? It tells you a lot. When this guy s…

James M. Smith: Scott Walker out to help corporations, not people

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:00
Dear Editor: Gov. Scott Walker's policy of robbing Peter to pay Paul is not working. He has set a course causing a budget shortfall of $1.8 billion within the next biennium. He has made it har…

Don Blegen: Did Walker write Act 10 himself? No? Plagiarism!

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:00
Dear Editor: The phony outrage of Republicans over Mary Burke's supposed plagiarism is a hoot. It is amusing to see all those sanctimonious hypocrites accusing her of lifting good ideas from o…

Laura Berger: Here are locations for breastfeeding or pumping

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 04:00
Dear Editor: Thank you to Heidi Wegleitner, County Board supervisor, for working to make the life of a breastfeeding mother a little easier by authoring the resolution to require all county bu…

David J. Knight: Hey, folks, black boys are more than statistics

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 18:30
What does it do to a black boy's psyche to be told that he's "vulnerable" or "at risk"? But that is the message many black males get — sometimes as early as third grade.

Stephen Lee Rich: Don't get too excited over tech giants quitting ALEC

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:30
The tech giants are concerned about global warming, but what about ALEC's efforts to obstruct unions and privatize schools? What comes next?

Ray Starrett: Do candidates measure up on human rights standards?

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:00
Dear Editor: At the end of World War II the United Nations was developed as a major collective contribution to maintaining peace among nations. At the same time there was a major effort among …

Terry Nichols: Don't saddle local taxpayers with bill for tech colleges

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:00
Dear Editor: Let’s talk about two tech colleges that are as far apart geographically as can be and still be in Wisconsin. I’m talking about Nicolet College in Rhinelander and Southwest Tech Co…