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Eric H. Holder Jr.: Bipartisan support for criminal justice reform means it's time to act

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 16:30
Both conservatives and progressives are calling for criminal justice reform. Congress should not risk letting this moment of opportunity pass.

Budget, right-to-work bill, presidential bid top topics among last week's most-read stories

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 16:30
A proposed deletion of language related to sexual assault information and reporting launched a firestorm of criticism from the left.

Robin Tanke: We must stand together in solidarity

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 15:30
Dear Editor: The time is now to serve. The time is now to act in the best interest of our neighbor. To not respond to the news of the day with acts of self-preservation, for that is what those…

Scott Walker on amnesty as part of immigration reform: 'My view has changed'

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 13:00
"Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace grilled the governor on a change in positions since a 2013 interview.

Jeannie Blaney: Why is GOP trying to kill the middle class?

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 12:15
Dear Editor: I am a union activist from British Columbia, Canada. I am a worker.

Your Right to Know: Court needs to clarify access to driver records

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:30
To protect the public's right to know, it's vital for reporters to get access to police reports.

Interactive: Mapping Madison's graffiti complaints since 2005

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:00
A rash of reports of graffiti on Madison's west side two weeks ago went against a trend of decreasing graffiti cases.

The Day Ahead, March 1: Nora Jane Struthers, 'A Flowering of Poetry'

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 09:00
Your daily guide to what's happening in and around Madison.

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…