I keep hearing I have an obligation to “bring us together.”
I had the privilege of representing Wisconsin’s engineering industry on the Transportation Task Force implemented by Gov. Tony Evers. Being expected to deliver a state budget in less than two months of being sworn into office, the governor was wise to ask a broad range of stakeholders to pro…
Livestock emit more greenhouse gas than the transportation sector, making beef and dairy targets of the Green New Deal
Americans expect a lot from farmers and ranchers: fresh, unblemished fruits and vegetables, locally grown and responsibly harvested.
CHICAGO — We all knew a few spacey kids in kindergarten who just couldn’t get their acts together. Their desks were a mess. They never knew what they were supposed to be doing, and they’d lose their heads if they weren’t attached.
This State Journal editorial ran on Feb. 14, 1994:
What doesn't White House want public to know by enforcing nondisclosure agreements?
His declaration is an act of petulance that wildly oversteps the limits of his powers
MOBILE, Ala. — The death of New York City police detective Brian Simonsen, who was fatally wounded Feb. 12 in a friendly fire incident, is tragic. The officers whose shots struck their fellow officers — not only killing Simonsen, but also wounding another, Sgt. Matthew Gorman — are unlikely …
The past few weeks have been painful and eye-opening for many Americans.
Schools should be more secure to guard students and staff against similar attacks
In this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands vow only to say nice things about the nation's and state's leaders on the holiday devoted to love, which wasn't easy.
WASHINGTON — As stories go, the face-off between Jeff Bezos and David Pecker (paging Charles Dickens) has all the elements of a 21st-century battle royale between good and evil, represented by the richest man in the world, who happens to own The Washington Post, and the pied piper of sleaze,…
California's new governor is right that it's too costly and would take too long
Donald Trump can’t win in 2020 but the Democrats can lose, and they seem determined to give it their best shot.
WASHINGTON — Forgive me, but would anybody mind if we declared a moratorium on Democratic apologies?
Illinois Democrats should allow more than a few days to consider huge implications
February is the time for the ritual observance of Black History Month — a brief period when schools, government institutions and even commercial enterprises feel compelled to commemorate a handful of famous black folk who made substantial contributions to American history.
Gary Pierce of Camp Douglas is this week’s You Toon winner.
CHICAGO — In my mind, the defining moment of Donald Trump’s presidency happened well before he clinched the White House.
BARABOO — Wisconsinites are a trusting people. A lot of us leave our front doors unlocked. Some even leave the keys in the snowmobile when they park outside the tavern. We take people at their word, unless they serve in the Legislature.
This State Journal editorial ran on Jan. 26, 1869:
Voters across Wisconsin elected Gov. Tony Evers because they want fiscally responsible policies that put families first.
KAUKAUNA — My job as a public servant is not to root against a person or party, but rather to root for our state and its growth. With a new chapter in Wisconsin politics on us, one of split government, it is more important than ever that we find common ground and ways to find agreement to nu…