Column

Sea levels are rising — but faith in Wisconsin politics can too

Potential bipartisan support for climate change action will prove meaningful, productive

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: Democrats should focus on their own problems instead of impeachment proceedings

Rather than support their own candidates, Democrats' campaign plan seems to be fruitless efforts to impeach Trump

Column

Political partisanship costs lives

In the face of unprecedented levels of gun violence, politicians need to see through partisan noise, take action

UW-Madison Campus

Former U.S. attorney general talks criminal justice reform

America needs to rethink how it handles nonviolent offenders, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales says

Column

Removing ‘retardation’ from state code signals progress toward respect, bipartisanship

Despite great political polarization, there are still common sense solutions both parties should support

Column

Gridlock does not prevent good governance — it is good governance

Though legislative detente may seem useless, it creates a favorable business environment, reduces spending

Column

Point Counterpoint: Regardless of party control, the goal is always to move Wisconsin forward

Starkly divided constituencies prompt greater need for bipartisan policy in Wisconsin state government

State of Wisconsin

Bipartisan bill proposes free tuition for foster children

Legislation would eliminate costs for students for 12 semesters, until age 25

Column

Latest gun control legislation beacon of hope for country

Those who lost their lives in 2017 from gun violence deserve justice, preventative gun control legislation

Politics

The new era of populism gives the people what they want

Rise of populist movements in Europe, America show people's disillusion with mediocre policies that compromise on too much