Opinion


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Pandemic Relief Helped Millions Needing Health Insurance. Only Congress Can Ensure Their Coverage Won’t Expire.

A Wisconsin nurse educator describes her situation, facing a debilitating illness as employer-provided health insurance went away.

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Clean Energy Is the Future—But to Get the Most Out of It, Wisconsin Workers Should Build the Infrastructure

Green energy requires fewer workers to operate, so it’s vital that construction for these industries be done by local workers with high quality standards.

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These Wisconsin Moms Have Mother’s Day Suggestions for Sen. Ron Johnson

A wish list from seven moms for a senator whose actions have made life harder for Wisconsin families, especially during the pandemic.

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Rebecca Cooke: Repealing Roe Opens the Door to Vigilantes and Politicians Criminalizing Women and Doctors

Congressional candidate comments on the potential for reproductive freedom to be replaced with mandated pregnancies and restrictions on basic health care.

President Joe Biden signs the American Rescue Plan on March 11, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Progressives Leaders Mark Two Years of Pandemic Relief Despite Ongoing GOP Obstruction

With more work to be done, Republicans are criticized for already shutting down the Legislature for the rest of 2022.

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Amidst All the Noise, a Health Care Presidency Is Quietly Reinforcing the Middle Class

Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have more secure, affordable health insurance coverage as Trump’s attacks are replaced by Biden’s initiatives.

Rep. Francesca Hong
Hong: Lawmakers Don’t Need a 10-Month Paid Vacation. We Have Work to Do.

Democratic Assembly rep outlines priorities that deserve attention instead of having lawmakers getting paid to do nothing until next year.