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David Michael Miller

The governor has announced that he’s appointing a nonpartisan commission to draw new legislative maps. Unfortunately, the Republican Legislature will do everything it can to undermine a fair process. Read more

Opinion 2 Comments

Tony Evers made a mistake when appointing a career utility lawyer to be the PSC chair. He should do better this time. Read more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

When considering Tony Evers’ performance, it’s important to first give thanks for who he’s not. Read more

Opinion 4 Comments

It’s that time of year again — Isthmus unloads on deserving targets with this year’s Cheap Shots. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 2 Comments

Brad Pfaff was unanimously approved by the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Wisconsin farm groups. But Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald led a successful drive to reject Pfaff’s confirmation before the full Senate. Read more

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David Michael Miller

Gov. Tony Evers is trying to push through two minimal gun control measures favored by a majority of Wisconsin residents. But Robin Vos and Scott Fitzgerald are doing their best to oppose the will of the public. Read more

Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Public Service Commission chair Rebecca Valcq and commissioner Mike Huebsch rejected a motion that they recuse themselves from a decision on the Cardinal-Hickory Creek Line. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Rebecca Cameron Valcq spent her career as a lawyer for WE Energies, the state’s largest utility. But ATC line opponents still thought she might vote with them. Read more

Opinion 3 Comments

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Sharon Vanorny

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes is Wisconsin’s second highest state office holder. Just two years ago, his political future was uncertain. Isthmus finds out how Barnes got here and why he wants to clear the air about some bumps along the way. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 7 Comments

With slight increases in budget and some marketing schemes in place, there might be hope for renewed arts funding in Wisconsin under Gov. Tony Evers’ administration. Read more

A & E

The governor passed on a huge opportunity. Wisconsin’s chance to get fair legislative maps is now more than a decade away. Read more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments

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David Michael Miller

One house can hold up the whole process and two GOP senators have already said they oppose the budget passed by the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

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Erin Brown

Hundreds of requests for pardons have come in to Gov. Tony Evers’ office. The governor's spokesperson says he will reestablish the state’s Pardon Advisory Board, which Gov. Scott Walker disbanded. Read more

News

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David Michael Miller

School districts need stable, predictable budgets. It should be written into state law that revenue limits are indexed to inflation. Read more

Opinion 3 Comments

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David Michael Miller

From 2007 to 2017 the average debt of Wisconsin’s college graduates increased nearly 50 percent. And more than half — 64 percent — of Wisconsin’s students left with debt. Read more

Opinion 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

One ruling staying the Republican lame-duck power grab has been overturned on appeal, the other ruling still stands. Whatever happens next, the lawsuits shine a light on the indefensible, undemocratic legislative majority. Read more

Opinion 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

When campaigning for governor Tony Evers promised to reduce the prison population, do something about chronic wasting disease, and fix the controversial WEDC. None of those proposals are in his first budget. Read more

Opinion 2 Comments

Gov. Tony Evers’ pick for the Public Service Commission, Rebecca Cameron Valcq, is raising concerns over her deep ties to the utility industry. Read more

News 1 Comments

At last count there were no less than 11 declared candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. And others are likely on the way. What trait am I looking for? Boring. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Clearly Foxconn was banking on former Gov. Scott Walker to stay in office and make sure it received its unneeded government payout even if it doesn’t meet all the targets. Read more

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