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Steven Walters: Wisconsin candidates dance around questionnaires on issues
Candidates know that a specific answer today may come back and bite them later. Also, a one-sentence answer to a complex policy question can be misrepresented.
Your views: Groelle's leadership, support help make fair a success
Groelle is blessed with the great ability to diffuse tense situations involving many people with strong personalities and even stronger opinions.
Guest views: Administration can't afford to lose this appeal
It's absurd to argue that a Congress controlled by Democrats would have imposed a nationwide mandate to buy coverage while withholding subsidies from some states' residents.
Your views: Paul Ryan doesn't get reality of poverty
If Ryan spent an entire summer as I did volunteering in South Chicago, he might be walking a different talk.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, July 28, 2014
Thumbs Up to life savers at Pick 'n Save, to teaching financial basis and to Tallman House themed tours; Thumbs Down to a slow start to the bluebird nesting season.
Your views: Sheridan has proven record of helping all constituents
Mike was friendly, listened to my concerns, and gave me all the time I needed to cover rural and town government concerns.
Your views: Teacher sees merits in backing Ringhand
Janis led the charge with educators and local leaders when Gov. Walker tried to bring unaccountable private voucher schools to Beloit.
Your Views: As state Assembly speaker, Mike Sheridan proved to be no leader
Mike was willing to sacrifice his ideals, preferring to pursue support of high-powered lobbyists and deep-pocketed industries such as the payday-loan industry.
Your Views: Williams Bay teacher learns tough lesson through post on social media
We all agree the words she chose were inappropriate. I think that taking from June 2 until July 22 to reach a decision about her future was also inappropriate.
Matt Pommer: Sessions show two sides of Wisconsin politics
A different Wisconsin was reflected in a “civility summit” on the farm of former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson.

Columns

Guest views: Administration can't afford to lose appeal
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, July 28, 2014
Steven Walters: Wisconsin candidates dance around questionnaires on issues
Matt Pommer: Sessions show two sides of Wisconsin politics
Esther Cepeda: We are what we eat—and kids will surive changes in school lunches

Letters to the Editor

Your views: Teacher sees merits in backing Ringhand
Your views: Sheridan has proven record of helping all constituents
Your views: Paul Ryan doesn't get reality of poverty
Your views: Groelle's leadership, support help make fair a success
Your Views: As state Assembly speaker, Mike Sheridan proved to be no leader

Our Views

Editor's Views: Wisconsin sports fans have it good
Our views: Hiring veterinarian at Janesville's shelter symbolizes care in community
Our Views: All should hope agriculture complex takes root elsewhere in Rock County
Our Views: Rock County economic indicators worth celebrating
Our Views: Graffts' plan could build downtown excitement

Other Views

Web Views for Friday, July 25, 2014
Web Views for Friday, July 18, 2014
Web Views for Friday, July 11, 2014
Bill Lueders: A wish-list for open government in Wisconsin
State Views: Gov. Walker's policies contribute to Wisconsin's dismal economic result

Sound Off

Sound Off for Sunday, July 27: Senate candidates trigger comments
Sound Off for Wednesday, July 23: Readers weigh in on downtown
Sound Off for Sunday, July 20: Schuetz hiring in Milton irks readers
Sound Off for Wednesday, July 16: Strategic plan raises concerns
Sound Off for Sunday, July 13: Readers respond to Editor's Views on code flap