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Our Views: City's critics should get informed, do better
Our Views: City's critics should get informed, do better
What most critics don't appreciate is that Janesville is a well-run city with statistically frugal spending, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Our views: Hearing restrictions over the top
Our views: Hearing restrictions over the top
The Gazette understands and respects provisions to protect a juvenile suspect's identity, and it has covered juvenile courts in Rock County for decades without issue.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Thumbs Up to Milton's Crossridge Park supporters, lowering the post office drop box and Janesville's teacher diversity project; Thumbs Down to careless use of tree stands.
Our Views: Janesville's Billy McCoy should give up petition fight
McCoy might find supporters willing to sink money into a court fight, and he ultimately might prevail. But at what cost to him, his backers and the city? And to what end?
Editor's Views: News or sports? Decision isn't always clear
We think a lot about the best way to present news each day in The Gazette, and much of that has to do with where we publish it.
Our Views: Republican tax cuts don't look so wise given fiscal estimates
When Republicans are quick to tout how Walker erased a $3.6 billion deficit he faced when he took office, the new fiscal report isn't good news for Republicans.
Our Views: Ray Rice case shines spotlight on domestic violence
Domestic abuse plagues Rock County daily. In Janesville alone, domestic homicides in January and December served as tragic bookends to 2012.
Our Views: Janesville cannot tolerate problems in Fourth Ward
Our Views: Janesville cannot tolerate problems in Fourth Ward
People and businesses considering Janesville look at the crime rate. Troubles in one or two neighborhoods, however, can reflect poorly on the entire city.
Our Views: As JPAC turns 10, theater serves as cultural catalyst
In a few years, JPAC’s position as Janesville’s cultural catalyst might be even stronger. Forward Janesville plans to build an amphitheater along the river.
Thumbs Up/Down for Sept. 8, 2014
Thumbs Up to Milton’s hiring of Alan Hulick; reflecting on the passenger pigeon; and teamwork to stop drunken drivers; Thumbs Down to Debbie Wasserman Schultz.