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John W. Eyster: Constitution Day marked Sunday
John W. Eyster: Constitution Day marked Sunday
Sunday was U.S. Constitution Day, marking the 230th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787.
Walters: To Foxconn chairman, please address these doubts about your project
You are poised to become Gov. Scott Walker’s partner in either turning southeast Wisconsin into a Midwest Silicon Valley, or Wisconsin’s version of mythical con man Harold Hill, who had residents of an Iowa hamlet donate money for a town band. It was a Broadway play and movie, “Music Man.”
Walters: These highway-funding ideas became road kill
Wisconsin is envied nationally for its fully funded public employee pension system but mocked for not having a long-term plan to maintain and rebuild its aging highways.
Walters: Foxconn options unclear for Democratic governor
A Wisconsin governor plans a major, costly economic development deal with the Legislature’s support. But a governor of the opposite party gets elected, killing the deal.
Walters: 10 questions about Foxconn making lawmakers squirm
With an Assembly vote on the Foxconn deal tentatively scheduled for Thursday, here are 10 questions that have every legislator squirming.
Steven Walters: GOP senators seek $712 million for DOT they distrust
Why did Senate Republicans last week want to borrow $712 million more for the state Department of Transportation to spend on highways over the next two years?
Walters: Homeowners' court victory creates uncertainty for property assessments
The state Supreme Court ruled July 7 that penalizing homeowners who don’t open their homes to government appraisers violates the U.S. Constitution clause prohibiting illegal searches.
Walters: Rep. Nygren reluctantly became drug-abuse fighter
John W. Eyster: Should all Americans have the right to health care?
John W. Eyster: Should all Americans have the right to health care?
As Congress returns next week after the holiday break, John asks if all Americans should have the right to health care.
Walters: Medicaid's future becomes defining campaign issue
The future of Medicaid—the federal/state program that provides health care for one out of every five Wisconsin residents who are poor, elderly and disabled—is now a defining issue in next year’s campaigns for governor and the Legislature.

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John W. Eyster: Constitution Day marked Sunday
Eyster: Should all Americans have the right to health care?