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Our Views: For Paul Ryan, endorsing Donald Trump is all about enacting policy
Our Views: For Paul Ryan, endorsing Donald Trump is all about enacting policy
It’s no surprise that Ryan can’t relate to Trump’s “tone and temperament.” But Ryan says these are more comfortable and reassuring in person than on stage.
Our Views: Milton Fire Department must go to referendum as soon as possible
Our Views: Milton Fire Department must go to referendum as soon as possible
Though two referendums—one in the city, one in the town—would make approval twice as difficult, Milton must try it, and soon. Fire protection is a priority that can't wait.
Our Views: A ‘monumental’ TIF for downtown Janesville
Our Views: A ‘monumental’ TIF for downtown Janesville
Last year brought a remarkable list of private developments to downtown Janesville. Given dollars the TIF will create, City Hall will have the money to build on that momentum.
Our Views: Janesville's new Central Fire Station serves function over frills
Our Views: Janesville's new Central Fire Station serves function over frills
Being on a gateway to downtown, the new station serves as a showcase to prospective businesses that Janesville values first-class services.
Thumbs up/Down for Tuesday, May 31
Thumbs up/Down for Tuesday, May 31
Thumbs Down to do-gooders trying to save infant creatures, to Sam Liebert and Jens Jorgensen and to leaving grass clippings in streets; Thumbs up to Morning Rotary Club.
Our Views: Railroad plan raises fears, prospects in Rock County
Our Views: Railroad plan raises fears, prospects in Rock County
Moving goods using steel wheels on steel rails is more efficient and safer than rubber on asphalt.
Our Views: Give youths chances to learn costs of war
Our Views: Give youths chances to learn costs of war
As old age shrinks ranks of veterans, children lack chances to learn from those who served and survived. This weekend, parents have opportunities to change that.
Our Views: Racial makeup of juries in Rock County is issue worth exploring
Our Views: Racial makeup of juries in Rock County is issue worth exploring
No one's suggesting deliberate discrimination in Rock County, but concerns about fairness and the constitutional right to a jury by one's peers arose at a recent local trial.
Our Views: Ambulance runs by Janesville Fire Department appear to benefit city coffers, patients
Our Views: Ambulance runs by Janesville Fire Department appear to benefit city coffers, patients
While the revenue is good, the department needs to examine runs over more than just a few months to calculate wear and tear on ambulances and personnel.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, May 23
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, May 23
Thumbs Up to Camp Indian Trails projects, authors Jessi Salimes and Emma Bussan and to The Octones; Thumbs down to delaying payments on state debt.