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John W. Eyster: Wisconsin must drop its full-time Legislature
John W. Eyster: Wisconsin must drop its full-time Legislature
Is nine months of paid vacation too much for state legislators? Blogger John W. Eyster thinks so.
Spring election for April Fool's Day?
Spring election for April Fool's Day?
Have YOU noted the embarrassing reports projecting VOTER TURNOUT for our WI SPRING ELECTION DAY tomorrow (April 1, 2014)? Believe it or not – the projection is 12%!
John W. Eyster: When it comes to chemo pill bill, something better than nothing
John W. Eyster: When it comes to chemo pill bill, something better than nothing
A modified version of bill that could help cancer patients is likely to pass the Senate during its last floor session this year, blogger John W. Eyster writes. But beware: That day is April 1.
Speak up for cancer therapy coverage
Speak up for cancer therapy coverage
Two people are preventing action by the majority of our state legislators to pass Senate Bill 300, which would require health insurance companies to cover chemotherapy drugs taken as pills as they do for chemotherapy drugs taken through IVs.
John W. Eyster: Wisconsin must outlaw political robocalls
John W. Eyster: Wisconsin must outlaw political robocalls
Community blogger John W. Eyster is hopeful that a new bill will outlaw the use of automated political calls in Wisconsin.
Repeal 180-day school law and enforce instructional time
Repeal 180-day school law and enforce instructional time
I was very happy to learn that Sen. Luther Olsen is leading a campaign in our WI State Legislature to repeal the WI 180-day school law with hope of PASSAGE in this session of the legislature and the signature of Governor Walker to make it WI STATE LAW!
John W. Eyster: Today is not President's Day in Wisconsin
John W. Eyster: Today is not President's Day in Wisconsin
Community blogger John W. Eyster was surprised to learn that neither Abraham Lincoln's nor George Washington's birthdays are state holidays.
Happy 205th birthday, Abraham Lincoln!
Happy 205th birthday, Abraham Lincoln!
Gazette community blogger John W. Eyster uses the occasion of Abraham Lincoln's birthday to consider the laws behind state and federal observance days.
Time is right for decision on gay marriage
Time is right for decision on gay marriage
Time is RIPE for US Supreme Court Decision on EQUALITY for persons regardless of sexual orientation.
Class finds no shortage of important events for Feb. 4
Class finds no shortage of important events for Feb. 4
Community blogger John W. Eyster asked his class to find important events that occurred on Feb. 4. Their answers included Payton Manning, an earthquake and Rosa Parks.