My grandparents were French-Algerian Jews who moved to nearby Morocco in the late 1930’s to seek better economic opportunities. They decided to stay there when Mohammed V, then king of Morocco, vowed to protect members of the Jewish community during WW2. Hence, I grew up in a household where…

I can’t imagine what else could occur over the next 21 weeks which might get in the way of our ability to vote in August’s Partisan Primary (Aug. 11) or November’s General and Presidential Election (Nov. 3).

It is entirely appropriate that the Oregon Police Department joined police departments elsewhere in Dane County in condemning the Minneapolis policeman who killed George Floyd and his fellow officers who did nothing to stop it.

I really tire of hearing President Donald Trump telling us how the economy is going to come roaring back from the collapse caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Frankly, the economy wasn’t doing that great before 20.5 million jobs were lost in April.

As we shelter at home, many of us are trying to find safe ways to get outside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Neighbors can be found in their yards, tending gardens and grilling out meals. Still others are going on bike rides, hiking with their families, flying kites, walking dogs, o…

As we fight the coronavirus pandemic, it is important that we lawmakers give support to the people on the front lines. This means our state’s hospitals, physicians, nurses, support staff, and other health care providers.

I have never washed my hands as much as I have in the past few days, staying in the house and grateful for technology that allows me to stay in touch with children and grandchildren. Still, I am alarmed by what the future may hold unless we find a way to restore the values and reclaim the de…

I’m casting my vote for Judge Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court and I urge you to do the same.

First, voters do not need to be sick, incapacitated or out of town to request an absentee ballot, which is vital to know now and for future elections.

In addition to the presidential primary, another important race is on the ballot on April 7, Jill Karofsky is running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The incumbent, also running, defended the rigged voting maps that are meant to keep Republicans in power in our state.

In the fall of 1970 when I started college at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, it was hard to hold a part-time job while attending classes and playing college baseball. That’s why I would get up every morning and milk cows for my dad, uncle, and grandpa. I did that for four years, but …

The economic shocks which have resulted from the measures we are taking to minimize the risks of a Coronavirus pandemic have starkly revealed two “inconvenient truths”:

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