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Wednesday, June 16, 2010
When you live in a civil society, you can’t do everything you want, when you want, wherever you want. Never is that fact of civilization more clear than when a populous has to start abiding by a newly penned law. Here in Wisconsin, Act 12—also known as the Smoke...
05.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Legislators have the opportunity to do the right thing this week by voting to ban smoking in Wisconsin. The state Senate held a hearing today and the state Assembly is holding a hearing tomorrow. Both houses could vote on legislation quickly and send a bill to Gov. Doyle as early as next Wednesday. State Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee), the author of the Assembly bill, told me the stat...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

After the blood baths Republicans have endured in recent elections, it’s no surprise that they’d want to regroup, reorganize and come back reinvigorated. But instead of listening to their grassroots supporters and disenchanted ex-Republicans who want to return to the fold, Wisconsin conservatives are about to launch...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Bars remain the sticking point

Although the statewide smoking ban was held up in the state Legislature this past session, it still seems to be popular among voters. A just-released survey from Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and St. Norbert College found that 41% of respondents want a complete ban, now.