Early in his administration, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers was asked to produce a letter he’d gotten from departing Gov. Scott Walker during the transition. He initially refused, claiming it was a “purely personal” communication outside of the reach of the state’s open records law.
To the editor, On Oct. 6, President Donald Trump gave Turkey the green light to invade the Kurdish majority region of Syria. These are the Kurds who worked with U.S. advisers to defeat ISIS and bring calm to the region. The Kurds have lived in this area for decades and in the process of defeating ISIS, suffered 11,000 casualties while only 11 American fighters were lost. By stepping aside, Trump left our closest fighting allies alone against a superior military force.
To the editor, The Democratic Party across the nation has a plan to pass laws in blue states legalizing abortion through all nine months of pregnancy. They passed it in New York State, then here in Illinois. The plan is also to require age-inappropriate sex education beginning in kindergarten. It’s already been passed in Democrat-majority statehouses in California and Minnesota.
To the editor, After a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Donald Trump announced that he was honoring a campaign promise to bring American troops home from the Middle East. This turned out to be a lie. The troops were not headed home, but rather hurriedly moved to Iraq to get them out of harm’s way from Turkey’s military advance on America’s Kurdish allies. Trump doubled down on the lie by sending 3,000 U.S. troops to Saudi Arabia.
To the editor, 2019 has been a very busy year with building construction activity in the city of Janesville. From the completion of two new hotels adding 140 rooms, to new retail and restaurant construction, the city of Janesville has seen a flurry of activity.