TO THE EDITOR:

     “Minnesota buries Wisconsin” says all of Wisconsin’s major news outlets (including Capital Times, May 9, 2018). How about Scott Walkers election campaign promise of his 250K jobs and is still 60,000 short after two terms as of December.

     Minnesota increased jobs by 11 percent and wages over 2.4 percent compared to Wisconsin’s .3 percent stagnant wages. Poverty down and population growth up in Minnesota by 5.9 percent. Wisconsin decreased population by 7.1 percent.

     How about the median incomes? Yeah, the Democratic state of Minnesota kills Wisconsin on incomes as well.

     You see folks, Republican suppression has been leading to lifelong implications of Wisconsin oppression. ...

— Adam Umbreit
Berlin

     To read the entire letter, see the May 17, 2018 edition of The Ripon Commonwealth Press.