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Nyjer Morgan’s career as a Brewer over

T-Plush, we hardly knew ya… The “Tony Plush” era came to an abrupt end Thursday when the Milwaukee Brewers announced they sent outfielder Nyjer Morgan outright to Class AAA Nashville.

Morgan cleared waivers before that move, and as a player with four-plus years in the majors must wait 24 hours before declaring free agency. He […]

When will Cudahy finally develop the Iceport parcel?

As reported by Sean Ryan of the Business Journal, Cudahy’s plan to develop the parcel associated with the failed Iceport project with a distribution center for Central Storage & Warehouse Company has been dropped. According to Ryan’s report, there’s interest from another developer in developing a mixed-use project at the Iceport site that would include […]

Marina Dimitrijevic-led County Board moves to consolidate its power

Looks like County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic is consolidating her base of power in Milwaukee County… The board voted 17-1 to declare the board as “the primary and principal policy-making body for Milwaukee County government.” That means the board committee that crafts lobbying strategy and Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic get to declare the county’s position on […]

Mitt Romney’s vulture capitalism knows no bounds

As reported by Greg Palast, earlier today United Automobile Workers PresidentBob King announced that his union and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) have filed a formal complaint with the US Office of Government Ethics in Washington alleging Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney improperly hid a profit of $15.3 million to $115.0 million […]

Is California’s Proposition 32 a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

So what is California Proposition 32, and why does it matter if you’re from Wisconsin?

Proposition 32 is a “campaign finance reform” ballot initiative in California that seeks to ban corporate and union contributions to state and local candidates, contributions by government contractors to the politicians who control contracts awarded to them, and to ban […]