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February 2013
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One Quick Question about Innovation Park and the Eschweiler Buildings?

I am an architecture nut and love the work of Alexander Eschweiler. And it’s a sin that the county allowed the buildings on the county grounds to deteriorate to the point that it is economically unfeasible to restore them to contemporary use.

But that’s not where I am going with this. If Innovation Park is […]

Whither MKE Cnty: There Ain’t No Checks and Balances in County Government?

There have been a number of blog posts and comments over the past month about ‘checks and balances’ in county government over the past month. In the column denying such considerations is a very elegant blog from our friend Dan Cody. But just because county government lacks the formal constructs of government branches devised to […]

Whither MKE Cnty: County government reform is Sheldon Lubar’s passion?

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently ran a piece titled, ‘County government reform is Sheldon Lubar’s passion‘. Now the odd thing was the discussion about Mr. Lubar’s interest in reforming county government occurs pretty much in just 25% of the article…the remaining 75% apparently was needed to extol his bona fides as a village elder. Most […]

Whither MKE Cnty: Sups. Taylor and Borkowski Make Their Move

Posted today on the Bay View Compass:

An Open Letter to the Residents of Milwaukee County: A PROPOSAL TO DOWNSIZE COUNTY BOARD AND STAFF

Dear Friends:

There are some people who call politics a sport or even a game, and, just like in football, there are many Monday morning quarterbacks. These armchair quarterbacks pontificate as […]