As Madison continues to debate cuts to the University of Wisconsin system as part of the state budget, there have been a couple of news items coming out of the university. One that is pretty important on the world health stage and one that is actually helping Governor Walker ‘create’ jobs.
Health: Group led by […]
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has been updating their article on the budget hearing at Alverno University today…so the snippet I saw this morning about Tim Sheehy’s, President of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, testimony in favor of the state’s $220 million bond issue to pay for part of a new arena for the Milwaukee […]
Today the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said they were rejecting their totally unpopular proposal to expand I-94 from 16th Street to 70th Street by creating a double decker freeway:
The proposed expansion of the I-94 east-west freeway between 16th and 70th streets in Milwaukee will be accomplished in the traditional way by adding a lane […]
The party who keeps saying that we need to think of our children’s future while cutting education, cutting safety net programs, cutting funds to the UW system, etc…it once again considering our children’s future by borrowing to fund the transportation fund:
Gov. Scott Walker plans to rely on borrowing rather than a gasoline tax increase […]
One of the debate points around building a new Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee is the additional development that will occur in the general vicinity of the new arena. This despite no evidence that there was any significant development around the Bradley Center after it was built. It’s pretty much Major Goolsby’s and that was […]
As many of you living in and around Milwaukee know, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is suggesting that the stretch of I-94 from 19th Street to 70th Street be rebuilt and expanded to four lanes. Because of space restrictions at the Miller Park interchanges and the veteran’s cemetery just west of there, DOT would like […]
Just before last Wednesday’s Common Council vote on the fate of the starter loop for the Milwaukee street car, we experienced dueling press conferences in the city hall rotunda on Tuesday January 20th. And it got very interesting to see who was involved.
First up were Alderman Terry Witkowski (13th Aldermanic District) and Alderman Jose […]
Found this long-overdue news in my email inbox. MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will announce a new effort and unique partnership next week to market and sell vacant land in the Park East. In a press conference at 9:15 am on Tuesday, June 10th, Abele and Barrett will […]
An interesting thing happened on the way from John Doe I to John Doe II. Conservative bloggers and Governor Walker apologists continue to state that John Doe I exonerated the governor! HUH?
Exonerate generally means to free someone from blame or fault or that someone convicted of a crime is proven to be innocent. […]
Earlier this month Senator Chris Larson included a discussion on the asbestos legislation currently before the legislature in Madison in one of his newsletters.
This week, the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor took up legislation–Senate Bill 13 and its companion, Assembly Bill 19–intended to limit the rights of victims to pursue legal action against […]