So here’s the turnout for the first public hearing on the recommended Milwaukee County budget, held at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
As you can see, it’s a pretty packed house for the hearing, but I can’t help but wonder about the timing of the hearing. After all, while the recommended County budget is important, […]
On election day voters in Milwaukee County will have an opportunity to make their voices heard on four non-binding referendum questions.
Among those questions is this: Should Wisconsin Statutes be amended to allow Milwaukee County to transition its management and administrative functions from an elected County Executive to a professional County Administrator?
That seems like […]
From my pesky in box…sorry Chris…this almost got lost in the 80 emails I get each day begging for money:
Wauwatosa – The national organization of Progressive Democrats of America has officially endorsed Chris Rockwood’s campaign to become the United States Representative to Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.
According to its mission statement, Progressive Democrats […]
I guess County Supervisor Theo Lipscomb thinks it’s a good idea to make negative claims at the eleventh hour about developers in order to see their projects get delayed. At the County Board meeting on Sept. 25, Milwaukee County Supervisor Theo Lipscomb relayed a damaging story, based entirely on hearsay, about businessman Jon Hammes — […]
This is good news for City of Milwaukee employees. The City of Milwaukee’s proposed 2015 budget would give pay raises of 3.9% to 2,331 workers next year to compensate them for state-mandated pension contributions, Mayor Tom Barrett said Monday.
The pay increases would cost the city $4.8 million, according to figures released Monday. The […]
This is a surprisingly harsh assessment of the suburbs blatant disregard for equal housing…on top of the fact that they oppose regional public transportation at every turn…but County Supervisor Pat Jursik simply lays it on the line:
Supervisor Patricia Jursik today issued the following statement regarding the SEWRPC Regional Housing Plan:
“Ferguson, MO is the […]
So the results of tonight’s partisan primary election are in, and I’ve got a few winners and losers (and they’re not necessarily all candidates).
Jonathan Brostoff: With a narrow victory in the Democratic primary in the 19th Assembly district, Brostoff is virtually assured of victory in November, with only Pirate Party candidate Joseph Klein […]
According to a report by Jason Stein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, some Republicans voting in today’s partisan primaries have taken to writing in the name of Democratic Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. on their ballots, in an attempt to prop up Clarke in the face of a very strong challenge by his […]
I can’t remember the last time Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke faced an ad barrage of this magnitude as he faced reelection. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s political action committee, Independence USA, has purchased $150,833 in television ads in an effort to defeat Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and support his opponent, […]