We all realize that this winter has been one of the hardest on our streets and highways. All of us have certainly hit potholes that rattled our filings when they couldn’t be avoided. But I am not sure that using inmates from the County House of Corrections to fill the potholes is the correct answer. [...]
It’s amazing what can be found in campaign finance reports. Abele also shelled out more than $28,000 to Thomas Keeley, a media consultant with a roster of Republican clients, including U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson. Keeley handled social media during Johnson’s successful defeat of Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold.
Local right-wing squawk radio host Mark Belling sure is a piece of work, and I don’t mean that in a good way. Belling, who once referred to a female school board member as a “whore” and also called breastfeeding moms “sows”, took to the airwaves on Monday to discuss the idea of a married couple [...]
As reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is hinting that he’d consider running against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in 2016. In an interview this week with the Journal Sentinel, Clarke, who has been highly critical of Barrett’s tenure as mayor, said he was sizing up a possible run. But he [...]
Marijuana legalization took a step forward in New Hampshire this week. The State Assembly voted 170-162 in favor of legalizing up to one ounce of pot for adults over 21 years of age. This is a huge step forward to see that state representatives are now becoming more receptive to the will of the people [...]
Well this is something… Milwaukee Ald. Jim Bohl is under investigation for allegedly causing a landlord to get hit with a slew of code violations after he refused to evict two sex offenders from a property in the alderman’s district.
Investigators from the district attorney’s office believe Bohl then had the landlord’s records falsely wiped [...]
The November jobs report shows that the country exceeded expectations by creating 203,000 jobs. The stock market continues to set record highs and private industry is sitting on $1.6 trillion dollars.
The economy is clearly coming back from our low in 2009, but we could be doing far better. The people of the United States [...]
As any number of ‘civic groups’ line up to lobby for a new basketball arena in Milwaukee, the counties that comprise the suburban ring are voting against a regional tax to build it. Ignoring the fact that the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County are the economic drivers that make Waukesha, Ozaukee, Racine, etc viable, [...]
It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Senator Chris Larson’s District Director, Jonathan Brostoff, has entered the race to replace Representative Jon Richards in the 19th Assembly District. Mr. Brostoff is now the fourth announced candidate for the hotly contested seat and joins County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic and attorneys Sara Geenen and [...]