Senate PUBLIC HEARING Elections and Urban Affairs
The committee will hold a public hearing on the following items at the time specified below: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:30 AM 411 South
Senate Bill 95 Relating to: changing the compensation structure by which a Milwaukee County supervisor may be paid, changing the term length of [...]
(MILWAUKEE) – The Milwaukee County Board’s budget will be cut by 50 percent under a bold new set of initiatives proposed before an “Our Milwaukee County” listening session Thursday night.
The major initiative includes but is not limited to government streamlining, mandatory training for County Supervisors to clarify roles and responsibilities in County governance.
MEDIA ADVISORY Important Announcement by Milwaukee County Supervisors, State Legislators, Community Leaders :
There will be an important announcement by County Supervisors, State Legislators and community leaders during a news conference at the Washington Park Senior Center in Milwaukee at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The important announcement will be followed by an “OUR Milwaukee County” [...]
I have seen this idea mentioned several times by people who should know better. And here’s the latest example from the testimony from Tia Torhorst in her support of Representative Joe Sanfelippo’s Assemby Bill 85 (as reprised by Zach earlier this week):
I would sit in a County Board committee meeting with 4 or [...]
Do you have friends or relations who work full time and earn $11.53 per hour? Do you know people who work really hard full time and make less than $11.53 per hour? Do you feel that’s a reasonable full time hourly rate? Is it livable rate?
Now, why am I picking on $11.53 per hour? [...]
Joint Listening Session on County Government to be Held at Washington Park Senior Center April 18
(MILWAUKEE) – Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen and Supervisor Russell W. Stamper II will hold a joint “OUR Milwaukee County” listening session at 6:30 April 18 at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St.
“These listening sessions [...]
County Executive Chris Abele has protested that his support of Assembly Bill 85 isn’t personal so frequently that it’s nearly a cliche. The variety of additional follow up comments he has provided have often totally negated the not personal statement on many levels.
But assembly Democrats aren’t helping any by taking the same low road [...]
Wait….what?!?!? After spending much of the fall explaining why he pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct charge, Wisconsin Rep. Brett Hulsey (D-Madison) appears to be in the middle of more turmoil.
His full-time legislative aide took vacation and is being reassigned to another job following an incident where she felt threatened by Hulsey’s plan to [...]
Earlier today Lisa reported on the decision by management of Madison radio station WTDY to fire its entire newsroom staff, including morning drive host John “Sly” Sylvester, and while I don’t have much to add to what Lisa wrote, I felt compelled to highlight a tweet sent out by Democratic State Rep. Brett Hulsey.
This is just odd to me… State Rep. Brett Hulsey, D-Madison, pleaded no contest earlier this month on a charge of municipal disorderly conduct after an altercation with a 9-year-old boy at Spring Harbor Beach that left the child’s parents feeling “uncomfortable.”
According Madison police, on July 4 Hulsey rode his bike to the beach, [...]