Yesterday was a huge day for Milwaukees mental health system as Meg Kissinger writes: The last person is expected to sign out of the Milwaukee County Mental Health Complex’s Hilltop unit sometime this week, ending more than 100 years of the county providing long-term institutional care for people with developmental disabilities. The closure, which comes […]
This has been bouncing around in the back of my brain for a month or so…and with the interest in Zach’s post about Milwaukee’s streetcar, it’s time to get it on electrons!
There are two fundamental things that I see are wrong with the Milwaukee street car project and neither of them have anything to […]
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 […]
What’s this? Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke may finally be taking his job as a crime fighter seriously?!?!? Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. is asking for 157 new positions in his 2015 budget, saying the additions are critical for safety and to reduce overtime costs, which he estimates will hit $6.5 million this […]
Last year, I decided to run for the State Assembly because like you, I believe our state is heading in the wrong direction and everyone in Wisconsin deserves a fair shot to succeed.
While we fell short last week, I am so proud of the positive campaign we ran […]
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 […]
From my email inbox comes news of two upcoming town hall meetings being held by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele to discuss his proposed budget for 2015. Here are the details of the two town hall meetings: Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele invites the community to two town hall meetings on his 2015 Proposed Budget. […]
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, […]
Next Tuesday, August 12th, Milwaukee County residents will be visiting their local polling station. One choice in particular on the ballot will have an immediate impact on the future wellbeing of Milwaukee County and the safety of it’s residents. Before you exercise that most sacred right to vote, I wanted to share a pattern in […]
Yesterday some Democrats in Milwaukee County received a mailer in their mailboxes from former Republican Gov. Tommy Thompson, who wants Republicans in Milwaukee County to cross over and vote as Democrats to help Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke beat his real Democratic opponent on August 12.
Here’s the mailer.
The fact that […]