Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett easily wins reelection over Lena Taylor

Oh Lena…. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won again. He was elected to his fifth term as Milwaukee’s mayor when results of the election were announced Monday, defeating state Sen. Lena Taylor 63% to 37% according to unofficial results.

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County Supervisor Wants To Grow Hemp In The Domes?

Oh please.. This is wrong on so many levels I can’t believe it made it to print. County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, who requested a study about the feasibility of growing hemp at the Domes, encouraged using one of the Domes to grow hemp “clones” in order to help save the…

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Chris Abele endorses his favorite kind of Democrat

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has endorsed State Senator Lena Taylor for reelection. “I’m proud to endorse Senator Lena Taylor’s reelection on August 9. Lena has the track record of getting things done that we need in the State Capitol. Whether…

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It’s #TBT for Lena Taylor & her “bestie” Scott Walker

I’m just gonna leave this here…

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Democrats join Republicans in approving $350 million in borrowing for WI DOT concrete machine

As reported by the CapTimes, all four Democrats on the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance joined six Assembly Republicans in voting to pull out the state’s credit card and charge $350 million for road projects throughout Wisconsin. The four Democrats who voted with Republicans to pull out the state’s credit…

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Chris Larson votes to cut $4 million in state aid from Milwaukee County to help fund shiny new Bucks arena

Earlier today the Republican-controlled State Senate approved using taxpayer dollars to fund a shiny new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. The vote to approve the financing was 21 in favor of the scheme and 10 opposed, with former Democratic Minority Leader Chris Larson and five other Democrats joining Republicans in…

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The Disrespecting of Mary Lazich

Mary Lazich, the sweet lady, the model of congeniality who holds profound respect for everything from woodland critters, to the mighty titans of society, was victimized by the Evil Lena Taylor, who refused to stop bullying a committee attorney.  Senator Taylor’s grave crime involved trying to get an answer to…

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Whither Manitowoc County: Board Passes Resolution in Support of Milwaukee County Board

Quite frankly I am surprised that it has taken this long for other county boards to take notice and then take action: MANITOWOC, Wis. —The Manitowoc County supervisors have passed a resolution criticizing Republican-backed legislation that would weaken the power of the Milwaukee County Board. Manitowoc County is three counties…

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State lawmakers to host public hearing on changes to local control in Milwaukee County

From the email from the Milwaukee Democratic Legislative Caucus; State lawmakers to host public hearing on changes to local control in Milwaukee County MADISON – Local residents are invited to share their opinions on the state-imposed changes to the Milwaukee County Board at a public hearing this Tuesday in Milwaukee….

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Public Hearing on Rep Sanfelippo’s County Board Reform Bill AB 85 Set for April 10th…

NEVER MIND THAT THIS BILL IS AIMED SQUARELY AT AND WILL AFFECT ONLY MILWAUKEE COUNTY…the public hearing will be held in the capitol in Madison and nowhere near any Milwaukee County constituent! SHAME! Wednesday April 10th, 2013 10 AM Room 225 Northwest!

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