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Daily Dose
Monday, July 29, 2013
I'm not quite sure how official this is, but I’ve just heard that Milwaukee Transport Services Inc. (MTS), the longtime nonprofit operator of the Milwaukee County Transit System, has lost its bid to continue running county buses.
The Abele administration put the transit management services contract out to bid in April. From what I can tell, the administration informed MTS late last week th...
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Daily Dose
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Wisconsinites have gotten precious little information about the travels of Gov. Scott Walker. We know from second-hand sources that he’s constantly crisscrossing the country as he sets up a run for president in 2016 (and, oh yeah, get re-elected governor in 2014).  And that’s all that we knew. Until now.
Walker’s just-released 1,695-page campaign finance report reveals a bit more...
News Features
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Milwaukee could create jobs by boosting recycling

 Milwaukee could create jobs and help the environment by viewing the city’s trash as a valuable resource and a new recycling facility as a way to spur economic
News Features
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Abele could select a for-profit bus operator without board input

 The bidding process on a three-year contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is less transparent than it has been in the past, said Milwaukee
Daily Dose
Thursday, July 11, 2013
The city’s Fire and Police Commission has come under heavy fire for making some questionable calls in the past year.  It didn’t discipline an officer for punching handcuffed woman in the face, then, after much outcry, reversed its decision.
It didn’t discipline the officers involved in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, either.
The mayor’s previous appointee, Ann Wil...