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Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

County Board Repairs Abele’s Flawed Budget

 After all of the hearings, amendments and rancor between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the 18-member Board of Supervisors, a unified board put its stamp of approval on a 2013 county budget that
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Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

What did the board decide?

 When Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele presented his 2013 budget, it reminded many of those presented by former County Executive Scott Walker. Both men offered budgets that didn’t include a tax increase, privatized
voting
Daily Dose
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
Still confused about voting on Nov. 6?
Don’t worry.
Although the state Legislature passed some new regulations, voting in Wisconsin is pretty simple.
You do not need a photo ID to vote.
Let me repeat that: You do not need a photo ID to vote.
That said, you do need to know a few things
Daily Dose
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012
Supporters of U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin gathered at her Milwaukee campaign headquarters to have a chat about the record of her Republican rival, Tommy Thompson. The panelists—state Rep. Sandy Pasch, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa and MPS board member Megan Hollman—and the dozen or so women in attendance had a good chuckle about Tommy’s
News Features
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Improved training, but questions remain about officers’ actions

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn. He’s had to defend his officers’ conduct in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, the U.S. Attorney’s office has begun investigating...
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Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Food stamps are on the chopping block

 Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan got busted last week when he and his family spent a few moments in an empty soup kitchen washing clean pots and pans for a staged photo-op in Ohio—according to reports...