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Daily Dose
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
I just got word that the Abele administration has decided to extend Milwaukee Transport Service’s contract to run the bus system for up to one year.
The county was in talks with the Dallas-based, for-profit company MV Transportation to take over the operation of MCTS beginning in January 2014. The local, nonprofit MTS has operated MCTS for decades.
The pending agreement with MV is tie...
News Features
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Expert mediators explain how to end stalemates and resolve conflicts

 Members of Congress partially shut down the federal government for 16 days, wasted an estimated $24 billion and pushed the United States
News Features
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

City’s permitting system is unconstitutional

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted 14-4 to begin working to take over the city’s taxicab regulations, which created a taxicab monopoly and were declared unconstitutional by a judge earlier this year. Under the proposal authored by Su...
News Features
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

Wisconsin can’t even keep up with weak national growth

 Last week, the new data showed that Wisconsin’s private sector added just 24,305 new jobs between March 2012 and March 2013, growing 1.1%, well below the 2% national job growth