Express Milwaukee - News Features http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-34-1-news-features.html Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT en hourly 1 Who Will Be Wisconsin’s Next Attorney General? - Democrat Susan Happ and Republican Brad Schimel would be very different ‘top cops’ http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24226-who-will-be-wisconsin%25E2%2580%2599s-next-attorney-general-democrat-susan-happ-and-republican-brad-schimel-would-be-very-different-%25E2%2580%2598top-cops%25E2%2580%2599.html
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Five Referendum Questions on County Ballot - Weigh in on one constitutional amendment and four advisory matters http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24227-five-referendum-questions-on-county-ballot-weigh-in-on-one-constitutional-amendment-and-four-advisory-matters.html
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Does Wisconsin Have a Work Problem? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24231-does-wisconsin-have-a-work-problem.html
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Scott Walker Says ‘It’s Working’ But Are His Policies Working for You? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24173-scott-walker-says-%25E2%2580%2598it%25E2%2580%2599s-working%25E2%2580%2599-but-are-his-policies-working-for-you.html ]]> County Board Seat on the Nov. 4 Ballot - Fox and Weddle vie to fill vacant District 5 seat http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24174-county-board-seat-on-the-nov-4-ballot-fox-and-weddle-vie-to-fill-vacant-district-5-seat.html
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Is Walker Looking Out for Women’s Health and Safety? - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24189-is-walker-looking-out-for-women%25E2%2580%2599s-health-and-safety-you-be-the-judge.html
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Can Democrats Win on GOP Turf? - Redistricting favors Republicans, but Democrats are fighting for every vote http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24143-can-democrats-win-on-gop-turf-redistricting-favors-republicans-but-democrats-are-fighting-for-every-vote.html
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Retail Symposium Supports Local Businesses http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24144-retail-symposium-supports-local-businesses.html
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We Energies-Funded Study Says Solar Actually Helps—Not Harms—Ratepayers - Report contradicts its own claims about ‘fairness’ http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24145-we-energies-funded-study-says-solar-actually-helps%25E2%2580%2594not-harms%25E2%2580%2594ratepayers-report-contradicts-its-own-claims-about-%25E2%2580%2598fairness%25E2%2580%2599.html ]]> Is Wisconsin ‘Dead Last’ in Midwest Jobs or Not? http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24146-is-wisconsin-%25E2%2580%2598dead-last%25E2%2580%2599-in-midwest-jobs-or-not.html
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Does Mary Burke ‘Unequivocally’ Support Obamacare? - You Be the Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24093-does-mary-burke-%25E2%2580%2598unequivocally%25E2%2580%2599-support-obamacare-you-be-the-judge.html
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The Curious Case of Rudolph Randa - The John Doe judge with the controversial history http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24095-the-curious-case-of-rudolph-randa-the-john-doe-judge-with-the-controversial-history.html
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‘The New Jim Crow’ Author Michelle Alexander on the Crisis Facing Milwaukee’s Black Men - Our criminal justice system isn’t colorblind—or just http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24096-%25E2%2580%2598the-new-jim-crow%25E2%2580%2599-author-michelle-alexander-on-the-crisis-facing-milwaukee%25E2%2580%2599s-black-men-our-criminal-justice-system-isn%25E2%2580%2599t-colorblind%25E2%2580%2594or-just.html
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Walker Won’t Reach His Jobs Goal - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24066-walker-won%25E2%2580%2599t-reach-his-jobs-goal-you-be-the-judge.html
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What You Need to Know About the Voter ID Law - Court fight continues amid chaos http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24074-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-voter-id-law-court-fight-continues-amid-chaos.html
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After Five Months of Silence, Dontre Hamilton’s Family Names MPD Officer in Red Arrow Park Shooting - Also call for Flynn resignation and cameras on cops http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24075-after-five-months-of-silence-dontre-hamilton%25E2%2580%2599s-family-names-mpd-officer-in-red-arrow-park-shooting-also-call-for-flynn-resignation-and-cameras-on-cops.html
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Latest John Doe Court Hearing Dispels Right-Wing Myths - Federal judges will decide if investigation should have been shut down http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24016-latest-john-doe-court-hearing-dispels-right-wing-myths-federal-judges-will-decide-if-investigation-should-have-been-shut-down.html
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Is Chris Abele’s Plan to do a Private Sale of O’Donnell Park a Done Deal? - Parks advocates raise some very serious questions http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24017-is-chris-abele%25E2%2580%2599s-plan-to-do-a-private-sale-of-o%25E2%2580%2599donnell-park-a-done-deal-parks-advocates-raise-some-very-serious-questions.html
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Walker’s Budget Deficit - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24018-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-budget-deficit-you-be-the-judge.html
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Is Walker’s Jobs Promise Stalled or Broken? - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23969-is-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-jobs-promise-stalled-or-broken-you-be-the-judge.html We’re back with the latest installment of You Be The Judge, where our team of independent fact-checkers looks at a claim, puts it in context, goes beyond the carefully worded claim to break down the issues, presents all the facts and then lets you be the judge on whether it holds water]]> Wisconsin Same-Sex Marriage Case Could Go to the U.S. Supreme Court - Unanimous decision declares ban is unconstitutional—again http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23956-wisconsin-same-sex-marriage-case-could-go-to-the-us-supreme-court-unanimous-decision-declares-ban-is-unconstitutional%25E2%2580%2594again.html Last week’s unanimous decision by a three-judge federal appeals court declaring Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional was so strong that it could be one of the cases that makes it up to the U.S. ]]> County Pensioners Still in Limbo - Abele still has no answers after scaring retirees with letters http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23957-county-pensioners-still-in-limbo-abele-still-has-no-answers-after-scaring-retirees-with-letters.html Five months after being warned that their pension]]> Student Leader Sues UWM Over His Activism - Judge orders a halt to discipline case http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23958-student-leader-sues-uwm-over-his-activism-judge-orders-a-halt-to-discipline-case.html UW-Milwaukee is playing hardball with a student leader—so hard that the student, M. Samir Siddique, sought a temporary restraining order in]]> How Can They Both Be Right? - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23915-how-can-they-both-be-right-you-be-the-judge.html We’re back with the latest installment of You Be The Judge, where our team of independent fact-checkers looks at a claim, puts it in context, goes beyond the carefully worded claim to break down the issues]]> The Pros and Cons of E-Cigarettes http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23925-the-pros-and-cons-of-e-cigarettes.html Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) took the bold step of asking for new regulations on e-cigarettes, tobacco-free electronic devices that have become wildly]]> Scott Walker Flip-Flops on Campaign Money Transparency - Recall fundraising at odds with his call to disclose donors http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23926-scott-walker-flip-flops-on-campaign-money-transparency-recall-fundraising-at-odds-with-his-call-to-disclose-donors.html How times have changed. As a lightning-rod governor facing a recall in 2012, Gov. Scott Walker raised unheard-of sums for his campaign. And, thanks to revelations in the new John Doe investigation]]> Did Walker Put $100 Million in Worker-Training Programs? - You Be The Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23882-did-walker-put-%2524100-million-in-worker-training-programs-you-be-the-judge.html Welcome to the second installment of You Be The Judge, where our team of independent fact-checkers looks at a claim, puts it in context, goes beyond the ]]> We Energies’ War on Its Solar Customers - ‘Unprecedented’ attempt to destroy solar industry and penalize clean energy users in Wisconsin http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23870-we-energies%25E2%2580%2599-war-on-its-solar-customers-%25E2%2580%2598unprecedented%25E2%2580%2599-attempt-to-destroy-solar-industry-and-penalize-clean-energy-users-in-wisconsin.html At the very moment solar energy is becoming an affordable, realistic option for homeowners and businesses, the state’s largest utility, We Energies, is attempting to strike a fatal]]> More Damning Revelations about Scott Walker’s Alleged ‘Criminal Scheme’ - The governor raised anonymous and corporate funds for Wisconsin Club for Growth http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23871-more-damning-revelations-about-scott-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-alleged-%25E2%2580%2598criminal-scheme%25E2%2580%2599-the-governor-raised-anonymous-and-corporate-funds-for-wisconsin-club-for-growth.html
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A Positive Vision of Schools Emerges - Community schools can provide urban students with the resources they need http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23838-a-positive-vision-of-schools-emerges-community-schools-can-provide-urban-students-with-the-resources-they-need.html Seeking to change the conversation from one driven by high-stakes testing and privatization, a group of educators, parents and their allies came together last Thursday to learn more about community schools, an increasingly popular educational model]]>