Express Milwaukee - News Features http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-34-1-news-features.html Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT en hourly 1 Did Walker’s Budget Cuts Affect Crime? - You Be the Judge http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24269-did-walker%25E2%2580%2599s-budget-cuts-affect-crime-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]]> Mary Burke Must Be Our Next Governor http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24272-mary-burke-must-be-our-next-governor.html We enthusiastically support Democrat Mary Burke for governor. Burke has the skills, experience, temperament and values we need in our governor. Burke is a Wisconsinite through]]> Send Democrats to Congress http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24273-send-democrats-to-congress.html Thanks to gerrymandering, it doesn’t look like Democrats will be in power in the House of Representatives anytime soon. But we believe that it’s important to elect ]]> Vote for Susan Happ for Attorney General http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24274-vote-for-susan-happ-for-attorney-general.html Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ is an impressive candidate for state attorney general and she deserves your vote. Happ is a Democrat who has won ]]> Vote ‘Yes’ on Milwaukee County Referendum Questions http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24276-vote-%25E2%2580%2598yes%25E2%2580%2599-on-milwaukee-county-referendum-questions.html Re-elect Dan Riemer in Assembly District 7 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24277-re-elect-dan-riemer-in-assembly-district-7.html Democrat Dan Riemer has certainly earned the vote of the residents in Assembly District 7 on the southwestern side of Milwaukee, as well as parts of West Milwaukee and West Allis. Riemer is ]]> Re-elect Secretary of State Doug La Follette http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24278-re-elect-secretary-of-state-doug-la-follette.html We believe that Democrat Doug La Follette is the best candidate for secretary of state. Although the Republican Legislature has diminished the stature of the office over time, La Follette has always]]> Support Charlie Fox for Milwaukee County Supervisor http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24279-support-charlie-fox-for-milwaukee-county-supervisor.html Milwaukee County government is in a state of upheaval right now, thanks to the Chris Abele-backed Act 14, which greatly diminished the role of the Milwaukee County ]]> Dave Sartori for State Treasurer http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24280-dave-sartori-for-state-treasurer.html We encourage Shepherd readers to cast a ballot for Dave Sartori for state treasurer. Sartori, a Cudahy resident, is a Vietnam veteran, former probation/parole agent and a very active ]]> Support John Weishan in Assembly District 15 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24281-support-john-weishan-in-assembly-district-15.html John Weishan is a longtime Milwaukee County supervisor who is seeking to utilize that experience in the state Assembly. District 15 encompasses the western suburbs of Milwaukee ]]> Zamarripa Has Earned Another Term in Office http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24282-zamarripa-has-earned-another-term-in-office.html On the city’s Near South Side, we are recommending JoCasta Zamarripa in Assembly District 8 for re-election. She represents her district very well. Zamarripa has been a strong advocate for women]]> Vote ‘No’ on Transportation Referendum http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24283-vote-%25E2%2580%2598no%25E2%2580%2599-on-transportation-referendum.html Shepherd readers to vote “no” on a binding referendum that would amend the state constitution to protect the Transportation Fund. More accurately, the amendment would protect the highway lobby, which is why we call this the road-builder job-protection amendment]]> Please Vote on Nov. 4 - ‘Shepherd Express’ Endorsements http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-24264-please-vote-on-nov-4-%25E2%2580%2598shepherd-express%25E2%2580%2599-endorsements.html Election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, is less than a week away and like all major elections, our votes count. In the 1990s, I had the opportunity
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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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