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08.13.2014 | 17 days ago | Posted at 01:05 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Have you recovered from a low-turnout election that turned out to have some pretty dramatic results? I’m still digesting the primary returns, but it’s safe to say that zombie Republican votes—sorry, votes by "one day only" Democrats—definitely had an impact on at least one race. (And, even though Sheriff Clarke and the Journal Sentinel are trying to paint him as an underdog, he certainly w...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bowen, Grant, Johann and Torhorst are on the Aug. 12 ballot

 Democratic state Rep. Sandy Pasch announced earlier this year that she would not seek another term in office, which presents a huge opportunity for up-and-coming leaders. Four Democrats will
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Being responsible for the entire future of NBA basketball in Milwaukee is a lot to put on the shoulders of even an outstanding young player like Jabari Parker, but, believe it or not
06.26.2014 | 65 days ago | Posted at 03:51 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Milwaukee County voters might be able to vote on increasing the minimum wage, receiving federal Medicaid funds for BadgerCare, and turning the county executive position into a county administrator when they go to the polls on Nov. 4.  They were all passed by the majority of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors this afternoon. These are nonbinding county referendums, of course, and the...
05.16.2014 | 106 days ago | Posted at 12:35 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Last night, in a discussion devoted to Milwaukee County government “reforms,” conservative gazillionaire Sheldon Lubar casually dropped a bomb: His next target is the Milwaukee Public Schools.  Responding to a question about whether he or fellow panelists Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele or state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo would be involved in taking away the authority of the board of MPS...

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