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08.13.2014 | 49 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
05.02.2014 | | Posted at 02:51 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Ekistics is a new nonprofit organization devoted to empowering ex-offenders as they return to the community. It will be hosting a community meet and greet tomorrow with state and local representatives, including state Rep. Mandela Barnes, Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen, state Rep. Evan Goyke, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, state Sen. Nikiya Harris and Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozan...
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013
Pope Francis may be the highest-profile advocate for economic justice but there are millions of workers across the country who support an increase in the minimum wage. Mainstream economists have shown that increasing the minimum wage will stimulate the economy, since low-wage workers will spend virtually every dollar they earn just to pay for the bare essentials.
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

All but one veto is overridden

Last week, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors overrode all but one of Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s 39 vetoes in the 2014 budget, providing more oversight of the county’s behavior health downsizing process, raising questions abo...

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