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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Lee Holloway on his 20 years in Milwaukee County government

In 1992, Lee Holloway was a community health care executive who decided he would be a better county supervisor than the candidate who came knocking on his door to ask for his support. Twenty years later, Holloway is leaving the board on his own terms as board chair. During his tenure, Holloway created the...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Coggs-Jones and Stamper II will appear on April 3 ballot

The retirement of Lee Holloway, the longtime Milwaukee County supervisor and board chair, provides a rare opportunity for two political newcomers with familiar last names. Priscilla Coggs-Jones and Russell Stamper II are vying to represent District 5...
05.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Is our long countywide nightmare finally over? Milwaukee County and human resource consultants Mercer Inc. agreed to a $45 million settlement and the county is dropping its claims that Mercer didn’t warn the county about the full cost of a pension plan approved in late 2000. The county expects to keep about $32 million of the settlement, which would go toward...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Justice Rally and March

This year’s Martin Luther King Day is especially poignant. The day before the nation’s first African- American president takes office, local peace and civil rights activists will honor King’s work to end militarism, racism and economic injustice. Special recognition will be given to local civil rights heroes Reuben...
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009

His ultraconservative stance means the county will get stiffed

Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is once again being accused of putting his political ambitions above the needs of struggling Milwaukee taxpayers. Walker has stated that he’d refuse to participate in President-elect Barack Obama’s plan to stimulate the economy by investing in job-rich public works...