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Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010

Scott Dettman draws a sharp contrast on rail and transit

Is this a bad year for incumbents—especially Democratic incumbents? Voters on the southwest side of Milwaukee and Greenfield will decide that question on Sept. 14, when 27-year incumbent Rep. Peggy Krusick faces newcomer Scott Dettman. Krusick, who is...
Monday, Dec. 31, 2007

Legislature weighs alternatives

The city of Milwaukee and the state Legislature are still grappling with the legacy of former Milwaukee Police Chief Harold Breier, the chief for life who ruled the department with an iron fist and often fired officers without just cause. The former chief was so autocratic that state legislators had to step in during the 1980s and take away some of his power, turning some Milwaukee police matters into state issues.