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Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Trying to save the bus system and build a commuter rail line

Just a month after Milwaukee County voters approved an advisory referendum to allow a 1-cent sales tax increase for transit, the parks and property tax relief, a regional transit planning committee also has a sales tax proposal in the works. Both will try to make their case in Madison, where the governor and state Legislature...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008


As the legislative body that encompasses the complexity and great potential of Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors can play a pivotal role in the development of the county’s 19 municipalities, and the development of southeastern Wisconsin as well.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

Five challengers run in Devine’s district

Dan Devine, who represents the 17th District on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, is leaving that position to run for mayor of West Allis. Five challengers are vying to replace him. All say that property tax relief and fiscal responsibility are top priorities for voters in the southwestern suburbs.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008


Among the interesting debates in county government is the clash of ideas between Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and Supervisor John Weishan, who represents District 16 on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.