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Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

But could a sales tax rescue local transit?

Can you imagine a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) without its Freeway Flyer routes? That may materialize in Milwaukee County’s 2010 budget if the bus system doesn’t get an infusion of cash. “We’re at a point where there aren’t any easy cuts,” said MCTS Managing Director...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Money is flowing in and more could be on the way

Four months after President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), the billions of dollars slated for Wisconsin are beginning to appear. Of the $787 billion ARRA funds to be doled out nationwide, Wisconsin is earmarked to receive $3.7 billion. That may not...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

About 70,000 jobs will be saved or created in Wisconsin

With the approval of the $789 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, President Barack Obama delivered on his promise to stabilize the sagging economy he inherited from ex-President George Bush through increased investment in domestic projects and programs. The White House estimates that the...