In yet another stunning example of his arrogance and
disregard for the common good, Gov. Scott Walker has asked for unprecedented
authority to sell off taxpayer-funded, publicly owned property without public
Milwaukee’s colleges and universities are the source
of a plethora of service-minded student organizations that are improving our
community. Though there are many student initiatives and organizations that are
Heroes of the
Funny—when I’d file open records requests with Milwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration, the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed me a disc with more than 2,000 pages of documents sent to and from Walker’s campaign and county emails. Not a penny was charged. Not even for postage. But suddenly the pr...
On Monday, Marquette University and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sponsored a conference on the future of
the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The business community wants a new or a greatly
expanded facility so that the city
This week, I wrote about next Wednesday’s Assembly committee meeting in Madison on state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo’s bill to radically weaken the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors and grant the Milwaukee County executive new power over local government.Legislators have no plan as of yet to conduct hearings in Milwaukee County on the issue, leading me to question what they’re afrai...