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01.31.2014 | | Posted at 12:36 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Well, this came as a surprise. To me, at least.  One of the most powerful men in city government is leaving his position tomorrow. And he already has a job lined up. Yup. Common Council President Willie Hines is stepping down from his seat effective tomorrow. He’s taking a job with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. He starts next week. Here’s the official press release....
05.30.2013 | | Posted at 01:24 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Milwaukee’s taxicab drivers were happy with Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll’s decision today that prevents the city from enforcing its taxicab permit cap because it's unconstitutional. But cabbies won’t be able to apply for new permits just yet. She’s stayed her decision until the Court of Appeals takes up the case, if or when the city decides to appeal it. That said, Carroll said sh...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The city’s permit cap is unconstitutional

 The Sanfelippo family’s control of Milwaukee’s taxicab cartel may be over. In an oral decision delivered April 16, Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Jane Carroll found that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits is unconstitutional

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