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11.20.2014 | 67 days ago | Posted at 12:24 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Look closely: It’s there. A seven-figure contract with Milwaukee County to privatize concessions, retail and catering at the Milwaukee County Zoo.  See it?  The contract was inserted into the budget by the Abele administration. Then stripped out wholesale by the county board in its budget deliberations.  But Abele revived it with his “Vanna White veto,” which allows him t...
02.21.2014 | | Posted at 12:33 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
On Nov. 1, 2010, the John Doe prosecutors asked for a subpoena of Milwaukee County records apparently related to the contract for courthouse cleaning in 2009, newly released documents show.  Scott Walker privatized those services—and was able to shut out the county board—because “an ordinance change done before the privatization issue came up established definitions of professional ser...
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

Prosecution's case falls apart under questioning

On Friday afternoon, after deliberating for just over an hour, a 12-member jury cleared former Milwaukee County Supervisor Johnny Thomas of two felony counts of bribery and misconduct...
04.21.2011 | | Posted at 03:48 PM
By Nicole
In a somewhat inexplicable move, the Brewers added five years to Ryan Braun's contract, putting him under club control til 2020. He had already signed a contract in May 2008 that had him in Milwaukee til 2015. The new contract keeps him in Milwaukee until he's 36. The deal is 2008 was and is the biggest contract for a player with less than one year of Major League service. The new deal is wort...