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11.20.2014 | 4 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...
09.10.2014 | 75 days ago | Posted at 01:29 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The city and county are proposing to totally revamp the east side of Downtown, changing everything from the Hoan Bridge ramps to land use along the shoreline. Tonight, the public will be able to weigh in on one portion of the plan: the proposed sale of O’Donnell Park to Northwestern Mutual. NML wants the site to accommodate parking for its employees downtown (including its workers at its huge ne...
08.08.2014 | 108 days ago | Posted at 12:17 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
So I just got back from the Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel’s office, where the new John Doe docs are being provided—at a price. The cost of obtaining the flash drive with 14GB of material is $22.50, allegedly to cover the county’s cost to provide the flash drives. The aide distributing the flash drives said they are doing brisk business—14 in the first 14 minutes they were available....

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