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Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

His health care plan would take money from Medicare

Republican presidential nominee John McCain is trying to argue that his plan to break up the current employer-based health care system will result in a tax credit for individuals and no financial harm to the government. The free market will sort it out, apparently, and his proposed $2,500 individual tax...
Monday, Dec. 31, 2007

Legislature weighs alternatives

The city of Milwaukee and the state Legislature are still grappling with the legacy of former Milwaukee Police Chief Harold Breier, the chief for life who ruled the department with an iron fist and often fired officers without just cause. The former chief was so autocratic that state legislators had to step in during the 1980s and take away some of his power, turning some Milwaukee police matters into state issues.