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01.08.2014 | 102 days ago | Posted at 04:49 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Looking through the documents presented by the losing bidders for the contract to operate MCTS, it’s easy to see why the Chris Abele administration fought so hard to keep its own documents private.  Abele’s aides, if you remember, stonewalled on providing the current operator, Milwaukee Transport Services (MTS), the documents it needs to appeal the contract that Abele wants to award to t...
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

State law forbids public investigations of political donors

 Last week, the nonpartisan watchdog group Wisconsin Democracy Campaign announced that it had identified 14 donors who had made campaign contributions over the legal $10,000 limit this
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Newly released emails show how his political campaign was involved in county government matters

 In the initial phases of the John Doe investigation, the public learned how then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s county aides worked on his gubernatorial campaign while working at
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Abele could select a for-profit bus operator without board input

 The bidding process on a three-year contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is less transparent than it has been in the past, said Milwaukee
07.11.2013 | | Posted at 05:07 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
The city’s Fire and Police Commission has come under heavy fire for making some questionable calls in the past year.  It didn’t discipline an officer for punching handcuffed woman in the face, then, after much outcry, reversed its decision. It didn’t discipline the officers involved in the in-custody death of Derek Williams, either. The mayor’s previous appointee, Ann Wilson, had...

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