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11.20.2014 | 6 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...
06.04.2013 | | Posted at 11:42 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Today’s the big day for the budget-writing Joint Finance Committee. They’re trying to cram in as much business as possible so that you and I won’t have time to sort through the details and respond to them. It may take a day, it may take a few days. But I predict a full and robust public debate on the final issues is not going to happen.  Apparently they’re going to take up whatever m...

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