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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 Public transit and its funding are back in the news as the Milwaukee County board struggles with the real issue of how to keep the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) functioning with sufficient bus lines to be viable
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 The biggest divide in politics in Wisconsin over the past two years hasn’t been between the left and the right. It’s been between the honest and the dishonest. Republicans insist that’s not true
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Walker pleases the tea party and no one else

 Nobody ever said mad tea partiers running around in tinfoil hats had to make any sense
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Despite earning more votes, Democrats are in the minority

 On Nov. 6, Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000 more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 You just can’t please some people. Gov. Scott Walker is playing a high-stakes game of chicken—a game that could seriously affect the state’s citizens and health care industry—by stalling on implementing the federal Affordable Care Act’s requirement that states
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
One of many wrong things claimed before this year’s election was that there was no way 2012 could be as historic as President Barack Obama’s 2008 election as America’s first African-American president
11.08.2012 | | Posted at 05:13 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Kudos to the 70% of Wisconsinites who voted on Tuesday. Elections matter, and this one was historic. I’m grateful that President Barack Obama earned a second term. Let the pundits and analysts pick apart his ground game and data-crunching, but as far as I’m concerned it was the triumph of reality over fantasy—of creating a realistic tax code vs. one that only works in an alternate univers...
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012

What did the board decide?

 When Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele presented his 2013 budget, it reminded many of those presented by former County Executive Scott Walker. Both men offered budgets that didn’t include a tax increase, privatized

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