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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sales tax proposal doesn’t make it to governor’s desk

This is so discouraging,” Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick said of the state budget, which failed to include a sales tax increase to support transit, parks, cultural assets and emergency medical services for Milwaukee County. “Frankly, the path ahead is not at all clear to...
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009
Ending a year with the worst economic cataclysm since the Great Depression, entering the seventh year of the Iraq war and facing a growing, all-out war between Israelis and Palestinians, you’d think we’d all be a little down. So why does everybody seem to be so upbeat about 2009? Obviously, the overwhelming credit...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

The number of home foreclosures has risen exponentially nationwide, and Wisconsin is no exception to the rule. With rising unemployment and perhaps the worst of the mortgage default crisis still to come, many Wisconsin families may soon face the prospect of losing their homes to foreclosure. In this no-win situation...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Elected officials reach out to a fearful neighborhood

A group of state legislators, county supervisors and aldermen wouldseem to be an unlikely crime-fighting unit, but the recent quadru ple homicides in the Metcalfe Park area forced the Milwaukee Unity Caucus to canvass the neighborhood searching for answers. The Unity Caucus—a group of elected officials at various...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Don’t tell anybody, but Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is facing his first major challenge by a successful, established politician, Democratic state Sen. Lena Taylor, since he rode into county office as a reform candidate six years ago.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008


After six years of mismanagement of Milwaukee County resources, it’s time for a change. It’s time to elect a Milwaukee County executive who understands the needs of Milwaukee—not surrounding counties—and will represent the people of Milwaukee County.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Milwaukee County Exec candidate returns to her roots

If state Sen. Lena Taylor was tired at the end of a long day that included tending to a young son, working in the state Senate, the umpteenth campaign debate with Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and preparing for the next forum, to be held at 7:30 the following morning, it didn’t show.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007

Local Candidate- Milwaukee County Executive

Taylor was elected to the state Senate in 2004, after serving a partial term in the state Assembly.