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Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012

Supervisor Biddle builds a strong case

In the April 3 general election, residents of Milwaukee's central city will decide the fate of one of the city's most powerful men, Common Council President Willie Hines Jr. Hines is facing a challenge from Milwaukee County Supervisor...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Republicans root for a depression

So is the minority leader suddenly crazy? Is he just economically illiterate? Or is he convinced—like the would-be revolutionaries of the Depression era—that the worse our general situation becomes, the better for his party? All three could be true at once, but his motivation matters less than his ideas, which would...
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008

Driver’s licenses are key to finding work

Some low-income Milwaukee women were able to boost their wages by 62% just by earning back their driver’s licenses. That eye-popping outcome was produced through the efforts of the Center for Driver’s License Recovery & Employability, a collaboration of Justice 2000, Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Municipal Court...