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Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
 As someone whose first reporting job in Milwaukee was as a backup reporter covering county government under its first county executive, I certainly understand those who harbor a strong desire
Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012

Why Boehner's 'Offer' Just Doesn't Add Up

 If President Obama honestly wants to negotiate an agreement with Republicans before the year-end fiscal deadline, he must be deeply frustrated. And if he doesn't really want to negotiate with them
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

County Board Repairs Abele’s Flawed Budget

 After all of the hearings, amendments and rancor between Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the 18-member Board of Supervisors, a unified board put its stamp of approval on a 2013 county budget that
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
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Food stamps are on the chopping block

 Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan got busted last week when he and his family spent a few moments in an empty soup kitchen washing clean pots and pans for a staged photo-op in Ohio—according to reports...

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