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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Coggs-Jones and Stamper II will appear on April 3 ballot

The retirement of Lee Holloway, the longtime Milwaukee County supervisor and board chair, provides a rare opportunity for two political newcomers with familiar last names. Priscilla Coggs-Jones and Russell Stamper II are vying to represent District 5...
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

But could a sales tax rescue local transit?

Can you imagine a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) without its Freeway Flyer routes? That may materialize in Milwaukee County’s 2010 budget if the bus system doesn’t get an infusion of cash. “We’re at a point where there aren’t any easy cuts,” said MCTS Managing Director...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Trying to save the bus system and build a commuter rail line

Just a month after Milwaukee County voters approved an advisory referendum to allow a 1-cent sales tax increase for transit, the parks and property tax relief, a regional transit planning committee also has a sales tax proposal in the works. Both will try to make their case in Madison, where the governor and state Legislature...

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