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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Heavy equipment staging and concrete crushing might go ahead on the county grounds

On Sept. 10, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) will award a contract for work to be done on the Watertown Plank Interchange and the Highway 100/Union Pacific Railroad bridge over I-94 as part of the $1.7 billion Zoo Interchange reconst...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Newly released emails show how his political campaign was involved in county government matters

 In the initial phases of the John Doe investigation, the public learned how then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s county aides worked on his gubernatorial campaign while working at
08.07.2013 | | Posted at 03:46 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Scott Walker was definitely aware that his campaign and county staffers were working together to shape his image as he ran for governor in 2010.  During the indictments and prosecutions, we learned how clearly his county staffers were doing political work on the job. Now, with the release of additional John Doe emails relating to the O’Donnell Park tragedy, we’re learning how much his ...
06.27.2013 | | Posted at 04:56 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
So a “war of words” has broken out over the Milwaukee County board’s dismissal of its corporation counsel, Kimberly Walker.  On the one hand you have 13 supervisors who voted to terminate her—a supermajority that can override Abele’s expected veto if they stick together. On the other you have County Executive Chris Abele; his mole on the board, Supervisor Deanna Alexander; conserva...

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