Francis may be the highest-profile advocate for economic justice but there are
millions of workers across the country who support an increase in the minimum
wage. Mainstream economists have shown that increasing the minimum wage will
stimulate the economy, since low-wage workers will spend virtually every dollar
they earn just to pay for the bare essentials.
stalled contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System seems to be closer to a resolution.
summer, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced that he intended to
award the contract to Texas-based, for-profit MV Transportation...
week, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors overrode all but one of
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s 39 vetoes in the 2014 budget, providing
more oversight of the county’s behavior health downsizing process, raising
I just got word that the Abele administration has decided to extend Milwaukee Transport Service’s contract to run the bus system for up to one year. The county was in talks with the Dallas-based, for-profit company MV Transportation to take over the operation of MCTS beginning in January 2014. The local, nonprofit MTS has operated MCTS for decades. The pending agreement with MV is tied up in ...