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06.05.2013 | | Posted at 12:37 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I’m still trying to get my arms around the budget vetted by the Joint Finance Committee in the wee hours of this morning.  But one thing is for sure—Scott Walker is running for president. He and the Republican members of the JFC have checked off all of the boxes Walker needs to promote himself nationally. Of course, Republican legislators gave him a head start two years ago, when Walke...
05.30.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Nearly a year after Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele's controversial firing of the county's high profile Parks Director Sue Black, Abele has announced a replacement: John Dargle, the former head of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Abele announced the hiring on Facebook; his complete post is below. I happy to announce that we have hired a new Milwaukee County Parks Director. John Dargle p...
05.02.2013 | | Posted at 02:04 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Funny—when I’d file open records requests with Milwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration, the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed me a disc with more than 2,000 pages of documents sent to and from Walker’s campaign and county emails. Not a penny was charged. Not even for postage. But suddenly the pr...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Supervisors move ahead before state Senate vote

 On Monday afternoon, a Milwaukee County Board committee voted 6 to 1 to streamline county government and reduce supervisors’ salaries and budget. The full board is set to vote on the

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