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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

Bill is unveiled but Milwaukeeans begin pushing back

 Long rumored to be in the works, the draft of a bill to cut the pay and budget of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors was unveiled on Friday at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
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
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 Public transit and its funding are back in the news as the Milwaukee County board struggles with the real issue of how to keep the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) functioning with sufficient bus lines to be viable
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
08.30.2012 | | Posted at 05:21 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
I had a long conversation today with former County Supervisor Johnny Thomas, who was acquitted of two felony charges last week.I really hate identifying Thomas that way, since he didn't do anything wrong and he shouldn't have been charged and he shouldn't have gone to trial. The DA simply had no evidence of wrongdoing. I know that there were leaks about a number of things in an attempt to make Tho...

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