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
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
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
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...