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News Features
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Appointed board members wouldn’t have to live in Milwaukee County or represent community

 A bill fast-tracked through the Legislature would remove Milwaukee County supervisors’ responsibility for mental health services, putting an unelected Milwaukee County Mental Health Board selected by Gov. Scott Walker in charge of those services instead
News Features
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Investigation moves ahead, but campaign finance laws may be weakened

 Although three appeals court judges breathed new life into the John Doe 2 investigation into potential crimes committed
Daily Dose
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
Well, this came as a surprise. To me, at least.  One of the most powerful men in city government is leaving his position tomorrow. And he already has a job lined up.
Yup. Common Council President Willie Hines is stepping down from his seat effective tomorrow. He’s taking a job with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. He starts next week.
Here’s the official press ...