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Katy Venskus

“Almost always, the answer is: Take the money.”That’s what former Republican Assembly speaker turned voucher school lobbyist Scott more

Apr 22, 2014 10:11 PM News Features

About 50 low-wage and displaced workers took over the offices of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) last Thursday to ask the city’s business more

Jul 2, 2013 11:17 PM News Features

The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Katy Venskus, lobbyist/state director for the MPS takeover groups Education Reform Now (ERN) and Democrats for Education Reform (DFER), as well as a lobbyist for AT&T, has been charged with felony theft and.. more

Feb 9, 2010 5:05 PM Daily Dose

What’s really behind the mayoral takeover of MPS? Money and power. And, weirdly, New York hedge funds. As I detail in this week’s Shepherd, Joe Williams, a former Milwaukee Journal Sentinel education reporter, has become a major adv.. more

Jan 13, 2010 9:51 PM Daily Dose

“Everydayheroes” surround us, individuals who donate their time, talent,experience and hard work to benefit those who aren’t so fortunate. Onething they all have in common is the a,Cover Story more

Dec 17, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 2 Comments

It is common knowledge our economy could use a jumpstart, a super-sized dose of adrenaline. Community organizers in the Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee don't intend to sit idly by and hope things get better. They're gra,Expresso more

Dec 8, 2008 12:00 AM Expresso 2 Comments

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