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If you thought Republican Gov. Scott Walker's destruction of bargaining rights for public employees was politically and economically devastating for Wisconsin, you ain't seen nothing yet more

Dec 30, 2013 6:02 PM Taking Liberties

Following in the footsteps of his predecessor, conservative Republican Scott Walker, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, listening to his Republican advisors, has taken a hard line on taxes in his budgets. more

Jan 2, 2013 3:29 PM Expresso

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 more

Dec 5, 2012 3:08 PM Issue of the Week

The two candidates vying to represent District 15 on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors have targeted parks and transit as their main concerns. Dan Cody, board president of The Park People, said he would continue to push for a dedica... more

Feb 29, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

The story of Philippe Petit, the Frenchman who walked on a tightrope between the Twin Towers in 1974, has been told on film in the excellent 2008 documentary Man on Wire. Petit's amazing feat also became a Caldecott Award-wining children's story b.. more

Aug 19, 2011 11:35 AM I Hate Hollywood

Way back in November 2008, Milwaukee County voters approved a measure to raise the sales tax 1% to support our mass transit, parks, cultural assets and emergency medical services. In return, those entities would be taken off of the property tax. T.. more

Mar 9, 2010 8:36 PM Daily Dose

This is so discouraging,” Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick said of the state budget, which failed to include a sales tax increase to support transit, parks, cultural assets and emergency medical services for Milwaukee County. more

Jul 8, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

Since its debut at Wisconsin’s Sesquicentennial celebration, Guys on Ice, a musical Guys on Ice ,Today in Milwaukee more

Dec 30, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 3 Comments

Things are looking pretty grim in Madison and in state capitals around the country. Wisconsinwill face an estimated $5 bill,News Features more

Nov 19, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

OnNov. 4, Milwaukee County voters will have the opportunity to advisetheir elected officials on a proposal to shift the tax burden forparks, recreational and cultural,Cover Story more

Sep 17, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE

Some advice to our legislative leaders: Before thinking about rewriting the state’s nuclear moratoriumor abolishing it altogetherthink about the all of the consequences, including the consequences that the industry doesn’t want you to think about... more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM Daily Dose

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