Each year, millions of individuals, families and businesses file their income taxes for the previous year. Often, a significant life event willtake place like a change in income, marriage, or birth of a child which can causemistakes, cost.. more

Mar 14, 2017 8:44 PM Around MKE

Members of the theater community from all over the worldwill gather together on Saturday, Nov. 12 to participate in the MilwaukeeTheater Summit at Marquette University’s Helfaer Theatre (525 N 13th St.)The event, which was co-planned by.. more

Nov 1, 2016 4:55 PM Around MKE

1. Selecting the Correct Filing StatusShould you file Single or Head of Household? Are you Married Filing Joint or Married Filing Separate? The filing status to use is based on your status at the end of the preceding year.Did you get divorced.. more

Mar 30, 2015 10:15 PM Around MKE 2 Comments

When it comes to visual arts, Milwaukee’s cup runneth over. MKEartis here to wipe up the overflow. These recently opened shows are all well worth a visit.“Certificates of Presence: Vivian Maier, Livija Patikne, J.Lindemann” .. more

Jan 20, 2014 8:34 PM Visual Arts

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

Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s new memoir, Unintimidated, is yet the latest example of his attempt to raise his national profile and run for president in 2016. If you know little about Scott more

Dec 26, 2013 2:26 AM Expresso

True Republicans believe that local control is best because the closer the decision-makers are to their constituents, the better. more

Jul 2, 2013 10:43 PM Expresso

Remember back when Wisconsin was proud to be one of the most progressive states in the nation?Even more important more

Jun 5, 2013 2:01 AM Taking Liberties

Is Wisconsin providing each child a “sound basic education,” as required by the state constitution?If you’re a low-income student more

May 21, 2013 9:19 PM Expresso

On Monday, Marquette University and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sponsored a conference on the future of the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The business community wants a new or a greatly expanded facility so that the city more

Apr 11, 2013 6:08 PM Expresso

When it comes to the Republican budget proposal that passed the U.S. House this week, I agree with those who find it strange that anyone sees the initiative as a serious attempt to "grow the economy," as Rep. Paul Ryan more

Mar 21, 2013 5:56 PM News Features

It was no surprise that Gov. Scott Walker yet again expanded the state’s voucher school program, under the guise of providing more choice for families. Walker proposes to implement vouchers in nine additional districts, as well more

Feb 27, 2013 4:33 PM News Features

“Governor Walker really blew it this time,” state Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) said on Monday.Richards, along with independent health care experts and members of the health care industry, are more

Feb 19, 2013 9:55 PM News Features

It’s no secret that Gov. Scott Walker is not making good on his promise to create 250,000 new jobs in his first four-year term.Thus far, Walker has only added 37,511 more

Feb 19, 2013 9:48 PM News Features

American schools always taught that the U.S. Navy carried the day in early wars against Barbary pirates and the British, but in truth, Jonathan Dull tells us, the record is mixed. Despite redundant and occasionally unclear writing, Dull off... more

Jan 17, 2013 4:31 PM Books

During the halcyon 1990s, we labeled annual congressional temper tantrums for what they were: standard, if boring, budget impasses. Now, though, in a hilariously non-ironic flail for ratings, news outlets have taken Nigel more

Jan 3, 2013 3:53 PM News Features

Hearing so much chatter about "change" in the Republican Party, the innocent voter might believe that the Republicans had learned important lessons from their stinging electoral defeat. On closer examination more

Nov 25, 2012 5:15 PM News Features

Trying to explain away his decisive, sweeping and very expensive rout to his disappointed supporters—those 1% Republicans—Mitt Romney offered a new version of the discredited "47%" argument that was so ruinous more

Nov 19, 2012 2:47 PM News Features

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 more

Nov 7, 2012 3:05 PM News Features

The brazen hypocrisy was stunning when Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson accused his opponent, Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, of being soft on Iran, identifying President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad... more

Oct 22, 2012 10:36 PM Taking Liberties