Some campaign promises build in a bit of wiggle room. The one made by candidate for governor Scott Walker to “strip policy and pork projects from the state budget” did not.
The seven people who work in Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s office should be grateful.
Published: May 14, 2013
Tags: Milwaukee County board
The Legislature seems intent on expanding the reach of state government with the city of Milwaukee paying the price for reasons we’re not sure of, other than legislators must believe they can do a better job than the Milwaukee City Council or the Milwaukee County Board.
Published: May 10, 2013
What a difference a year makes. Invitations to bid are flying. Estimators are in short supply. The phones are ringing, and backlogs are sizes we have not seen since fall 2008.
It’s hard not to feel a bit sorry for Rebecca Blank, incoming chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Marina Dimitrijevic added yet another misstep to her clumsy tenure as Milwaukee County Board chairwoman when she walked into the Tuesday hearing 32 minutes late.
He wants to take on the expensive Democratic sacred cows of Social Security and Medicare. He has hinted that he might disappoint environmentalists by letting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline be built.
The tracks of Jane Graham Jennings’ tears run through the city of Wausau.
As the dust settles on the epic battles over collective bargaining for public workers in Wisconsin, two new major works aim to put these events into perspective.