Milwaukee’s decision Tuesday to repeal the minority hiring requirements that had sparked a lawsuit might land the city back in court.
It’s 11:01 a.m. Thursday. Northwestern Mutual Vice President of Communications and Corporate Affairs Kimberley Goode strides to a makeshift lectern in the white marble lobby of the company’s 100-year-old world headquarters in Milwaukee.
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission did not rule Thursday on who would have to pay more than $50 million to move underground utility lines that lie in the path of a proposed streetcar in downtown Milwaukee.
Milwaukee aldermen voted 11-3 Tuesday to reject holding a referendum on a proposed $64.6 million, 2.1-mile streetcar line in the city.
A Milwaukee alderman plans to introduce a resolution that will put an end to the proposed $64.6 million streetcar project.
Published: July 31, 2012
Tags: Barry McNulty, Bob Donovan, Brett Healy, Jeff Polenske, PSC, Public Service Commission, Rick Esenberg, Robert Bauman, streetcar, We Energies, Wisconsin Institute for Liberty and Law
Milwaukee planners are exploring an alternative streetcar route that would make it cheaper to move utilities for the contentious $64.6 million project.
The West Allis Common Council on Tuesday unanimously took a stand against the Milwaukee streetcar by voting in favor of a resolution opposing the project.
Alderman Bob Donovan for the third time is urging Mayor Tom Barrett to hold a public referendum on the Milwaukee streetcar project, according to a City of Milwaukee news release.
Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan wants the city to delay its streetcar plans, hold a referendum on the project and draft legislation to change state law to possibly redirect the money to city streets.
Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan is urging Mayor Tom Barrett to put the downtown streetcar project on hold, according to a city of Milwaukee news release.