Published: March 28, 2013
Tags: Barrett, business growth, Gov. Scott Walker, Greater Milwaukee Committee, Milwaukee, Tom Barrett, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Walker, Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Administration
Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett are teaming up in another rare show of bipartisan support in hopes of stimulating business growth in Milwaukee.
Published: March 26, 2013
Tags: gambling, Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota, Minnesota Gambling Control Board, Minnesota Vikings, Tom Barrett
Minnesota’s Gambling Control Board should have revealed from the start that it consulted the gambling industry when compiling its projections for how much the state would raise by expanding electronic gaming to help pay for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, Gov. Mark Dayton said.
Published: February 25, 2013
Tags: Amani, foreclosures, Home Gr/own, Metcalfe Park and Washington Park, Tom Barrett
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett emphasized the persistent weight of foreclosed homes the city has carried since the 2008 housing market crisis during his State of the City address Monday, chastising the state for not offering enough help.
Published: February 25, 2013
Tags: Bradley Center, Marina Dimitrijevic, Tom Barrett
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he wants the Bucks to stay in the city, but local taxpayers can’t solely carry the cost to keep the team in town.
Published: December 6, 2012
Tags: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Tom Barrett
Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. plans to replace a building on its downtown campus with a high-rise that could stretch as tall as 35 stories and cost $350 million to build.
Published: September 27, 2012
Tags: Bob Donovan, PSC, Robert Bauman, streetcar, Tom Barrett
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.
Published: September 25, 2012
Tags: American Transmission, Bob Donovan, Milwaukee, PSC, streetcar, Tom Barrett
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.
Published: August 27, 2012
Tags: Craig Thompson, Fix Local Roads First, Jennifer Gonda, Nik Kovac, TDA, Tom Barrett, Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin, Transportation Finance and Policy Commission, WisDOT
A Milwaukee alderman, fed up with the lack of money going toward local roads, wants the city’s Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the state on behalf of city streets.
Published: July 12, 2012
Tags: biofuel, biomass, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Ingeteam, Steven Chu, Tom Barrett, UW-Madison, wind farm
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu plans to tour a wind turbine manufacturer in Milwaukee and a biomass research center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Thursday.
Published: June 21, 2012
Tags: Chris Abele, Department of City Development, Harold Mester, Karen Royster, Marvin Pratt, Pamela Fendt, Park East, Park East Advisory Group, PERC, Tom Barrett
Many members of the new Park East Advisory Group agree streamlining guidelines for projects could hasten development of the vacant land north of downtown Milwaukee.
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