The possible termination of Milwaukee’s no-bid contract with a pipe warranty company also could renew a debate over whether the city should trade its logo for royalties.
Published: April 27, 2012
Tags: AECOM, Apex Commercial, Dental Associates Ltd., Focus on Commercial Real Estate, Grubb & Ellis, Kohl's Corp., Michael Murphy, Michael Streit, Milele Coggs, Milwaukee, real estate, Robert Bauman, TIF, Willie Hines, Willie Wade
When officials at Kohl’s Corp. announced in February they wouldn’t build a new headquarters in downtown Milwaukee, many observers talked about what could have been.
AT&T Inc. representatives on Wednesday told Milwaukee officials the company’s new U-verse cable service has expanded rapidly and fairly across all income levels.
Published: September 27, 2011
Tags: Department of Public Works, flooding, Flooding Task Force, infrastructure, Joe Dudzik, Milwaukee, sewer, Sewer Maintenance Fund, storm sewer, Tom Barrett, Willie Hines, Willie Wade
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wants to increase spending on the city’s ailing sewer lines, which have come under scrutiny because of massive flooding in recent years.
Alderman Robert Bauman on Tuesday failed for the second time to persuade his colleagues to extend — rather than rescind — Harley-Davidson Inc.’s obligation to build a 100,000-square-foot office building in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley.
Published: July 22, 2011
Tags: City Hall, common council, Jim Bohl, Legislative Reference Bureau, Milwaukee City Hall, Milwaukee City Hall Historical Exhibit Work Group, National Historic Landmark, Willie Wade
A Milwaukee committee wants to increase the appeal of City Hall as a destination for residents and visitors.
By James Briggs Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is considering whether to grant market dominance to a private insurance company in exchange for a portion of profit. An agreement approved Wednesday by the Milwaukee Common Council would let Utility Service Partners Inc., a Pennsylvania-based utility insurance company, solicit city residents via direct mail, which would include [...]
Published: March 23, 2010
Tags: high-speed rail, Klein, Nora Friend, Rail, Republican Party of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, Talgo Inc., Tower Automotive, train-manufacturing contract, Vos, Willie Wade, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
By Sean Ryan Attacks Tuesday against train maker Talgo Inc.’s state contract did not faze the company or Milwaukee’s plans to build a manufacturing plant in the city. The Spanish company has come under fire from Wisconsin Republicans, including gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker and, on Tuesday, state Rep. Robin Vos. Vos, R-Caledonia, and the Republican [...]