Author Archives: Dan Shaw, dan.shaw@dailyreporter.com

Dan Shaw is the associate editor at The Daily Reporter. He can be reached at dan.shaw@dailyreporter.com or at 414-225-1807.

ON THE LEVEL: For Curtis, Act 21 necessary curb on agencies’ authority

Jake Curtis

Former Gov. Scott Walker’s first year in office may be best known for producing the state’s Act 10 law restricting public workers’ collective-bargaining rights. But Jake Curtis, a lawyer in the Milwaukee offices of von Briesen & Roper, says 2011 yielded at least one other law whose ramifications extend into just as many types of activity, including the construction industry.

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BUILDING BLOCKS: ‘Zen Den’ at Appleton East High School

(Rendering courtesy of Miron Construction)

Suicide attempts have increased at an alarming rate among high school students in the Fox Cities Region in recent years. Wanting to combat that trend, officials with Leadership Fox Cities – which is under the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce – decided that students needed a place where they can go to seek shelter from the stresses of the day and try to achieve some equanimity.

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