Proposals are in to build Milwaukee's first streetcars. Yet, the number of submissions — and the companies vying for the project — are being kept secret.Read More »
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Several Milwaukee aldermen are claiming Canadian Pacific Railway is impeding the city's attempts to oversee the safety of bridges used to transport crude oil and other hazardous chemicals through densely populated neighborhoods.Read More »
With legislators in Madison removing a proposed reconstruction of Interstate 94 from the state budget and calling for an audit of traffic projections used by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, two groups in the Waukesha area are asking for a halt to roadway expansion projects in their region.Read More »
Officials from the Wisconsin Center District, dismayed at being left out of Bucks arena discussions at a meeting of the state's budget committee on Monday, say they have an alternative financing plan that would allow both an expansion of the convention center and the construction of a new Bucks arena.Read More »
The Wisconsin Center plays a crucial role in the $500 million financing plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena, but its officials were not consulted on the financial aspects and were left out of testimony on the project received by Wisconsin lawmakers Monday.Read More »
In a motion to amend Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal, Republican members of the Joint Finance Committee have inserted a provision seeking to prevent Milwaukee County from accommodating the streetcar project — unless the city of Milwaukee reimburses the county for its efforts.
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