The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors’ new reform resolution violates two state laws, according to a memo from the county’s corporation counsel.Read More »
A study of the proposed Lake Parkway expansion in Milwaukee County should help regional officials start firming up details on the project this fall, the chairwoman of an advisory group said. Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik, chairwoman of the Lake ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A safety audit of Milwaukee County buildings in the wake of a deadly collapse at the O’Donnell Park parking garage could take too long, said County Executive Scott Walker. “I’m not against an audit,” Walker said Tuesday. ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Planners of the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail Monday gave up on waiting for state approval for transit taxes and chose to apply for federal planning money. The Southeastern Regional Transit Authority will not get federal construction money for ...
Tagged with: Barca FTA Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail KRM Lee Holloway Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Ostby Rail regional transit RTA Southeastern Regional Transit Authority Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission YunkerRead More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee County could pay a price if it penalizes builders that fail to meet local hiring goals, according to a contractor who predicted project bids will rise. Builders concerned about crews or subcontractors falling short of Milwaukee ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Skeptics worried about Waukesha’s proposal to put water into flood-prone Underwood Creek say the city should instead build a pipe to Lake Michigan. The Waukesha Water Utility plan to buy Lake Michigan water includes returning it to ...
Tagged with: Duchniak flooding Fox River Hart Park Lake Michigan Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Underwood Creek waterways Waukesha Water Utility Wauwatosa Common Council Weishan Wisconsin Department of Natural ResourcesRead More »
By Sean Ryan Milwaukee-area freight carriers see missed opportunities whenever cargo bypasses their city on the way to Chicago. The people who are losing work — truckers, workers for the Port of Milwaukee and business owners based near General Mitchell ...
Tagged with: Airport Gateway Business Association Canadian Pacific Railway Chicago freight General Mitchell International Airport Larson Milwaukee Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Port of Milwaukee WitkowskiRead More »