Milwaukee's proposed 2012 budget could delay the replacement cycle for water mains and result in fewer jobs for underground contractors.Read More »
Shipping has increased this year by 290 percent at the Port of Milwaukee based on the strength of commodities such as salt and coal, said Eric Reinelt, the port's director.Read More »
Madison - Democrats who might challenge Gov. Scott Walker in a recall election next year include the Milwaukee mayor who lost to Walker in 2010 and a state senator who fled to Illinois to avoid voting on the collective bargaining bill that is spurring the recall effort.Read More »
A trio of local officials Wednesday selected a south side Milwaukee park-and-ride lot to announce their request that Congress pull money from the city's planned streetcar project.
Tagged with: Bob Donovan Chris Abele Federal Transit Administration FTA Gwen Moore high-speed rail Joe Dudzik Mark Borkowski Milwaukee County Transit System Nik Kovac PSC Public Service Commission Rail Robert Bauman Scott Walker streetcar Tom BarrettRead More »
Opponents and proponents of a planned $64.6 million, 2.1-mile streetcar project in downtown Milwaukee agree on one thing: It's time to determine who will pay to move utilities that are in the way of the project.Read More »
Members of the Milwaukee Common Council want Mayor Tom Barrett to request a deadline extension for spending $8.3 million in federal money on construction.Read More »
Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman wants to pump money into low-cost capital improvement projects that would beef up city infrastructure and create work for contractors.Read More »
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.Read More »
A Republican lawmaker wants the city of Milwaukee to pay all utility costs associated with the city's planned streetcar line and is asking the state Public Service Commission to force the issue.Read More »
A February deadline is looming for the city of Milwaukee to spend millions of dollars on neighborhood rehabilitation projects.
Tagged with: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ARRA Art Dahlberg Department of Neighborhood Services grant Michael Murphy Milwaukee Neighborhood Stabilization Program Robert Bauman Tom Barrett Willie HinesRead More »