The Milwaukee County Board on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Marvin Pratt as interim county executive by a 14-2 vote. Pratt will hold the post until the April 5 election. Pratt, a longtime Milwaukee alderman, served as the city’s acting ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane The Milwaukee County Board approved an extension Thursday that will allow University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee real estate officials more time to purchase County Grounds land for its Innovation Park project. UW-Milwaukee officials will have until Jan. 15 to ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane The Milwaukee County Board narrowly delayed a request to obtain a 2008 consultant’s report about patient safety at the Behavioral Health Complex that audit officials say would be helpful in its ongoing investigation. The resolution came as ...Read More »
The Milwaukee County Transportation, Public Works and Transit committee approved a resolution Wednesday supporting Milwaukee’s Gateway Aerotropolis collaborative planning efforts. The 4-2 vote brings the measure before the entire County Board at its Sept. 30 meeting. If approved, Milwaukee County ...
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Three Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday failed to force a public debate over whether there should be an independent investigation of the O'Donnell Park parking structure collapse.
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By Joe Yovino and Bill Clements Three Milwaukee County Board members are using an accident at General Mitchell International Airport to further their demands to make public any discussions of building inspections. “This airport thing is unbelievable to me,” said ...Read More »
By Bill Clements Special to The Daily Reporter Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and some county board members are trading barbs over Walker‘s decision to shift money during the past seven years from the county’s capital budget into the general ...Read More »
By Bill Clements Special to the Daily Reporter Three Milwaukee County supervisors on Wednesday plan to call for an independent investigation into possible criminal charges involving the failure of the O’Donnell Park parking structure that resulted in the death of ...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 ...
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By Sean Ryan Milwaukee County might take on more roadwork despite studies and theories suggesting there is a benefit to withdrawing from the business. The county could save money if takes over some of the roadwork — such as paving, ...Read More »