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Downtown business group supports streetcar

Published Dec. 8, 2014

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21's board of directors has voted to support Mayor Barrett's current $123.9 million streetcar plan. The motion to endorse the initiative was approved at the Dec. 4 board of directors meeting.

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Get me out of Milwaukee?

Published June 18, 2013

WSJ.com joins the Milwaukee residency requirement debate by talking to Fire Captain Rich Matiszik who says he can't leave the city and move to the suburbs without quitting his job.

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The Next Economy: Milwaukee

Published June 8, 2013

Be sure to check out America 360 "Milwaukee Week" content within NationalJournal's "The Next Economy" section.

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We're a nice bunch. Right?

Published June 6, 2012

Today, after yesterday's election, The Atlantic asks "If Wisconsin Can't Be Nice, Who Can?" Whatever. I'd argue that both candidates are nice, and politics isn't or shouldn't be personal. Of course many people take everything personally. This won't change, but it's time to sometimes put our own "truths" to the side.

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Blaming Barrett for School Failure

A current TV attack ad  blames Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for the abysmally low graduation rate  of Milwaukee Public Schools  (MPS):  about half of all ninth-grade students ever graduate  from high school.  But  is this fair?MPS,  like every other school d...

Here's an Idea for Governor: Let's Just Vote NO

Scott Walker is a polarizing figure. Tom Barrett makes a lot of people feel like taking a nap. Kathleen Falk can't win the primary, let alone beat Walker. So we're left with Darth Vader vs. Uncle Rip Van Winkle.  The choice isn't exactly inspiring.   Why can't we cho...

Grin and Barrett

One week from tomorrow, February 21, the voters of  Milwaukee will narrow the field of candidates for mayor  from three to two. Here are your choices:Tom Barrett, the incumbent Mayor, has  held elective office  for all but two years  since  1984.  He won his pre...

MPS Mayoral Takeover: The Public Hearing

I'm a glutton for punishment.  I actually attended the MPS School Board's pep rally last evening.  I assumed that it would be more entertainment than enlightenment, but I came away embarrassed and saddened.  The concept of the Board hosting a meeting with the sole intent of bringin...


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