Results tagged with 'Barrett'
Published Jan. 18, 2015
All things happen as they should and as Milwaukee gets closer and closer to realizing the economic potential of a streetcar system it's time to think of this project for what it is - a part of an integrated, modern transportation system that includes roads, cars, buses, trolleys, rail, bikes, trails, the river and more.
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.
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.
Published June 8, 2013
Be sure to check out America 360 "Milwaukee Week" content within NationalJournal's "The Next Economy" section.
Published June 8, 2012
Are there any young Democratic leaders that come close to rivaling our state's current Republican heavy weights? Former Milwaukee Alderman Jeff Pawlinski weighs in.
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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...
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...
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...
Dear Santa,Milwaukee has been a good little city this year. Since she has a difficult time unifying her voice, please accept this list of wishes on her behalf.Merry Christmas!John Milwaukee's Christmas List 1) More jobs that pay sustainable wages 2) UWM building their School of Public ...
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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