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Experts say "wheel tax" needed to maintain public transit

Published Nov. 2, 2016

A $60 county vehicle registration fee, known as the "wheel tax," may be unpopular, but experts say it is necessary to maintain public transportation services for people who rely on the bus, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Op-ed: Politician-made perfect storm could damage our kids' schools

Published July 13, 2016

There's a perfect storm heading toward our kids' Wisconsin public schools, and the damage done would be 100 percent man-made by Madison politicians. Let me share three reasons why I'm so worried, why you should be too and what we can do about it.

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What isn't deteriorating in Wisconsin? Walker's road budget mess

Published June 8, 2016

What isn't deteriorating in Wisconsin? You can't argue our universities have improved. You can't argue our roads have either - and now comes word that Walker's transportation secretary is looking at the "continued deterioration" of 90 percent of our roads.

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No, Scott Walker, professors' pay is not the problem

Published May 11, 2016

Walker's recent response concerning the vote of no-confidence and attack on professors' pay is insulting - not to mention misleading with its numbers on faculty pay and the number of students most UW instructors teach.

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Reader blogs:

Milwaukee Media owes us an explanation...

In the expansive coverage of the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill battle in local print and broadcast media outlets over the past three weeks we've been bombarded with phrases like...in-hiding, fleeing, and runaway...to describe the 14 Democratic State Senators who fled to Illinois. Local reporters l...

Time to Buckle Down: Day Two

Well if anyone is reading this that means that you survived snow-pocolyspe 2011! Can I just mention how much I love Milwaukee and how dramatic they can be about something as common as snow? LOVE IT! Although I am enjoying my snow day at home, it's also helping with my challenge of spending less a...


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