Results tagged with 'budget'
Published Feb. 23, 2015
Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Dr. Michael Bonds announced Monday that the Milwaukee Board of School Directors will consider a resolution by Director Larry Miller calling on Gov. Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Legislature to restore adequate funding to public schools in Wisconsin.
Published Feb. 3, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivered his 2015 budget address tonight. Here is a copy as prepared for delivery.
Published Aug. 14, 2013
Several people made great suggestions for fun, cheap stuff through Facebook and Twitter after seeing my first post about this and we found/created a few of our own. You'll want to bookmark this page for summer 2014!
Published May 16, 2013
Everyone wants to be able to get around a city easily. It's simple in stuff. Cities need bike lanes, roads, side walks, taxis, rail, trolleys, busses and other forms of transit to move people from here to there.
Published May 14, 2013
There's been a lot of travel in our family since March, which means the fridge is more of a barren cavern than stocked with it's usual bounty of healthy fare. So, by default and out of admitted laziness, we've been enjoying more meals "out," than are typical for us. So, how are we avoiding the major ouch in our pocketbook and around our waistlines? Well, we're splitting entrees.
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If you haven't heard the news already, brace yourselves: Starbucks is set to raise prices tomorrow on a variety of drinks. As reported by Barry Horovitz in the USA Today on Friday consumers can expect the following increases:• 15 to 20 cents: Tall and Venti Latte and Mocha drinks in som...
July 2, 2013by Brett HealyMacIver Institute President [Madison, Wisc...] After months of debate, numerous public hearings around the state, hundreds of amendments and what seemed like endless hours of one after another doomsayer predicting the end of the world or at least Wisconsin as we kno...
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...
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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