Results tagged with 'Government'
Published Sept. 25, 2017
A new Public Policy Forum report on the state of Milwaukee's City- and County-owned buildings calls for the replacement - "as soon as possible" - of three Milwaukee County properties: the Safety Building and Medical Examiner's Office on the western end of Downtown, and the Mental Health Complex on the County Grounds.
Published July 24, 2017
At an event at the University Club on Monday, the Public Policy Forum released a report that looks at how the City of Milwaukee raises revenue and compares that to how 38 peer cities do it.
Published Jan. 11, 2017
It should of be of deep concern when our local government officials arrive at the Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative (MERI), an idea to sell homes in the greater Sherman Park area for only $1.
Published Aug. 14, 2014
One of the easiest things to do is to find something wrong and then run out and criticize a local government about it.
So I think it's only fair to occasionally give a nod to stuff that people do for citizens that makes life a lot easier.
Published Nov. 3, 2013
I was intrigued for several reasons by the recent comments from Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke. Most surprising was her courage in finally taking a stance on any topic related to Wisconsin politics. However, it was her comments about education, and her trust in mother government, that got my attention.
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Thursday April 17th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL Is it just me, or is the entire world more insane than it’s ever been? Has it ever been sane, or am I turning into my grandparents faster than I thought? From where I sit, I really can’t tell one way or the other how th...
Monday May 28th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL War…Huh…Good God y’all. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Edwin Starr said it best, and I wholeheartedly concur with those sentiments – even though he didn’t write the song. It was written by Norman ...
We have been here before and it is never a fun ride. The last shutdown cost the taxpayers about $800 million in wages. During the shutdown of 1995, 800,000 non-essential workers were furloughed, without pay. The chance that the gov't will have a shutdown is pretty stressful to p...
Monday July 4th, 2011 - Cary, IL Independence Day. That could mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Funny is the beast called man, as we never seem to be satisfied. When we’re constricted, we want to be free. When we get free, we crave structure. Is there a happy medium? I&rs...
I've been on several dates with Scott Walker recently, but we haven't actually slept together yet.
Take one day last week for example. After getting my daughter off to school, the dog walked and then bathed from the gritty spring thaw clinging to his underbelly, I drive down to a loc...
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