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Results tagged with 'Residency'

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Rollercoaster ride of assessments upsets my stomach

Published April 30, 2013

Living in the City of Milwaukee has provided a rollercoaster ride of assessments since I bought my house a decade ago. You've likely experienced the same. On Saturday, we got our new assessment and found it had dropped another 8 percent and our home is now assessed at less than we paid 10 years ago. That's depressing.


Is Milwaukee a great city?

Published Feb. 19, 2013

From no less a source than the governor of Wisconsin, our fair city has been deemed less than special in the pantheon of great American cities, in the Midwest or anywhere. To use Gov. Scott Walker's exact words: "If you want to keep people in the city, you should have a great city."

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Repeal the Residency Rule

One of the provisions of Governor Walker's  Budget Bill is  a ban on  teacher  residency requirements by Wisconsin School Boards.  Milwaukee is the only school district in the state to have such a requirement, which is embedded in the 4-year contract between MPS and MTEA....

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