Results tagged with 'ald. nik kovac'
Published Nov. 8, 2017
In an effort to boost employment opportunities, save old growth wood and other building materials used in old Milwaukee homes slated for demolition and keep materials out of landfills, as well as trim landfill tipping fees paid by taxpayers, Ald. Robert Bauman introduced legislation that would require deconstruction, rather than demolition, of certain old structures.
Published June 11, 2015
According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the Milwaukee Common Council's decision to lower the maximum fine for marijuana possession of less than 25 grams to $50 has drawn praise as a first step to reducing racial disparities in enforcement of marijuana laws, as well as criticism for its potential to increase marijuana use.
Published Feb. 11, 2015
According to the WISPIRG report - titled "The Innovative Transportation Index: The Cities Where New Technologies and Tools Can Reduce Your Need to Own a Car" - Milwaukee ranked No. 15 out of the 70 most populous U.S. cities.