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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.


The weapons of war

Published May 16, 2013

For decades Milwaukee has been a whipping boy for all those state legislators who aren't from Milwaukee. We need to find a way to fight back, something that will scare the crap out of some Republican from Bonduel or Abbotsford or even Mequon. Here are Dave Begel's weapons of war...


Delays and freebies for County politicos

Published Dec. 11, 2009

It's been quite a week for environmental issues, the agencies that deal with them on our behalf and for we taxpayers in these here parts.


Board says airport privatization not worthy of study

Published Oct. 3, 2008

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announced plans this week to privatize that city's Midway Airport. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker would like to do that with Mitchell International, but the County Board is resisting because it relishes the revenue that the airport provides.

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Reduction by Referendum

State Representative Joe Sanfelippo, a former Milwaukee County supervisor, is  preparing to submit a bill in the Wisconsin Assembly  for  a countywide referendum in   April  on whether the pay of  current  supervisors should be reduced from $50,000 per year to $...

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