Results tagged with 'milwaukee county board'
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.
Published June 27, 2013
Dave Begel shares his thoughts on recent legislation, County Board firings and animal cruelty cases.
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...
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.
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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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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