County’s Homeless Program A Success

County’s Homeless Program A Success

Based on national model, which found providing housing actually saves money.

The State of Politics: Foxconn Biggest Deal in State History
The State of Politics

Foxconn Biggest Deal in State History

Review of past deals shows its 35 times more than biggest prior state payout.

The Contrarian: Paul Soglin Strikes a Pose
The Contrarian

Paul Soglin Strikes a Pose

Oh-so virtuous Madison Mayor takes down Confederate Memorial.

Biking: Walker Ignores Biking on State Committee
Biking

Walker Ignores Biking on State Committee

No biking, pedestrian representatives on autonomous vehicles committee.

Urban Reads: Rise of The Night Mayor
Urban Reads

Rise of The Night Mayor

All the city news you can use.

Op Ed: The Many Broken Promises of Foxconn
Op Ed

The Many Broken Promises of Foxconn

Why give away billions to a company that can’t be trusted?

North Side Boys & Girls Club Closing

North Side Boys & Girls Club Closing

Club near 35th and Hampton closing, dispute with property owner cited.

Friday Photo: Bay Vue Rising
Friday Photo

Bay Vue Rising

Newest apartment building in Bay View is nearing completion.

DanceMKE: Stage Set for Contest Finale
DanceMKE

Stage Set for Contest Finale

Last three groups punch their tickets to the finals.

House Confidential: Mike Eitel’s East Side Idyll
House Confidential

Mike Eitel’s East Side Idyll

Nomad owner's $590,000, 1902 home attracted the wealthy and a day care.

Now Serving: New Poke, New Small Plates Places
Now Serving

New Poke, New Small Plates Places

East Side, Third Ward, Walker's Point, Brady Street all get new restaurants.

Campaign Cash: GOP Bill Would End Mining Moratorium
Campaign Cash

GOP Bill Would End Mining Moratorium

Proposal would open door to copper, lead and zinc mines in the Northwoods.

Wisconsin Budget: Foxconn Could Take Till 2058 To Pay Off
Wisconsin Budget

Foxconn Could Take Till 2058 To Pay Off

Taxpayers could lose big, depending on number of jobs created, how long company in business.

Op Ed: Barrett Must Overrule FPC Pursuit Order
Op Ed

Barrett Must Overrule FPC Pursuit Order

Fire & Police Commission ignored century of precedent by demanding Flynn alter pursuit policy.

Sieger on Songs: The Surprising Legacy of Glen Campbell
Sieger on Songs

The Surprising Legacy of Glen Campbell

Songs like “Wichita Lineman” put the art in pop artist.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sherman Park Project Moves Forward
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sherman Park Project Moves Forward

Sherman Phoenix project will rise from ashes of old bank with small city grant.

Campaign Cash: More Republican Dark Money to 527 Groups
Campaign Cash

More Republican Dark Money to 527 Groups

GOP donors give $1.2 million, Democrats give $824,000 in first half of 2017.

Murphy’s Law

Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker

Should one billionaire dictate the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate?

Op Ed: How to Get a Better Deal From Foxconn
Op Ed

How to Get a Better Deal From Foxconn

Company is a famously hard-nosed negotiator. State must be, too.

Barrett Seeks State Okay for City Sales Tax

Barrett Seeks State Okay for City Sales Tax

Says city budget “not sustainable,” big police cuts certain without new revenue source.

Bar Exam: Nomad’s History Goes Back to 1880s
Bar Exam

Nomad’s History Goes Back to 1880s

"Soft-drink parlor" of 1920s now has soccer-themed, international ambience.

Data Wonk: Will Foxconn Deal Fight Poverty?
Data Wonk

Will Foxconn Deal Fight Poverty?

Legislative language suggests this. What are the deal’s true aims and costs?

Court Watch: Who’s Charged for Pot Possession?
Court Watch

Who’s Charged for Pot Possession?

Review of cases shows black males mostly charged for a second offense.

Can Trash Wheel Clean Up Harbor?

Will Milwaukee buy "Mr. Trash Wheel" or stick with Lynyrd Skymmer?

The Contrarian: MacIver Attack on WISDOT Slammed
The Contrarian

MacIver Attack on WISDOT Slammed

Gottlieb, former transportation head, refutes claims of wasteful spending.