Urban Reads: The Cost of Sprawl
Urban Reads

The Cost of Sprawl

All the city news you can use.

Op Ed: Restore the Elections Commission Staff
Op Ed

Restore the Elections Commission Staff

GOP legislators supported this until Walker veto cut staff. Our bill restores electoral security.

Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers

Automated Technology Targets Reckless Drivers

Rep. Crowley’s bill creates pilot program in city, supported by 11 council members.

Friday Photos: The Griot
Friday Photos

The Griot

New apartment complex, new Black Holocaust Museum, revitalized Bronzeville.

Bar Exam: The Backyard, a Unique Bay View Bar
Bar Exam

The Backyard, a Unique Bay View Bar

A tavern here since 1909, and where else can you grill your own steaks outdoors?

Classical: Philomusica Plays Three Curiosities
Classical

Philomusica Plays Three Curiosities

But just how fast should they take that tricky Faure quartet?

Bucks Leader Sees Huge Potential for Milwaukee

Bucks Leader Sees Huge Potential for Milwaukee

In interview, Alex Lasry says he sees “groundswell of change” in Milwaukee.

Wisconsin Budget: Rural Counties Face Decline in Children
Wisconsin Budget

Rural Counties Face Decline in Children

20% to 28% decline in kids projected for some northern and central counties.

Campaign Cash: Bill Would Change How Coops Operate
Campaign Cash

Bill Would Change How Coops Operate

Backed by big donors, agriculture and electric cooperatives and propane dealers.

Op Ed: Millennial Caucus Looks to the Future
Op Ed

Millennial Caucus Looks to the Future

Wisconsin Future Caucus is bipartisan group of state legislators under the age of 40.

Foundation Holds Community Chats on Key Issues

Foundation Holds Community Chats on Key Issues

GMF oversees 5,000 people at 200 locations in metro area “On the Table” discussions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Zielinski Bashes Barrett, Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Zielinski Bashes Barrett, Flynn

And Ald. Borkowski joins in, bashing the budget of "Rip Van Barrett."

Wisconsin Budget: Taxes Down, But No Impact on Jobs
Wisconsin Budget

Taxes Down, But No Impact on Jobs

State has dropped its ranking for taxes and fees, yet trails other states in new jobs.

House Confidential: How a Church Became a Home
House Confidential

How a Church Became a Home

Adventist church from 1920s on Van Buren is now one of the area's oddest homes.

Campaign Cash: Hunters, Wildlife Groups Oppose Wetlands Bill
Campaign Cash

Hunters, Wildlife Groups Oppose Wetlands Bill

Bill threatens 1 million acres of wetlands, pushed by state’s largest business lobby.

Murphy’s Law: Wisconsin One of Cheapest States
Murphy’s Law

Wisconsin One of Cheapest States

Gives little to charity, report shows. Milwaukee is much more generous than state.

Op Ed: UW System Reorganization a Bold Plan
Op Ed

UW System Reorganization a Bold Plan

What’s good and what could be improved in UW President Ray Cross’s proposal.

Milwaukee Helping Victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico

Milwaukee Helping Victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico

South side Latino groups, residents, businesses lead the way.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How a Great Documentary Was Made
Eyes on Milwaukee

How a Great Documentary Was Made

Milwaukee Film Fest favorite explores the shooting of Dontre Hamilton. How was it made?

Wisconsin Budget: State Drops to 25th in Taxes, Fees
Wisconsin Budget

State Drops to 25th in Taxes, Fees

Drop since 2000, when Wisconsin ranked as 11th highest state.

Op Ed: Nygren, Sidener Dramatize Opioid Problem
Op Ed

Nygren, Sidener Dramatize Opioid Problem

Daughter of GOP legislator and former Democratic leader’s problems call for state response.

Classical: The Pure Power of Polyphony
Classical

The Pure Power of Polyphony

Critically acclaimed Cappella Pratensis brings its authentic 16th century sound to town.

State Won’t Meet Prison Rape Guidelines

State Won’t Meet Prison Rape Guidelines

Walker commission rejects improvements, kicks issue to long-range study.

Data Wonk: The More Guns, Less Crime Scam
Data Wonk

The More Guns, Less Crime Scam

Questionable research shows Right To Carry reduces crime. Here’s the full story.

Campaign Cash: Should State Drop “America’s Dairyland” Slogan?
Campaign Cash

Should State Drop “America’s Dairyland” Slogan?

Big bucks WMC wants license plates changed. Big bucks Dairy Business group disagrees.