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.

Program Funds “Pop-Up Shops” in Central City

Program Funds “Pop-Up Shops” in Central City

LISC works with city, JP Morgan Chase to jump start businesses in three neighborhoods.

Photo Gallery: Graham Nash Lives Up to His Legend
Photo Gallery

Graham Nash Lives Up to His Legend

Nash, 75, delivered an ambitious set with still impeccable voice and musicianship.

Op Ed: State Cuts 15% of Sign Language Interpreters
Op Ed

State Cuts 15% of Sign Language Interpreters

System needs reform. Proposed law is badly needed.

Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Start Construction on Apartments

Park 7 Lofts, with 107 units, will be built as part of new arena complex.

Murphy’s Law: Abele Battles Board on Budget
Murphy’s Law

Abele Battles Board on Budget

Once again. Even if it means swapping their old ideological positions.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn

Requests state law giving them power to fire police and fire chiefs. Mayor promises a veto.

Biking: State’s Recreational Future Being Planned
Biking

State’s Recreational Future Being Planned

More motorized recreation pushed for; what about biking and walking trails?

Horror Stories of State Detention Center

Horror Stories of State Detention Center

Milwaukee-based center has “atrocities,” deaths from heat exhaustion, former inmates say.

Sieger on Songs: “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”
Sieger on Songs

“The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

Roberta Flack’s slow seductive style creates a truly haunting song.

Op Ed: 5 Ways to Reduce Gun Deaths
Op Ed

5 Ways to Reduce Gun Deaths

It’s not about mass shootings, but about stopping the quieter deaths that happen daily.