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Gerry Broderick

Gerry Broderick is a Supervisor on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

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House Confidential: The Top 10 Stories of 2016
House Confidential

The Top 10 Stories of 2016

Readers' favorites? Stories about mansions, rich people, sports stars, politicians.

Op-Ed: Will Some County Parks Be Closed?
Op-Ed

Will Some County Parks Be Closed?

Survey from Abele administration offers this as possible solution. But why?

Murphy’s Law: How to Destroy a Transit System
Murphy’s Law

How to Destroy a Transit System

County board's free bus ride program triggers huge deficits that could overwhelm system.

House Confidential: The Full Magnificence of a 1916 Home
House Confidential

The Full Magnificence of a 1916 Home

Bob Monnat's $475,000 Georgian Revival Colonial celebrates its 100th anniversary.

House Confidential: Shannan Hayden’s Nifty Newberry Tudor
House Confidential

Shannan Hayden’s Nifty Newberry Tudor

Hayden is running against Ald. Nik Kovac and has a much finer home.

Duel Over the Domes

Duel Over the Domes

Abele and county board creating dueling committees to address damaged domes.

House Confidential: The Two Homes of Rebecca Bradley
House Confidential

The Two Homes of Rebecca Bradley

Judge has Tosa Colonial and a Lower East Side condo near all those gays she condemned.

Eyes on Milwaukee: MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial
Eyes on Milwaukee

MAM Offers To Buy O’Donnell Park, War Memorial

County taxpayers will save at least $9 million in non-cash transaction.

O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.
Press Release

O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.

In late 2015, not satisfied with the plan negotiated by the County Executive, the County Board chose to reimagine the O’Donnell plaza and garage proposal.

Chairman Lipscomb Advances Public-to-Public Partnership Between Milwaukee County and Milwaukee Art Museum on O’Donnell Park
House Confidential: Mysterious $1 Million Lakeside Mansion
House Confidential

Mysterious $1 Million Lakeside Mansion

Why does real estate honcho James Barry III hide his home's ownership?

Eyes On Milwaukee: Is Free Pass Bleeding County Transit?
Eyes On Milwaukee

Is Free Pass Bleeding County Transit?

Controversial free GO Pass for seniors and disabled costs millions, awaits new report.

Experts Question Abele’s Expanded Power

Experts Question Abele’s Expanded Power

Land-use experts say it’s unwise to give county exec so much power to sell public land.

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks
Press Release

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks

At Least 43 Lack Designated Zoning as Parkland; Measure Moves to Avoid Sale by Executive

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Abele says he won’t, but state law allows sale of 43 parks. Supervisors move to bar this.

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

“Bizarre” ban on political activity had restricted free speech for more than a decade.

House Confidential: Dr. Sheldon Wasserman’s Lesser Manse
House Confidential

Dr. Sheldon Wasserman’s Lesser Manse

The Democrat's $655,700 Lake Dr. home barely compares to his neighbors' mansions.

WCD Board Says No Twice to Abele

WCD Board Says No Twice to Abele

Board won’t take over Marcus Center and won’t form committee to study idea. Might consider by 2020.

House Confidential: A Historic House Almost Destroyed
House Confidential

A Historic House Almost Destroyed

1880 home on Cambridge saved by historic preservation law that could be overthrown.

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Announces Honor for Mark Horowitz
Press Release

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Announces Honor for Mark Horowitz

Long-Time Educator and Soccer Aficionado to Be Honored With Plaque at Lake Park Warming House, Naming of Athletic Fields

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Announces Honor for Mark Horowitz
Press Release

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Announces Honor for Mark Horowitz

Long-Time Educator and Soccer Aficionado to Be Honored With Plaque at Lake Park Warming House, Naming of Athletic Fields

Finance Committee Votes to Improve County Budget
Press Release

Finance Committee Votes to Improve County Budget

Restores Funding for Public Safety and Rolls Back Use of Reserves

Taxpayers on hook for County Supervisor John Weishan’s legal tab
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Taxpayers on hook for County Supervisor John Weishan’s legal tab

Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum
Press Release

Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum

After her opponent this week jumped to the Branch 31 race, Connolly is widely seen as the prohibitive favorite to be the next judge in Branch 44.

Taxpayers Lose Nearly $10,000 to County Supervisor’s Legal Bills
Press Release

Taxpayers Lose Nearly $10,000 to County Supervisor’s Legal Bills

Today a Milwaukee County Supervisor had a solid victory over the taxpayers.

Plenty of Horne: Will Public Market Expand?
Plenty of Horne

Will Public Market Expand?

The fish market wants to expand outdoor cafe. And Chevy Johnson kicks off campaign for alderman.

County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall
Press Release

County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall

In fact, the entire County Board knew about the reports.

County Free Bus-Ride Program Faces Shortfall

County Free Bus-Ride Program Faces Shortfall

Free rides for seniors and disabled could cost $4 million, causing service cuts or fare hikes.

Public-To-Public Partnership Between Milwaukee Art Museum and County on O’Donnell Park is “Moving Forward”
Press Release

Public-To-Public Partnership Between Milwaukee Art Museum and County on O’Donnell Park is “Moving Forward”

Report to Parks Committee Shows MAM Taking Critical Steps Forward on O’Donnell Park

Communication Breakdown at Milwaukee County?

Communication Breakdown at Milwaukee County?

Will Wisconsin Center District take over the Marcus Center? Frustrated supervisors grill Abele administration and get nowhere.

Plats and Parcels: More Delays in Lakefront Development
Plats and Parcels

More Delays in Lakefront Development

County board's contradictory proposals on O'Donnell Park and court case affecting The Couture continue to stall potential development.

County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb
Press Release

County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb

Half of the County Board (Broderick, Haas, Johnson, Jursik, Rainey, Romo West, Weishan, Dimitrijevic) blocked an important financial report from becoming part of the County’s official records today.  The report was sent by the Comptroller to all County Supervisors via email in response to concerns that the real costs of implementing the GO Pass, (a […]

Op-Ed: Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park
Op-Ed

Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park

The proposed plan is being sold as a chance to simply get bids from buyers, but it's really about selling our heritage to private developers.

Fresh Conversations to Begin on the Future of Downtown Lakefront and O’Donnell Park
Press Release

Fresh Conversations to Begin on the Future of Downtown Lakefront and O’Donnell Park

Discussions Between Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee County Aim to Create Public-to-Public Partnership That Serves All

Milwaukee County Parks Receives EPA Grant
Press Release

Milwaukee County Parks Receives EPA Grant

$635,000 Grant for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Op-Ed: New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake
Op-Ed

New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake

Proposed resolution would allow county to sell O’Donnell Park for redevelopment by any private developer.

Murphy’s Law: Will County Pass Another Pension Giveaway?
Murphy’s Law

Will County Pass Another Pension Giveaway?

Board members favor a “grandfather clause” protecting retirees with illegal payments that could cost taxpayers $10 million.

Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park
Press Release

Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park

Resolution Calls for Request for Proposals, Creation of Task Force to Develop Vision for Park Site

Supervisors Broderick, Johnson Jr. and Jursik Announce Opposition to O’Donnell Park Sale to Northwestern Mutual
Press Release

Supervisors Broderick, Johnson Jr. and Jursik Announce Opposition to O’Donnell Park Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Three Committee Chairs Say Park Land Should Not Be For Sale to Private Company

Eyes on Milwaukee: Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board
Eyes on Milwaukee

Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board

Amendment slipped into budget has had no public review and could leave system $1 million short (or worse) by end of 2015.

Murphy’s Law: The Tragedy of O’Donnell Park
Murphy’s Law

The Tragedy of O’Donnell Park

The proposed sale to NML suggests the city has yet to learn from its folly in building this eyesore.

Supervisors Put Forth Plan to Invest $10 Million in Parks and Cultural Assets
Press Release

Supervisors Put Forth Plan to Invest $10 Million in Parks and Cultural Assets

Sup. Broderick and Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announce Amendment to Fund Parks Deferred Maintenance, Reverse Cuts to Cultural Institutions

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says County Executive’s Proposed Budget Projects Unrealistic Savings, Places Burden on the Backs of County Employees
Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit
Press Release

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Says Proposed Sales Tax Should be Used for Parks and Transit

Says Gary Grunau’s Proposal for a .5% Sales Tax for Arena and Streetcar Ignores 2008 Referendum

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10
Press Release

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th
Press Release

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Plenty of Horne: Ambulance Chasing Lawyer Chases Abele
Plenty of Horne

Ambulance Chasing Lawyer Chases Abele

Plus: Bud Selig’s birthday bash and where will new Journal CEO live?

Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot
Press Release

Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot

County Leaders, Low Wage Workers, Advocates and Allies Hail Step Forward to Raise Wages for Working People In Wisconsin

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Criticizes Gov. Scott Walker’s Support of Mental Health Bill
Press Release

Supervisor Gerry Broderick Criticizes Gov. Scott Walker’s Support of Mental Health Bill

Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick issued the following statement regarding Gov. Scott Walker’s support of a mental health “reform” bill currently being considered in the Legislature.

Plenty of Horne: Brookfield Square Welcomes County Buses
Plenty of Horne

Brookfield Square Welcomes County Buses

Unlike Southridge and other suburban malls, Brookfield Square actually runs ads to attract bus-riding city residents.

County Board Committed to Honoring Veterans, Protecting Art
Press Release

County Board Committed to Honoring Veterans, Protecting Art

Last-minute change could be a deal breaker for two local treasures

Murphy’s Law: The Curious Case of Kimberly Walker
Murphy’s Law

The Curious Case of Kimberly Walker

The board is angry at Abele so they fired Walker. Go figure.

Op-Ed: Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired
Op-Ed

Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired

The county board had ample grounds for dismissing the Corporation Counsel.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick Questions Open Meetings Complaint by Supervisor Deanna Alexander
Press Release

Milwaukee County Supervisor Gerry Broderick Questions Open Meetings Complaint by Supervisor Deanna Alexander

Says Alexander Secretly Circulated Petition to Oust Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic

Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Parks Committee Chairman Gerry Broderick on the Appointment of a New County Parks Director
Press Release

Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Parks Committee Chairman Gerry Broderick on the Appointment of a New County Parks Director

It’s nice that the County Executive is finally focusing on the management of Milwaukee County by working toward filling the many vacancies in his administration.

Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures
Press Release

Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures

Public hearing will allow Milwaukee County residents an opportunity to speak out on County governance reforms

Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations
Press Release

Art Museum, War Memorial Groups Claim Success in Negotiations

Board-Appointed Mediator Advances Recommendations to Committee of Milwaukee County Board

Murphy’s Law: The Return of Sue Black
Murphy’s Law

The Return of Sue Black

How she got the new job. And will she run against Chris Abele?

Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations
Press Release

Justice Geske Appointed as Mediator For Art Museum, War Memorial Negotiations

Highly Respected Justice Janine Geske Accepts Role to Move Iconic Institutions Past Impasse

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December
Press Release

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December

“Chats” set for Whitefish Bay, South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, Greenfield, Greendale, Hales Corners and Bayside

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Three “Chat with the Chair” Events This Week
Press Release

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Three “Chat with the Chair” Events This Week

“Chats” set for Cudahy, Shorewood and River Hills

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012
Press Release

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, under the leadership of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, has adopted the 2013 Budget today.

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
Press Release

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Broderick Develop New Funding Mechanism for Milwaukee County Parks
Press Release

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Broderick Develop New Funding Mechanism for Milwaukee County Parks

“Parks Amenities Matching Fund” supports Parks without tax levy on residents.

Murphy’s Law: Rich Park, Poor Park
Murphy’s Law

Rich Park, Poor Park

Milwaukee County Parks is increasingly a two-tier system, with the worst maintained parks in poor areas.

Murphy’s Law: Abele Under Fire
Murphy’s Law

Abele Under Fire

Has the Johnny Thomas situation poisoned relations between the county exec and county board?

Murphy’s Law: The Tragedy of Chris and Sue
Murphy’s Law

The Tragedy of Chris and Sue

How the friendship of Abele and Black turned into bitter enmity.

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Dimitrijevic, Buresh duke it out in 4th Supervisory District

Newcomer Bill Buresh vs. Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic. “He’s a fake Democrat,” she says. She’s in the “pocket of some special interest groups,” Buresh responds.

The Roundup: Buffett Tour on Hold
The Roundup

Buffett Tour on Hold

“Spirit – The Seventh Fire” has been put on hiatus.

The Roundup: Chest of Drawers Nets $1,808,000
The Roundup

Chest of Drawers Nets $1,808,000

Exclusive to milwaukeeworld.com

The Roundup: State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker
The Roundup

State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker

John Weishan and Gerry Broderick filed an official complaint today with the Wisconsin State Elections Board against Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.

The Roundup: Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat
The Roundup

Dem Challenge for Panzer Seat

The disarray of the Republican 20th Senate District has convinced the Democratic Party to field a write-in candidate for primary.

The Roundup: ABC and the Gay Governor
The Roundup

ABC and the Gay Governor

The catch, is that McGreevey announced he was gay, while the lover says he, himself, is straight.

The Roundup: The Governor and the Empire Builder
The Roundup

The Governor and the Empire Builder

Governor Jim Doyle made a brief appearance at Milwaukee’s Amtrak station Friday, 11 June on the 75th anniversary of the Empire Builder, Amtrak’s service from Chicago to the Northwest coast. Before boarding the train, Doyle mixed the romance of the rails with the Great American Novel. “In the final passage of the Great Gatsby, the […]

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: The Extraordinary Longevity of Milwaukee Politicians
The Roundup

The Extraordinary Longevity of Milwaukee Politicians

We have had twice as many Mayors as we have had City Treasurers since 1917.