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  • Republicans Will Oppose Gun Controls

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    There may be national outrage on the issue, but Gov. Walker and others oppose changes.

  • Milwaukee Taxi Cab Medallion Bill Passes Assembly

    The City of Milwaukee is working on state legislation to allow the City to profit from the sale of additional taxi cab permits (to be called medallions) and address the perceived shortage of taxi cabs in the city. Currently under Wisconsin law, permit and license fees can not exceed the cost to issue said permits. This gives the Common Council and Mayor little incentive to raise the cap on the number of permits (currently capped at the seemingly random number of 321 since 1992), despite the fact that the permits are changing hands in the private market for between $80,000 to $150,000.

  • RTA Will Be a Last Minute Decision

    The vote on the future of regional transit that was scheduled for a vote by the Wisconsin State Assembly on Tuesday didn't actually happen, but a lot of small actions leading up to it did. Starting at 3:43 A.M. on Wednesday, April 21st, the Wisconsin State Assembly finally reached AB282 (which was intentionally moved to the end of their agenda around midnight when they started the session).

  • Jazz in the Park Starts Today, Kinda

    The stage is in place. The vendors are setting up. Metro Market is soon to be buzzing with shoppers. Friends and neighbors are preparing to skip out of work a little early, run home grab the chairs, a bottle of something, and head to Cathedral Square. Yes, it's opening night at Jazz in the Park, kinda. Because that is how it use to work.

  • The Roundup: Krug Scores Joint Finance Seat

    Rep. Shirley Krug was chosen Monday to take a seat on the influential Joint Committee on Finance

  • Murphy’s Law: How Three Legislators Committed Highway Robbery

    Anyone who's driven to Madison is aware the trip takes about 75 miles from downtown Milwaukee.

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