City Hall: Poorer Residents To Get Help With Water Bills
City Hall

Poorer Residents To Get Help With Water Bills

Up to $5,000 per household from federal funding. But distribution could be tricky.

$200 Million From ARPA Sent to Local Governments in State

$200 Million From ARPA Sent to Local Governments in State

Funding program helps support public health, recover from pandemic, recoup lost revenue.

Special Report: County Pension Plan’s Costs Still Rising
Special Report

County Pension Plan’s Costs Still Rising

Annual costs rose by 163%, may not be paid off until 2040s. First story in a series.

Get Vaccinated, Get Your Photo With Championship Trophy

Get Vaccinated, Get Your Photo With Championship Trophy

And a chance for free Bucks tickets. Team partners on vaccine clinic Saturday.

State Supreme Court Rules For ‘Least Changes’ to Redistricting

State Supreme Court Rules For ‘Least Changes’ to Redistricting

A win for Republicans. Dissent charges court fails to prevent gerrymandering.

City Hall: Barrett Pushed To Veto New Council Map
City Hall

Barrett Pushed To Veto New Council Map

Voces de la Frontera calls for creation of third majority-Hispanic district.

Transportation: Federal Funds For Trails Increasing
Transportation

Federal Funds For Trails Increasing

State legislators, advocates excited by potential for more bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Longtime activist and reverend joins local pastors to insist churches must stay tax exempt.

Bill Helps Veterans And Hospitals Short on Staff

Bill Helps Veterans And Hospitals Short on Staff

Bipartisan bill allows veterans with medical training to temporarily practice without a license.

Classical: Concert Takes Audience Back to 17th Century Mexico
Classical

Concert Takes Audience Back to 17th Century Mexico

EMN presents Newberry Consort performing, dramatizing Christmas concert of old.

Restaurant to Replace Troubled VIP Lounge

Restaurant to Replace Troubled VIP Lounge

Restaurant Jerez plans to move into space at 828 S. 1st St., replacing shuttered bar.

Senate Advances Bill Banning Critical Race Theory

Senate Advances Bill Banning Critical Race Theory

Committee advances bill that financially penalizes schools who disobey law.

State Health Officials Await Data On Omicron

State Health Officials Await Data On Omicron

Monitoring the emergence of new COVID-19 variant as state hits 11-month high in cases.

New Restaurant And Bar For Downtown

New Restaurant And Bar For Downtown

The Lunchroom planned for 804 N. Milwaukee St., along with a margarita bar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Anti-Displacement Policy Sees Slow Start
Eyes on Milwaukee

Anti-Displacement Policy Sees Slow Start

But city program to keep renters in their neighborhoods by setting aside new apartments is growing.

New Housing Permits Up 26% In State

New Housing Permits Up 26% In State

Biggest one-year hike in Wisconsin in more than a decade, study finds.

MKE Listing: Beautiful Brewers Hill Cottage
MKE Listing

Beautiful Brewers Hill Cottage

Three bedroom Victorian cottage features a remodeled kitchen and backyard deck great for entertaining.

Now Serving: A New Place For Chocolate Lovers
Now Serving

A New Place For Chocolate Lovers

Plus: New Third Ward event space, Busy Beestro blossoms and Riley's Good Dogs offers curbside pickup.

Op Ed: Getting Health Insurance Has Never Been Easier
Op Ed

Getting Health Insurance Has Never Been Easier

Evers has made it easier to get ACA coverage. Enrollment period through January 15.

Theater: Cold War Comedy For Christmas
Theater

Cold War Comedy For Christmas

Next Act’s ‘Red Herring’ is stuffed with Soviet spies, FBI agents and love affairs, but not enough laughs.

The State Of Politics: Most Will Get Lower Property Tax Bill
The State Of Politics

Most Will Get Lower Property Tax Bill

Average homeowner in state will see 3% reduction.

Member Of Committee Guiding Wolf Hunts Cited for Illegal Trapping

Member Of Committee Guiding Wolf Hunts Cited for Illegal Trapping

Patrick Quaintance, former DNR staffer, has advocated controversial hunting practices.

Baldwin, Johnson Urge People Not to Exploit Waukesha Tragedy

Baldwin, Johnson Urge People Not to Exploit Waukesha Tragedy

Rare joint press release asks outside groups not to politicize situation.

Wisconsin Budget: Charting The Racial Disparities In State’s Prisons
Wisconsin Budget

Charting The Racial Disparities In State’s Prisons

Four charts show Wisconsin is worse than nearly every state.

Plats and Parcels: Bay View Apartment Project Advances
Plats and Parcels

Bay View Apartment Project Advances

Plus: Recapping a big week of real estate news.