The Week’s Greatest Hits

The Week’s Greatest Hits

Most popular articles and press releases in the past week

Campaign Cash: Big Money Groups Oppose PFAS Regulation
Campaign Cash

Big Money Groups Oppose PFAS Regulation

Wisconsin Manufacturers, other business groups spent $8.5 million on campaigns, oppose regulating “forever chemicals."

Vote Tuesday: Comptroller Candidates
Vote Tuesday

Comptroller Candidates

Three candidates vying to be Milwaukee's next Comptroller.

Flu Hospitalizations Spike in Wisconsin

Flu Hospitalizations Spike in Wisconsin

State saw 100 hospitalizations in half a day.

GOP Reveals Tax Cut Proposal

GOP Reveals Tax Cut Proposal

Gov. Evers wants money for schools, GOP wants tax relief.

Vote Tuesday: City Attorney Candidates
Vote Tuesday

City Attorney Candidates

Three candidates running to lead independent Milwaukee City Attorney's office.

Vote Tuesday: Mayoral Candidates
Vote Tuesday

Mayoral Candidates

Four candidates vying to advance to general election. First in our series of previews.

For Members Only: Run the Milwaukee Marathon for Free
For Members Only

Run the Milwaukee Marathon for Free

Urban Milwaukee members get free passes to the 1/2 marathon and 5k, while supplies last.

Friday Photos: Inside the Bradley Symphony Center
Friday Photos

Inside the Bradley Symphony Center

Contractors working diligently to transform former movie palace into modern music hall with Art Deco style.

Evers Calls For End to Hmong Deportation Negotiations

Evers Calls For End to Hmong Deportation Negotiations

Trump administration negotiating agreement to send some U.S. residents to Laos.

Brew City: Wizard Works Brewing Coming to Third Ward
Brew City

Wizard Works Brewing Coming to Third Ward

Brewer credits former presidential candidate with inspiring his vision.

DNC Bar Time Bill Passes Committee

DNC Bar Time Bill Passes Committee

Legislation would allow bars across the state to close at 4 a.m. during the Democratic National Convention.

Now Serving: Italian-inspired Aperitivo Now Open
Now Serving

Italian-inspired Aperitivo Now Open

Plus: A Taco Bell is planned for Capitol Dr. and Kegel’s Inn closes for remodeling.

AG Objects to Relaxed Lead Pipe Rules

AG Objects to Relaxed Lead Pipe Rules

Kaul joins other Attorneys General in objection to new EPA rules for lead pipe removal.

City Hall: Milwaukee Uses Different Voting Machines for Early Voting
City Hall

Milwaukee Uses Different Voting Machines for Early Voting

Use of touchscreens instead of paper ballots intended to improve accessibility, avoid need for 327 unique ballots.

GOP Pushes Fetal Personhood

GOP Pushes Fetal Personhood

Republican legislators introduce an amendment to the state constitution that gives personhood to fertilized eggs.

Flash Sale: Make Urban Milwaukee Your Valentine
Flash Sale

Make Urban Milwaukee Your Valentine

Urban Milwaukee is offering a special deal on memberships for Valentine's Day.

Theater: MCT Premieres Play by Wisconsin Writer
Theater

MCT Premieres Play by Wisconsin Writer

‘No Wake’ is about a man with a mission to save the loons.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City To Fund Improvements On Edge of Cathedral Square
Eyes on Milwaukee

City To Fund Improvements On Edge of Cathedral Square

TIF district would help bail out Century City,

Assembly Stalls on Farm Crisis Legislation

Assembly Stalls on Farm Crisis Legislation

Despite bipartisan movement, the bills never saw a special session.

Controversial “Tougher on Crime” Bills Pass

Controversial “Tougher on Crime” Bills Pass

Two parties split over the future of criminal justice. Democrats assail GOP for "fear mongering" legislation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Using Downtown TIFs to Bail Out Century City
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Using Downtown TIFs to Bail Out Century City

Overperforming downtown development districts will repay debt used to create Century City business park.

Messmer Grads Start Clothing Business

Messmer Grads Start Clothing Business

Four high school friends reunite to open a clothing store on N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr.

GOP Underfunds Youth Corrections Plan

GOP Underfunds Youth Corrections Plan

Republican legislators only approved funding for four out of six new youth corrections facilities.

Transportation: Wisconsin Ethanol By-Product To Feed the World
Transportation

Wisconsin Ethanol By-Product To Feed the World

First-of-its-kind export facility on the Great Lakes will take trucks off the road, make Midwest ethanol more competitive.