10 Most Popular Stories of 2015
The bus strike, Scott Walker’s meltdown, a sneaky Bucks arena plan -- readers flocked to these and other stories.
To judge by our most popular stories, Scott Walker was the man of the year in 2015. Though the topic of the year might have been the new Bucks arena. So which Urban Milwaukee stories got the biggest readership? Here are the top 10 of 2015.
Will bus riders lose bathroom breaks or get rich? Will taxpayers win or lose? Jeramey Jannene considers competing claims and offers the facts.
The Republican state senator leaves office with a bang, dumping on Republicans and explaining how Gov. Walker snookered him on Act 10.
Walker proves a laughably inept candidate for president. And Bruce Murphy admits he was all wrong about Scooter’s chances.
His ambition to become president forced Walker to take stands still hurting him in Wisconsin.
The current system minimizes risks for taxpayers and is cheaper to run than a 401(k) plan. So why do Republicans want to change it?
Bruce Murphy exposes a plan saddling Milwaukee with almost all costs and no control over arena. Within weeks, the plan was changed.
Education majors at state’s universities are down and vacant teaching positions are up. “It’s not as attractive to become a teacher.”
Mr. Bipartisan, Don Kettl, considers the justifications for killing public employee unions and finds one key reason stands out.
That would be Wisconsin, where the level of gerrymandering is “without historic precedent.” What’s to be done?Will Johnson Controls build a 5-story lakefront tower? Dave Reid gives readers the weekly lay of the land.