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Lead-Free Homes a Priority for Kowalik

Lead-Free Homes a Priority for Kowalik

But “we don’t have enough contractors,” city’s new health commissioner says.

City Ranks High for Home Buyers

City Ranks High for Home Buyers

Milwaukee is nation’s seventh most affordable metro market for first-time home buyers, study finds.

Experts Praise New State Superintendent

Experts Praise New State Superintendent

Evers’s choice, Stanford Taylor, is state’s first black superintendent of public instruction.

County Looks to Grow Hemp at the Domes

County Looks to Grow Hemp at the Domes

Proceeds could be used for Domes' aging infrastructure.

Barnes to Focus on Equity, Sustainability

Barnes to Focus on Equity, Sustainability

Democrat Lt. Gov-elect says he wants to fix issues impacting the entire state of Wisconsin.

Lt. Gov.-Elect Barnes Confident Funding Will be Secured to Host DNC

Lt. Gov.-Elect Barnes Confident Funding Will be Secured to Host DNC

City will know soon if it will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

85% of Land Foxconn Needs Now Sold

85% of Land Foxconn Needs Now Sold

Just a few parcels left to acquire by Mt Pleasant. Special TIF paying for land.

State Is Worst in U.S. for Alcohol Abuse

State Is Worst in U.S. for Alcohol Abuse

24% of adults drink to excess, United Health Foundation report finds.

Two Firms Would Start Commuter Rail

Two Firms Would Start Commuter Rail

One company envisions 23 stations and platforms along 55 miles of existing train tracks in county.

Downtown Cultural Campus Envisioned

Downtown Cultural Campus Envisioned

Plan would include Marcus Center, Public Museum and Children’s Museum on same site.

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sheriff Lucas Pledges to Restore “Integrity”

Sees challenges, promises changes to county office run by David Clarke for 15 years.

Local Officials Oppose Wealth Test for Immigrants

Local Officials Oppose Wealth Test for Immigrants

Barrett, Abele, Moore oppose Trump plan requiring minimum income for immigrants to America.

Evers Will Fight Plan to Limit His Power

Evers Will Fight Plan to Limit His Power

GOP lame duck session set to start today would “invalidate” election, Evers charges.

Public Hearing Probes Solutions To Homeless

Public Hearing Probes Solutions To Homeless

Population is 900 to 1,000 people. More funding, volunteers needed.

City Rated 2nd Worst Place For Blacks

City Rated 2nd Worst Place For Blacks

Milwaukee gets dismal ranking in study tracking relative income, incarceration rates, six other factors.

Donovan Calls on MU To Help Homeless

Donovan Calls on MU To Help Homeless

Alderman suggests Marquette should re-open 155-room Ramada Hotel to house the homeless.

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

City’s Restaurant Grading System Threatened

State board votes to prohibit system grading restaurants for food safety.

Bus Rapid Transit Plan Moves Forward

Bus Rapid Transit Plan Moves Forward

County board passes budget with BRT funding; county will seek federal grant for it.

Will Election Help City Get Convention?

Will Election Help City Get Convention?

City’s huge turnout will help it beat Houston, Miami for 2020 Democratic convention, Lasry believes.