Murphy’s LawMay 14th, 2012 by Bruce Murphy
Suddenly it’s become patriotic to oppose recalls. Wouldn’t Tom Ament be surprised.
Murphy’s LawMay 10th, 2012 by Bruce Murphy
State Sen. Van Wanggaard cuts benefits for workers while getting ever more for himself.
Murphy’s LawApr 21st, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
One of the remarkable stories in local government is the continuing survival of County Board chair Karen Ordinans.
Murphy’s LawApr 16th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
The Milwaukee Brewers have begun the season with a horrendous start, one that is setting franchise records for futility.
Murphy’s LawApr 12th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
Given that Jim Ryan has not closed the door completely on privatizing some government functions, you might wonder why he was endorsed by labor for county executive.
Murphy’s LawApr 3rd, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
Speaking as someone who predicted the one-two finish of Scott Walker and Jim Ryan, the big surprise of the county executive race was Tyrone Dumas' strong fourth place finish, just behind Tom Nardelli.
Murphy’s LawMar 25th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
It was amusing to see the photo of Gov. McCallum that ran on the front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last week.
Murphy’s LawMar 19th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
It was not long ago that the state teacher's union was the designated villain for Republicans.
Murphy’s LawMar 14th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
As the legislature wrestles with the state budget deficit, there has been talk of cutting every level of government except the schools.
Murphy’s LawMar 6th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
Nothing should surprise us about county government at this point, but it does seem odd that the two favorites in the race for county executive are Scott Walker and Tom Nardelli, neither of whom has a college degree.
Murphy’s LawFeb 27th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
Rep. Scott K. Walker (R-Wauwatosa) was the first candidate to announce for county executive, and is widely considered one of the front-runners for the position.
Murphy’s LawFeb 22nd, 2002 by Bruce Murphy
It was 9 a.m. on a Friday morning in late October of last year when I began calling county supervisors for a story in Milwaukee Magazine.