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Op Ed: The Unique Candidacy of Mike McCabe
Op Ed

The Unique Candidacy of Mike McCabe

And why his campaign for governor is attracting an army of volunteers.

Winners Announces at 2016 Wilson Center Guiter Competition & Festival
Press Release

Winners Announces at 2016 Wilson Center Guiter Competition & Festival

Fourth Annual International Festival Featured 55 Competitors from 35 Cities. Milwaukee-area business leader sponsors increased prize money for future competitions

Op-Ed: Bill Would Kill Nonpartisan Accountability Board
Op-Ed

Bill Would Kill Nonpartisan Accountability Board

Proposal to replace GAB will effectively end its scrutiny of misconduct by legislators and state officials.

House Confidential: Sen.Carpenter’s Rather Dull Duplex
House Confidential

Sen.Carpenter’s Rather Dull Duplex

His sided, south side home, in suburban-like Jackson Park, is a veritable pillar of middle-class respectability.

Why Open Records Are Important

Why Open Records Are Important

Moves to make government records less accessible are well-meant -- but wrong.

The Roundup: State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker
The Roundup

State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker

John Weishan and Gerry Broderick filed an official complaint today with the Wisconsin State Elections Board against Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.

The Roundup: Burke Gets Break
The Roundup

Burke Gets Break

The Supreme Court granted a stay Friday, and Burke’s trial is postponed.

The Roundup: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]

The Roundup: How Did Peggy Know?
The Roundup

How Did Peggy Know?

Over Cocktails in 2001, then-A.G. Candidate Peg Lautenschlager Said Rival would be Indicted

The Roundup: Mother Denies Child Abduction
The Roundup

Mother Denies Child Abduction

A Moncada family feud.

Murphy’s Law: Is Mayor Norquist Sleeping on School Choice?
Murphy’s Law

Is Mayor Norquist Sleeping on School Choice?

In the London Times, Mayor John Norquist is prominently quoted in a story on Milwaukee's school choice program.