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Books: Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days
Books

Remembering Milwaukee’s Socialist Days

New book The Fall of Wisconsin, contrasts state’s progressives with Scott Walker era.

City Streets: Why Two Streets Named Washington?
City Streets

Why Two Streets Named Washington?

The great street name purge of 1920s left in place the duplication of Washington names.

Murphy’s Law: Barrett Will Run for Reelection
Murphy’s Law

Barrett Will Run for Reelection

Mayor calling supporters, plans to run for 5th term in 2020, they say.

Group Moves to Light the Hoan Bridge with Launch of Public Crowdsourcing Campaign
Press Release

Group Moves to Light the Hoan Bridge with Launch of Public Crowdsourcing Campaign

New group aims to light up the Hoan Bridge.

Bar Exam: What Makes Hooligan’s a Landmark
Bar Exam

What Makes Hooligan’s a Landmark

Long colorful history includes days as a political campaign headquarters.

Data Wonk: The Radical State Supreme Court?
Data Wonk

The Radical State Supreme Court?

Three cases reveal the court overruling precedent while claiming it isn’t.

Murphy’s Law: Did Democratic Debate Help Milwaukee?
Murphy’s Law

Did Democratic Debate Help Milwaukee?

And did Clinton or Sanders win? Morning-after reflections.

Plenty of Horne: 89-Unit Complex Would Face Swing Park
Plenty of Horne

89-Unit Complex Would Face Swing Park

Approval sought for river-side complex with 4 townhouses and 85 apartments embracing Swing Park.

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: Lakefront, Late 1920s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

Lakefront, Late 1920s

Before the War Memorial -- and before trees and vegetation -- the lakefront was a flat plain.

Alderman Davis named to National League of Cities Board of Directors for 2nd term
Press Release

Alderman Davis named to National League of Cities Board of Directors for 2nd term

Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities (NLC) for a second term.

The Roundup: City Hall Redo
The Roundup

City Hall Redo

Minority hiring goal set.

The Roundup: The Extraordinary Longevity of Milwaukee Politicians
The Roundup

The Extraordinary Longevity of Milwaukee Politicians

We have had twice as many Mayors as we have had City Treasurers since 1917.

The Roundup: Lautenschlager’s Mess
The Roundup

Lautenschlager’s Mess

Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager’s drunk driving arrest last week removes her from behind the wheel of her state-owned vehicle for a year, and puts Governor Jim Doyle in the driver’s seat. The two had squabbled, privately, over terms of the Governor’s jobs bill, with Lautenschlager threatening to use her authority to see that the law […]