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Martin Matson

Martin Matson is the elected City of Milwaukee Comptroller. He was previously the deputy directory of the City of Milwaukee pension office.

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2016 - Pre-Election - $7,569 - 56 contributions

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Murphy’s Law: Norquist Bashes Inspector General Idea
Murphy’s Law

Norquist Bashes Inspector General Idea

Council wants its own watchdog. Former mayor says post is unnecessary.

City Hall: Barrett Vetoes Inspector General
City Hall

Barrett Vetoes Inspector General

Council, Mayor at odds over how independent new position should be.

City Hall: The Inspector General Is Coming
City Hall

The Inspector General Is Coming

Common Council creates its own watchdog to monitor city departments.

Wisconsin Center District Announces New Board
Press Release

Wisconsin Center District Announces New Board

The board will hold its first meeting on Friday, September 21 at the Wisconsin Center.

Data Wonk: Has Barrett Driven Up City Debt?
Data Wonk

Has Barrett Driven Up City Debt?

Conservative MacIver Institute says yes. Let’s look at the data.

Mayor Barrett’s 2017 Executive Budget Address
Press Release

Mayor Barrett’s 2017 Executive Budget Address

As Delivered

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

Contribution to Martin Matson of $70

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

Contribution to Martin Matson of $284

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

Contribution to Martin Matson of $370

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele
Plenty of Horne

Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

And One Wisconsin Now celebrates 10 years of bashing Republicans.

Plenty of Horne: Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski
Plenty of Horne

Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski

Should challenger win, would be only military veteran on Common Council.

WCD Board Says No Twice to Abele

WCD Board Says No Twice to Abele

Board won’t take over Marcus Center and won’t form committee to study idea. Might consider by 2020.

Could Marcus Center become downtown’s orphan venue?
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Could Marcus Center become downtown’s orphan venue?

Yet again, report shows Milwaukee tax burden ranks favorably among peers
Press Release

Yet again, report shows Milwaukee tax burden ranks favorably among peers

News release from Alds. Nik Kovac and Terry L. Witkowski

City panel OKs $47 million for Bucks arena; opening may be delayed to 2018
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Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

Should City Approve Subsidy for Bucks Arena?

The costs keep rising. And the benefits seem iffy.

City comptroller recommends approval of Milwaukee Bucks arena plan
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City comptroller recommends approval of Milwaukee Bucks arena plan

Frank Gimbel era ends on Wisconsin Center District board; Scott Neitzel in charge
Assembly sets Milwaukee arena vote for July 28, but what about the ticket surcharge?
Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar

Public Works Committee votes to send streetcar proposal to full council, setting up a showdown Dec. 16th.

Corridor of Dreams: Putting the Pieces Together
Corridor of Dreams

Putting the Pieces Together

Can the 15 year project revive an area that’s been in decline for 50 years? Last story in a series.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground

"A beautiful day in Milwaukee" and for assembled power brokers as Northwestern Mutual's new skyscraper gets underway.

Plenty of Horne: Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board
Plenty of Horne

Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board

Will continue after 3 decades as board chair! Did mayor and governor swap appointments to make this happen?

Plenty of Horne: Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?
Plenty of Horne

Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?

Many of the board's seats are either vacant or held by legally unqualified individuals.

Back in the News: The Arrogance of Summerfest
Back in the News

The Arrogance of Summerfest

Mayor Barrett met with Summerfest board members, who agreed to share more information about its finances and director’s compensation.

Murphy’s Law: Why Romney Can’t Win Wisconsin
Murphy’s Law

Why Romney Can’t Win Wisconsin

Romney's misunderstanding of the Republican base could kill him.

Murphy’s Law: Abele Under Fire
Murphy’s Law

Abele Under Fire

Has the Johnny Thomas situation poisoned relations between the county exec and county board?