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Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Meeting at Washington Park Library discusses ideas for violence prevention plan.

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Residents Discuss City’s Blueprint for Peace

Meeting at Washington Park Library discusses ideas for violence prevention plan.

City Contractor’s Worker Displays KKK Sign

Contractor whose workers showed their guns now connected to cooler with white supremacist signs.

Why John Doe Probe Saved Emails

And why Schimel report complaining about investigators could be wrong.

Medicare Threatened By Federal Tax Cuts

Massive deficit it causes could require huge cuts in Medicare.

Donovan Runs Afoul of City Gun Policy

Alderman said he knew of city employees carrying firearms, but has failed to report them.

City’s Housing Fund Has Big Impact

$7 million invested over 11 years has leveraged an additional $176 million in spending.

Lasry Sued for “Weinstein Sexual Enterprise”

Bucks owner, other Weinstein board members knew Harvey was a predator, suit claims.

Willy Porter Sings to Save the Green

Overflow crowd turns out for Porter/Nickerson 'Save the County Grounds' concert.

Don’t Legalize Marijuana

Kids who overdose on hard drugs all started with pot.

The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court

It’s supposed to be non-partisan. How and why did this change?

Ban Contractors From Carrying Guns?

Proposal causes fierce Common Council debate. Plus: Bauman slams city attorneys.

Tax Plan Will Widen Racial Wealth Gap

Federal estate tax rollback mostly benefits whites, leaving blacks, Latinos further behind.

Seager Dumped as Fire Fighters Leader

Controversial president had served for seven years. Mike Bongiorno elected to replace him.

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Lasry Sued for “Weinstein Sexual Enterprise”

Bucks owner, other Weinstein board members knew Harvey was a predator, suit claims.

We Energies Embraces Solar Power

State moving away from coal -- but still has a long ways to go.

The Fall and Rise of WEAC

Once mighty state teachers union has lost its clout, yet many members stick with it.

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The Rise of a Partisan Supreme Court

It’s supposed to be non-partisan. How and why did this change?

Did Walker Save Wisconsin’s Economy?

So claims his supporters at WILL. Let’s consider the evidence they offer.

Is Waukesha County Becoming Less Red?

Perhaps not, but legislative districts straddling its border are changing.

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Sex Can Be Issue in the Capitol

When it becomes harassment how should it be handled?

Is State Elections Process “At Risk”?

Elections Commission, legislators, predict problems if staff not restored.

Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?

A record 16 candidates have registered, making predictions difficult.

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Press Releases

Three Taylor Bills Become Law

The bills pertain to the areas of sex trafficking and patronization of an individual engaged in sex work.

Leah Vukmir & Kevin Nicholson Are “Roy Moore’s WI Enablers”

Vukmir and Nicholson have stood silently by the Republican Party as it funds alleged serial sexual predator Roy Moore

Governor Walker Signs State Leasing Bill into Law

It is Act 132.

Sensenbrenner Statement on DOJ Investigation of Abortion Giant

"It is heartbreaking and disgusting that anyone would profit from sale of innocent unborn human body parts."

Jewish Community Relations Council Statement on Jerusalem

The Israeli government, its parliament, courts, and prime minister, have been located in Jerusalem since just after the birth of the State.

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