Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Waukesha Freeman Thursday, August 7, 2014 Page A5 Opinion Candidates have just five days Allen, Rosner top contenders Only five more shopping days left in the primary campaign season. Have you picked a candidate? As former Waukesha Mayor Larry Nelson observed the other night, in a field this large, normally one or two candidates are […]

On my continuing tour of events for each of the candidates in the 97th Assembly District, Friday night found me downtown at the Aaron Perry barbecue  small-dollar event at the home of Tom and Vicky Hekkers.The source of the barbecue was Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly, and it may be a contender for the best food on […]

Over at RightWisconsin, I point out that the city of Waukesha has had a bad streak of mayors. Are we ready for a normal mayor at last? I go through the tree most recent mayors: Lombardi, Nelson and Scrima. Jeff Scrima was elected at the beginning of the 2010 Republican wave. There were warning signs […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Nov 10, 2011; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Another Scrima budget drama Garbage fee fiasco threatens late budget (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at http://www.wigderson.com and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.)  The Common Council decided Tuesday night to ask, pretty please, if the unions would be willing to […]

Reading through Laurel Walker’s article on the memo that was sent by Mayor Jeff Scrima to City Administrator Lori Luther, let me offer a few words. Setting aside for the moment that a previous article in the Waukesha Freeman showed e-mail evidence the Luther did try to help Scrima in the transition. Setting aside for […]

Two of Waukesha’s ex-mayors offer their counsel to Mayor Jeff Scrima, the Common Council and the community at large this weekend in the Waukesha Freeman. Former Mayor Paul Vrakas wrote a letter to the editor explaining that the policy lead should come from the Common Council. My many years of making policy together with the […]

You may have heard the story on Mark Belling’s program (WISN-AM 1130) but another mayor, this time in Sheboygan, tried to use the police and the power of city government to harass opponents. This time it was a blogger at Sheboygan Shenanigans who had the temerity to have a link to the Sheboygan Police Department. […]

You may have heard the story on Mark Belling’s program (WISN-AM 1130) but another mayor, this time in Sheboygan, tried to use the police and the power of city government to harass opponents. This time it was a blogger at Sheboygan Shenanigans who had the temerity to have a link to the Sheboygan Police Department. […]