Thursday, December 8th, 2016

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 […]

Every year I make predictions, and every year we check them. Unlike other pundits, I actually hold myself accountable. It’s the masochist in me. This year promises to be an interesting year for Wisconsinites. Wisconsin’s new health care laws will slowly go into effect after the Obamacare delay. Spring and fall elections will promise surprises […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Tom Daykin wrote about yet another move by the Milwaukee County Board that could potentially stifle development. A developer actually met all of the county board’s criteria for a development in the Park East corridor. They’re actually going above and beyond by promising to devote 40% of the construction jobs to […]

And the news just keeps getting worse for Milwaukee County Board Chairman Marina Dimitrijevic and most of the Milwaukee County Board. State Senate President Mike Ellis told WISN’s Mark Belling Monday afternoon that the bill to reform Milwaukee County will be taken up by the Senate quickly (audio link) and before the state budget. “…we’re […]

WNS – Milwaukee County April 1, 2013 Milwaukee County Board Chairman Marina Dimitrijevic announced a new plan to renovate the Milwaukee County Courthouse. “After years of neglect by both Scott Walker and now Chris Abele, the County Courthouse needs some serious renovation. This plan is forward thinking, environmentally friendly, and will make the Courthouse a […]

Somebody forgot to tell Milwaukee County Board Chairman Marina Dimitrijevic that county governments are the creations of the state, and are formed to do the state’s bidding. Maybe if the County Board could have demonstrated that they could be responsible, it might not have come to this. A draft of a bill by Rep. Joe Sanfelippo […]

The Milwaukee County Board will be holding a public hearing on Monday night to discuss the 2013 budget. It will be at the Bradley Pavilion of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St. in Milwaukee at 6:30 PM. The Wigderson Institute for the Study of Abnormal Government Behavior will be watching […]

More drama at the Milwaukee County Courthouse: Frank Busalacchi abruptly ended his job as Milwaukee County’s transportation director Wednesday, less than a year after he took the post. County Executive Chris Abele confirmed Busalacchi’s departure, saying only that he was “no longer with Milwaukee County. I appreciate the hard work Frank has done for Milwaukee […]