Friday, October 21st, 2016

One day you’ll look to see I’ve gone For tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun Well, it was something my wife and I speculated about when we heard about the latest layoffs at the Waukesha Freeman. My freelance newspaper column is coming to an end with the Freeman. I was informed this morning […]

Over at RightWisconsin, I reported that at this morning’s campaign appearance by Heidi Cruz she had some strong words in response to Donald Trump: Heidi Cruz, the wife of presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz, said of Donald Trump, “You probably know by now, most of the things Donald Trump says have no base in reality.” […]

Given the importance of the WOW counties (Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington) in any Republican primary, it’s not surprising that the presidential campaign of Senator Ted Cruz is opening a campaign headquarters in Waukesha. Nor is the location surprising: 1701 Pearl Street, next to the county party headquarters location. Winning big in the WOW counties is critical […]

The good news: This morning Summit Avenue is being opened to traffic with the removal of barricades and the final sweeping. Also, the… Posted by Shawn Reilly on Friday, November 20, 2015 The bad news: Shawn Reilly It was inconvenient for all. Next year more of the same unfortunately since other parts of Summit will be […]

Rep. Scott Allen Statement on the closing of GE Waukesha Disappointment was my first reaction of the news about GE shutting down its engine manufacturing functions at the Waukesha Power and Water facility. In a press release, and substantiated by my conversation with GE corporate spokesperson, Patrick Theisen, this afternoon, GE wishes to blame the […]

After three weeks of increasing reports of teenagers causing problems at the weekly downtown music event, the police are stepping up their presence, according to the Waukesha Freeman (three quarters and it’s yours): The Police Department has met with the Waukesha Downtown Business Association this week to coordinate efforts. Susie Taylor, who organizes FNL along […]

It couldn’t have been our state representative from the 97th district voting for publicly funding a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, right? After all, the guy who won that special election, Scott Allen, wrote an op-ed last year explaining why he opposed public funding. Waukesha taxpayers weren’t going to pay for an arena in Milwaukee. You can […]

Waukesha Freeman Page A5 Opinion 7/16/15 Were you there? Walker making history with White House bid Were you there? Were you at the Waukesha Expo to possibly see history in the making? Did you brave the crowd and the heat? Did you stand in line, hoping you arrived early enough to get in? Monday’s announcement […]

After I asked both candidates in the 33rd Senate special election, Brian Dorow and State Rep Chris Kapenga issued statements today on the current proposal for the new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. Dorow struck first: “I do not support the current proposal to publicly fund a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks for several […]

Alderman Aaron Perry posted the following on his Facebook page: From: Mayor Reilly To: Adam Neylon (; Scott Allen (; Senator Paul F. Farrow (;… Dear Senator Farrow, Representative Neylon and Representative Allen; I am writing to you on behalf of the City of Waukesha. I understand that it is possible that the room tax […]