Government/Politics

Nonprofit organizations looking for a home in Milwaukee now have an opportunity to purchase city-owned, tax-foreclosed properties for $1, thanks to legislation approved by the Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday.
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The deficit in the state's unemployment insurance trust fund, which was $1.4 billion in the red in January of 2011, has been eliminated, Gov. Scott Walker announced.
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Americans clearly are sour on politics. According the latest Gallup public opinion polling, the number one problem in the U.S. is “dissatisfaction with government, Congress and politicians” along with “poor leadership, corruption and abuse of power.”
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The Milwaukee Common Council will consider a resolution next week that calls on the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin to equally apply its ruling that utilities and their ratepayers cannot be held responsible for the costs of moving underground utilities.
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ASQ's new chief executive officer, Bill Troy, has led operations all over the globe – from Alaska to Texas, from Germany to Saudi Arabia, and even in Iraq.
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A new advertising and social media campaign is setting out to spark greater public support around the critical need to reduce Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate.
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The latest Marquette University Law School Poll results released today again showed Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are neck and neck.
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced today that the street lights along Lincoln Memorial Drive will be upgraded from high-pressure sodium bulbs to LEDs.
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is seeking nominations for the 2014 Marketplace Governor’s Awards, which honor minority, woman and service-disabled veteran business owners.
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