Government/Politics

More beer will flow through Milwaukee County parks this summer with the addition of a second Traveling Beer Garden Tour, which will feature beer, authentic German food and other menu items from Sprecher Brewing and Sprecher’s Restaurant and Pub.
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has named Terry Slaybaugh to the position of airport director at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
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Just hours after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unveiled his plan to help the Milwaukee Bucks finance construction of a new arena in downtown Milwaukee, opposition from conservative interests outside the city of Milwaukee already is being expressed.
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The state of Wisconsin would borrow $220 million to help pay for a new arena in downtown Milwaukee, which would be paid for with future growth of the income taxes paid by NBA players to the state, under a plan unveiled today by Gov. Scott Walker.
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With all of the somewhat extreme and dramatic claims being made in the streetcar debate, it is time to remind everyone about the already approved and ongoing efforts in Milwaukee that are not being mentioned by either side, but that go hand in hand with the streetcar project.
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Gov. Scott Walker today rejected the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s proposed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino project in Kenosha.
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The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior on the grounds that the Bureau of Indian Affairs exceeded its legal authority in denying the tribe’s proposed gaming compact amendment with the state of Wisconsin.
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Gov. Scott Walker this morning announced details of the workforce readiness plan he will include in the state budget, including provisions requiring drug testing for those seeking public benefits and a tech college tuition freeze for high-demand occupations.
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On Tuesday night, Americans saw Colorado sub shop owner Carolyn Reed at the State of the Union address, representing America's small businesses and their importance in driving the economic recovery.
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The Milwaukee Common Council voted today in favor of building the $124 million downtown streetcar project, but opponents of the plan used a parliamentary procedure maneuver to delay the final vote until Feb. 10.
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