It is important to County Executive Chris Abele that he hears the voices of people who are impacted by the budget decisions the County makes. And so, he's introduced a new initiative: Engage Milwaukee.
As of October 1, illuminated dragons, lotus flowers, peacocks, pandas, cranes, lanterns, zebras and more will be in "bloom" at the Boerner Botanical Gardens, as part of the stunning China Lights, a traveling celebration of Asian culture featuring 40 massive lantern displays.
Last week, Milwaukee County official announced that the Mitchell Park Domes would be closed over the weekend due to safety concerns about falling debris. Now they'll be closed indefinitely.
The Onion's Milwaukee print product is long gone, but Milwaukee lives on in the parody publication as the "Milwaukee Historical Museum" finds its way into the faux headlines today.
Scott Walker announced today the closing on the sale of the first parcel of land on the former Park East freeway site to RSC Development. The parcel located between Jefferson, Milwaukee, Lyon and Ogden Streets on the north end of Downtown.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors voted 13-5 Thursday to approve the Milwaukee Public Museum's financial recovery plan. Now the plan must get approval from County Executive Scott Walker.
A Greater Milwaukee Committee report this week that threatened a push for a state takeover of county government finances is being treated kindly by Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.
The Waukesha County Board reluctantly voted to make itself a more exclusive club, bucking the early statewide trend toward resisting such reductions. But there is some evidence that either the savings will be minimal or even that a smaller board will cost taxpayers even more.
Here's a hint for all the Republicans who want to clean up that voter fraud problem in Milwaukee, but who really want to discourage impoverished Democrats from voting. Follow your friend Sheriff David Clarke's lead. Keep 'em locked up on election days.
In Milwaukee County, politicians would be wise to close their mouths and open their ears. If they do, they'll hear that the hue and cry for tax relief is as loud as ever, according to WisPolitics.com's Jim Villa.
Will newly re-elected Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker consider running for the state's top job? One state Republican has his say today. A Democrat voices his opinion in this space next week.
If the February primary was any indication, incumbent Scott Walker should stroll into a second term as Milwaukee County executive. But do the voters have the right to know for how long?
Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker has taken his share of criticism for killing the now infamous Blue Shirt project at the airport. Walker now unveils a new Courthouse series called the County Executive Art Forums, intended to encourage dialogue and interest in public and private art.
Milwaukee is the second city, after Orlando, to have television screens installed on city buses. Although only about 50 buses currently have monitors, most of the city's "green limousines" will soon sport TVs.