Government/Politics

Milwaukee County Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb Sr. has been elected chairman of the Milwaukee County Board.
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A reorganization launched Tuesday by the depleted Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources divides protection for water quality between two divisions and leaves other environmental protection programs in a “business support” division.
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Nsight, the parent company of Cellcom and Nsight Teleservices, received Governor Scott Walker’s Worksite Wellness Award in the large company category from the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness.
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Assembly Democrats met on Monday in advance of a vote on a proposal to publicly fund part of a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.
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Outagamie County administrators delivered a message Monday that the space crunch in county offices needs to be alleviated for the sake of efficiency and security.
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The reorganization of the 13 UW Colleges into four regional groups should be viewed as a first step toward a regional reorganization of the whole University of Wisconsin System.
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Jonathan Delagrave admits there has been a learning curve in his first 100 days as Racine County executive.
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Milwaukee Art Museum director Dan Keegan on Tuesday told members of the Milwaukee County Board’s Parks, Energy and Environment Committee that the museum plans to submit an offer to purchase the O’Donnell Park parking structure and park, located just west of the museum.
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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos requested the controversial changes to the state’s open records law that would have significantly diminished the public’s ability to monitor how its government works, records obtained by the State Journal show.
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The economic development agency Gov. Scott Walker created to entice a quarter-million jobs to come to Wisconsin ended up with lots of unwanted baggage: allegations of botched underwriting, ineffectiveness and favoritism. The agency remains in disarray as Walker campaigns for the Republican presidential nomination.
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