Supervisor Haas Celebrates Construction Project; “East Layton Washboard” Now a Smooth Ride

See the press release right here! This is perhaps the biggest thing I have ever done for the public’s benefit. This road is on the north side of General Mitchell International Airport,  and traveled by over 70,000 people each month. It’s one of the gateways to Milwaukee. And you no longer have to worry aboutContinue reading “Supervisor Haas Celebrates Construction Project; “East Layton Washboard” Now a Smooth Ride”

Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 6 (10/17/2011)

I took really extensive notes and participated in today’s session. So you might think that i’d have more typed up right now… but I took the notes the old-fashioned way—pen and paper. I’ll go off memory for the more interesting stuff. COUNTY BOARD 2012 BUDGET BLAST: OCTOBER 17, 2011 Milwaukee, WI – The Milwaukee CountyContinue reading “Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 6 (10/17/2011)”

Revival

So, it’s been a while. How ya been? I’ve been madly busy with my job as a county supervisor. Generally speaking, it’s been some of the most fulfilling work I’ve had the pleasure of doing. A large part of my job is helping people get things done. Naturally most of that falls on the county level, butContinue reading “Revival”

Scott Walker still wants to privatize Mitchell Field

Bad ideas die hard. Proof of this is the persistence of the idea that privatizing General Mitchell International Airport would somehow be of benefit to Milwaukee County. The idea persists among Milwaukee County’s right-wing believers, chief among them County Executive Scott Walker. By his thinking, through leasing operation of the airport to a third party,Continue reading “Scott Walker still wants to privatize Mitchell Field”