Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 5

We made it through the first week of budget hearings, and we’re all standing. That’s a good sign. This post has a lot of juicy tidbits if you’re interested in how an elected¬†governing body carries out its duty to determine its own future course. In particular, check out the stuff about the corporation counsel andContinue reading “Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 5”

Highways and transit: Are you listening, Wisc. DOT? (And a bit of praise for jrowen)

James Rowen has done the sort of blogging I aspire to do on the topics of highways and transit. First, he cites a report rightly predicting a “mass exodus of vehicles off America’s highways” when gas prices hit $7/gallon. (Diesel, by the way, is already at $4.68 in Milwaukee. I paid $67.86 for 14.56 gallonsContinue reading “Highways and transit: Are you listening, Wisc. DOT? (And a bit of praise for jrowen)”