Wisconsin Budget: Federal Medicaid Funds Critical to Schools
Wisconsin Budget

Federal Medicaid Funds Critical to Schools

State schools got $107 million in 2015, helped pay for school nurses, speech therapists.

Campaign Cash: GOP Bill Would Repeal Minimum Markup
Campaign Cash

GOP Bill Would Repeal Minimum Markup

But business, tourism interests back current ban on selling goods below cost.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Gettelman Brewery Buildings Saved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Gettelman Brewery Buildings Saved

At least for now. City HPC grants temporary historic designation.

St. Rita Church to be Razed, Replaced

St. Rita Church to be Razed, Replaced

Plan includes $20 million senior living complex at Lower East Side site.

The Crazy Growth of Good City Brewing

The Crazy Growth of Good City Brewing

Still new business already expanding both operations and production.

Theater: Why Jane Eyre Still Matters
Theater

Why Jane Eyre Still Matters

The Rep stages the famous novel with black actress, veteran director.

Op Ed: Don’t Cut State Dementia Care
Op Ed

Don’t Cut State Dementia Care

County execs say growing problem needs continued state funding.

Plenty of Horne: New Public Museum Cost Is $150 Million
Plenty of Horne

New Public Museum Cost Is $150 Million

Seeks $50 million each from county, state and private donors.

The State of Politics: State Leads Nation In Drunk Driving
The State of Politics

State Leads Nation In Drunk Driving

No state has more ignition interlock stops. Tougher rules needed?

Op Ed: State Should Add Interstate Tolls
Op Ed

State Should Add Interstate Tolls

Could raise $29 billion over 30 years, solving highways shortfall.

Cruel and Unusual: Why Prison Psychologist Quit Waupun
Cruel and Unusual

Why Prison Psychologist Quit Waupun

Cites inhuman treatment of inmates, improper assessments.

UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

Nicolas Lampert creates designs for groups like Voces de la Frontera.

Friday Photos: Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs
Friday Photos

Bader Rutter’s New Downtown Digs

Will its new office building be joined by a 24-story tower?

Classical: Prometheus Gets More Modern
Classical

Prometheus Gets More Modern

Is violinist Margot Schwartz having an impact?

Back In the News: Would Walker Trim Tuition Benefit?
Back In the News

Would Walker Trim Tuition Benefit?

Tax break mostly benefits wealthy. Walker might back changes.

Sieger on Songs: City Goes Crazy for Stevie Wonder
Sieger on Songs

City Goes Crazy for Stevie Wonder

Fantastic Turner Hall show celebrated an all-time great album.

Wisconsin Budget: Sales Tax Holiday Bad for Budget
Wisconsin Budget

Sales Tax Holiday Bad for Budget

Walker wants it, some GOP legislators condemn it. Why?

Roadside Memorials Mark Killings

Roadside Memorials Mark Killings

Many on North Side honor victims of shootings or car accidents.

Op Ed: High Court Wrongly Rejects Recusal
Op Ed

High Court Wrongly Rejects Recusal

Dumps proposal by 54 retired judges, assures big money influence.

Classical: A Baroque Music Murder Mystery
Classical

A Baroque Music Murder Mystery

Who killed famed French composer? Concert queries with great music.

Op Ed: Save the Gettelman Brewery Buildings
Op Ed

Save the Gettelman Brewery Buildings

Miller would trash history: last underground arched-brick lagering cellar.

Wisconsin Budget: Expand Earned Income Tax Credit?
Wisconsin Budget

Expand Earned Income Tax Credit?

Walker favors it. Would help low-income working families.

Murphy’s Law: The Failed Promise of Miller Park
Murphy’s Law

The Failed Promise of Miller Park

It didn’t make Brewers more competitive, yet its price tag keeps rising.

Court Watch: ACLU Seeks Lincoln Hills Injunction
Court Watch

ACLU Seeks Lincoln Hills Injunction

Wants court to temporarily ban solitary confinement at juvenile prisons.

Campaign Cash: WMC Opposes Lead Pipes Bill
Campaign Cash

WMC Opposes Lead Pipes Bill

Business lobbyist opposes loans to homeowners to replace pipes.