by Monica Reida Due to a lack of action from the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, the Estabrook Dam on the Milwaukee River continues to stand without a decision made as to if it should be demolished or repaired. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ordered the county to open the gates of the dam […]
RIVERWEST FOLLIES! – Come on out for a great night in the neighborhood with local talent, a Radio Show, and plenty of family fun and food on Sat, March 15 at Falcon Bowl (see banner story) COMMON COUNCIL CHANGES – With the sudden resignation of Alderman and Common Council President Willie Hines on Feb 1, […]
by Kirsten Polley
Being that this is my first presidential election that I am able to vote in, I am pretty excited. I am also excited to be able to vote for Tammy Baldwin for US Senate.
Open and transparent democracy is missing in action. Redistricting is required every 10 years after the census to assure equal representation for state assembly and senate districts. Since Republicans control the state senate, assembly and governor’s office, they took advantage of the situation to draw lines favorable to their party without public input or consultation with Democrats in the legislature. Republicans say the Democrats would have done the same.
“The Second Most Important Election in America”
On Saturday, April 21, Rachel Maddow, host of The Rachel Maddow Show, a nightly news program on MSNBC, spoke at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee. Dr. Maddow, who received her PhD in politics from Oxford University, spoke to a capacity crowd of some 2,400 people.