Waukesha County, Republican pols failed to kill it.
The Calatrava Addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum
Sunset on the lakefront, summer 2018
Milwaukee River empties into Lake Michigan
Wisconsin wind farm, east of Waupun
86 turbines overcame Walker's blockade
Skylight illumination in Milwaukee City Hall
The historic 19th-century building has stone floors, copper decoration, and iron work by the famous artisan Cyril Kolnic. Stop in and walk around.
What water, wetland protection is all about
"A little fill here and there may seem to be nothing to become excited about. But one fill, though comparatively inconsequential, may lead to another, and another, and before long a great body may be eaten away until it may no longer exist. Our navigable waters are a precious natural heritage, once gone, they disappear forever," wrote the Wisconsin Supreme Court in its 1960 opinion resolving Hixon v. PSC and buttressing The Public Trust Doctrine, Article IX of the Wisconsin State Constitution.
Lake Michigan in winter
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James Rowen is an independent writer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked as the senior Mayoral staffer in Madison and Milwaukee and for newspapers in both cities. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007.
The feds already were looking into this and pulled HUD grants a couple of years ago.
Wisconsin's media was not interested in following up on this story -- but there were investigations.
I have seen no reports that these funds have been restored -- does anyone know who to follow up with on this to get a truthful and accurate answer?
Walker Lies, DOA Cries UNCLE: Block Grants Moved OUT of WEDC
To Anon: You are right - - http://thepoliticalenvironment.blogspot.com/2012/10/current-scott-walker-block-grant-fiasco.html
Actually, I saw there was an objection to the use of block grant money in the Joint Finance Committee, so that'll get a hearing relatively soon.
There is a whole lot of opportunity for "revolving door kickbacks" with WEDC, and I'd love for the Feds to look into it. Maybe they are and we just aren't being told about it
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