He was one of the long-time champions of civil rights and progressive traditions in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. One of the good guys. Our sympathies to his wife, Ruth, their family and many, many friends on his passing.
The right, suburbanites say "No light rail for Milwaukee."
James Rowen's Bio
James Rowen, a writer and consultant, has worked for newspapers, and as the senior Mayoral staffer, in Madison and Milwaukee, WI. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007. Posts run also at various news sites, including The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Purple Wisconsin."