Marquette Wire

EDITORIAL: Too soon for city to cash in on gun buyback program

October 29, 2013

Filed under Editorials, Viewpoints

A group of Milwaukee pastors called for the city to include $50,000 in its 2014 budget for a one-time gun buyback program to help get guns off the streets this month. The program would offer $100 to $200 in gift cards for...

Revenue structure endangers city finances

Tim Seeman

September 10, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Milwaukee's financial outlook is becoming increasingly grim because of the city's faulty revenue structure, an independent government watchdog group reported last week. The basis of the problem is simple: The city's expenses...

Stimulus funds jump start projects

Tim Seeman

September 3, 2009

Filed under News

Looking at the calendar, it would seem that summer is winding down, but on State Street between 17th and 27th streets, there are plenty of signs indicating it is still summer in Wisconsin. Big orange signs, to be exact. The...