Marquette Wire

Gun control controversy continues in MKE

Nick Biggi

April 9, 2013

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke continued his public argument with Police Chief Ed Flynn and Mayor Tom Barrett Monday when he released a statement challenging Flynn and others to be tougher on gun incidents in the city. Clarke’s...

Milwaukee seeks to win Bloomberg Challenge

Eric Oliver

March 5, 2013

A plan proposed by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to address the city's foreclosures and the unavailability of fresh food in some neighborhoods is one of 20 ideas that could win $5 million in funding. The HOME GR/OWN proposal,...

Gov. Walker stands against same-day voter registration

Jennifer Zahn

November 29, 2012

While giving a speech in California earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker revealed plans to end Wisconsin’s same-day voter registration law in spite of its tendency to boost voter turnout rates, a development that has raised questions among other Wisconsin politicians, in order to...