A coalition of environmentalists, civil rights activists, and other community interests teamed up to successfully oppose a Milwaukee highway widening proposal. In an interview, one of the leading lawyers discusses his work.
A bus rapid transit proposal is still very much in the planning stages in Milwaukee, with the question of whether the route is allowed dedicated lanes along its entire length is still very much in question.
Landlords in Milwaukee have several methods for avoiding paying fines and property taxes—it's all a part of gaming the system. After the local paper investigated the "landlord games," the city is taking action.