As indictments loom over Milwaukee County Jail after a high-profile death in custody, the county’s controversial sheriff, David Clarke, is moving into a role in the Department of Homeland Security.
Months before the violent protests this weekend, the city’s mayor and police chief sought out a voluntary review from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Crowds clashed with police in reaction to a fatal officer-involved shooting in the Wisconsin city Saturday.
In the past, publicly financed arenas have left cities footing hefty bills. Now, the state of Wisconsin is putting $250 million into a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks—will this venture be any different?
The money comes through a program affiliated with a Florida-based nonprofit.
Lack of training and resources challenge U.S. municipalities trying to improve their decisionmaking processes, according to a new What Works Cities report.
More than 500,000 people could lose food stamps in 22 states reinstating work requirements. Few states have employment programs ready to help them get back on their feet.
Jurors Order Gun Shop to Pay $6 Million in Damages; Senator Aims to Outlaw Unloading of Adopted Kids
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Police Lawsuit Aims to Make Milwaukee Gun Shop Pay; Major Kentucky ‘Obamacare’ Insurer Goes Belly Up
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Tuesday’s Common Council vote was one of the final hurdles for a deal that involves a total of $250 million in state and local funding for the project.
Gov. Scott Walker plans to sign a bill Wednesday that will commit millions of dollars in state and local public funding to a basketball arena project. But some officials still aren’t sold on the deal.
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