In the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa, there is an area that is commonly referred to as the “county grounds.”
It is a vast area of land, parts of which is leased to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital (which was once the county-owned Doyne’s Hospital until sold off decades ago). The county grounds also [...]
On Wednesday night, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele spoke at the 53rd Milwaukee County EMS Commencement. His press release, announcing this engagement, highlights the value this program provides to the County and all of its municipalities:
The graduates represent six fire departments (Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, Franklin, South Milwaukee, North Shore & Greendale) that are all [...]
For more than a decade, Milwaukee County has been falling in a downward spiral.
It started with Tom Ament’s pension scandal, an ill-advised and ill-conceived scheme to enhance the pension payouts for long term employees such as Ament and his inner circle.
The scandal spurred what was, at the time, a record number of recalls [...]