Some shocked at opposition to Violence Against Women Act

April 9th, 2012 |

Opposition to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, introduced by Milwaukee Congresswoman Gwen Moore, has some shaking their heads.

Affordable Care Act goes to the U.S. Supreme Court

March 26th, 2012 |

With the U.S. Supreme Court taking up the health care law this week, TCD talks with Marquette University constitutional law expert J. Gordon Hylton.

Bill proposes marriage to break the cycle of poverty

March 19th, 2012 |

U.S. Rep. Tom Petri proposes the Making Work and Marriage Pay Act as a possible way to help low-income individuals.

Bill says single parenthood is a factor in child abuse

March 8th, 2012 |

Glenn Grothman sponsored a bill that says single parenthood could lead to child abuse and neglect. One opponent calls it “demeaning” and “dangerous.”

Milwaukee’s assembly reps disagree on proposed “Boot Bill”

February 27th, 2012 |

Democratic assembly reps Young and Krusick are at odds over the proposed “Boot Bill,” which would allow cities to boot vehicles for parking violations.

Falk details plans for collective bargaining, tech colleges

February 22nd, 2012 |

Democratic candidate for governor Kathleen Falk discussed plans to restore collective bargaining and fund technical colleges at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee.

New state senate bill brings dispute over renters’ rights

February 21st, 2012 |

Senate Bill 466 aims to modernize landlord-tenant laws, but opponents say it favors landlords over tenants and diminishes renters’ rights.

Redevelopment underway in Bronzeville

February 14th, 2012 |

With the Vangard Group’s revitalization of the Inner City Arts Council building, development of Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville district is on its way.

Hall: “We have to say as a community this is unacceptable”

January 30th, 2012 |

James Hall Jr., president of the Milwaukee NAACP, speaks on issues of segregation, education and unemployment in Milwaukee’s black community.

Discussion at Discovery World: State of Milwaukee’s economy

January 26th, 2012 |

Milwaukee’s economic health has been ailing during the Great Recession. At “Milwaukee’s Economy: Next Step for Growth,” panelists discuss possible solutions.