Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely baby daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.
In the world of politics, the often-used strategy to tackle a pressing issue is to:
FORM A COMMITTEE!
This battle plan is usually effective and successful 0.0000009% of the time.
So it’s no wonder that backwards thinking
I could be wrong, but this new-fangled committee isn’t all that new anymore, that it’s been around for many months. Meeting after meeting, month after month, we should expect gold at the end of the rainbow.
And here it is!
DRUM ROLL PLEASE!
The committee, backed by 4 of the 5 tax and spend liberals on the
As Candace (I won’t ask a tough question to save my life) Romano of FranklinNOW reports:
The Franklin Common Council OK'd the committee's plans to move ahead with creating new marketing materials, including a new website to drive development.
"We recommend we incorporate a new website for just
At the same time, some aldermen cautioned the committee not to rush the process when Haskins presented Forward
Haskins told aldermen that the committee, charged with retaining and attracting business as well as promoting the city, wanted to create new marketing material, hold an annual business appreciation event and conduct business exit interviews when companies leave
"I think we're off to a really good start," Haskins said.
While aldermen had no qualms about the business appreciation event or exit interviews, a few expressed concern about the website, which has a price tag of about $22,612.
Alderman Steve Olson suggested the committee hold off on the website until its members could meet with the city's technology committee.
"You guys are diving into something you don't have background on," he said. "Who's going to maintain it?.
I appreciate the enthusiasm, but take a month. Talk to the people who have done it before."
Alderman Timothy Solomon shared Olson's concerns, urging the committee to get information from the developers of the city's website before delving into creating a new one.
The jobs in
Bravo to aldermen Olson and Solomon. The others, in true
Back to the article:
"I don't think the committee's looking just to spend $23,000," said Alderman Steve Taylor. "I think this is an investment. I do support what we have here."
Hello, everybody, hello. The word “investment” used by
Since he emerged on
Fact is there isn’t a tax and spending measure no matter how big or small that
Vote against Steve Taylor for county supervisor.
Vote April 3 for Ken Gehl.