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.
As much as I love
Not a single school board member is endearing to me as a common sense taxpayer in any way. If that leaves me off their Christmas card list or leads any of them to give me the cold shoulder, so be it. I just wish they’d turn off the tax and spend spigot.
Just this week we learned the
Let me ask you. Has government ever spent money that saved you money later?
Then there’s the Drexel Interchange debate.
Do red flags pop up?
From what I understand from tonight’s special Franklin Common Council meeting, the aldermen voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Taylor and staff to continue talking with Oak Creek and the state about conditions pertaining to the Interchange, those being: The interchange actually gets built; Oak Creek makes Drexel a four lane urban road; and Franklin comes up with $350k in funds to reimburse Oak Creek for expenses on Drexel.
6-0 vote. Instead of killing this idea, they have kept it alive. Even though there doesn’t appear to be a groundswell of public support.
Sounds like the possibility of
Could someone explain to me if any analysis has been done clearly demonstrating the numerical benefit to the City of
How many millions of dollars a year?
And when people get off on the Drexel Interchange, where will they head? The Fountains of
The school board tosses around $600-thousand like it’s nothing. Ditto at City Hall though we’re in a deficit. Shouldn’t the door have been slammed shut on this Drexel Interchange folly a long time ago?
Hey, while we’re at it, let’s pop for some tornado warning sirens and swimming pools and theaters and auditoriums that some new group wants even though it has absolutely no clue about how we’d pay for them.
When does the light bulb go on in this town that WE JUST DON’T HAVE THE MONEY?
If we did, I’d be the #1 cheerleader for goodies on every street corner.
What part of recession don’t people understand? The best, and possibly only way to cut taxes is to reduce spending.