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.
The Franklin Common Council voted 5-1 tonight to have city staff obtain bids for tornado warning sirens that would be compatible to those already in use throughout
That would indicate the city is inclined to install sirens at some point. You don’t open up a process to accept bids for a project only to turn them down later.
As I have been blogging about for some time now, there is a much larger issue at play and that is the consistent local government practice that ails
I can’t wait to hear the uproar when the decision is made to put some of these babies on private property. Too late then, my taxpaying brethren. You had your chance to speak out. Where were you?
I'm positive my alderman, Kristin Wilhelm was chomping at the bit to vote yes, with this tidbit floating in the back of her mind: "But if we can save just one life!"
The sad fact is the Franklin Common Council is becoming almost as fiscally irresponsible as the Franklin School Board, uncaring and unsympathetic. They just can’t find the courage, guts, or common sense, and during the tail end of a recession no less, to say no to any spending proposal. Unfortunately, I have to also say that Mayor Taylor’s position on this issue is disappointing.
What’s it going to take before fiscal sanity returns to