MPS Requesting BIDs for Proximity Card Access Control Installations

March 2, 2018

OFFICIAL ADVERTISEMENT Office of the Milwaukee Public Schools, DIVISION OF FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES, 1124 North 11th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 22, 2018. Sealed proposals will be received at 1124 North 11th Street, directed to the attention of Mr. Mark Bethel, Project Specialist of Design and Construction, pursuant to Section 119.52(3) Wisconsin Statutes, until Thursday,… [Read More]

Pension security equals retirement security

November 4, 2016

By Barbara Toles A lack of retirement security can make the golden years of life anything but golden. Sadly, many people who have worked their entire lives find themselves struggling financially in retirement. When planning for my retirement, I thought about what I would do next (considering all I had ever done was work), and… [Read More]

Will you make YOUR voice heard?

October 28, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff Election Day is Tuesday, November 8 th . Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. If you are in line by 8:00pm you have the right to cast a ballot. But increasingly, voters are not waiting until Election Day to make their voice, and their choice, heard. Early voting is… [Read More]

As election approaches, research the issues that matter to you

October 14, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff In the midst of the most turbulent campaign for President in memory, much is being made of candidates for federal and local offices on a personal level. Who said what about whom, or which candidate does or does not support this or that nominee may make for good ratings, but… [Read More]

Early voting locations, times and instructions

October 7, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff Your vote is the power you have to improve your community. For generations, the disenfranchised fought to ensure access to the ballot. This fall, it is the sacred duty of every eligible voter to honor the sacrifices made by the Civil Rights warriors of the past and cast a ballot. Due… [Read More]

Presidential Debate: Trump rooted for housing crisis

September 30, 2016

  Presidential Debate: Trump rooted for housing crisis By Urban Media News Staff During the first presidential debate between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and reality TV star Donald Trump an issue which has been infrequently discussed during the campaign rose to the forefront – the housing crisis. Milwaukee was one of the hardest… [Read More]

The biggest “birther”of all – Donald Trump

September 23, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff Since the election of America’s first African-American president, Barack Obama, fringe figures across the United States have sought to undermine his legitimacy. From describing his sense of “otherness” to questioning whether or not he was born in the United States, every so-called “birther” argument has reeked of race based disparagement…. [Read More]

Landlord Training Program 2016 Training Schedule FREE

September 15, 2016

Bed Bug Training 1 Hr. Saturday 24th Class Time: 9:00AM – 3:00PM Location: Milwaukee Safety Academy – 6680 N. Teutonia Ave. Parking in rear – Vending machines at this location Advance Registration is Required! Call (414) 286-2954 or Email: Please indicate the following: Class Date, Name, Address, Zip Code and Telephone #.  

Wisconsin Job Creation Continues to lag under Walker, Republicans

September 15, 2016

By Urban MediaStaff Two recent reports underscore the continued failure of Scott Walker and the Republican controlled legislature to waken Wisconsin’s stagnant economy from its slumber. Economists agree that start-up businesses are the key drivers of new job creation. Last month the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released their annual state rankings of start-up activity and… [Read More]

On the issues: Social Security

September 9, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff On July 6 of this year, the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans and Wisconsin Coalition for Retirement Security issued a challenge to both major party candidates for the US Senate. The groups are committed to retirement security and gravely concerned about the future of the social security system. For more… [Read More]