By Vince Bobot I have been urged by many people in our community to write this article about the importance of establishing a sense of family when confronting the problems facing our city. A sense of family means many things and carries with it many obligations. In seeking the position of City Attorney, I made the decision to dedicate the remainder of my life to public … [Read more...] about We must establish the sense of family in Milwaukee
By Vince Bobot The downtown of Milwaukee has undergone a radical transformation during the last ten years. We now have a world class company in Northwestern Mutual with a new headquarters; a championship basketball team with a top-notch venue; the Calatrava; a vibrant nightlife, and top-end residential housing. It is now time to take the fight back into our … [Read more...] about Back into our neighborhoods
By Vince Bobot Candidate for City Attorney During my campaign the most asked question of me is: “Who is the City Attorney?”. I then tell the person the name and explain to them that the City Attorney is the legal representative for the Mayor, Common Council, department heads and employees of Milwaukee. The City Attorney is also the legal counsel for the Milwaukee … [Read more...] about Who, what and where is our City Attorney?
By Vince Bobot Over ten years ago as an assistant city attorney, I proposed and developed a strategy to deal with vacant, boarded-up houses in our City. Unfortunately, the need to deal with those vacant homes fell on deaf ears. Now we have a situation where a vacant, boarded-up house may not only destroy an entire block, but a neighborhood as well. For example, in the 2900 … [Read more...] about Vacant, boarded-up houses: What must the City Attorney do about it?
Everyone wants to know what is going on our streets. Hit and run accidents causing deaths, reckless driving, road rage, drivers running red lights and the problems seem to be getting worse year after year. The answer to that question can be found looking back in time. Many years ago, the Milwaukee Police Department had a meaningful traffic division where motorcycle officers … [Read more...] about What is happening to our streets?