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Sentence in huffing case doesn’t feel like justice


It’s hard to know exactly how to feel about the sentencing of John Stender last week. He wasn’t behind the wheel on Nov. 3, 2018, when Colten Treu drove his truck through a group of Girl Scouts cleaning up litter along the side of Highway P. But he certainly bore considerable responsibility.

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Politics Aside: Incentives Benefit Milwaukee

Rebecca Mitich is a partner at Husch Blackwell, where she represents operating companies, investors, developers and lenders in a broad range of real estate finance transactions, including new market tax credits, historic tax credits and PACE financing. She serves on the boards of the Milwaukee Economic Development Corp. and the Urban Ecology Center.

It’s no secret that in recent years, the political divide between the left and the right has been growing. In today’s highly politicized environment, legislation and policy is often bogged down by political theater or diluted (or inflated) to get just enough votes for approval. The result can make for bad policy in some cases, and no policy in others.

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