Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis Removed From Office Following Felony Conviction

Back in September 2021, Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis was charged with was charged with 4 felonies and 1 misdemeanor related to misconduct in public office, embezzlement, fraud, and campaign finance violations. Her attorney claimed it was just “accounting errors.” Today Chantia Lewis was convicted of two felonies and was removed …

Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis Charged With Fraud

On Tuesday, Milwaukee Alderwoman Chantia Lewis was charged with 4 felonies and 1 misdemeanor related to misconduct in public office, embezzlement, fraud, and campaign finance violations. Her attorneys say this situation is just about “accounting errors.” The detailed criminal complaint includes compelling evidence, however. The total Ms. Lewis is accused …

Milwaukee Public Schools: It Has NEVER Been About the Children

In 2008, I started writing here about Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) because the district was presenting the numbers in a dishonest way, complaining that they were underfunded. I was appalled that a school district could waste $1 billion a year and repeatedly say that they just don’t have enough money. …

West Allis School District Will Steal Your Money… Twice

Years ago, I wrote regularly about Milwaukee Public Schools and their penchant for wasting taxpayer money. The district portrays itself as poor, with an annual budget of more than $1 billion and spending that exceeds $14,00 per child with horrible outcomes.  (In case you’re wondering, “rich” districts in Wisconsin spend …

Fail to Educate Children, Get a $7.1 Million Bonus Courtesy of the Taxpayers

In what may be a flipping of the bird to Milwaukee taxpayers… Gregory Thornton, outgoing superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools gave out $7.1 million in bonuses. $3.5 million of the loot was given to support and administrative staff in January, and $3.6 million is being given to teachers and psychologists …