Gas Pains

Tom grew up in Milwaukee, bartended in Wauwatosa in the '70s and moved here in 1984.

Commentary, observations and musings about the outdoors, life in general and maybe Tosa politics and personalities will be the order of the day. He savors a lively debate as much as terrific cooking.

Mayoral Compensation Goes to Full Council

Life In Tosa, Mayor Didier, Palace Intrigue, Politics-Tosa, Public Policy, Wauwatosa, Wauwatosa Politics

The Committee on Employee Relations met tonight on the subject of mayoral salary and compensation.  Mind you this has nothing to do with Mayor Didier.  This has everything to do with the mayoral term beginning in April of 2012.

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Mayoral Compensation Back on Agenda

Economics, Mayor Didier, Wauwatosa, Wauwatosa Politics, Governor Walker's Budget Tools

As 2010 dawned the economy had begun a slow recovery.  The Great Recession had largely done its damage in the private sector.  The effects of which still echo throughout every last nook and cranny of the business world.  While slightly wounded - municipalities had yet to feel the real pain and bear the consequences.  You see - there was Federal stimulus money to prop-up state and local budgets. 

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Chick Magnet

Labrador Retriever, Labrador Retrievers, Life In Tosa, Life Is Good, Chick Magnet, Wauwatosa

I have dog duty tonight while Jill has some welcome RR with her girlfriends.

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