Posted inElections, Government

Opposition Brewing Against Funding Arena

Spurred on by an educational meeting by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Association on how to get a referenda question on the ballot, a group against the public funding of an arena has started. The Racine Common Council voted 10 to 5 in March in favor of spending $600,000 from its intergovernmental revenue fund to pay for […]

Posted inBreaking, Elections, Government

Reminder: Candidate Forums Thursday & April 2

**Editor’s Note: The March 26 mayoral forum was canceled because of a scheduling conflict. You can listen to a 45-minute WGTD/Racine County Eye radio forum here. Residents in Mount Pleasant and Racine will have the opportunity in the next two weeks to question candidates for elected office. The Racine Taxpayers Association and Racine County Eye […]

Posted inElections, Government

Reminder: Candidate Forums Where YOU Ask the Questions

We are a mere 39 days away from the April general election, and we know readers have questions for the candidates running for office in their respective municipalities. The Racine Taxpayers Association and Racine County Eye are sponsoring a series of forums in the City of Racine and the Village of Mount Pleasant so residents […]

Posted inGovernment

Judge Candidates Promise to Follow the Law, Be Fair

After serving for 15 years and running unopposed the entire time, Sturtevant municipal Judge Robert Niemiec faces three challengers. Steve Brown, Kathy Lynaugh and Stuart Ten Cate are all running for the seat, and Wednesday night all four candidates participated in a forum hosted by the Racine Taxpayers Association and Racine County Eye. Sam Wahlen, […]

Posted inCommunity, Government

Racine County Eye, Taxpayers Assoc. Presenting Community Candidate Forums

Racine County Eye and the Racine Taxpayers Association are partnering to present a number of community candidate forums in the weeks leading up to the February primary and April general elections. The forums will give residents an opportunity to hear directly from the candidates. Voters will also have the chance to ask questions of their […]

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