Dick Steinberg has resided in the city of Brookfield for 35 years. He served 34 years as municipal judge and has been an attorney for 50 years. He enjoys tennis, golf, biking and creative writing, which includes legal issues, sports, government and people.
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Every vote counts in the upcoming elections for federal, state and local offices on the ballot. Local government has made it easy and convenient to register and vote which is all they can do. It is the decision of the residents to take advantage of the most precious right in our great country.
A simple phone call or a visit to city hall is all that it takes to register and under certain circumstances to even vote by absentee ballot.
Term limits for elected officials has long been a topic of discussion, from federal to state to local public offices. My research includes JSONLINE which is a valuable source.
The focus of this article is on local public offices starting at the top.
The Brewers are nearing the end of a good baseball season both for the fans, the players and management. This is a young team that has tasted adversity and are battling back from it. The talent is certainly there and the recent change in leadership will give the players an opportunity to know where they stand.
When Harvey Kuenn was the manager the Brewers were most successful because he was a veteran major league all star, a local product and was in tune with the players.
The Milwaukee Brewers revisit the major league playoffs 26 years later, since 1982 when the likes of Young, Molitor and Fingers were household names, at least for the sturdy fans. Now in 2008 the Brewers names of Braun, Sabathia and Hardy, to name a few, are household names, at least for the sturdy fans whose support helped make it a reality.
Those fans whose unwavering support helped the Brewers win a wild card berth and a chance to get into the world series are to be commended for not giving up, for not having doubts and for not complaining when it does not go well.