On Air Now

Current Show

Coast to Coast AM   12:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Contact Coast to Coast AM at 1-800-825-5033

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 550 AM Wausau, WI 99.9 FM Stevens Point, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
40° Feels Like: 40°
Wind: W 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Clear 38°

Tomorrow

Sunny 65°

Wed Night

Clear 41°

State law ending residency rules for municipalities won't apply to MKE teachers

MILWAUKEE, WI (WTAQ) - The city of Milwaukee’s refusal to drop its residency mandate for public employees does not apply to school teachers.

The Milwaukee Public Schools told its employees yesterday that it’s following the new state law, and all district employees are no longer required to live in the city to keep their jobs.

No one knows how many school employees are thinking about moving out. Union leader Bob Peterson has not commented on the matter.

The new state budget ordered communities with residency ordinances to drop them.

However, they can still make police and other emergency personnel live within 15 miles of the communities they serve.

Milwaukee city officials are refusing to follow the new state law, and are continuing to enforce their long-standing residency mandate.

On Thursday, Milwaukee’s police union asked a judge to have the city follow the state law – and let emergency personnel live where they choose.

Comments