Personnel File

Chantia Lewis

Campaign Finance Reports

2017 - January Continuing - $3,186 - 14 contributions

2016 - July Continuing - $1,035 - 18 contributions

2016 - Pre-Election - $5,910 - 74 contributions

2016 - Pre-Primary - $1,308 - 22 contributions

2016 - January Continuing - $3,762 - 64 contributions

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked
Eyes on Milwaukee

Long Awaited Safety Plan Gets Attacked

A blueprint for change or too vague and hard to understand? Council members wrangle.

Committee recommends approval of shopping cart ordinance
Press Release

Committee recommends approval of shopping cart ordinance

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - November 20, 2017

City’s Anti-Violence Effort Stalls

City’s Anti-Violence Effort Stalls

Office of Violence Prevention’s plan was due in June. Donovan, others criticize delay.

Budget includes money for key lead water lateral marketing campaign
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Budget includes money for key lead water lateral marketing campaign

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - November 10, 2017

Alderwoman Lewis invites business owners to learn about proposed shopping cart ordinance
Press Release

Alderwoman Lewis invites business owners to learn about proposed shopping cart ordinance

A council study found that abandoned shopping carts were creating blight in neighborhoods.

Business Builders Summit offers once in a lifetime chance for local entrepreneurs
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Business Builders Summit offers once in a lifetime chance for local entrepreneurs

This event supports business ownership by community residents and fosters sustainable small businesses in Milwaukee’s 9th District.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Overrides Mayor on Firing Flynn

10-5 vote means city lobbyist must seek state law giving council power to fire chiefs.

Harvest Fest to bring family-friendly atmosphere on October
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Harvest Fest to bring family-friendly atmosphere on October

Harvest Fest will include games, food, hay rides, pumpkins and a petting zoo.

Ald. Lewis pleased with new restaurant now calling District 9 home
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Ald. Lewis pleased with new restaurant now calling District 9 home

The restaurant opened on October 7 and residents welcomed it saying, it has some of the best Mexican food in the 9th District.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynn

Requests state law giving them power to fire police and fire chiefs. Mayor promises a veto.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Good Hope Library Deal Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Good Hope Library Deal Approved

Northwest side to get new library and 65 apartments.

Citizens of Milwaukee
Press Release

Citizens of Milwaukee

For the 14th consecutive budget, Mayor Barrett is going to cut your fire department.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play
Eyes on Milwaukee

Ald. Hamilton’s City Hall Power Play

Michael Murphy now finds himself on the outside looking in. Why?

Black Women’s Empowerment March is Saturday
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Black Women’s Empowerment March is Saturday

Black women participants are asked to wear all black clothing, participating men are asked to wear all green and other supporters are asked to wear red.

County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

"The practice of restraining pregnant women is demeaning and unnecessary and best efforts must be made to avoid this practice at all costs."

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis takes on reckless speeding in District 9
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis takes on reckless speeding in District 9

Recently, the City of Milwaukee installed speed cushions on 87th and Tower Ave.

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis remembers the victims of 9/11 and honors their memory
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis remembers the victims of 9/11 and honors their memory

Today is an emotional day for our nation and for me personally, as I was an active member of the United States Air Force when the attacks on September 11 took place

Meet with Alderwoman Lewis “over coffee” on September 9th
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Meet with Alderwoman Lewis “over coffee” on September 9th

Discuss neighborhood issues with the Alderwoman one-on-one

Council hearing set for DOJ draft report on MPD practices
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Council hearing set for DOJ draft report on MPD practices

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Council President Ashanti Hamilton

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Top Off New Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Top Off New Arena

4,400-pound steel beam symbolizes the peak of new arena's construction.

50 Years After The Marches: A Legacy of Activism
50 Years After The Marches

A Legacy of Activism

Open housing marcher passes spirit of activism to daughter Ald. Chantia Lewis.

Common Council approves new Pioneering Innovations Commission
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Common Council approves new Pioneering Innovations Commission

News release from Alderman Khalif J. Rainey

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Still Upset with Chief Flynn

"Damn right hold it again" proclaims alderman Bob Donovan. Council wants more control of chief.

Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden
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Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden

Free Concert Series Information from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis and Alderman Cavalier Johnson

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

The Mystery of Immigration Controversy

Why the change in police policy, why the lack of “transparency,” why all the furor?

Twenty Local Elected Officials Endorse Cathy Myers to Take on Speaker Ryan
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Twenty Local Elected Officials Endorse Cathy Myers to Take on Speaker Ryan

Local Democrats believe Cathy Myers is the best candidate to oust Paul Ryan

Standing tall when it counts
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Standing tall when it counts

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - July 14, 2017

50 Years After the Marches: “We Fought Just As Hard”
50 Years After the Marches

“We Fought Just As Hard”

The role of women in the Milwaukee’s open housing marches of the 1960s.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Members Blast Chief Flynn
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Members Blast Chief Flynn

Demanding more input into Flynn's decision making, they refuse to allocate federal funds.

Biking: Kids Ask Common Council for Safer Streets
Biking

Kids Ask Common Council for Safer Streets

Big increase in city pedestrians killed while crossing the street.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sparks Fly Over Hamilton Settlement
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sparks Fly Over Hamilton Settlement

Council approves $2.3 million settlement, but black aldermen debate Donovan.

Plan to Replace Mill Road Branch Moves Ahead
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Plan to Replace Mill Road Branch Moves Ahead

MPL Project Receives Tax Credit Award from WHEDA

New Approach for Prevention Over Incarceration
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New Approach for Prevention Over Incarceration

Invest on the front end and avoid huge costs on the back end

Eyes on Milwaukee: Downtown Strip Club Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Downtown Strip Club Approved

Lawsuit settled. "Everyone and their brother" can now open a club.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City
Eyes on Milwaukee

How to Make a Pedestrian Friendly City

New district-by-district reports on improving city for bicycling and walking.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why Strip Club Deal Fell Apart

Deal would have ended suits against city if council okayed new club.

Alderwoman Lewis to host State of the District event on April 5
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Alderwoman Lewis to host State of the District event on April 5

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis invites residents from throughout the city to attend her inaugural State of the District Address

ZIP MKE Photos Celebrate the City at Mill Road Library
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ZIP MKE Photos Celebrate the City at Mill Road Library

New Photos, Alderwoman Lewis, and Spoken Word Kick Off New Gallery in 53218

Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force
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Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force

The task force will launch a birth-to-school literacy initiative.

Good Hope Library Moves Forward

Good Hope Library Moves Forward

New library, 65-unit apartment complex, green space and parking lots

Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals
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Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals

Milwaukee could be the first city in the U.S. to officially declare its opposition to the travel ban.

City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes
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City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes

News release from Alds. Chantia Lewis and Milele A. Coggs

Launch of key Promise Zone effort to be announced Tuesday
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Launch of key Promise Zone effort to be announced Tuesday

City Hall event Jan 31 to be hosted by Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton

Northwest side employer Concentrix in major hiring push
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Northwest side employer Concentrix in major hiring push

More than 170 positions to be filled; Council members encouraging residents to apply; Jan. 7 career fair set for prospective applicants

Campaign Cash: $1 Million In Donations to City Politicians
Campaign Cash

$1 Million In Donations to City Politicians

Our Political Contributions Tracker hits $1 million, reveals who’s giving and getting cash.

City to partner with UWM on far North Side redevelopment workshop
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City to partner with UWM on far North Side redevelopment workshop

The design charrette will provide a vision for the redevelopment of high-priority underused sites along W. Brown Deer Road and N. 76th Street.

Court Watch: Muni Court Indigents Will Get Lawyers
Court Watch

Muni Court Indigents Will Get Lawyers

Common Council votes 9-6 to approve funding for new program.

Joint letter to DA John Chisholm
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Joint letter to DA John Chisholm

Joint letter from members of the Common Council to District Attorney Chisholm

Council Signs Off on “Ban the Box” Legislation for City Job Applicants
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Council Signs Off on “Ban the Box” Legislation for City Job Applicants

The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday approved legislation that will enshrine as law the City of Milwaukee’s practice of eliminating questions about prior criminal history from applications for employment with the city, according to the measure’s lead sponsor, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis.

String of daytime burglaries prompts warnings from Ald. Lewis, MPD
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String of daytime burglaries prompts warnings from Ald. Lewis, MPD

Throughout the last month, around a dozen burglaries have been reported in the general area north of W. Mill Road and N. 84th Street.

Alderwoman Lewis invites residents to unique job fair opportunity
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Alderwoman Lewis invites residents to unique job fair opportunity

The companies will be interviewing on the spot for many different available positions.

Work Underway at Site of Restaurant Fire
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Work Underway at Site of Restaurant Fire

Crews are removing debris and working to remediate the condition of the burned out Burger King.

All Things in Common block parties are set for this weekend
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All Things in Common block parties are set for this weekend

News release from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis

Far North Side police begin crackdown on late night drag racers
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Far North Side police begin crackdown on late night drag racers

“Unfortunately, this sort of activity has been on the rise lately”

Common Ground and Common Council Leaders Commit to For Neighborhoods & Youth in  2017 City Budget
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Common Ground and Common Council Leaders Commit to For Neighborhoods & Youth in 2017 City Budget

Leaders asked elected officials to commit to up to $7 million in capital investment for the funding of an indoor sports complex on the South side for youth sports as well as other recreational, educational and cultural activities.

Council members to announce community resource hub initiative with help from up to 25 local churches
Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore
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Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Darrol is the only candidate running for a seat in the Wisconsin State Legislature this fall to receive a primary endorsement from Congresswoman Moore.

Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening
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Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening

News release from Alds. Cavalier Johnson and Chantia Lewis

Outrage at ambush of MPD officer & other police shootings
Press Release

Outrage at ambush of MPD officer & other police shootings

Joint Statement from All Members of the Common Council

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux’s Job in Jeopardy
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux’s Job in Jeopardy

Council majority votes no, but decision will get reconsidered. His chances look slim.

Taking “Home” out of Home Rule
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Taking “Home” out of Home Rule

Joint Statement from All Members of the Common Council

Aldermen Unveil Anti-Violence Initiative

Aldermen Unveil Anti-Violence Initiative

Hamilton and 11 other aldermen call for “holistic approach” to gun violence.

Common Council leading the way on multi-pronged public safety effort
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Common Council leading the way on multi-pronged public safety effort

Council president and members issue “All Hands Call” for peace

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Hall’s Game of Thrones
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Hall’s Game of Thrones

Hail Ashanti! Ald. Hamilton's route to the Iron Throne laid bare.

Council President Hamilton announces 2016-2020 committee assignments
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Council President Hamilton announces 2016-2020 committee assignments

News release from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Chantia Lewis Backs Ashanti Hamilton for Common Council President
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Chantia Lewis Backs Ashanti Hamilton for Common Council President

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis is supporting Alderman Ashanti Hamilton in his bid for Common Council President.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet the New Boss
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet the New Boss

Ashanti Hamilton is new Common Council president, but how did he get the votes?

Diverse coalition voices support for Alderman Hamilton as Council President
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Diverse coalition voices support for Alderman Hamilton as Council President

A diverse group of newly-elected and newly re-elected members of the Milwaukee Common Council today voiced their support for Alderman Ashanti Hamilton to serve as the next Common Council President.

Chantia Lewis Praises Common Council Action to Close Milwaukee Sex Offender Ordinance Loophole
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Chantia Lewis Praises Common Council Action to Close Milwaukee Sex Offender Ordinance Loophole

The Milwaukee Common Council took action to close the loophole by changing the Sex Offender Ordinance’s definition of residency.

Murphy’s Law: Will Murphy Lose Council Presidency?
Murphy’s Law

Will Murphy Lose Council Presidency?

Race could be wide open and Ashanti Hamilton might have surprising supporters.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win the Elections?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win the Elections?

The turnout will be massive. And could result in upsets.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements

After propelling State Sen. Chris Larson to a surprise win against County Exec. Abele, Wisconsin WFP works to establish progressive voting bloc in Milwaukee

Eyes on Milwaukee: 9 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

9 Election Takeaways

Tom Barrett might be in trouble, Chris Abele definitely is. So is Puente.

Where Are Tonight’s Candidate Parties?

Where Are Tonight’s Candidate Parties?

Win or lose, today's primary candidates will be partying. But where? Here's the details.

Chantia Lewis to Enter Milwaukee 9th District Aldermanic Race 9
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Chantia Lewis to Enter Milwaukee 9th District Aldermanic Race 9

Chantia has lived in District 9 for over ten years and is a small business owner, mother, wife, and veteran of the United States Air Force.

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins “Hours Against Hate” Campaign
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins “Hours Against Hate” Campaign

Pledge-Signing Event Slated for July 11 at 9to5 Offices