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Khalif Rainey

Campaign Finance Reports

2016 - July Continuing - $10,251 - 26 contributions

2016 - Pre-Election - $17,177 - 80 contributions

2016 - Pre-Primary - $8,303 - 20 contributions

2016 - January Continuing - $3,621 - 33 contributions

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Sherman Park Residents Bash Station Owner

Sherman Park Residents Bash Station Owner

Some favor rebuild of gas station. But many point to longtime problems.

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.

Sherman Park housing initiative receives final Council approval
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Sherman Park housing initiative receives final Council approval

News release from Aldermen Russell W. Stamper, II and Khalif J. Rainey

Ald. Rainey urges residents to help combat reckless driving
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Ald. Rainey urges residents to help combat reckless driving

“There is nothing more selfish than choosing to prioritize your personal convenience over the safety and well-being of your fellow Milwaukeeans”

City Panel Rejects Sherman Park Station

City Panel Rejects Sherman Park Station

Design criticized. Would replace gas station destroyed during summer riot.

City Proposal Protects Students

City Proposal Protects Students

Protections target for-profit colleges that leave students with huge debts.

Six Organizations Approved for Grants through the Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative
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Six Organizations Approved for Grants through the Milwaukee Employment/Renovation Initiative

Up to 100 Tax-Foreclosed Homes Will Be Renovated in the Greater Sherman Park Area and Up to 100 Unemployed or Underemployed People will Get a Job.

Ald. Rainey thanks Irgens Development for support of Midnight Basketball League
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Ald. Rainey thanks Irgens Development for support of Midnight Basketball League

Statement of Alderman Khalif J. Rainey March 17, 2017

Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park Celebrates Reopening
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Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park Celebrates Reopening

Sherman Park Boys & Girls Club has reopened, more renovations on the way.

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Felons Can Now Buy City Homes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Felons Can Now Buy City Homes

Council agrees: pay debt to society and you can buy city-owned homes.

Rehabilitated felons could buy city-owned property, under new legislation
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Rehabilitated felons could buy city-owned property, under new legislation

The intent is to ensure that equal opportunities for housing and employment are available to all Milwaukeeans

Alderman Rainey grateful for BMO Harris Bank’s reinvestment in Sherman Park
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Alderman Rainey grateful for BMO Harris Bank’s reinvestment in Sherman Park

Statement of Alderman Khalif J. Rainey February 23, 2017

City Could Sell Homes to Felons

City Could Sell Homes to Felons

Committee overturns current ban on sales but proposal needs full council approval.

A County Agenda For Black Community?

A County Agenda For Black Community?

Role of Office of African American Affairs debated at listening session.

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.

New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public
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New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public

Informational news conference set for Friday at City Hall

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

Murphy’s Law: City’s $1 Home Program a Great Idea
Murphy’s Law

City’s $1 Home Program a Great Idea

But you’d never know it, given how some of the media covered it.

City’s $1 House Program Criticized

City’s $1 House Program Criticized

Residents question why only developers can buy foreclosed homes for a dollar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Help For Lead Pipes
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Help For Lead Pipes

But not a lot. Program will replace 300 lead laterals a year, with help for homeowners.

Community meeting on Saturday to discuss lead service line proposal
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Community meeting on Saturday to discuss lead service line proposal

News release from Alds. Milele A. Coggs, Russell W. Stamper, II and Khalif J. Rainey

Major $2 million neighborhood improvement grant will help Sherman Park
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Major $2 million neighborhood improvement grant will help Sherman Park

Joint statement from Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II and Alderman Michael J. Murphy November 22, 2016

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.

Blacks Slammed by Municipal Court Fines

Blacks Slammed by Municipal Court Fines

73% of municipal court fines hit city’s African Americans, totals $23 million over four years.

Release of Sylville Smith police video needed to bring peace to Sherman Park
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Release of Sylville Smith police video needed to bring peace to Sherman Park

Statement of Alderman Khalif J. Rainey October 28, 2016

Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting
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Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting

The Milwaukee County Organic Fruit Orchards Are the Largest Such Orchards in the United States and are Expected to Bear Fruit Within Three Years

Mayor Barrett’s 2017 Executive Budget Address
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Mayor Barrett’s 2017 Executive Budget Address

As Delivered

Announcement of Talgo’s new Century City project is cause for excitement
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Announcement of Talgo’s new Century City project is cause for excitement

Statement of Alderman Khalif J. Rainey September 26, 2016

Council signs off on resolution creating the Office of African American Affairs
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Council signs off on resolution creating the Office of African American Affairs

The staffing makeup of the Office of African American Affairs will be determined in 2017 budget discussions.

300+ Strong Movement to host 2nd Annual Community Rally at Sherman Park
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300+ Strong Movement to host 2nd Annual Community Rally at Sherman Park

The free 300+ Strong Movement Rally – hosted by a collective of grassroots and youth serving organizations – will take place Saturday (September 10) from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Sherman Park.

Brostoff Arrest Raises Questions

Brostoff Arrest Raises Questions

State rep says police focus must change; Police say Ald. Rainey asked them to be there.

Op-Ed: City’s “Second-Class Citizens” Are Frustrated
Op-Ed

City’s “Second-Class Citizens” Are Frustrated

As Ald. Rainey has argued, racism led to violent uprising.

Murphy’s Law: Role Of Police Questioned in Unrest
Murphy’s Law

Role Of Police Questioned in Unrest

Was violence a reaction to years of mistreatment by police?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux Keeps His Job
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux Keeps His Job

In a dramatic turnabout, the once-dead DCD head gains 11 of 15 council member votes.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Again Says Yes to Rocky
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Again Says Yes to Rocky

DCD head Rocky Marcoux once again endorsed at committee, but his fate is still uncertain.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Committee Approves Prospect Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Committee Approves Prospect Tower

5-0 vote in favor, but project may face significant challenge before full council.

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

Murphy’s Law: Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble

New Common Council leaders want to ax the DCD leader. But why? Few will say.

Council takes key step to address problem of food deserts
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Council takes key step to address problem of food deserts

The measure directs the Department of City Development to study the problem of food deserts in Milwaukee and put together a list of potential solutions.

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.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rocky Marcoux Wins Committee Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rocky Marcoux Wins Committee Approval

DCD leader was thought to be in trouble, but city committee votes 4-0 to reconfirm.

Fathers Pledge to Reduce Violence

Fathers Pledge to Reduce Violence

With speeches by Ald. Hamilton and others, 500 Fathers United initiative urge a stand up against neighborhood violence.

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

500 Fathers needed to stand up against violence, set positive tone for Milwaukee
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500 Fathers needed to stand up against violence, set positive tone for Milwaukee

“If we are united we can stand together and bring positive change to Milwaukee.”

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: Bucks Arena Design Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Design Approved

There were few objections other than by Ald. Kovac. Arena on track for June 18th groundbreaking.

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

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.

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

African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee
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African American leaders stand against supporting Alderman Bob Donavan for Mayor of Milwaukee

This press conference will be followed up with a private meeting with current Mayor Tom Barrett.

Wisconsin WFP’s Marina Dimitrijevic Statement on Tonight’s Election Results
County narrowly approves Park East project’s final phase
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County narrowly approves Park East project’s final phase

Additional Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller
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Additional Milwaukee Leaders Endorse Johnny Thomas for City Comptroller

“Johnny Thomas is a leader the people of Milwaukee need,” said Senator Lena Taylor.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate

New progressive coalition releases first wave of Milwaukee county endorsements, pledges to aggressively support slate in run-up to Election Day

House Confidential: Ald. Wade’s Tiny Cape Cod
House Confidential

Ald. Wade’s Tiny Cape Cod

No fireplace or rec room, just 1091 square feet. A modest living politician indeed.

Supervisor Rainey Says Minority Impact Statements Will Help Disadvantaged Communities
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Supervisor Rainey Says Minority Impact Statements Will Help Disadvantaged Communities

Resolution Will Measure Contracts’ Effects on At-Risk Populations

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

Marcus Center Cast Into Limbo

No one seems to agree with Abele's plan to have it absorbed by sprawling Wisconsin Center District.

Milwaukee Ald. Willie Wade to retire at end of term
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Milwaukee Ald. Willie Wade to retire at end of term

City-County Plan Creates Municipal ID Cards

City-County Plan Creates Municipal ID Cards

Can be used widely but not to vote in elections.

Abele vs. Clarke, Once Again

Abele vs. Clarke, Once Again

Abele cuts sheriff's budget and blasts him as rascist; Clarke and Weishan beat up on Abele.

Milwaukee County Board Passes Measure Calling for Creation of an Office on African American Affairs
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Milwaukee County Board Passes Measure Calling for Creation of an Office on African American Affairs

Resolution by Supervisor Khalif Rainey Seeks to Identify and Address Issues In the African American Community

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Taking the Pulse of the 2016 Milwaukee Elections

Finance Committee Approves Amendment for Office on African American Affairs
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Finance Committee Approves Amendment for Office on African American Affairs

Sup. Rainey’s Amendment Funds Staff to Advise the County Executive and County Board on Issues Affecting the African American Community

Finance Committee Approves Weddle Amendement for $1 Million for African American Community Economic Stimulus Package
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Finance Committee Approves Weddle Amendement for $1 Million for African American Community Economic Stimulus Package

Funding Designed to Award Micro-Grants to Community Organizations, Strengthen Youth Employment, Provide Financial Support to Community Organizations and Institutions

Sen. Lena Taylor statement on call for creation of Office of African American Affairs
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Sen. Lena Taylor statement on call for creation of Office of African American Affairs

“I look forward to working with Rep. Young and my state legislative colleagues to create a vehicle that will help to reverse Wisconsin’s dismal records of being the worst place in nation to raise a black child.”

Supervisor Rainey Calls for Office on African American Affairs
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Supervisor Rainey Calls for Office on African American Affairs

Office to Identify Ways to Improve Quality of Life for African Americans

Taxpayers on hook for County Supervisor John Weishan’s legal tab
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Taxpayers on hook for County Supervisor John Weishan’s legal tab

Taxpayers Lose Nearly $10,000 to County Supervisor’s Legal Bills
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Taxpayers Lose Nearly $10,000 to County Supervisor’s Legal Bills

Today a Milwaukee County Supervisor had a solid victory over the taxpayers.

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Calls for State Expungement Law Reform
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Calls for State Expungement Law Reform

Rainey’s resolution states that Milwaukee County supports efforts to give certain rehabilitated individuals a second chance by reforming and expanding the current expungement law.

Supervisors Rainey and Weddle Outraged by County Executive’s Comments at Budget Address
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Supervisors Rainey and Weddle Outraged by County Executive’s Comments at Budget Address

They Say Chris Abele Lacks Sensitivity on Issues Affecting African Americans

County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall
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County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall

In fact, the entire County Board knew about the reports.

Committee Opposes Opportunities for MPS Students in Need
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Committee Opposes Opportunities for MPS Students in Need

Policies Adopted to Prevent Elected Officials from Helping Milwaukee’s Children

County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover
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County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover

Measure Expresses Opposition to Law Allowing MPS Takeover by County Executive, Calls for County Executive to Advocate for Repeal

Supervisors Weddle and Rainey Blast Chris Abele and Hector Colon Over Energy Assistance Contract
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Supervisors Weddle and Rainey Blast Chris Abele and Hector Colon Over Energy Assistance Contract

They say move to award energy assistance contract to UMOS and Community Advocates defies last week’s county board vote granting an extension to SDC.

860 WNOV Exclusive: Co. Supervisor Rainey Fulfills Promise to Late Philanthropist Rosenberg
Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation
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Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation

Supervisors override executive veto of program to eliminate “food deserts” among elderly, low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee County

County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group
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County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group

Milwaukee County Board Approves $870,000 in Funds for McGovern Park
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Milwaukee County Board Approves $870,000 in Funds for McGovern Park

New Money Will Improve Rest Room, Covered Pavilion

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts

Program Aims to Provide Access to Fresh Healthy Food to All

Supervisor Martin Weddle Says Parks Chess Program Set for Summer
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Supervisor Martin Weddle Says Parks Chess Program Set for Summer

Weddle, a Former State Chess Champion, Says Program Will Engage Inner City Youths

Supervisor Rainey Calls for Voting Requirement if Drug Testing is Required for Food Stamps, Jobless Benefits
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Supervisor Rainey Calls for Voting Requirement if Drug Testing is Required for Food Stamps, Jobless Benefits

Calls on Gov. Scott Walker to Include Voting Requirement in Legislation

County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb
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County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb

Half of the County Board (Broderick, Haas, Johnson, Jursik, Rainey, Romo West, Weishan, Dimitrijevic) blocked an important financial report from becoming part of the County’s official records today.  The report was sent by the Comptroller to all County Supervisors via email in response to concerns that the real costs of implementing the GO Pass, (a […]

Sup. Rainey Says Measure to Allow 16-Year-Old Vote on School Board Elections Would Increase Participation in Electoral System
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Sup. Rainey Says Measure to Allow 16-Year-Old Vote on School Board Elections Would Increase Participation in Electoral System

County Board Passes Measure That Also Calls for Lowering Age for Registering to Vote

Op-Ed: Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park
Op-Ed

Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park

The proposed plan is being sold as a chance to simply get bids from buyers, but it's really about selling our heritage to private developers.

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Calls for Contemplation on King Day
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Calls for Contemplation on King Day

Suggests Everyone Consider Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy

Supervisors Announce Support for Couture Project
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Supervisors Announce Support for Couture Project

They Applaud Economic and Community Development Committee for Approval of Project

Supervisors Bowen and Rainey to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 30
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Supervisors Bowen and Rainey to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 30

Supervisors Welcome Input From 10th and 2nd District Residents on 2015 Budget

Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Applauds Committtee Approval of Body Cameras For Law Enforcement in County Budget
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Applauds Committtee Approval of Body Cameras For Law Enforcement in County Budget

Says Technology and Training Can Assist in Protecting Public and Officers

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Critical of Gov. Scott Walker Administrtion Ruling on Minimum Wage
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Critical of Gov. Scott Walker Administrtion Ruling on Minimum Wage

Says Ruling Shows Walker Opposes a Hike While Polls Show Strong Support

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Applauds Board Action on Voter ID Resolution
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Applauds Board Action on Voter ID Resolution

Resolution Provides Free Transportation to DMV for Those Needing Photo IDs

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Rainey Applaud Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum Measure
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Rainey Applaud Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum Measure

Increases in Minimum Wage Part of a National Trend, Referendum Seeks Local Input

Murphy’s Law: County Board Goes Crazy Over Referendums
Murphy’s Law

County Board Goes Crazy Over Referendums

Board wants to put 4 advisory referendum questions on the ballot, at a cost of more than $100,000. Why?

Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot
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Milwaukee County Board Votes to Place Minimum Wage Referendum on November Ballot

County Leaders, Low Wage Workers, Advocates and Allies Hail Step Forward to Raise Wages for Working People In Wisconsin

Supervisor Rainey Introduces Resolution for Advisory Referendum on Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour
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Supervisor Rainey Introduces Resolution for Advisory Referendum on Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 an Hour

Rainey Says Current Minimum Wage Inadequate to Keeping People Out of Poverty

Supervisor Rainey Calls on Gubernatorial Candidates to Address Racial Disparities and Violence in Milwaukee County
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Supervisor Rainey Calls on Gubernatorial Candidates to Address Racial Disparities and Violence in Milwaukee County

Says African American Community in "State of Crisis;" Asks Candidates for Concrete Plans to Address Continuing Racial Disparities, Violence

Voter Registration Resolution Passes County Board
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Voter Registration Resolution Passes County Board

Supervisor Rainey Urges County Executive to Sign Measure Designed to Increase Voter Participation

Voter Registration Resolution Goes to County Board for Approval on April 24
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Voter Registration Resolution Goes to County Board for Approval on April 24

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Says Resolution Would Make It Easier to Register Voters

African Americans and Latinos Losing Economic Ground in Milwaukee County and Nationwide
Press Release

African Americans and Latinos Losing Economic Ground in Milwaukee County and Nationwide

​Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey issued a statement following the release of the "State of Black America" report.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Criticizes Bill Limiting Early Voting Hours
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Criticizes Bill Limiting Early Voting Hours

Supervisor Khalif Rainey called a proposal to limit early voting hour, "a broadside to the ability of minority voters to turn out at the polls."

Supervisor Khalif Rainey is Critical of Jail Video Visitation Problems
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey is Critical of Jail Video Visitation Problems

Long Lines, Poor Communications System Decrease Jail Morale, Make Conditions Dangerous

MEDIA ADVISORY – Alderwoman Coggs hosting Black History Month Read-In tomorrow
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MEDIA ADVISORY – Alderwoman Coggs hosting Black History Month Read-In tomorrow

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19

Milwaukee County Supervisors David F. Bowen and Khalif Rainey Criticize County Executive on Veto of Living Wage Ordinance
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Milwaukee County Supervisors David F. Bowen and Khalif Rainey Criticize County Executive on Veto of Living Wage Ordinance

“I urge my colleagues on the County Board to override this veto. The working poor are depending on people of conscience to help lift them out of poverty.”

Milwaukee County Board Passess Rainey’s Resolution to Create Minority Impact Statements for County Contracts and Grants of $300,000 or More
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Milwaukee County Board Passess Rainey’s Resolution to Create Minority Impact Statements for County Contracts and Grants of $300,000 or More

Ordinance Would Ensure That At-Risk Minority Populations Are Considered in County Projects

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Expresses Outrage Over bill To Allow MPD To Conduct Its Own Investigations When Prisoners Die in Their Custody
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Expresses Outrage Over bill To Allow MPD To Conduct Its Own Investigations When Prisoners Die in Their Custody

Rainey said it was “outrageous” that under the bill other police departments would be investigated by the state Department of Justice or an agency outside the county in case of prisoner deaths.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Proposes Minority Impact Statements for County Contracts and Grants of $300,000 or More
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Khalif Rainey Proposes Minority Impact Statements for County Contracts and Grants of $300,000 or More

Proposal Would Ensure That At-Risk Minority Populations Are Considered in County Projects

Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey and Russell Stamper II on the Killing of Corey Stingley
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Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey and Russell Stamper II on the Killing of Corey Stingley

Corey Stingley’s homicide and the failure of District Attorney John Chisholm to press charges against his killers is a loss for the entire community, and we as a community are hurting

Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey, Russell Stamper II Demand Explanations on Abstention Votes
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Khalif Rainey, Russell Stamper II Demand Explanations on Abstention Votes

They Will Introduce a Resolution Requiring Explanations for Abstentions

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Gets Unanimous County Board Support of Parks Wi-Fi Resolution
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Gets Unanimous County Board Support of Parks Wi-Fi Resolution

The Plan Will Explore Creation of Wi-Fi Hot Spots in County Parks

Supervisor Alexander Voices her Support for Lindsay Park
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Supervisor Alexander Voices her Support for Lindsay Park

Launches Web Site “SupportOurPark.com”

Supervisor Rainey Amendment to Help McGovern Park Wins Approval
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Supervisor Rainey Amendment to Help McGovern Park Wins Approval

The Milwaukee County Board Committee on Finance, Personnel and Audit voted to approve a budget amendment to refurbish the basketball courts at McGovern Park.

Supervisor Bowen Announces Series of Town Hall Meetings
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Supervisor Bowen Announces Series of Town Hall Meetings

Residents Invited to Speak About Milwaukee County Budget, Other Issues

Supervisors Stamper, Weishan and Rainey Applaud County Board Approval of Taxicab Negotiations
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Supervisors Stamper, Weishan and Rainey Applaud County Board Approval of Taxicab Negotiations

They Call it a Step Forward to Increasing Quality, Service, and Availability of Taxicabs

Supervisor Khalif Rainey Encourages Constituents to Make Use of “Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Clinic”
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Supervisor Khalif Rainey Encourages Constituents to Make Use of “Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Clinic”

Clinic Provides Free Volunteer Legal Services in Under-served Areas

Supervisors Stall $60 Million Park East Proposal

Supervisors Stall $60 Million Park East Proposal

Citing lack of "information," county committee in essence reopens the process of selecting a developer for Park East Block 22.

Op-Ed: Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired
Op-Ed

Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired

The county board had ample grounds for dismissing the Corporation Counsel.

Supervisors Bowen, Rainey, Stamper Statement on Dismissal of Corporation Counsel
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Supervisors Bowen, Rainey, Stamper Statement on Dismissal of Corporation Counsel

Three Milwaukee County Supervisors said today that they voted for the dismissal of Corporation Counsel because the Board has lost confidence in her ability to perform neutrally and serve Milwaukee County with appropriate and independent legal counsel.

Murphy’s Law: Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

Winners and Losers

It was a good election for Scott Walker and conservatives but there were some bright spots for liberals.