Articles Referencing Leon Young

  • Republicans Will Oppose Gun Controls


    There may be national outrage on the issue, but Gov. Walker and others oppose changes.

  • Milwaukee Taxi Cab Medallion Bill Passes Assembly

    The City of Milwaukee is working on state legislation to allow the City to profit from the sale of additional taxi cab permits (to be called medallions) and address the perceived shortage of taxi cabs in the city. Currently under Wisconsin law, permit and license fees can not exceed the cost to issue said permits. This gives the Common Council and Mayor little incentive to raise the cap on the number of permits (currently capped at the seemingly random number of 321 since 1992), despite the fact that the permits are changing hands in the private market for between $80,000 to $150,000.

  • RTA Will Be a Last Minute Decision

    The vote on the future of regional transit that was scheduled for a vote by the Wisconsin State Assembly on Tuesday didn't actually happen, but a lot of small actions leading up to it did.

  • Jazz in the Park Starts Today, Kinda

    Jazz in the Park

    The stage is in place. The vendors are setting up. Metro Market is soon to be buzzing with shoppers. Friends and neighbors are preparing to skip out of work a little early, run home grab the chairs, a bottle of something, and head to Cathedral Square. Yes, it's opening night at Jazz in the Park, kinda. Because that is how it use to work.

  • The Roundup: The Inaugural

    Marvin Pratt did not stand up with the crowd when Tom Barrett was inaugurated mayor, and the press has made a good deal of the slight. However, just after Judge Louis Butler administered the oath of office to the new mayor, Barrett’s first comments were to commend Pratt, and the former acting mayor did stand […]

  • The Roundup: Krug Scores Joint Finance Seat

    Rep. Shirley Krug was chosen Monday to take a seat on the influential Joint Committee on Finance

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Press Releases Referencing Leon Young

  • Important meeting information from Alderman Nik Kovac

    Nik Kovac

    Join us for a town hall meeting sponsored by Senator Chris Larson, Senator Nikiya Harris, Representative Leon Young, Alderman Nik Kovac and Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs tomorrow (Tuesday, May 6) at theGordon Park Pavilion (SE corner of E. Locust and N. Humboldt) from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Hear how legislation that passed during session this year will affect the community, and share your thoughts with your representatives.

  • Rep. Barca announces Democratic committee assignments for upcoming legislative session

    Peter Barca

    Today Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca (D-Kenosha) announced the Assembly Democratic members of the standing and joint committees for the 2013-2014 legislative session.

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