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Nikiya Harris Dodd

Nikiya Harris Dodd is a Wisconsin State Senator. She was formerly a member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

Her county board seat was filled by Khalif Rainey.

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Black City Residents Not Sold on NBA Arena

Black City Residents Not Sold on NBA Arena

African American leaders who support it face skepticism from constituents.

Bipartisan talks begin in Senate for Milwaukee arena dea
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Bipartisan talks begin in Senate for Milwaukee arena dea

Washington alumni to award scholarships to their newest colleagues: 20+ grads from the Class of 2015
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Washington alumni to award scholarships to their newest colleagues: 20+ grads from the Class of 2015

Alumni of Milwaukee Public Schools' Washington High School will award scholarships Wednesday to more than 20 of their newest colleagues

The State of Politics: Bucks Arena Will Need Democratic Support
The State of Politics

Bucks Arena Will Need Democratic Support

But which Democrats are likely to back it?

860 WNOV Exclusive: Co. Supervisor Rainey Fulfills Promise to Late Philanthropist Rosenberg
Republicans Continue Pattern of Underfunding, Undermining, and Devaluing Our Children’s Education
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Republicans Continue Pattern of Underfunding, Undermining, and Devaluing Our Children’s Education

Sen. Harris Dodd and Sen. Larson Statement on Joint Finance Action on K12 Education

David Crowley Announces for 7th District Alderman
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David Crowley Announces for 7th District Alderman

“As a native and long-time resident of Milwaukee, I am proud to have an opportunity to run for Alderman of the 7th district.”

New Community Garden for West Side

New Community Garden for West Side

Neighborhood House project near 27th and State will bring green space and healthy food to residents.

GOP giving up on voucher school accountability
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GOP giving up on voucher school accountability

Waste, fraud and abuse in taxpayer-subsidized program to continue

Seeking Strategies to Combat Violence

Seeking Strategies to Combat Violence

Unite Milwaukee Anti-Violence Summit, all-day event, gathered experts, politicians and city residents to talk about reducing violence in the city.

Sen. Harris Dodd and Rep. Goyke Oppose Possible Expansion of I-94 East-West Corridor
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Sen. Harris Dodd and Rep. Goyke Oppose Possible Expansion of I-94 East-West Corridor

"The state needs to conduct a more thorough investigation of the alternatives available to ensure that the final solution is both cost-effective with the least negative consequences."

Cruel and Unusual: Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse
Cruel and Unusual

Lawmakers Demand Response to Allegations of Inmate Abuse

Milwaukee Democrats call on the Department of Corrections to respond to allegations of abuse at Waupun Correctional Institution.

Milwaukee Legislators Pledge Further Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking
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Milwaukee Legislators Pledge Further Efforts to Combat Sex Trafficking

Press Release from State Representative LaTonya Johnson, State Representative Evan Goyke, and State Senator Nikiya Harris-Dodd.

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Milwaukee legislators offer their views.

Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd Says Brostoff is Right Candidate for District 19
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Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd Says Brostoff is Right Candidate for District 19

As race nears final stretch, Harris Dodd expresses support for Brostoff’s work ethic and progressive values

“Shooters Are Killing Folks Who Look Like Themselves”

“Shooters Are Killing Folks Who Look Like Themselves”

City residents discuss gun violence and possible solutions at neighborhood meeting.

Representative Katrina Shankland Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly
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Representative Katrina Shankland Endorses Jonathan Brostoff for Assembly

Brostoff has most endorsements from state legislators of any in the race

Important meeting information from Alderman Nik Kovac
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Important meeting information from Alderman 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.

The State of Politics: Why the Huge Support for Shot Spotters?
The State of Politics

Why the Huge Support for Shot Spotters?

Legislature votes 132-1 to expand Milwaukee program monitoring gunshots.

Plenty of Horne: We Need Better Transit!
Plenty of Horne

We Need Better Transit!

Suburban officials and business leaders at Downtown conference on transit call for better connections to the city.

Rep. Richards Reaffirms Call to Pass Universal Background Checks Law
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Rep. Richards Reaffirms Call to Pass Universal Background Checks Law

Today, Rep. Jon Richards (D-Milwaukee) reaffirmed his call for a public hearing and passage of his bill to require criminal background checks for all firearms transactions in Wisconsin.

Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly
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Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly

New Leadership for a New Milwaukee

The Other Mandela

The Other Mandela

The fundraiser for Rep. Mandela Barnes, just two days before his namesake Nelson Mandela died, had a big turnout.

City People: Jonathan Brostoff
City People

Jonathan Brostoff

An aide to state Sen. Larson, he discovered politics -- and love -- while a student at UWM.

UW-Milwaukee Students Graduate with the Most Debt

UW-Milwaukee Students Graduate with the Most Debt

Study finds UW-Milwaukee students graduate owing 19% more than average students in UW System.

Plenty of Horne: Mary Nohl vs. NIMBY
Plenty of Horne

Mary Nohl vs. NIMBY

Proposal to open artist Mary Nohl's home to the public leaves Fox Point residents crying "not in my back yard!"

Plenty of Horne: World’s Straightest Parade?
Plenty of Horne

World’s Straightest Parade?

No parade has a straighter route, or a gayer crowd, than the annual Pride Parade, coming Sunday.

Plenty of Horne: Transit Outrage
Plenty of Horne

Transit Outrage

Alberta Darling says my way or the highway. Plus: the return of Jerry Kleczka!

County Executive Abele Orders Special Elections
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County Executive Abele Orders Special Elections

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced today special elections will be held to replace two County Supervisors.

Murphy’s Law: The Rise of Chris Larson
Murphy’s Law

The Rise of Chris Larson

Is he a young liberal heavyweight? Or a punching bag for Republicans?

Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody
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Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody

Board overwhelmingly approves resolution outlining policy for Medical Examiner’s office

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, under the leadership of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, has adopted the 2013 Budget today.

Plenty of Horne: Comings and Goings
Plenty of Horne

Comings and Goings

A veteran union leader steps down, a new post for Nikiya Harris and Glorioso's tries, of all things, beer.

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

SUPERVISORS INVITE RESIDENTS TO “TRI-DISTRICT” BUDGET LISTENING SESSION
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SUPERVISORS INVITE RESIDENTS TO “TRI-DISTRICT” BUDGET LISTENING SESSION

Session includes 2nd, 5th and 10th Districts

Supervisor Harris Seeks to Clear Misinformation About Free Birth Certificates For Voter Identification
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Supervisor Harris Seeks to Clear Misinformation About Free Birth Certificates For Voter Identification

Supervisor helps to eliminate rumors and misunderstanding about Milwaukee County program that provides up to 5,000 free birth certificates for obtaining ID card for voting purposes.