Fight for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin Will Go On
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele released the following statement today after the United States Supreme Court voted to recognize gay marriage.
“While I believe the Supreme Court should have gone further in their rulings and explicitly upheld marriage equality as a right for all people, the Justices have made it clear that states can decide this issue on their own.
I will continue to fight for marriage equality in Wisconsin and I am confident we will soon see a day where two loving people will be able to choose whom they marry.”
Abele has been a long-time supporter of marriage equality and LGBT rights. Since being elected County Executive in 2011, he’s continued that support by establishing domestic partner benefits for Milwaukee County employees.
Press Releases Referencing Chris Abele
Feb 8th, 2016 by Chris Abele
This group represents some of the fastest growing unions in the Milwaukee area, collectively representing 15,000 members.
Dec 30th, 2015 by Chris Abele
New Proposal Will Create Jobs, Expand Property Tax Base
Dec 28th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Pursuant to this declaration, all non-essential departments will be closed for the safety of our employees and the public, and are scheduled to re-open tomorrow.
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Congratulates County Child Support Attorney Kristela Cervera on Receipt of Statewide AwardNov 30th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Milwaukee County’s Department of Child Support Services continues to set records and win awards as they empower children and families, with County Child Support Attorney Kristela Cervera being named the Child Support Attorney of the Year
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Announces $100,000 Grant From Bader Philanthropies to Support Housing First initiativeNov 25th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Foundation supports County-wide collaborative to end chronic homelessness
Nov 17th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Abele Budget Holds the Line on Property Taxes and Calls for Removal of Estabrook Dam