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
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
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Appoints MPS Graduate, Long-Time Public School Advocate Dr. Demond Means Commissioner of Opportunity Schools ProgramNov 12th, 2015 by Chris Abele
Dr. Means is a graduate of Milwaukee’s Riverside University High School.
Nov 11th, 2015 by Chris Abele
“Today I’m honored to celebrate our nation’s heroes and thank them for the sacrifices they’ve made to keep us safe and protect our freedoms.”
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Statement on Sup. Rainey’s Resolution Creating Office on African American AffairsOct 27th, 2015 by Chris Abele
“Study after study, and statistic after statistic, confirms that racial and ethnic disparities exist in Milwaukee and are having a harmful effect on families and communities."
Oct 20th, 2015 by Chris Abele
County’s “Diligent Efforts” Lead to “Positive” State of Affairs