Mayor Barrett’s Statement on Today’s Tragic Shooting
Mayor Barrett Released the Following Statement Regarding Today’s Tragic Shooting
“We are overcome with grief at the enormous loss of innocent lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School today. My thoughts and prayers are with the families who are facing unimaginable loss, and with the surviving victims and their families who now face a lifetime of healing.
“As a father, I am heartbroken. As Mayor, I stand with the President who, earlier today, said that Newton’s children are our children and we’re going to have to come together to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this, regardless of our politics.
“I have watched in horror as these events have become all too common, including in our own community.
“As a community and a nation, we cannot simply move on from today’s tragedy. Too many lives have been taken, too many families destroyed.”
Press Releases Referencing Tom Barrett
Feb 3rd, 2015 by Tom Barrett
Mayor Barrett released the following statement in regard to Alderman Donovan’s transit option press release today
City Unveils New Plan to Build on $2.6 Billion in Downtown Investment by Moving the Streetcar Project Forward, Adding Lakefront LineNov 18th, 2014 by Tom Barrett
Plan Covers Lakefront Line, Utility Costs Without Property Tax Dollars; Operations Slated to Begin by 2018
Aug 14th, 2014 by Tom Barrett
The City of Milwaukee will hold a 2015 Preliminary Budget Hearing to ensure the 2015 City of Milwaukee Budget addresses the needs of our community
Mayor Barrett released the following statement regarding the possibility of double-decking Interstate 94 on the west side of Milwaukee:Jun 18th, 2014 by Tom Barrett
"I’m mystified as to why the Governor has not taken the Stadium Interchange's double deck option off the table."
Apr 29th, 2014 by Tom Barrett
“Judge Adelman’s decision is good for democracy."
Apr 23rd, 2014 by Tom Barrett
We’re not surprised that the Public Service Commission continues to politicize a local public works improvement project.