Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Statement on Veterans Day
“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.”
“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.
“But the brave men and women who have risked their lives in service of our nation deserve our support and recognition every day, not just on Veterans Day.
“Milwaukee County is honored to support our heroes by assisting veterans and their families with applications for federal and state benefits, assisting with discharge upgrades, providing emergency grants for veterans facing eviction or energy shutoff, coordinating the provision of legal advice and counseling for war-time veterans, and reaching out to at-risk veterans who face challenges due to joblessness or homelessness.
“We can never fully repay our veterans for their service, so it is our duty to support them when they come home. I’m proud to recognize Veterans Day 2015 and to take every opportunity to thank and support our veterans year-round.”
Recent Press Releases by County Executive Chris Abele - Page 6
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A majority of Wisconsinites support increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
A grand reopening event for all three Domes is being planned for early December.
This approval allows the County and MCTS to begin environmental and engineering studies on the route.
County Executive Chris Abele, Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Announce $350,000 EPA Grant for South Shore ProjectSep 13th, 2016 by County Executive Chris Abele
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Colón Reappointment Wins Endorsement of Mayor Barrett, Gov. Doyle, Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence, broad coalition of community members
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County Executive Chris Abele Announces Closing on Sale of Downtown Transit Center.
Milwaukee County Receives $2.4 Million Grant from SAMHSA to Support Housing First Initiative to End Chronic HomelessnessAug 29th, 2016 by County Executive Chris Abele
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) supports County-wide collaborative to end chronic homelessness