Statement of President Hines on the passing of Felmers Chaney
Statement of President Hines on the passing of Felmers Chaney.
Felmers Chaney was an iconic figure and trailblazer in the history of the Milwaukee Police Department, and he later took that same spirit of courage and leadership to the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP, where (as president) he fought for civil rights and liberties and against police abuse and school segregation. He leaves a strong and positive legacy for others to follow – a legacy that I believe will live on for many years.
He was married for more than 70 years to Jessie, and my sincere condolences go out to her and to the entire family at this difficult time.
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Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr., who has served as Milwaukee’s 15th District Alderman since 1996 and Council president since 2004, announced today that he is resigning his seat on the Council effective tomorrow, February 1, 2014.
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The 2014 amended city budget approved today by the Milwaukee Common Council addresses key priorities and maintains quality city services at current levels.