Ald. Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson

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Council approves resolution creating Millennial Task Force
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Council approves resolution creating Millennial Task Force

News Release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Statement on closure of Midtown Starbucks
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Statement on closure of Midtown Starbucks

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson November 15, 2019

Committee recommends approval of resolution creating Millennial Task Force
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Committee recommends approval of resolution creating Millennial Task Force

News Release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Alderman Cavalier Johnson on Running for Milwaukee County Executive
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Alderman Cavalier Johnson on Running for Milwaukee County Executive

I believe that my focus should remain on the work at hand in City Hall at this time.

Help Milwaukee Police catch hit-and-run suspect
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Help Milwaukee Police catch hit-and-run suspect

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson November 8, 20

Local business leaders step up to support community assets
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Local business leaders step up to support community assets

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson October 29, 2019

Riverworks Coin Laundry’s New Read, Play, and Learn Space
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Riverworks Coin Laundry’s New Read, Play, and Learn Space

News release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Legislation on redistricting ballot issue moves forward
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Legislation on redistricting ballot issue moves forward

News release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

City of Glendale takes action to ban conversion therapy
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City of Glendale takes action to ban conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson August 27, 2019

Superior the latest Wisconsin city to take action to ban conversion therapy
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Superior the latest Wisconsin city to take action to ban conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson August 23, 2019

Gunfire too common and too close for comfort – time for action on firearms
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Gunfire too common and too close for comfort – time for action on firearms

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson August 21, 2019

Council approves resolution calling for restrictions on firework sales
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Council approves resolution calling for restrictions on firework sales

News release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Racine takes action to ban conversion therapy
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Racine takes action to ban conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson July 17, 2019

State funding for youth summer jobs wisely restored by Governor Evers
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State funding for youth summer jobs wisely restored by Governor Evers

A statement by Alderman Cavalier Johnson July 3, 2019

Condolences for off-duty Milwaukee officer death
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Condolences for off-duty Milwaukee officer death

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson June 18, 2019

Resolution to adopt a Green Infrastructure Plan for the City of Milwaukee advances to the Common Council
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Resolution to adopt a Green Infrastructure Plan for the City of Milwaukee advances to the Common Council

“The Green Infrastructure Plan will reduce the amount of rainwater that flows into the sewerage system following a wet-weather event.”

Event to mark placing of plaque to remember fallen officer
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Event to mark placing of plaque to remember fallen officer

"Officer Irvine was killed in the line of duty while working to protect the citizens of the City of Milwaukee..."

Another state takes action on conversion therapy
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Another state takes action on conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson June 4, 2019

Bold, bipartisan measure could help needy families while boosting our state economy
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Bold, bipartisan measure could help needy families while boosting our state economy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 21, 2019

The United States House of Representatives passes the Equality Act
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The United States House of Representatives passes the Equality Act

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 20, 2019

Small shared revenue increase dies in party-line vote
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Small shared revenue increase dies in party-line vote

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 13, 2019

Congratulations to the State of Maine for its stewardship in protecting our environment
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Congratulations to the State of Maine for its stewardship in protecting our environment

A statement from Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 3, 2019

Thank you Outpost Foods and the Milwaukee Brewers for your commitment to preserving our environment
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Thank you Outpost Foods and the Milwaukee Brewers for your commitment to preserving our environment

A statement from Alderman Cavalier Johnson April 23, 2019

Earth Day more urgent today than ever before
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Earth Day more urgent today than ever before

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson April 22, 2019

Council unanimously passes resolution to study feasibility and costs of an environmentally friendly purchasing program
Two charged in attack on Parking Enforcement Officer
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Two charged in attack on Parking Enforcement Officer

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson April 8, 2019

Violence unacceptable against parking checker just doing his job
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Violence unacceptable against parking checker just doing his job

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson April 2, 2019

Puerto Rico bans conversion therapy
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Puerto Rico bans conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson March 29, 2019

Remembering Noelani Robinson
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Remembering Noelani Robinson

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson March 18, 2019

Help find missing toddler Noelani Robinson
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Help find missing toddler Noelani Robinson

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson March 14, 2019

In Honor of International Women’s Day
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In Honor of International Women’s Day

I urge my fellow citizens to reach out today and thank (and/or hug if it’s someone close!) the women who make a difference in making your lives and our world better every day.

Another city takes action on conversion therapy
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Another city takes action on conversion therapy

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - January 4, 2019

Prime mixed-use development opportunity for Capitol Library
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Prime mixed-use development opportunity for Capitol Library

"With the new library being a catalytic community economic development project, this is an exciting opportunity for a developer to help shape the future of this neighborhood."

Praise for HACM exemplary hiring and contract gains for low-income residents
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Praise for HACM exemplary hiring and contract gains for low-income residents

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - December 18, 2018

Leading Men Fellows program offers promising impact for young Milwaukee children
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Leading Men Fellows program offers promising impact for young Milwaukee children

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - December 13, 2018

Advocate Aurora Health increases wages to $15 per hour
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Advocate Aurora Health increases wages to $15 per hour

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - December 5, 2018

Milwaukee flexes its voting muscles in historic fashion
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Milwaukee flexes its voting muscles in historic fashion

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - November 7, 2018

Regional transit approach needed to help workers keep jobs, fill abundant vacancies
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Regional transit approach needed to help workers keep jobs, fill abundant vacancies

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 19, 2018

Special ceremony to mark naming of Vel R. Phillips Ante Chamber
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Special ceremony to mark naming of Vel R. Phillips Ante Chamber

News release from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Op Ed: Tommy Could Help Create Prison Reform
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Tommy Could Help Create Prison Reform

Thompson, former Republican governor, regrets increase in incarceration, could team with Democratic reformers.

Newly renovated Midtown Center Pick ‘n Save provides big boost
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Newly renovated Midtown Center Pick ‘n Save provides big boost

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - August 15, 2018

Rhythm & Blooms concert Thursday at Green Tree Community Garden
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Rhythm & Blooms concert Thursday at Green Tree Community Garden

6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 2

Madison approves ban on conversion therapy – and now it’s time to outlaw the practice across Wisconsin
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Madison approves ban on conversion therapy – and now it’s time to outlaw the practice across Wisconsin

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - July 13, 2018

Committee a unanimous ‘yes’ on proposal to rename anteroom in honor of Vel Phillips
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Committee a unanimous ‘yes’ on proposal to rename anteroom in honor of Vel Phillips

News release from Alderman Cavalier "Chevy" Johnson

Newly enacted state law yet another power grab
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Newly enacted state law yet another power grab

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - June 12, 2018

Triple shooting rocks normally quiet 2nd District
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Triple shooting rocks normally quiet 2nd District

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - May 14, 2018

Dangerous drivers be warned
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Dangerous drivers be warned

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - April 30, 2018

Threat to JobLines routes could mean jobs lost for city residents
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Threat to JobLines routes could mean jobs lost for city residents

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - April 13, 2018

Committee votes “yes” on conversion therapy ban
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Committee votes “yes” on conversion therapy ban

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - March 8, 2018

Measure would ban conversion therapy in Milwaukee
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Measure would ban conversion therapy in Milwaukee

News release from Alderman Cavalier "Chevy" Johnson

Residency law change leading to exodus of people, dollars
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Residency law change leading to exodus of people, dollars

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - March 6, 2018

Applications for Earn & Learn Summer Youth Internship Program Now Open
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Applications for Earn & Learn Summer Youth Internship Program Now Open

The Earn & Learn Summer Youth Internship Program places youth in an internship within city government for the summer, providing job training, professional skills, and income.

City’s Employer of National Service status offers promise for service agency vets
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City’s Employer of National Service status offers promise for service agency vets

News conference set for Wednesday, January 17 at City Hall

Exodus of city workers hurts neighborhoods, hurts Milwaukee
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Exodus of city workers hurts neighborhoods, hurts Milwaukee

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - December 19, 2017

On the passing of crossing guard Andrew Tyler
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On the passing of crossing guard Andrew Tyler

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - December 7, 2017

Heartbreaking outcome from the family of school crossing guard Andrew Tyler
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Heartbreaking outcome from the family of school crossing guard Andrew Tyler

tatement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - November 20, 2017

Alderman Johnson shares GoFundMe page for crossing guard hit by reckless driver
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Alderman Johnson shares GoFundMe page for crossing guard hit by reckless driver

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - November 14, 2017

Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday event on December 6
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Warrant Withdrawal Wednesday event on December 6

News release from Alderman Cavalier "Chevy" Johnson

Hit-and-run leaves veteran crossing guard seriously injured
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Hit-and-run leaves veteran crossing guard seriously injured

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - November 10, 2017

Bi-partisan early childhood bill is a positive step in the right direction
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Bi-partisan early childhood bill is a positive step in the right direction

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - October 31, 2017

Resolution reevaluating employment age moves forward
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Resolution reevaluating employment age moves forward

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 30, 2017

Strong families and communities start with early education
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Strong families and communities start with early education

Statement by Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 27, 2017

Alderman Johnson thanks Senator Kohl for generous library gift of $2 Million
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Alderman Johnson thanks Senator Kohl for generous library gift of $2 Million

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 23, 2017

Fatal hit-and-run crashes are absolutely preventable
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Fatal hit-and-run crashes are absolutely preventable

Statement by Alderman Cavalier Johnson - October 5, 2017

When good citizens step up in Milwaukee, good things happen
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When good citizens step up in Milwaukee, good things happen

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - September 22, 2017

Proposed ‘Right-to-Carry’ legislation disastrous for urban areas
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Proposed ‘Right-to-Carry’ legislation disastrous for urban areas

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - September 20, 2017

Alderman Johnson thanks Milwaukee Bucks for their investment in our city
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Alderman Johnson thanks Milwaukee Bucks for their investment in our city

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - September 20, 2017

Alderman Cavalier Johnson welcomes Milwaukee County Sheriff partnership
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Alderman Cavalier Johnson welcomes Milwaukee County Sheriff partnership

All too often, many of my constituents feel as if they cannot even go about their day due to rampant reckless driving in our community.

Alderman Johnson Thanks the Bucks and Johnson Controls for Their Investments in the Community
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Alderman Johnson Thanks the Bucks and Johnson Controls for Their Investments in the Community

Yesterday the grand opening for the multi-sport complex at Westlawn Garden’s Browning Elementary School and the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, was a huge success

Alderman Johnson calls for action after a reckless driver leaves a 10-year-old in a coma
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Alderman Johnson calls for action after a reckless driver leaves a 10-year-old in a coma

A Letter to the Fire and Police Commission

Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem
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Foxconn announcement spotlights our transit problem

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - August 7, 2017

Op Ed: How to Prevent Crime
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How to Prevent Crime

53206 zip code has high crime, high imprisonment. We need a different approach.

N. 76th St. construction continues, ramp closures scheduled
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N. 76th St. construction continues, ramp closures scheduled

Important road construction information (N. 76th St.) from Alderman Cavalier Johnson

What’s in a name? An intentional shift
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What’s in a name? An intentional shift

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson - June 29, 2017

New store opening enables relocation of jobs to Milwaukee
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New store opening enables relocation of jobs to Milwaukee

Dakonte Product Group, Inc. is a store that oversees several product lines, from industrial envelopes to menu covers.

What we need: A broad and holistic approach focused on prevention
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What we need: A broad and holistic approach focused on prevention

Statement from Alderman Cavalier Johnson May 9, 2017

Havenwoods to hold tour of homes this Saturday
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Havenwoods to hold tour of homes this Saturday

This event is free of charge and will provide information on four or five local houses, plus neighborhood highlights.

Op Ed: Trump Budget Would Hurt City
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Trump Budget Would Hurt City

$54 billion annual spending cut would hit long list of needed city programs.

Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force
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Council passes resolution creating Early Education Task Force

The task force will launch a birth-to-school literacy initiative.

Council urges Legislature to introduce fair property tax assessment policy bill
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Council urges Legislature to introduce fair property tax assessment policy bill

"Homeowners in Wisconsin already pay 70% of the total statewide property tax levy."

Proposed curtailment of Project Labor Agreements would hurt cities
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Proposed curtailment of Project Labor Agreements would hurt cities

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson January 31, 2017

Residents invited to learn about jobs working at new Bucks arena
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Residents invited to learn about jobs working at new Bucks arena

The meeting will also offer Milwaukee residents the opportunity to be certified for the city’s Resident Preference Program.

Early Voting is Underway in Milwaukee
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Early Voting is Underway in Milwaukee

Early voting is underway in Milwaukee, and it's time to make your plan to get out and vote!

Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening
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Milwaukee residents invited to Rhythm & Bloom concert series opening

News release from Alds. Cavalier Johnson and Chantia Lewis

A call for action
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A call for action

Statement of Alderman Cavalier Johnson July 8, 2016

Ready to Work
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Ready to Work

I am looking forward to serving the interests of district residents on Milwaukee's Common Council.

Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Congresswoman Gwen Moore Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman

"I enthusiastically support Chevy Johnson," noted Congresswoman Gwen Moore.

MTEA President Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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MTEA President Endorses Chevy Johnson for Alderman

Chevy has shown that he supports public education -- our students, our families, and our educators," said Kim Schroeder, President of the Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association.

Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Endorse Chevy Johnson
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Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals Endorse Chevy Johnson

"Chevy will work hard to create positive health outcomes for the city of Milwaukee as Alderman," noted Candice Owley president of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals.

Vel Phillips Endorses Chevy Johnson
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Vel Phillips Endorses Chevy Johnson

"Growing up in Milwaukee, Vel Phillips is one of those people who inspired me to get involved in politics."

Another Attack on Local Control
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Another Attack on Local Control

"I abhor the assault on local control that has emanated from Madison throughout these last few years."

Citizen Action, Ironworkers Local #8 Endorse Chevy Johnson
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Citizen Action, Ironworkers Local #8 Endorse Chevy Johnson

Chevy Johnson has been endorsed by a number of labor unions, progressive organizations, neighbors and elected officials.

Wisconsin Jobs Now, AFT Local 212 Endorse Chevy Johnson
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Wisconsin Jobs Now, AFT Local 212 Endorse Chevy Johnson

Chevy Johnson has announced the endorsements of a number of former and current elected officials, progressive organizations, community leaders, and neighbors.

AFSCME PEOPLE, Milwaukee Area Labor Council Endorse Chevy Johnson
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AFSCME PEOPLE, Milwaukee Area Labor Council Endorse Chevy Johnson

Chevy Johnson has announced the endorsements of a number of former and current elected officials, progressive organizations, community leaders, and neighbors.

SEIU, Working Families Party Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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SEIU, Working Families Party Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

Chevy Johnson has been endorsed by a number of former and current elected officials, progressive organizations, community leaders and neighbors.

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson
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Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

“I am honored and privileged to have the support of such wonderful community leaders and stakeholders,” said Johnson.

Opportunity in Milwaukee
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Opportunity in Milwaukee

I believe that there are some specific, pragmatic policies that we can enact to help increase employment and access to opportunity in Milwaukee.

Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman
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Goyke, Brostoff Endorse Chevy Johnson for Alderman

“Chevy’s work ethic and passion for city issues is unmatched and he will make a great alderman,” said Rep. Jonathan Brostoff.

State Representative LaTonya Johnson Endorses Chevy Johnson
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State Representative LaTonya Johnson Endorses Chevy Johnson

“Chevy has passionately served Milwaukee, and has stood for better public safety, improved infrastructure and jobs with livable wages,” remarked Rep. Johnson.

A Call to Service
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A Call to Service

I have met hundreds of my neighbors who have expressed to me that they need a leader who will serve them with the best interest of our district and our city at heart.

Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman
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Chevy Johnson Enters Race for 2nd District Alderman

Chevy’s commitment to his district and city began at an early age.