Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.

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County Board Overwhelmingly Approves Marijuana Referendum for November 6 Ballot
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County Board Overwhelmingly Approves Marijuana Referendum for November 6 Ballot

The Milwaukee County Clerk will add the referendum question to all Milwaukee County ballots for the November 6, 2018 election.

Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday
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Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday

The referendum question would ask Milwaukee County voters if they favor or oppose allowing personal marijuana use, commercial regulation, and taxation of the plant.

Supervisor Weishan Proposing Marijuana Referendum for November Ballot
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Supervisor Weishan Proposing Marijuana Referendum for November Ballot

"It's time for Wisconsin to join the many states across the country that have legalized marijuana..."

Milwaukee County to Seek State Funding of Sheriff’s Department
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Milwaukee County to Seek State Funding of Sheriff’s Department

Funds would pay for more deputies and legal costs

Community Restoration Centers Will Address Racial Disparities
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Community Restoration Centers Will Address Racial Disparities

Supervisor Weishan authored the resolution after listening to county residents discuss their priorities for the Office of African American Affairs.

County Board Supports Lead Abatement Financial Assistance Program
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County Board Supports Lead Abatement Financial Assistance Program

Proposal by Supervisor John Weishan Passes 16 to 1

Supervisors Weishan, Jursik, Introduce Resolution Supporting “John Doe II”
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Supervisors Weishan, Jursik, Introduce Resolution Supporting “John Doe II”

Measure Calls for Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

Supervisor Weishan Criticizes County Executive Chris Abele Over Sheriff’s Department Defunding
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Supervisor Weishan Criticizes County Executive Chris Abele Over Sheriff’s Department Defunding

The Sheriff’s Department Proved Their Commitment to Milwaukee County

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Calls Out County Executive on “Personal Vendetta” Against Sheriff Clarke
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Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Calls Out County Executive on “Personal Vendetta” Against Sheriff Clarke

Weishan Calls for County Board to Override Abele’s Veto of Funding Restoration to Sheriff’s Department

County Board Committee Passes Employment, Environmental Standards in Development Agreements Involving County Land, Subsidies
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County Board Committee Passes Employment, Environmental Standards in Development Agreements Involving County Land, Subsidies

Supervisor Weishan Says Move Will Provide the Greatest Future Benefit for the Entire Community

Weishan Says Abele Rides in Comfort While Average Citizens Wait for the Bus
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Weishan Says Abele Rides in Comfort While Average Citizens Wait for the Bus

“Abele’s anti-worker demands have led to a strike by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998...”

Supervisor Weishan Calls Out County Executive on Selling Out Taxpayers
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Supervisor Weishan Calls Out County Executive on Selling Out Taxpayers

Weishan Calls Giving Away County Assets Irresponsible

Sup. John Weishan, Jr.: Missed Opportunity for Growth with Bad Arena and Park East Plan
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Sup. John Weishan, Jr.: Missed Opportunity for Growth with Bad Arena and Park East Plan

Weishan Calls County Arena Financing Plan “Unworkable”

Supervisor Weishan Says Lifting Taxicab Cap is Good For Free Market
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Supervisor Weishan Says Lifting Taxicab Cap is Good For Free Market

Says Lifting Current Cap on Licenses to Airport Good for Competition, Free Enterprise

Why the Small Vision For Milwaukee?
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Why the Small Vision For Milwaukee?

We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to redevelop a major portion of our great American city.

Supervisor Weishan Says Transit Committee Took Correct Action on Taxis
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Supervisor Weishan Says Transit Committee Took Correct Action on Taxis

Says Approval of 10 New Airport Taxi Permits Benefits Riders, Free Market

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Disappointed by County Board’s Rejection of Arena Resolution
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Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Disappointed by County Board’s Rejection of Arena Resolution

Says It Was Important for Board to Go on Record Against New Taxes for Downtown Arena

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Warns Against Decreasing Inpatient Beds at Mental Health Complex
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Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Warns Against Decreasing Inpatient Beds at Mental Health Complex

Cites Report Saying There is a Continued Need for Inpatient Beds at Behavioral Health Division

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Applauds Committee Consideration of Taxicab Service Changes at Gen. Mitchell International
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Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Applauds Committee Consideration of Taxicab Service Changes at Gen. Mitchell International

Resolution Calls for Recommendations from Airport Director on Taxicab, Uber and Lyft Services

Weishan Pushes Ahead With Arena Resolutions
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Weishan Pushes Ahead With Arena Resolutions

"Now is the Time to Speak Up" on Funding for New Arena, He Says

Sup. Weishan “Disappointed” That Committee Does Not Take Up Arena Referendum Resolution
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Sup. Weishan “Disappointed” That Committee Does Not Take Up Arena Referendum Resolution

Says Public Deserves Right to Express Itself on New Arena, Wisconsin Center Expansion

Supervisor Weishan Demands Full Disclosure of John Doe Records
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Supervisor Weishan Demands Full Disclosure of John Doe Records

Says County Executive Chris Abele "Should Not Help Scott Walker Cover Up"

Weishan to County Executive: “Where is Your Solution to the Pension Issue?”
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Weishan to County Executive: “Where is Your Solution to the Pension Issue?”

Supervisor Says County Executive Must Propose a Solution to Pension Issue

Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., Praises Judiciary Committee for Approval of Referendum on Sales Tax for New Downtown Arena
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Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., Praises Judiciary Committee for Approval of Referendum on Sales Tax for New Downtown Arena

Resolution Calls for Public Voice in Arena Decision

Milwaukee County Supervisor John Weishan Calls for Advisory Referendum on New Sports and Entertainment Complex
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Milwaukee County Supervisor John Weishan Calls for Advisory Referendum on New Sports and Entertainment Complex

Says Voters Have Already Approved Other Priorities Such as Parks, Recreation and Culture, Transit and Emergency Medical Services in 2008 Referendum

Mental Health Bill Does Nothing for Patients
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Mental Health Bill Does Nothing for Patients

Where Are the Changes to the System that Make Improvements for Patients. And How Does It Improve Accountability for the Patients?

Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Praise Board Veto Overide of Taxicab Resolution
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Praise Board Veto Overide of Taxicab Resolution

Measure Designed to Lower Costs and Increase Service, Especially in Under-Served Areas

Supervisor Weishan Applauds Start of Negotations Between Milwaukee Area Technical College and Faculty
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Supervisor Weishan Applauds Start of Negotations Between Milwaukee Area Technical College and Faculty

Milwaukee County Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr. released the following statement regarding the Milwaukee Area Technical College agreement to begin negotiations with MATC faculty.

Supervisor Weishan Announces Three, Budget-Focused Town Hall Meetings
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Supervisor Weishan Announces Three, Budget-Focused Town Hall Meetings

Meetings set for November 3, 7 & 8, 2012