Sup. Sequanna Taylor

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Supervisor Taylor Supports Young Artists
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Supervisor Taylor Supports Young Artists

"I applaud them for using their civil rights to protect the rights of others with this important work."

Supervisor Taylor Joins Educators’ March to Madison
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Supervisor Taylor Joins Educators’ March to Madison

"Fully funding public education is essential to ensuring that all students, regardless of their ZIP code, have access to quality education."

Supervisor Taylor Hosts Youth Courthouse Day
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Supervisor Taylor Hosts Youth Courthouse Day

"Youth Courthouse Day will inspire students to make good choices, stay in school, and pursue higher education so that the best possible opportunities are open to them."

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories
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Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

"Congratulations to Tony Evers, Mandela Barnes, Josh Kaul, Sarah Godlewski, and Tammy Baldwin on their victories on Tuesday."

County Board Votes Unanimously to Back Expungement Reform
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County Board Votes Unanimously to Back Expungement Reform

"I am pleased that every member of the county board can see the economic urgency of this issue."

Supervisor Taylor Presses for Action on HIV/AIDS
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Supervisor Taylor Presses for Action on HIV/AIDS

Final consideration of all proposed budget amendments will take place at the County Board's budget adoption meeting on November 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws
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Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws

"Expungement allows people who have completed their sentences to be given a real chance to pursue economic security for themselves and their families."

Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote
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Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote

"This year, young people will make up the largest group of eligible voters for the first time in any election."

Sequanna Taylor Announces Candidacy for MPS Board of School Directors
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Sequanna Taylor Announces Candidacy for MPS Board of School Directors

Elected Official, MPS Parent, and Educational Assistant Will Put the Students First

Supervisor Taylor Statement on Supreme Court Ruling
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Supervisor Taylor Statement on Supreme Court Ruling

"The Janus decision that came down today is a direct attack from those billionaires and millionaires who think our kids and their right to a great public education is for sale. "

Supervisor Taylor Condemns MPS School Board Director Michael Bonds’ Inappropriate Outburst
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Supervisor Taylor Condemns MPS School Board Director Michael Bonds’ Inappropriate Outburst

"Director Bonds' outburst at Tuesday's School Board meeting was totally inappropriate..."

County Board Elects Sequanna Taylor as Second Vice Chairwoman
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County Board Elects Sequanna Taylor as Second Vice Chairwoman

Taylor served as Vice Chair of the Health and Human Needs Committee during the 2016 – 2018 term.

Supervisor Taylor Resolutions on Infant Mortality and Early Childhood Development Adopted by County Board
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Supervisor Taylor Resolutions on Infant Mortality and Early Childhood Development Adopted by County Board

"We must do more to ensure that all babies born in Milwaukee County have an equal opportunity to grow up healthy and happy, and pursue their dreams."

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to  Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake
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Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake

"I write to you today to offer my support for your plan to discontinue the use of the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls as youth detention facilities..."

2018 Budget Includes $90,000 for Youth Training Program
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2018 Budget Includes $90,000 for Youth Training Program

The goal of the initiative is to keep youth out of the troubled Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake facilities.

County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

"The practice of restraining pregnant women is demeaning and unnecessary and best efforts must be made to avoid this practice at all costs."

Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

A measure opposing the practice of shackling pregnant and postpartum women within Milwaukee County correctional facilities will come before the Judiciary, Safety, and General Services committee

Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program
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Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program

"I stand with all the Dreamers..."

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Statement on Haeggan-Brown Verdict
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Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Statement on Haeggan-Brown Verdict

"We say "Black Lives Matter" because we have to remind others that we are too humans."

Hector Colon Kept Suicide Attempts and Desperate Efforts to Avoid Racially Abusive Guards Hidden from Supervisors
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Hector Colon Kept Suicide Attempts and Desperate Efforts to Avoid Racially Abusive Guards Hidden from Supervisors

“I am deeply troubled that Director Colon was not forthcoming about recent incidents at Lincoln Hills...”

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor urges for $15 minimum wage
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor urges for $15 minimum wage

The current minimum wage, $7.25 an hour, equates to only $15,080 for a full time 40-hour workweek.