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The People Deserve Better
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The People Deserve Better

Response to Russell Stamper's press release issued on 5/3/2017 at 10:28 a.m.

UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

UWM Arts Instructor Seeks Justice

Nicolas Lampert creates designs for groups like Voces de la Frontera.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 7 Election Winners and Losers
Eyes on Milwaukee

7 Election Winners and Losers

Unions, Hmong community and county infighters were among the winners.

Supervisors to Consider Measure to Prevent Hidden Pension Reports
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Supervisors to Consider Measure to Prevent Hidden Pension Reports

Ordinance Change Would Require Public Disclosure of Pension Errors

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid
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Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid

EDP provides tenants facing eviction with access to free civil legal aid and on-site, limited scope, representation.

Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid
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Eviction Defense Project Opens, Providing Free Civil Legal Aid

Legal Action of Wisconsin launches new program to help stabilize housing for families facing eviction in Milwaukee County

Eyes on Milwaukee: Inside Jury Duty in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Inside Jury Duty in Milwaukee

A day in the life of a Milwaukee County juror.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Tina Balistreri
NEWaukeean of the Week

Tina Balistreri

"I hope that Milwaukee stops being a city where people grow up with the goal to leave..."

Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently
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Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently

Parking Structure at North 4th Street & West Highland Avenue to Close Permanently

Board Chairman Lipscomb and Parks Committee Chair Haas Announce 9/13/2016 Public Hearing on Pokemon Go and 2017 Parks Budget Request
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Board Chairman Lipscomb and Parks Committee Chair Haas Announce 9/13/2016 Public Hearing on Pokemon Go and 2017 Parks Budget Request

Invite Public to Testify about Pokemon GO in the Park and Proposed Parking Meters on the Lakefront

Rep. Sinicki Continues to Attack Primary Opponent’s Family Following Election Victory
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Rep. Sinicki Continues to Attack Primary Opponent’s Family Following Election Victory

Rep. Sinicki claimed that Mike Meyer was harassing her based on his presence at the Humboldt Park Beer Garden, where she was hosting a public fundraiser.

Former Milwaukee County official convicted of misconduct
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Former Milwaukee County official convicted of misconduct

You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!
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You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!

PrideFest celebrates community heroes Friday, June 10

Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs Endorse Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive
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Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs Endorse Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive

"I’m proud to accept their endorsement."

Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic to receive two awards recognizing community engagement
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Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic to receive two awards recognizing community engagement

One presented by Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki and the other by the United Community Center.

City Streets: Jackson St. Almost Had a Subway
City Streets

Jackson St. Almost Had a Subway

A mile-long underground railway was planned in 1890s.

Sheriff Clarke tries to personally serve Chris Abele with board chairman’s lawsuit
Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Public Hearing November 2
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Milwaukee County Board to Hold Budget Public Hearing November 2

Hearing at 6:30 p.m. at Mitchell Park Domes; Public Invited to Speak Out on Budget Issues

Milwaukee Transit Riders and Workers Call on County to Restore Transit Funding
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Milwaukee Transit Riders and Workers Call on County to Restore Transit Funding

The organizations also call on the county to address job and education access in Milwaukee by funding service for route 80X

Now Serving: GarageToberFest, Fun for the Whole Family
Now Serving

GarageToberFest, Fun for the Whole Family

Show up wearing lederhosen or a dirndl to get a free bratwurst and a beer.

Annual Tap the Potential Events Celebrate 25 years of ADA
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Annual Tap the Potential Events Celebrate 25 years of ADA

In October each year, the focus is on performances and artworks presented by artists who have disabilities themselves.

Milwaukee Attorney Michael Hupy Donates $50,000 to Milwaukee Justice Center
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Milwaukee Attorney Michael Hupy Donates $50,000 to Milwaukee Justice Center

He has already donated $100,000 to help transform MJC from an idea into a reality.

The Real Story of Milwaukee’s Homeless

The Real Story of Milwaukee’s Homeless

New documentary follows their trail, finds city has some of "the best homeless outreach cops" in any city.

Love and Equality Win Again!
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Love and Equality Win Again!

County Executive Abele Applauds Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Equality

Yesterday’s Milwaukee: County Courthouse, Early 1870s
Yesterday’s Milwaukee

County Courthouse, Early 1870s

It was built by architect Leonard Schmidtner, who also built St. Stanislaus church. His courthouse would stand for 66 years.

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Express Bus Routes Start in January
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Express Bus Routes Start in January

The good news: Three new express routes will move riders more quickly across the county. The bad: transit system running out of money.

County Executive Abele Reminds People That Guns Are Not Allowed at the Courthouse
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County Executive Abele Reminds People That Guns Are Not Allowed at the Courthouse

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele wants to remind people that it is against the law to bring a gun to the Courthouse, even if you have a concealed carry license. In less than a month security officers have caught two people bringing guns into the Courthouse. In both instances the weapons were identified by security […]

Vantage Point: From the Hyatt Polaris Room
Vantage Point

From the Hyatt Polaris Room

My goal was to duplicate the 1896 view of Milwaukee in the famous lithograph. Not quite, but great views anyway.

Equality Wins in Wisconsin
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Equality Wins in Wisconsin

Milwaukee County Immediately Issuing Same Sex Marriage Licenses

Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee Welcomes Public Input as it Begins Budget Review
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Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee Welcomes Public Input as it Begins Budget Review

Announces Public Hearing on October 20 at Milwaukee School of Languages

Another Historic Step Forward for Marriage Equality
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Another Historic Step Forward for Marriage Equality

New Marriage Licenses Remain on Hold

County Clerk Czarnezki Congratulates Same Sex Couples and Thanks Staff
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County Clerk Czarnezki Congratulates Same Sex Couples and Thanks Staff

“Judge Crabb’s decision is a giant step towards marriage equality,”

County Executive Abele Disappointed in Marriage Decision, Vows to Keep Fighting for Equality
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County Executive Abele Disappointed in Marriage Decision, Vows to Keep Fighting for Equality

County Executive Chris Abele said he is disappointed in U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb’s ruling today that halts same sex marriages.

Courthouse Open Saturday for Weddings, Register of Deeds Offering Birth Certificates
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Courthouse Open Saturday for Weddings, Register of Deeds Offering Birth Certificates

The Milwaukee County Courthouse will be open from 9am to 1pm on Saturday, June 7th to allow couples to receive marriage licenses.

County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
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County Clerk Czarnezki Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Milwaukee County Clerk Joe Czarnezki announced that his will office will immediately begin accepting marriage license applications

Chairwoman Celebrates Ruling That Finally Brings Marriage Equality to Wisconsin
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Chairwoman Celebrates Ruling That Finally Brings Marriage Equality to Wisconsin

"A just society is one that will thrive."

Recommendations for Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Announced
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Recommendations for Milwaukee County Mental Health Board Announced

Milwaukee County Health and Human Needs Committee Will Meet on Recommendations

‘Food Truck Thursdays’ Return to the Courthouse
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‘Food Truck Thursdays’ Return to the Courthouse

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele welcomes back some of the best food on wheels when Food Truck Thursday returns to the Courthouse on Thursday, April 17th.

“Sisters of Freedom” Display Showcased at the Milwaukee County Courthouse
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“Sisters of Freedom” Display Showcased at the Milwaukee County Courthouse

A unique art display honoring African American women from the 1800’s to present day will be on display on the third floor of the Milwaukee County Courthouse through the end of the month. "Sisters of Freedom", African American Women Moving Us Forward, is on loan from Mount Mary University.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo, Sr. Criticizes “Lack of Transparency” in Courthouse Fire Fund Transfer
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo, Sr. Criticizes “Lack of Transparency” in Courthouse Fire Fund Transfer

Milwaukee County Supervisor Michael Mayo, Sr., today criticized officials from the Abele administration for a “lack of transparency” about the actual costs of the Milwaukee County Courthouse fire in July, and he called on the County Board to require more answers about the costs.

Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen To Hold News Conference on Living Wage Monday, December 16th at 9:30 A.M.
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Milwaukee County Supervisor David Bowen To Hold News Conference on Living Wage Monday, December 16th at 9:30 A.M.

Supervisor David Bowen, with other members of the County Board and community, will hold a news conference on living wage at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 16, in the rotunda of the Milwaukee County Courthouse

Christmas Tree Lights Up the Courthouse
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Christmas Tree Lights Up the Courthouse

Wednesday – December 4, 2013

Voting Underway for Courthouse Christmas Tree
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Voting Underway for Courthouse Christmas Tree

Voting runs until noon on November 18th.

Milwaukee County’s Christmas Tree Will be Chosen by Residents
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Milwaukee County’s Christmas Tree Will be Chosen by Residents

Milwaukee County is putting out the call for the annual Courthouse Christmas Tree, this year the tree that makes the final cut will be chosen by residents.

“Flash Mob” Comes to the Courthouse
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“Flash Mob” Comes to the Courthouse

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is happy to announce the Milwaukee County Courthouse will once again host a “flash mob” to raise awareness and celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impaired.

Plenty of Horne: Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse
Plenty of Horne

Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse

Court Commissioner Barry Slagle electrocuted in scary, unreported incident at courthouse.

Services at the Courthouse Return to Regular Hours
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Services at the Courthouse Return to Regular Hours

All public services on the first floor of the Milwaukee County Courthouse are returning to regular hours on Tuesday, July 23rd.

Courthouse Opening First Floor Services to the Public
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Courthouse Opening First Floor Services to the Public

Offices Opening at 10am

Courthouse Opening Runs Smoothly
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Courthouse Opening Runs Smoothly

The Milwaukee County Courthouse reopened today for most court services and, with the exception of a few hiccups, things ran smoothly.

County Board Will Continue With Scheduled Meetings Following Courthouse Fire
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County Board Will Continue With Scheduled Meetings Following Courthouse Fire

Public invited to meetings that will take place in alternate locations

And Justice For All?

And Justice For All?

The Milwaukee Justice Center has created a unique legal clinic for the poor.

Fishing Season Opens May 4 – Buy Your Fishing License Now!
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Fishing Season Opens May 4 – Buy Your Fishing License Now!

Wisconsin's fishing season opens Saturday, May 4th.

Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures
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Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures

Public hearing will allow Milwaukee County residents an opportunity to speak out on County governance reforms

City Business: A Jazzman’s Cafe
City Business

A Jazzman’s Cafe

A new coffeehouse on Wisconsin Ave. is run by an expert barista and jazz drummer.

County Supervisors, Others to Call for End to Poverty Wages for Janitors
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County Supervisors, Others to Call for End to Poverty Wages for Janitors

Contract for cleaning county buildings spurs concerns that public dollars fund family-sustaining jobs

County Executive Helps Celebrate Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting
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County Executive Helps Celebrate Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Lubavitch of Wisconsin will celebrate the Hanukkah Menorah Lighting in the Milwaukee County Courthouse Rotunda on Monday, December 10th at 11:30am.

Courthouse Tree Lighting Will Feature Santa, Singing & Sausages
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Courthouse Tree Lighting Will Feature Santa, Singing & Sausages

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will officially light the Milwaukee County Courthouse Christmas Tree this Thursday at 4:30pm.

Cudahy War Memorial Tree Chosen as County Christmas Tree
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Cudahy War Memorial Tree Chosen as County Christmas Tree

The tree will be cut down on Monday, November 19, 2012 and moved to the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012
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County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Executive Welcomes “Flash Mob” to the Courthouse
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County Executive Welcomes “Flash Mob” to the Courthouse

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is happy to announce the Milwaukee County Courthouse will be the spot of a “flash mob” to raise awareness and celebrate the achievements of blind and visually impaired people.

100 Days of Progress at the County Board
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100 Days of Progress at the County Board

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic released the following progress report on her first 100 days in office.

Does building a park over a freeway in Milwaukee make sense?

Does building a park over a freeway in Milwaukee make sense?

Cities across the country are in the process of constructing or exploring ways to turn freeways into public space. Would it be wise to implement such an idea in Milwaukee?

The Roundup: Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year
The Roundup

Art Jones Pension better than $100K per year

Two other Mayoral candidates eligible soon