MKE County

House of Correction Has Confirmed COVID-19 Case

House of Correction Has Confirmed COVID-19 Case

One inmate has confirmed case, several others showing symptoms. Nurse that works at jail also tests positive.

Transportation: County Supervisors Push Free Bus Rides
Transportation

County Supervisors Push Free Bus Rides

Passengers could use side door, away from bus drivers, to protect them from getting virus.

County Asks for Equipment Donations

County Asks for Equipment Donations

Help save healthcare workers' lives; donate masks, gloves, disinfectants, safety glasses.

Milwaukee County Releases Interactive Map of COVID-19 Outbreak

Milwaukee County Releases Interactive Map of COVID-19 Outbreak

64 cases confirmed in Milwaukee County. Tracker allows public to better monitor outbreak.

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Running Low

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Running Low

State and local officials prioritizing tests for worst cases, so results understate spread of disease.

40 COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee County

40 COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee County

Up 67% since yesterday. Abele favors moving back the spring election.

County Sales Tax Legislation Gets Hearing

County Sales Tax Legislation Gets Hearing

Bill supported by local business leaders allows hike in county sales tax for local purposes.

MKE County: Federal Grant Funds New Opioid Program
MKE County

Federal Grant Funds New Opioid Program

County has state's highest rates of deaths and hospital visits related to opioid addiction.

MKE County: Board Seeks Unified Approach to Services
MKE County

Board Seeks Unified Approach to Services

County approves One Milwaukee Task Force, aims to unify county, city and MPS services for high need neighborhoods.

Milwaukee County Wants Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

Milwaukee County Wants Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

After the legislature failed to fund new facilities, Milwaukee County continues to explore alternatives to locking kids up.

Transportation: Bus Rapid Transit Faces Delays, Higher Costs
Transportation

Bus Rapid Transit Faces Delays, Higher Costs

Trump administration mismanagement of grant program costing county time and money.

MKE County: County Increases Spending on Voter Registration, Education
MKE County

County Increases Spending on Voter Registration, Education

Residents on purge list will get notified, public information campaign will be launched.