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MKE County: Nicholson Shuffles Board’s Leadership
MKE County

Nicholson Shuffles Board’s Leadership

Chairwoman resets board's balance of power, and punishes a rival, with new committee assignments.

MKE County: Election Shakes Up County Board
MKE County

Election Shakes Up County Board

Five of 18 supervisors will be new. Longtime Sup. John Weishan, Jr. upset by Peter Burgelis. A sixth new face could be coming.

Mandela Barnes Earns Over 100 Endorsements from Wisconsin Elected Officials in Race for U.S. Senate
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Mandela Barnes Earns Over 100 Endorsements from Wisconsin Elected Officials in Race for U.S. Senate

Barnes Has Built an Unparalleled Statewide Coalition to Defeat Ron Johnson

MKE County: Independent Committee Submits Final Map for Supervisor Districts
MKE County

Independent Committee Submits Final Map for Supervisor Districts

But independence of the Independent Redistricting Committee is now in question, as county board could face lawsuits.

What’s It Worth: Harley-Davidson Founder’s Home For Sale
What’s It Worth

Harley-Davidson Founder’s Home For Sale

Washington Heights home of William S. Harley on market for first time in 45 years

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election
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County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election

Colectivo workers voted to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 494 which will develop the group's first negotiated contract, pending the election’s certification by the National Labor Relations Board.

Eighteen Milwaukee Local Elected Officials Endorse Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes for U.S. Senate
Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Adopted by County Board
Supervisor Cullen Proposal to Increase Wages and Cover Training Costs for Lifeguards Adopted
MKE County: Pay Raise, Bonuses Proposed to Address Lifeguard Shortage
MKE County

Pay Raise, Bonuses Proposed to Address Lifeguard Shortage

Starting wage would be $15 an hour. Returning guards could earn additional $900 in bonuses next year.

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Advances
Supervisors Denounce Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans
MKE County: Board Rejoins WI Counties Association
MKE County

Board Rejoins WI Counties Association

Board had withheld membership dues in January but decides to rejoin group after WCA leaders offer assurances.

MKE County: Does the Wisconsin Counties Association Help Milwaukee?
MKE County

Does the Wisconsin Counties Association Help Milwaukee?

Some county officials say no, and are pushing to withdraw from the group.

Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron
MKE County: Furloughed Workers May Get Pension Credit
MKE County

Furloughed Workers May Get Pension Credit

Proposal allows county employees furloughed by pandemic to still gain pension credit.

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

Wauwatosa Struggles With History of Racism

As the city grapples with policing, racial injustice looms over the conversation.

Transportation: Bus System Redesign Approved
Transportation

Bus System Redesign Approved

More frequent service and shorter travel times. MCTS will implement changes in 2021.

MKE County: Board Using Transit To Provide Voting Access
MKE County

Board Using Transit To Provide Voting Access

More buses on election day to make sure all who want to vote can get to polling places.

County Supervisors Express Support for Colectivo Workers Union
County Board Adopts Resolution Expanding Access to Polling Locations
Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements
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Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements

Elected officials from across Milwaukee County, state, support Ramón

County Board Passes Resolution Allowing ‘Credible Messengers’ to Work with Youth
MKE County: Nicholson Picks New Board’s Leaders
MKE County

Nicholson Picks New Board’s Leaders

While new board chair rewarded some allies, some who opposed her retained positions.

Marcelia Nicholson Elected Chairwoman of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

Marcelia Nicholson beats Willie Johnson, Jr. out for leadership of the county board.

Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive
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Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive

Announces more key endorsements in Milwaukee area spring elections

Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park
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Green Bay Packers Donate New Playground for Center Street Park

The Packers gift, which includes installation costs, was made in conjunction with the National Football League’s "Play60" and "Huddle for 100" initiatives, is valued at between $75,000 and $80,000.

Transportation: Transit Union Stages Rally
Transportation

Transit Union Stages Rally

Calls for contract to include to backpay and driver security measures, and for the restoration of bus routes.

Milwaukee County Announces Upcoming Budget Public Engagement Sessions
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Milwaukee County Announces Upcoming Budget Public Engagement Sessions

Four sessions in partnership with Milwaukee County Supervisors provide forum for residents to share priorities and weigh in on new revenue options

MKE County: Sup. Alexander Wants More Public Input
MKE County

Sup. Alexander Wants More Public Input

County board, less than excited, votes to have the ordinance undergo a review.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Calls for Menstrual Equity
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Calls for Menstrual Equity

Dimitrijevic proposed amending the 2019 county budget to address the lack of equity in hygiene produccts.

County Moving Auction of Foreclosed Properties Online
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County Moving Auction of Foreclosed Properties Online

"Switching to an online auctions allows greater access for ordinary citizens who want to purchase a home in Milwaukee County."

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Workers at company that serves airport demand a union, give company till Monday to officially respond.

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments
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Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments

Standing committees typically meet every month, prior to the County Board meeting.

Eyes on Milwaukee: County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar

Despite long odds against winning, county will submit bid to the city.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Should County Operate Streetcar?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Should County Operate Streetcar?

Board members push -- belatedly -- for county transit to operate streetcar.

Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee
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Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee

Members of the Committee released a joint statement regarding Clarke's absence.

Board Chairman Lipscomb Announces Standing Committee Assignments for the 2016-2018 term
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Board Chairman Lipscomb Announces Standing Committee Assignments for the 2016-2018 term

I am excited to announce the historic appointment of Supervisor Peggy A. West as Chairwoman of Milwaukee County’s Finance Committee.

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks

Contribution to Khalif Rainey of $35

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks
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County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks

At Least 43 Lack Designated Zoning as Parkland; Measure Moves to Avoid Sale by Executive

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Could Abele Sell County Parks?

Abele says he won’t, but state law allows sale of 43 parks. Supervisors move to bar this.

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

County Will Allow Politics in Parks

“Bizarre” ban on political activity had restricted free speech for more than a decade.

Board Makes the Right Decision to Not Fund John Doe II Appeal
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Board Makes the Right Decision to Not Fund John Doe II Appeal

Minority Group of Supervisors Successfully Blocks Funding Proposal

County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover
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County Board Committee Passes Resolution Protesting MPS Takeover

Measure Expresses Opposition to Law Allowing MPS Takeover by County Executive, Calls for County Executive to Advocate for Repeal

Milwaukee County Treasurer Caught Cheating in Son’s Election
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Milwaukee County Treasurer Caught Cheating in Son’s Election

This is not just a matter of someone using someone else’s signs.