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Wisconsin Women Slam Trump For Attacks On Their Health, COVID-19 Response, In-Person Campaigning
MKE County: Sup. Taylor Wants a Harriet Tubman Park
MKE County

Sup. Taylor Wants a Harriet Tubman Park

County board member pushing to rename Wahl Park on city's North Side.

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements
Press Release

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements

Elected officials from across Milwaukee County, state, support Ramón

Juneteenth Becomes a Holiday for County Employees
Press Release

Juneteenth Becomes a Holiday for County Employees

June 19 will be a floating holiday for Milwaukee County employees to honor and celebrate Black life and attend Juneteenth Day celebrations throughout Milwaukee.

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Time to Face Systemic Racism, Biden Says

Presidential candidate’s address to state’s Democrats says “soul of America” is at stake.

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.

Milwaukee County Passes Ordinance to Advance Racial Equity and Improve Health Outcomes
Press Release

Milwaukee County Passes Ordinance to Advance Racial Equity and Improve Health Outcomes

Milwaukee County leaders commit to eliminating institutional racism by addressing County polices, practices and power structures through a racial equity lens

Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

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

County Supervisor Felesia Martin Urges Residents to Stop Congregating Around County Parks
Eight COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee’s African American Community

Eight COVID-19 Deaths in Milwaukee’s African American Community

In the City of Milwaukee, the African-American community is facing a crisis.

Supervisor Martin Urges Residents to Stay Home and Stay Safe to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus
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.

Both Parties Court City’s Black Voters

Both Parties Court City’s Black Voters

After low Milwaukee turnout in 2016 presidential election, both parties seeking support of black voters.

The State of Politics: How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?
The State of Politics

How Will State Party Pick DNC Delegates?

Complicated formula to assure geographic, gender, racial balance for 84 delegates.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Ordinance to Advance Racial Equity and Improve Health Outcomes
Press Release

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Ordinance to Advance Racial Equity and Improve Health Outcomes

Leadership commits to eliminating institutional racism by changing County policies, practices and power structures

Supervisor Martin Stands with Hmong Neighbors
MTEA Announces Endorsements in Milwaukee Spring Elections
Op Ed: County Officials Want to Pave Paradise
Op Ed

County Officials Want to Pave Paradise

Why Kletzsch Park riverside is a sacred place with Native American history that must be saved.

MKE County: Hemp Proposal Passed By Committee
MKE County

Hemp Proposal Passed By Committee

4-1 vote okays plan for high-end hemp operation in Mitchell Park greenhouse. Next comes full board.

MKE County: Hemp Could Make Money for County
MKE County

Hemp Could Make Money for County

New report says Mitchell Park greenhouses could grow valuable hemp clones.

Time is Right for Indigenous People’s Park

Contribution to Marina Dimitrijevic of $100

Time is Right for Indigenous People’s Park
Press Release

Time is Right for Indigenous People’s Park

"Renaming Columbus Park to Indigenous People's Park is the right thing to do because it helps right an historic wrong..."

Milwaukee County Announces Upcoming Budget Public Engagement Sessions
Press Release

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: Indigenous People’s Park Is Official
MKE County

Indigenous People’s Park Is Official

Renaming Columbus Park, created in 1956 on land original owned by the Potawatomi tribe.

Indigenous People’s Park Established on Milwaukee’s Northwest Side
Press Release

Indigenous People’s Park Established on Milwaukee’s Northwest Side

"Renaming this park is one small thing we can do to acknowledge and show respect to the indigenous people."

Supervisor Martin Supports Plan to Upgrade, Repair Youth Facilities
Press Release

Supervisor Martin Supports Plan to Upgrade, Repair Youth Facilities

"It is important to have our kids close to home and close to their families while receiving culturally relevant treatment that meets their needs."

Wikler Is New Democratic Party Chair

Wikler Is New Democratic Party Chair

MoveOn leader Ben Wikler defeats David Bowen, will replace Martha Laning.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Welcomes New Leadership Team
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Welcomes New Leadership Team

Ben Wikler elected Chair of Party by delegates, Felesia Martin and Lee Snodgrass 1st Vice Chair and 2nd Vice Chair

Supervisor Martin Urges Greater Attention on Lupus
Press Release

Supervisor Martin Urges Greater Attention on Lupus

"We urgently need to raise public awareness and increase education about Lupus, so people can get an accurate diagnosis and the care they need."

MKE County: Say Goodbye to Columbus Park?

Contribution to Marina Dimitrijevic of $25

MKE County: Say Goodbye to Columbus Park?
MKE County

Say Goodbye to Columbus Park?

County Sup. Felesia Martin pushing for new name: Indigenous People's Park.

County Board Resists Review of Homelessness Funding
Press Release

County Board Resists Review of Homelessness Funding

Resolution to House County’s Remaining Homeless Not Scheduled

Labor Battle Looms at Airport

Labor Battle Looms at Airport

Service and hospitality workers for SSP America demand union vote, may call for picketing or a strike.

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families
Press Release

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families

"Separating families is cruel and is completely contradictory to our American values."

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

Hope is that advisory referendum will push state legislators to act.

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments
Press Release

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments

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

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.

Leadership MKE announces support for 14 candidates running for local office
Press Release

Leadership MKE announces support for 14 candidates running for local office

Leadership MKE supported candidates have already scored significant primary victories.

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

Vote for Supreme Court, County Board Tuesday

One county board race and a hotly contested race for state's highest court.

Felesia Martin announces another key endorsement
Press Release

Felesia Martin announces another key endorsement

"She works hard for the residents of Milwaukee, and will be a wonderful elected official," said Khary Penebaker.

Felesia Martin Announces Campaign
Press Release

Felesia Martin Announces Campaign

I hope to earn the support of the neighbors throughout District 7 and look forward to working hard to earn their votes.

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Black Caucus’ Statement On Verdict In Heaggan-Brown Trial
Press Release

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Black Caucus’ Statement On Verdict In Heaggan-Brown Trial

"The Black Caucus of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin supports the calls for peace, requested by the family of Sylville Smith."

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $100

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson
Press Release

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

“I am honored and privileged to have the support of such wonderful community leaders and stakeholders,” said Johnson.

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $200

Community Leaders Support Chevy Johnson

Contribution to David Crowley of $50