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12 Judges Endorse Molly Gena for Municipal Judge
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12 Judges Endorse Molly Gena for Municipal Judge

Twelve current and former Milwaukee area judges endorse Molly Gena for Municipal Judge.

Candidate Announces for Derek Mosley’s Judicial Seat

Candidate Announces for Derek Mosley’s Judicial Seat

Legal Action of Wisconsin attorney Molly Gena running for Municipal Court Judge.

MKE County: 9 Supervisors Unopposed For 2022
MKE County

9 Supervisors Unopposed For 2022

Deadline is one week away and nearly 70% of districts have just one candidate running.

MKE County: Board Takes Over Redistricting, Rejects Independent Effort
MKE County

Board Takes Over Redistricting, Rejects Independent Effort

Board rejected third and final map from its Independent Redistricting Committee.

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.

MKE County: So Much For An Independent Redistricting Process
MKE County

So Much For An Independent Redistricting Process

County committee rejects its own independent redistricting committee's recommendations.

MKE County: Hispanic Districts Key to Board Redistricting
MKE County

Hispanic Districts Key to Board Redistricting

Current Hispanic districts potentially run afoul of 1965 Voting Rights Act.

MKE County: New Map For Supervisor Districts Submitted
MKE County

New Map For Supervisor Districts Submitted

But independent committee made no effort to protect incumbents. How will board vote?

MKE County: Supervisors Create Independent Redistricting Committee
MKE County

Supervisors Create Independent Redistricting Committee

An historic first. But six retired judges must act fast to create new legislative maps.

“Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right

Contribution to Cavalier Johnson of $100

“Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right

“Not Guilty” Ruling Doesn’t Make Things Right

Reporter Edgar Mendez reflects on his arrest and treatment by Milwaukee Police for doing his job.

Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge
Press Release

Judges Rally Behind Danielle Shelton in Race for Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge

"It’s an honor to have the support of so many renowned leaders from across Milwaukee County who know what it takes to serve the court."

House Confidential: Row House An Architectural Treasure

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

House Confidential: Row House An Architectural Treasure
House Confidential

Row House An Architectural Treasure

1891 Friedmann Row is now condos, one owned by ex-judge James Gramling.

Plenty of Horne: Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty of Horne: Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Plenty of Horne: Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?
Plenty of Horne

Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?

Insiders say he's retiring, could target Clarke. And Charlie Sykes won't run for Senate.

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $100

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Michael Murphy of $100

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $100

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Ashanti Hamilton of $100

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $100

Special Report on Municipal Courts: Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines
Special Report on Municipal Courts

Poor People Get Far More Municipal Fines

Study shows municipal court's fines for petty offenses fall disproportionately on the poor.

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee Municipal Court Under Fire

Contribution to Robert Puente of $100

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee Municipal Court Under Fire

Contribution to Terry Witkowski of $100

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee Municipal Court Under Fire
Murphy’s Law

Milwaukee Municipal Court Under Fire

It imprisons debtors and seems bloated with staff. Will city demand changes?

Murphy’s Law: Does Milwaukee Run a Debtor’s Prison?
Murphy’s Law

Does Milwaukee Run a Debtor’s Prison?

Study finds Milwaukee Municipal Court jails thousands of poor people for failing to pay fines. Why?

Media: How Wisconsin Punishes the Poor
Media

How Wisconsin Punishes the Poor

National Public Radio reports how poor people who can’t pay fines lose their drivers licenses.

Thousands of Teens Lose Drivers Licenses

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Thousands of Teens Lose Drivers Licenses

Thousands of Teens Lose Drivers Licenses

Many suspended for unpaid fines, minorities are hardest hit.

Plenty of Horne: Barrett’s Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Barrett’s Birthday Party

The mayor's celebration is 11 days late. And Lakefront Brewery shatters its record for annual barrels manufactured.

Petty Fines Create “Vicious Cycle” For The Poor

Petty Fines Create “Vicious Cycle” For The Poor

82% of those whose licenses are suspended for failing to pay fines are minorities, who are left without a way to drive to work.

Plenty of Horne: Why We Lost the Marsupial Bridge Swings
Plenty of Horne

Why We Lost the Marsupial Bridge Swings

The city hasn't allocated money to maintain them. Should the nearby Business Improvement District adopt them?