John F. Weishan, Jr., member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
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County Board Rejects The ‘Fix at Six’
Board still maintains a policy of opposition to I-94 expansion, but won't support this alternative.Dec 19th, 2022 by Graham Kilmer
Rock Sportsplex Sound Study Underway, Finally
County commissioned study after years of citizen complaints of noise from Rock Sportsplex.Oct 10th, 2022 by Graham Kilmer
Nicholson Shuffles Board’s Leadership
Chairwoman resets board's balance of power, and punishes a rival, with new committee assignments.May 3rd, 2022 by Graham Kilmer
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.Apr 5th, 2022 by Graham Kilmer
Peter Burgelis Wins Historic Race for Milwaukee County Supervisor District 15
Apr 5th, 2022 by Peter Burgelis
2022 Milwaukee Spring Election Results
Election results for mayor and county board.Apr 5th, 2022 by Urban Milwaukee
County Board Candidates
Seven districts out of 18 have competitive races. See who is on your ballot.Apr 1st, 2022 by Graham Kilmer
Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidates Share Views on Domes, Historic Preservation
Candidates respond to Milwaukee Preservation Alliance survey on favorite historic sites and moreMar 28th, 2022 by Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
Milwaukee Preservation Alliance February 2022 Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidate Survey
Candidates share views on historic preservation, future of Mitchell Park DomesFeb 7th, 2022 by Milwaukee Preservation Alliance
City Completes Renaming Old World Third To Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Milwaukee fixes a 1984 "injustice" by extending King Drive through Downtown.Jan 17th, 2022 by Jeramey Jannene
Parks Finishes New Kegel-Alpha Trail Plan
Proposal for controversial trail modifications in Mangan Woods in Greendale finalized.Dec 29th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Pension Costs Decimated County Services
New generation of leaders has inherited government unable to pay for parks, buses, buildings and basic services.Dec 14th, 2021 by Bruce Murphy
County Pension Reforms Have Done Little
Officials have often resisted reforms. Main relief has come from state passage of Act 10. Part II of a series.Dec 7th, 2021 by Bruce Murphy
Board Adopts New Supervisory Map
After jettisoning their independent process, the board adopted a new map during a marathon meeting Friday night.Oct 29th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
County Board Committee Backs Redistricting Maps
After rejecting independent redistricting committee, supervisors pick two maps they like.Oct 28th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Board Takes Over Redistricting, Rejects Independent Effort
Board rejected third and final map from its Independent Redistricting Committee.Oct 23rd, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
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.Oct 20th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisor Weishan Celebrates Contributions of Wisconsin Tribes on Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Oct 11th, 2021 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
So Much For An Independent Redistricting Process
County committee rejects its own independent redistricting committee's recommendations.Oct 1st, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Hispanic Districts Key to Board Redistricting
Current Hispanic districts potentially run afoul of 1965 Voting Rights Act.Sep 30th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
New Map For Supervisor Districts Submitted
But independent committee made no effort to protect incumbents. How will board vote?Sep 29th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
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.Aug 27th, 2021 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Supervisors Create Independent Redistricting Committee
An historic first. But six retired judges must act fast to create new legislative maps.Aug 16th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Pension Backdrop Costs Hit $354 Million
Total cost rose $58 million since 2016, may hit $460 million before all eligible workers retire.Aug 16th, 2021 by Angeline Terry
Board Approves Dontre Hamilton Memorial
Memorial bench and plaque in Red Arrow Park to honor man killed by a police officer.May 21st, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisor Weishan Calls for Expansion of Supervisory Districts to Increase Racial Equity
May 18th, 2021 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Board’s Bike Trails Resolution Fails
A proposed ordinance change would have given the board final authority over major trail alterations.Apr 22nd, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
County Micro-Managing At Its Worst?
Board proposal to oversee all county parks bike trail changes is a head scratcher.Apr 20th, 2021 by Bruce Murphy
Supervisor Weishan Rallies Opposition to Planned Expansion of I-94
Apr 20th, 2021 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Nicholson Boots Weishan Off Committee
Board's leader takes away both his transportation chair position and committee membership. "It's unheard of."Apr 20th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisors Push To Be Bike Trail Czars
Parks committee approves resolution giving it approval power over bike trails maintenance, alterations.Apr 14th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisors Denounce Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans
Mar 18th, 2021 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
County Board Adopts Resolutions Celebrating Black Icons
Feb 25th, 2021 by Sup. Felesia Martin
Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1
Sup. Ortiz-Velez's county resolution will be mirrored by Glendale proposal, says Mayor Kennedy.Feb 9th, 2021 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron
Jan 22nd, 2021 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Rock Sports Complex Noise a Puzzle
Many neighbor complaints of noise, but data collected by City of Franklin too technical for county to analyze.Dec 22nd, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Housing Funding Lacking Despite ‘Right To Shelter’
Ending homelessness in Milwaukee County will require additional resources.Dec 17th, 2020 by PrincessSafiya Byers
Board of Supervisors Adopts 2021 Milwaukee County Budget
Adopted Budget Invests in Racial Equity and Essential Servicers to Improve the Health of County ResidentsNov 10th, 2020 by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson
Board Adopts 2021 Budget
Tax levy increase of 0.59%, many amendments and delays to electric buses and hemp growing.Nov 10th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisors Goodwin, Logsdon, and Weishan Oppose Call to Further Cut the Sheriff’s Budget
Oct 14th, 2020 by Rev. Dr. Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr.
Supervisor Weishan Wishes Milwaukee County a Great Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Oct 12th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Bus System Redesign Approved
More frequent service and shorter travel times. MCTS will implement changes in 2021.Sep 30th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Board Approves Harriet Tubman Park
Wahl Park will be renamed for Tubman, and another park will likely be renamed for Wahl.Sep 25th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Franklin Finally Addresses Noise Pollution
After years of residents' complaints and pressure from Milwaukee County, Franklin city officials take action on sports complex.Aug 31st, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Our Sheriff’s Department is Underfunded and Understaffed
Aug 18th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Many Back Ramon for Register of Deeds
Appointed by Evers in 2019 to fill the vacant office, he has racked up many endorsements.Aug 9th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Mr Pension Scandal Wants Your Vote
John Weishan, who supported infamous pension plan that gouged taxpayers, is running for Register of Deeds.Jul 22nd, 2020 by Bruce Murphy
Board Approves Raffle to Fund Parks
A 50/50 raffle, and potentially a specialty license plate and scratch-off lottery ticket, all okayed to raise revenue.Jun 29th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisor Weishan’s Parks Funding Plan Passes County Board
Jun 25th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor Weishan Proposes Parks Funding Plan
Jun 11th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Mitchell Airport Traffic Down 90%
Revenue down just as much. Director says social distancing incredibly difficult to arrange.May 27th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Weishan Running for Register of Deeds
After 20 years on the county board Sup. John Weishan, Jr. seeks a better paying position.May 12th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
John F. Weishan Jr. Announces Bid for Milwaukee County Register of Deeds 2020
May 8th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Nicholson Picks New Board’s Leaders
While new board chair rewarded some allies, some who opposed her retained positions.May 6th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman
Marcelia Nicholson beats Willie Johnson, Jr. out for leadership of the county board.Apr 24th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
New Board Sworn In at a Parking Lot
Nicholson and Johnson, Jr. vying for leadership position of County Board Chairperson.Apr 20th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisor Weishan Proposes Parks Funding Plan
Apr 15th, 2020 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Supervisors Push Free Bus Rides
Passengers could use side door, away from bus drivers, to protect them from getting virus.Mar 24th, 2020 by Graham Kilmer
Proposal Lets County Workers Staff the Polls
Board supports employees getting paid time off to work at polling sites.Nov 12th, 2019 by Isiah Holmes
Weishan Measure Allows County Employees Time Off to Work at Polling Locations
"We shouldn't be penalizing county employees who want to work at polling sites on Election Day."Nov 7th, 2019 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Revised Budget Saves More Transit
Board scrapes the barrel for funds to save bus routes, prevent various service cuts.Nov 1st, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Board Adds Domes Funding to Budget
Abele's budget had no funding. Board members embrace consultant's $60 million domes planOct 29th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Could Federal Grant Revive the Jobline?
Supervisors eager to recreate the shuttered bus service push to use federal grant.Oct 23rd, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Elected officials rally behind Rebecca Kiefer in race to be Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
“I am grateful to State Representatives Bowen and Zamarripa, and the other elected officials who have endorsed my campaign thus far.”Oct 3rd, 2019 by Rebecca Kiefer
Transit Union Stages Rally
Calls for contract to include to backpay and driver security measures, and for the restoration of bus routes.Sep 22nd, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Committee Approves Loans for Lead Laterals
$550,000 loan program for any resident, regardless of income, to replace lead laterals.Sep 10th, 2019 by Isiah Holmes
Could Federal Grant Have Saved Bus Routes?
Some question how Abele administration used federal grant money.Sep 6th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisor Weishan Demands Action to Replace Lead Laterals
"It's about time that local government took action to address the lead crisis in our community."Sep 5th, 2019 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
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..."Aug 8th, 2019 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Abele’s Power Over County Transit Targeted
Proposal gives county supervisors and employees more power over county bus system.Jul 11th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
County May Have To Sell Parks
Report predicts county's growing structural deficit could mean selling parks to reduce costs.Jul 2nd, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Proposed Mental Health Hospital Should be at County Grounds, Not in West Allis
"The current proposed development should not be approved."Jun 10th, 2019 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Transit System Plans 10% Service Cut
"Out of local funding options” says MCTS leader. Union pressed for benefit givebacks.May 8th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
Bus Drivers’ Union Fights New Contract
Transit system cites $6 million deficit, wants workers to pay more for health care.Mar 7th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
County May Study Security Officers for Buses
County committee unanimously approves study, will next go to full board.Jan 24th, 2019 by Graham Kilmer
County Committee Mollified on Couture
Delay on 44-floor lakefront tower had been issue, but key supervisors now happy.Dec 4th, 2018 by Graham Kilmer
Supervisors Optimistic on Progress of The Couture
Supervisors Optimistic on Progress of The CoutureDec 3rd, 2018 by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson
An East Side High Rise in 2019?
Mandel announces plans to break ground on Prospect Ave. towerSep 23rd, 2018 by Graham Kilmer
County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site
Supervisors cite lack of progress on county-owned lakefront land.Sep 16th, 2018 by Graham Kilmer
County Panel Nixes Bus Fare Crackdown
Sebring wants enforcement against those who don’t pay fare. Committee defeats it on 3-2 vote.Sep 16th, 2018 by Analise Pruni
Committee Advances Resolution to Modernize Transit
"This is an excellent opportunity to pilot the use of zero-emission battery electric buses, add new vehicles to our fleet, and reduce our costs."Jun 6th, 2018 by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Abele Thanks County Board Committee and Chairman for Unanimous Support of Donna Brown-Martin
Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee votes 5-0 in favor of confirming acting head of Milwaukee County Department of TransportationJun 6th, 2018 by County Executive Chris Abele
County Board Okays Pot Referendum
Hope is that advisory referendum will push state legislators to act.May 25th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
County Board Overwhelmingly Approves Marijuana Referendum for November 6 Ballot
The Milwaukee County Clerk will add the referendum question to all Milwaukee County ballots for the November 6, 2018 election.May 24th, 2018 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Committee Okays Referendum on Legalizing Pot
Unanimous vote in favor of November referendum asking to legalize and tax marijuana.May 10th, 2018 by Graham Kilmer
Public Hearing on Proposed Marijuana Referendum Set for Thursday
The referendum question would ask Milwaukee County voters if they favor or oppose allowing personal marijuana use, commercial regulation, and taxation of the plant.May 9th, 2018 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor Weishan Proposing Marijuana Referendum for November Ballot
"It's time for Wisconsin to join the many states across the country that have legalized marijuana..."May 3rd, 2018 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Whites Just 9% of County Pot Arrests
Blacks are 25% of county residents but were 86% of all marijuana arrests in last two years.Apr 25th, 2018 by Gretchen Schuldt
Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments
Standing committees typically meet every month, prior to the County Board meeting.Apr 24th, 2018 by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided
A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.Apr 3rd, 2018 by Jeramey Jannene
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Proclaims October 9th Indigenous Peoples Day in Milwaukee County
"I’m incredibly proud that Milwaukee County is officially recognizing and appreciating the contributions of native thought, culture, and technology in our society."Oct 9th, 2017 by County Executive Chris Abele
Milwaukee County Supervisors Condemn Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville
"Hate has no place in America, and we condemn the individuals and groups that came to Charlottesville seeking violent confrontation as a platform to spread their racist ideology."Aug 14th, 2017 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Local Leaders Demand Clarke’s Removal
Legislators, community leaders call on Gov. Walker to remove sheriff from office.Jun 1st, 2017 by Jabril Faraj
County Creating Community Centers
Will focus on black employment, education. MPS may collaborate.Apr 15th, 2017 by Jabril Faraj
Milwaukee County to Seek State Funding of Sheriff’s Department
Funds would pay for more deputies and legal costsMar 30th, 2017 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Community Restoration Centers Will Address Racial Disparities
Supervisor Weishan authored the resolution after listening to county residents discuss their priorities for the Office of African American Affairs.Mar 28th, 2017 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar
Despite long odds against winning, county will submit bid to the city.Mar 23rd, 2017 by Jeramey Jannene
County Executive Chris Abele Calls for Comprehensive Pension Reform
Asks County Board to Partner With Him to Protect Earned BenefitsMar 15th, 2017 by County Executive Chris Abele
Should County Operate Streetcar?
Board members push -- belatedly -- for county transit to operate streetcar.Mar 8th, 2017 by Jeramey Jannene
Who’s To Blame for Pension Mess?
County’s countless expensive mistakes go back at least 15 years -- and still no solution.Mar 7th, 2017 by Bruce Murphy
A Slumlord’s Modest Cape Cod
Mohammad Choudhry has 46 properties, 3,000 code violations and this house.Feb 23rd, 2017 by Michael Horne
County Board Supports Lead Abatement Financial Assistance Program
Proposal by Supervisor John Weishan Passes 16 to 1Sep 22nd, 2016 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
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.Apr 29th, 2016 by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Statement on Special Prosecutor to Investigate Supervisor John Weishan
The complaint alleges that Supervisor Weishan falsified numerous nomination petitions filed with the Milwaukee County Elections Commission.Mar 31st, 2016 by Scott Espeseth
Franz Meyer calls on Jason Haas to explain past support of questionable redistricting
Meyer says supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their partiesMar 11th, 2016 by Franz Meyer
Franz Meyer supports independent county redistricting
"Supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their parties."Mar 8th, 2016 by Franz Meyer
County Pension Scandal Poster Boys
Six veterans seeking re-election voted for infamous pension plan that ripped off taxpayers.Mar 3rd, 2016 by Bruce Murphy
Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements
After propelling State Sen. Chris Larson to a surprise win against County Exec. Abele, Wisconsin WFP works to establish progressive voting bloc in MilwaukeeMar 2nd, 2016 by Wisconsin Working Families Party
Board Makes the Right Decision to Not Fund John Doe II Appeal
Minority Group of Supervisors Successfully Blocks Funding ProposalDec 17th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Chairman Lipscomb Says John Doe Probe Resolution Unnecessary
The County Board Has No Role in Decision on AppealDec 16th, 2015 by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Supervisors Weishan, Jursik, Introduce Resolution Supporting “John Doe II”
Measure Calls for Appeal to U.S. Supreme CourtDec 16th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor Weishan Criticizes County Executive Chris Abele Over Sheriff’s Department Defunding
The Sheriff’s Department Proved Their Commitment to Milwaukee CountyDec 11th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisors Haas, Weishan Blast County Executive Chris Abele Over Sex Offender Placement
They Received Little Notice of County Decision of “Inappropriate Placement”Nov 20th, 2015 by Sup. Jason Haas
Abele vs. Clarke, Once Again
Abele cuts sheriff's budget and blasts him as rascist; Clarke and Weishan beat up on Abele.Nov 18th, 2015 by Graham Kilmer
Taxpayers on hook for County Supervisor John Weishan’s legal tabOct 24th, 2015 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Dan Bice
Gwen Connolly campaign showing huge momentum
After her opponent this week jumped to the Branch 31 race, Connolly is widely seen as the prohibitive favorite to be the next judge in Branch 44.Oct 23rd, 2015 by Gwen Connolly
Taxpayers Lose Nearly $10,000 to County Supervisor’s Legal Bills
Today a Milwaukee County Supervisor had a solid victory over the taxpayers.Oct 22nd, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
County Board Knew About the Looming Transit Shortfall
In fact, the entire County Board knew about the reports.Sep 29th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Committee Opposes Opportunities for MPS Students in Need
Policies Adopted to Prevent Elected Officials from Helping Milwaukee’s ChildrenSep 18th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
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 RepealSep 18th, 2015 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
County Board Committee Passes Employment, Environmental Standards in Development Agreements Involving County Land, Subsidies
Supervisor Weishan Says Move Will Provide the Greatest Future Benefit for the Entire CommunitySep 16th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Passing the GavelAug 5th, 2015 - Milwaukee Magazine - Larry Sandler
Who’s To Blame for Bus Strike?
The union? Chris Abele? John Weishan? Scott Walker? A frank assessment.Jul 2nd, 2015 by Bruce Murphy
Weishan Says Abele Rides in Comfort While Average Citizens Wait for the Bus
“Abele’s anti-worker demands have led to a strike by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998...”Jul 1st, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
15 Myths About The Bus Strike (and More)
Bus service continuing, but union president references more potential work stoppages. What else did he say?Jun 30th, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
Supervisor Weishan Calls Out County Executive on Selling Out Taxpayers
Weishan Calls Giving Away County Assets IrresponsibleJun 30th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Board Votes for More Cost-Effective I-94 Plan as Legislature Wrestles with Highway Spending Cuts
Instead of $850 million highway expansion, County Board supports cost-effective repair of I-94, better transitJun 26th, 2015 by Coalition for More Responsible Transportation
Sup. John Weishan, Jr.: Missed Opportunity for Growth with Bad Arena and Park East Plan
Weishan Calls County Arena Financing Plan “Unworkable”Jun 8th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Proposal to Lift Taxicab Permit Caps Approved by Committee
Free Market Competition in Taxi Industry On Its Way to GMIAMay 6th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Supervisor Weishan Says Lifting Taxicab Cap is Good For Free Market
Says Lifting Current Cap on Licenses to Airport Good for Competition, Free EnterpriseApr 7th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb
"While we want to see our transit system improved, I worry that the GO Pass, which was largely opposed by Milwaukee’s senior community, will eventually cause fares to increase at the expense of all other riders."Mar 26th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Taxicab Permit Lottery Ordinance Will Hurt Small Businesses
"This is like Russian Roulette," said a taxicab driver.Mar 11th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Why the Small Vision For Milwaukee?
We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to redevelop a major portion of our great American city.Feb 19th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.Feb 17th, 2015 by Bruce Murphy
Supervisor Weishan Says Transit Committee Took Correct Action on Taxis
Says Approval of 10 New Airport Taxi Permits Benefits Riders, Free MarketJan 21st, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
How a Gun Club Pollutes Lake Michigan
The Cudahy Gun Club’s shooters add one ton of lead to the lake per year. So why does the county board allow this?Dec 18th, 2014 by Rick Kaiser
Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Disappointed by County Board’s Rejection of Arena Resolution
Says It Was Important for Board to Go on Record Against New Taxes for Downtown ArenaNov 6th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Executive Order, Keystone: No on the pipeline, yes on the cops
Press release from the Red Arnold campaignOct 24th, 2014 by Red Arnold
Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Warns Against Decreasing Inpatient Beds at Mental Health Complex
Cites Report Saying There is a Continued Need for Inpatient Beds at Behavioral Health DivisionSep 17th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. Applauds Committee Consideration of Taxicab Service Changes at Gen. Mitchell International
Resolution Calls for Recommendations from Airport Director on Taxicab, Uber and Lyft ServicesSep 3rd, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Weishan Pushes Ahead With Arena Resolutions
"Now is the Time to Speak Up" on Funding for New Arena, He SaysJul 30th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
The Sheer Ambition of Marina Dimitrijevic
She’s running for assembly but wanted to continue as county supervisor and collect two full-time salaries.Jul 22nd, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Sup. Weishan “Disappointed” That Committee Does Not Take Up Arena Referendum Resolution
Says Public Deserves Right to Express Itself on New Arena, Wisconsin Center ExpansionJun 13th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor Weishan Demands Full Disclosure of John Doe Records
Says County Executive Chris Abele "Should Not Help Scott Walker Cover Up"May 23rd, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Who’s To Blame For Yet Another Pension Giveaway?
Abele wants some 200 retirees to stop getting illegal pension benefits, but board members are outraged.May 20th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Weishan to County Executive: “Where is Your Solution to the Pension Issue?”
Supervisor Says County Executive Must Propose a Solution to Pension IssueMay 16th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisor John Weishan, Jr., Praises Judiciary Committee for Approval of Referendum on Sales Tax for New Downtown Arena
Resolution Calls for Public Voice in Arena DecisionApr 10th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Dan Bice’s Role in the John Doe
What did he know, when did he know it, and how has he affected the probe of Scott Walker?Mar 25th, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Milwaukee County Supervisor John Weishan Calls for Advisory Referendum on New Sports and Entertainment Complex
Says Voters Have Already Approved Other Priorities Such as Parks, Recreation and Culture, Transit and Emergency Medical Services in 2008 ReferendumFeb 28th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Mental Health Bill Does Nothing for Patients
Where Are the Changes to the System that Make Improvements for Patients. And How Does It Improve Accountability for the Patients?Feb 10th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Will Taxicab Issue Ever Be Settled?
City Attorney’s legal opinion helps clarify things, but it’s still a contentious issue.Jan 21st, 2014 by Bruce Murphy
Legal opinion: City cannot delegate regulation of taxicabs to county
The City of Milwaukee may not legally delegate its authority to regulate and license taxicabs and taxicab operators to Milwaukee County, according to an opinion released this week by the Office of City Attorney Grant F. Langley.Jan 17th, 2014 by Ald. Bob Bauman
Campaign Season Kicks Off
Politicos flock to Jon Richards fundraiser, and judicial candidate Janet C. Protasiewicz's event.Dec 18th, 2013 by Michael Horne
Jonathan Brostoff announces candidacy for Wisconsin State Assembly
New Leadership for a New MilwaukeeDec 11th, 2013 by Rep. Jonathan Brostoff
Can County Board Solve Taxicab Problem?
The board's resolution got media play, but will probably accomplish nothing.Nov 21st, 2013 by Bruce Murphy
New Donation to Help Maintain Pulaski, Noyes Indoor Pools
Contribution to be Matched by Stan KassNov 19th, 2013 by Ald. Marina Dimitrijevic
Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Praise Board Veto Overide of Taxicab Resolution
Measure Designed to Lower Costs and Increase Service, Especially in Under-Served AreasNov 7th, 2013 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Supervisors Demand Answers From County Executive on How He Intends to Fix His $1.5 Million 2014 Recommended Budget Error
County Executive Abele failed to introduce a zero percent tax levy increase budget.Oct 2nd, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Supervisors Stamper, Weishan and Rainey Applaud County Board Approval of Taxicab Negotiations
They Call it a Step Forward to Increasing Quality, Service, and Availability of TaxicabsSep 27th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Milwaukee Moves Closer to a Competitive Taxi Cab Market
Transit Committee Approves Measure to Allow County to Negotiate an Intergovernmental Agreement Between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for Operation and Regulation of Taxicab ServiceSep 11th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Milwaukee County Supervisors Weishan and Stamper Propose County Take-over of Regulation of Taxicab Service
Draft Measure Designed to Lower Costs, Increase Service, Especially in Under-Served AreasAug 9th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Abele Dumps County Transit Company
Public bidding process awards bus contract to for-profit company.Jul 29th, 2013 by Bruce Murphy
County Board Committed to Honoring Veterans, Protecting Art
Last-minute change could be a deal breaker for two local treasuresJul 3rd, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Supervisors’ Petition for New Board Chair Leadership Falls Short on Signatures
Milwaukee County Board Supervisors Borkowski, Taylor, Alexander, Weishan and Schmitt today issued the following joint statement:May 16th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Transit Committee to Consider Support of Repeal of the City of Milwaukee’s Cap on Public Passenger Vehicle Permits
The Milwaukee County Board Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee will consider a resolution that would support the repeal of the City of Milwaukee’s cap on new public passenger vehicle permits at its April 9 meeting.Apr 5th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
The Return of Sue Black
How she got the new job. And will she run against Chris Abele?Feb 12th, 2013 by Bruce Murphy
Bill to Cut Supervisor Pay Likely
Despite Republican delays and opposition by the board, the bill has a good chance of passage.Jan 17th, 2013 by Bruce Murphy
Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.Dec 20th, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Still Defending the Infamous Pension Plan
County Exec Abele wants to cut back the lucrative backdrop provision. Why are supervisors delaying this?Dec 19th, 2012 by Bruce Murphy
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 jobsDec 12th, 2012 by SEIU Local 1
Supervisor Weishan Applauds Start of Negotations Between Milwaukee Area Technical College and Faculty
Milwaukee County Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr. released the following statement regarding the Milwaukee Area Technical College agreement to begin negotiations with MATC faculty.Nov 14th, 2012 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, under the leadership of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, has adopted the 2013 Budget today.Nov 5th, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.Nov 1st, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Supervisor Weishan Announces Three, Budget-Focused Town Hall Meetings
Meetings set for November 3, 7 & 8, 2012Oct 19th, 2012 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
County Board Approves Negotiations for The Couture
Proposed 44-floor building for lakefront stays on trackJul 26th, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene
Wangard’s Park East Proposal Approved Despite Union Fight
Once again it was union versus union.Jun 27th, 2012 by Dave Reid
The Media’s $10 Million Error
The art museum’s plan to repair the War Memorial will cost $25 million, not $15 million. And that’s not all the errors.May 21st, 2012 by Bruce Murphy
Doyle’s Decision Could Send Ripples Through Milwaukee’s Political Landscape
Governor Doyle's announcement that he will not be seeking a third term could send ripples through Milwaukee's political landscape. The most commonly mentioned named Democratic Party members that may run for Governor include, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, State Sen. Jon Erpenbach, Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk.Aug 19th, 2009 by Dave Reid
“Today I’m a little disappointed in my alma mater”
"Today I'm a little disappointed in my alma mater," said Supervisor Lipscomb at the Thursday, May 21st Milwaukee County Board Meeting.May 22nd, 2009 by Dave Reid
Board of Supervisors Lay Over RTA Resolution
This meeting of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors featured the much debated resolution regarding the proposed Regional Transit Authority.Dec 21st, 2008 by Dave Reid
Milwaukee County Committee Fails to Reconsider RTA Vote
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting of the Committee on Transportation, Public Works and Transit to further discuss the proposed RTA. Supervisors Larson and Jursik hoped to put forward a positive response to the proposed RTA in place of the committee's overtly negative response that came out of the last committee meeting.Dec 16th, 2008 by Dave Reid
RTA Meets the Milwaukee County Board – Meeting Recap
The Milwaukee County Board's Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee, chaired by Supervisor Michael Mayo, held a meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss the recommendations approved by the Southeast Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority. Julia Taylor, the Governor's Appointee on the RTA, was on hand to answer questions along with Carl Mueller, the RTA's PR consultant, and Ken Yunker, who has worked closely with the RTA in his role at SEWRPC.Dec 4th, 2008 by Jeramey Jannene
Raclaw to Challenge Veteran in 14th Supervisory District
Supervisor Nyklewicz will face a rare challenge for his seat when Milwaukee Police detective Sebastian C. J. Raclaw announces his candidacy for the Milwaukee County Supervisor for the 14th DistrictJul 13th, 2007 by Michael Horne
Chest of Drawers Nets $1,808,000
Exclusive to milwaukeeworld.comMay 16th, 2005 by Michael Horne
State Elections Board Responds to Complaint Against Walker
John Weishan and Gerry Broderick filed an official complaint today with the Wisconsin State Elections Board against Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.May 9th, 2005 by Michael Horne
The Governor and the Empire Builder
Jun 14th, 2004 by Michael Horne
The Real Story Behind The Sheriff’s Departure
There is bad smell surrounding the retirement of Sheriff Lev Baldwin.Jan 19th, 2002 by Bruce Murphy