John F. Weishan, Jr. is a member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
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“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
"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.
"The current proposed development should not be approved."Jun 10th, 2019 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
"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.
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
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.
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.
"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.
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
"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
Funds would pay for more deputies and legal costsMar 30th, 2017 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
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.
Asks County Board to Partner With Him to Protect Earned BenefitsMar 15th, 2017 by County Executive Chris Abele
Proposal by Supervisor John Weishan Passes 16 to 1Sep 22nd, 2016 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
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.
The complaint alleges that Supervisor Weishan falsified numerous nomination petitions filed with the Milwaukee County Elections Commission.Mar 31st, 2016 by Scott Espeseth
Meyer says supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their partiesMar 11th, 2016 by Franz Meyer
"Supervisor districts should fairly represent county residents, not the interests of individual politicians or their parties."Mar 8th, 2016 by Franz Meyer
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
Minority Group of Supervisors Successfully Blocks Funding ProposalDec 17th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
The County Board Has No Role in Decision on AppealDec 16th, 2015 by County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Measure Calls for Appeal to U.S. Supreme CourtDec 16th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
The Sheriff’s Department Proved Their Commitment to Milwaukee CountyDec 11th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
They Received Little Notice of County Decision of “Inappropriate Placement”Nov 20th, 2015 by Sup. Jason Haas
Today a Milwaukee County Supervisor had a solid victory over the taxpayers.Oct 22nd, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
In fact, the entire County Board knew about the reports.Sep 29th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Policies Adopted to Prevent Elected Officials from Helping Milwaukee’s ChildrenSep 18th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
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.
“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.
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
Weishan Calls County Arena Financing Plan “Unworkable”Jun 8th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Free Market Competition in Taxi Industry On Its Way to GMIAMay 6th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Says Lifting Current Cap on Licenses to Airport Good for Competition, Free EnterpriseApr 7th, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
"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
"This is like Russian Roulette," said a taxicab driver.Mar 11th, 2015 by Sup. Deanna Alexander
Says Approval of 10 New Airport Taxi Permits Benefits Riders, Free MarketJan 21st, 2015 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Says It Was Important for Board to Go on Record Against New Taxes for Downtown ArenaNov 6th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Press release from the Red Arnold campaignOct 24th, 2014 by Red Arnold
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.
Says Public Deserves Right to Express Itself on New Arena, Wisconsin Center ExpansionJun 13th, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Says County Executive Chris Abele "Should Not Help Scott Walker Cover Up"May 23rd, 2014 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
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.
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.
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
New Leadership for a New MilwaukeeDec 11th, 2013 by State Rep. Jonathan Brostoff
Contribution to be Matched by Stan KassNov 19th, 2013 by Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic
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
They Call it a Step Forward to Increasing Quality, Service, and Availability of TaxicabsSep 27th, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
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
Last-minute change could be a deal breaker for two local treasuresJul 3rd, 2013 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
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
A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.Dec 20th, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
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.
A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.Nov 1st, 2012 by Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Meetings set for November 3, 7 & 8, 2012Oct 19th, 2012 by Sup. John F. Weishan, Jr.
Proposed 44-floor building for lakefront stays on trackJul 26th, 2012 by Jeramey Jannene
Once again it was union versus union.Jun 27th, 2012 by Dave Reid
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," said Supervisor Lipscomb at the Thursday, May 21st Milwaukee County Board Meeting.May 22nd, 2009 by Dave Reid
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
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
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
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
Governor Jim Doyle made a brief appearance at Milwaukee’s Amtrak station Friday, 11 June on the 75th anniversary of the Empire Builder, Amtrak’s service from Chicago to the Northwest coast. Before boarding the train, Doyle mixed the romance of the rails with the Great American Novel. “In the final passage of the Great Gatsby, the […]Jun 14th, 2004 by Michael Horne