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Bill Expands Minority Teacher Loan Program

Bill Expands Minority Teacher Loan Program

Would bring more minority teachers to 20 additional school districts.

City Hall: Lena Taylor Announces Run for Mayor
City Hall

Lena Taylor Announces Run for Mayor

"We need leadership and an office that is not corrupt," she declares.

Representative LaKeshia Myers Introduces CROWN Act Aimed at Eliminating Hair Discrimination in Wisconsin
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Representative LaKeshia Myers Introduces CROWN Act Aimed at Eliminating Hair Discrimination in Wisconsin

"While we cannot legislate morality, we can legislate equity and the CROWN Act is a step forward in ensuring equitable hiring and employment practices in the state of Wisconsin."

Transportation: Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Scooters
Transportation

Evers Signs Bill Legalizing Scooters

Mayor says scooters could be back on Milwaukee streets in a few weeks.

Rep. LaKeshia Myers Supports Governor Evers’ Partial Vetoes
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Rep. LaKeshia Myers Supports Governor Evers’ Partial Vetoes

The governor, with the stroke of his pen drastically improved the state budget.

Republican Budget is Replete with Countless Missed Opportunities
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Republican Budget is Replete with Countless Missed Opportunities

"The budget passed today leaves much to be desired for the people of Wisconsin."

Six State Legislative Democrats endorse Chris Abele for re-election
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Six State Legislative Democrats endorse Chris Abele for re-election

Abele earns support from more legislative Democrats than during his successful 2016 campaign

Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption
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Rep. Robyn Vining Appointed to Task Force on Adoption

This committee will focus on addressing the barriers facing biological and adoptive parents in the adoption process.

Rep. LaKeshia Myers Supports Governor Evers’ Plan for Special Education Funding
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Rep. LaKeshia Myers Supports Governor Evers’ Plan for Special Education Funding

Applauds proposed investment in our students and local school districts

No Shame in the School Lunch Line

No Shame in the School Lunch Line

Milwaukee state Rep. LaKeshia Myers is co-sponsoring a bill that would prohibit school districts from singling students out when it’s time to have a midday meal.

Transportation: Electric Scooters Could Return This Year
Transportation

Electric Scooters Could Return This Year

Bill working its way through state Legislature to legalize electric scooters.

The State of Politics: A New Generation of Political Leaders
The State of Politics

A New Generation of Political Leaders

GenXers and Millennials are replacing Baby Boomers in political office.

Bill Ends Waivers for Immunizations

Bill Ends Waivers for Immunizations

In response to measles outbreak, bipartisan proposal ends waivers for “personal convictions”.

State Legislators endorse JoCasta Zamarripa in race to be next 8th District Alderwoman
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State Legislators endorse JoCasta Zamarripa in race to be next 8th District Alderwoman

"I’m humbled so many of my current colleagues have my back on this journey to serve Milwaukee on the Common Council."

Representative LaKeshia Myers Issues a Statement Regarding the Lame Duck Court Ruling
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Representative LaKeshia Myers Issues a Statement Regarding the Lame Duck Court Ruling

"Today’s ruling is a win for the people of Wisconsin; it reaffirms that one party cannot act as a dictatorship over the other."

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

GOP Senators, Too, Resist Honoring Kaepernick

They remove Milwaukee native and former NFL star from black history resolution, but won’t say why.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Murphy’s Law: 23 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

23 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the vote totals, who were the other winners and losers in yesterday’s election?

Campaign Cash: Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell
Campaign Cash

Unions Go Big for Mahlon Mitchell

No candidate got more from outside groups, who spent $412,300 on Democratic candidate for governor.

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.

Beyond Sherman Park

Beyond Sherman Park

Community takes stock of central city a year after unrest. Discussion to air on PBS Aug. 10