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Last Minute Amendment Saves Job Line

Last Minute Amendment Saves Job Line

County board will pay to extend bus line to jobs in Waukesha, Washington counties.

Plats and Parcels: An East Side High Rise in 2019?
Plats and Parcels

An East Side High Rise in 2019?

Mandel announces plans to break ground on Prospect Ave. tower

Plats and Parcels: County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site
Plats and Parcels

County Officials Suggest Taking Back Couture Site

Supervisors cite lack of progress on county-owned lakefront land.

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Comments Disparaging MPS Students
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Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Comments Disparaging MPS Students

"Right Wisconsin owes all MPS students an apology. I stand with them in demanding one."

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Union Serve Notice on SSP America

Workers at company that serves airport demand a union, give company till Monday to officially respond.

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 Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin
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The Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin

Today’s endorsement joins Mahlon Mitchell’s growing list of support.

Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances
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Urban Ecology Center Lease for Washington Park Advances

"The Urban Ecology Center's investment in Washington Park will benefit county residents for years to come."

Make Change With Spare Change: New Donation Boxes at Airport to Help Fight Homelessness in Milwaukee County
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Make Change With Spare Change: New Donation Boxes at Airport to Help Fight Homelessness in Milwaukee County

County Executive Chris Abele introduces new donation boxes at Mitchell Airport, where travelers can donate to support Milwaukee County's Housing First endowment

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families
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The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families

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

County Board Funds New Playground for Cathedral Square Park
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County Board Funds New Playground for Cathedral Square Park

"I hope that Milwaukee County's investment in Cathedral Square Park can be a catalyst that brings more dollars and improvements to what I and many others consider our town square."

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

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

Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident
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Supervisor Nicholson Statement on Sterling Brown Incident

"The criminalization of Black bodies has to stop, and the police must be held accountable for their abusive treatment towards Sterling Brown, who was attempting to comply with police instructions."

County Board Votes to Implement Eviction Reduction Plan
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County Board Votes to Implement Eviction Reduction Plan

"In Milwaukee County we are moving beyond talk and into real action to confront the eviction crisis head on."

County Board Committee Recommends Proposal for Donation Containers at Airport to Fight Homelessness
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County Board Committee Recommends Proposal for Donation Containers at Airport to Fight Homelessness

County Exec. Chris Abele thanks Sup. Marcelia Nicholson and Economic and Community Development Committee for supporting ordinance change to aid in efforts to support housing-first initiatives

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments
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Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments

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

County Board Elects Nicholson as First Vice Chairwoman
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County Board Elects Nicholson as First Vice Chairwoman

Supervisor Nicholson was first elected to the Milwaukee County Board in 2016

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Elects Lipscomb as Chairperson
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Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Elects Lipscomb as Chairperson

No other supervisors were nominated to serve as Chairperson for the 2018-2020 term.

“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections
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“Money Isn’t Everything” — Working Families Party Candidates Win Big in Milwaukee; Racine Elections

Winning Shea campaign outspent by Leadership MKE PAC nearly 10-1; pulls off upset

House Confidential: Classic Eschweiler Home Back on Market
House Confidential

Classic Eschweiler Home Back on Market

Astor St. home, long used commercially, connected to 20th century's most famous stamp.

2018 County Budget Includes Funding to Combat Sex Trafficking
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2018 County Budget Includes Funding to Combat Sex Trafficking

"The epidemic of sex trafficking is present in all 72 Wisconsin counties and affects us all..."

2018 County Budget Includes Dimitrijevic’s Eviction Reduction Plan
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2018 County Budget Includes Dimitrijevic’s Eviction Reduction Plan

County Departments Unite to Keep Families in Their Homes Using Best Practices

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Thanks Finance Committee for Approval of Eviction Reduction Plan
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Thanks Finance Committee for Approval of Eviction Reduction Plan

County Departments Unite to Keep Families in Their Homes Using Best Practices

Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor
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Wisconsin is Hiring! People-driven Organizations Launch Major Grassroots Effort to Shape 2018 Election and Race for Governor

Effective grassroots organizations coming together to build a government that works for the people of Wisconsin

House Confidential: Tiny Railroad Tower House Is Unique
House Confidential

Tiny Railroad Tower House Is Unique

Third Ward's "Interlocking" Tower may be only such residential home in America.

Milwaukee County Supervisors Condemn Terrorist Attack in Charlottesville
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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."

House Confidential: The Manderley Bed & Breakfast
House Confidential

The Manderley Bed & Breakfast

1886 West Side home of world's most acclaimed woman farmer now a classic B&B.

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders
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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Attend Nation’s Largest Summit for Young Elected Leaders

Will Join Progressive Elected Officials in San Francisco

County Measure Calling for Non-Partisan Redistricting Advances
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County Measure Calling for Non-Partisan Redistricting Advances

Supervisor Nicholson Urges Legislature to Follow Milwaukee County's Lead

Supervisors Allocate $210,000 for Washington Park Soccer Fields
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Supervisors Allocate $210,000 for Washington Park Soccer Fields

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson authored the resolution after listening to constituents.

Supervisors Take Action to Address Child Abuse and Neglect
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Supervisors Take Action to Address Child Abuse and Neglect

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ranks child abuse among America’s top public health crises.

Eyes on Milwaukee: County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

County Board Okays Bid for Streetcar

Despite long odds against winning, county will submit bid to the city.

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson Praises Passage of Anti-Discrimination Resolution
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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson Praises Passage of Anti-Discrimination Resolution

"Today, we stood together for justice and inclusion, in support of our most vulnerable residents."

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Hold Community Information Session January 20
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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson to Hold Community Information Session January 20

She Invites All Residents of the 5th District to Learn and Discuss Proposed Repairs to Washington Park

House Confidential: Ben Handelman’s Nautical Outpost
House Confidential

Ben Handelman’s Nautical Outpost

Fox 6 anchor watches for ships for his Big Boats blog from a classic lakeside apartment.

Bar Exam: My Office, East Town’s Last Dive Bar
Bar Exam

My Office, East Town’s Last Dive Bar

The 136-year-old building, the clientele, the atmosphere are all unique.

Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson: “I Stand with My Constituents”
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Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson: “I Stand with My Constituents”

Dark money has no place in County Board proceedings

Bar Exam: Fish Market’s Outdoor Bar
Bar Exam

Fish Market’s Outdoor Bar

It's a bar... on the street... with barstools!

Bar Exam: Milwaukee Ale House
Bar Exam

Milwaukee Ale House

A Milwaukee staple that was quite the pioneering enterprise when it opened in 1997.

Racism Led to Violent Weekend, Residents Say

Racism Led to Violent Weekend, Residents Say

Poverty, segregation, racial profiling by police all led to explosion, they note.

Edgar Lin Endorsed by Two Leading Milwaukee Newspapers
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Edgar Lin Endorsed by Two Leading Milwaukee Newspapers

Leading Challenger in 16th AD Race Continue to Rack up Endorsements

Mandela Barnes Announces Key Community Endorsements
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Mandela Barnes Announces Key Community Endorsements

Key Community Leaders and More Progressive Organizations Endorse New Leadership They Can Count On

Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President
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Statements from Democratic Party of Wisconsin Delegates on Hillary Clinton Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President

"Hillary Clinton will lead the charge from the White House to win social, economic and racial justice for all working families from and we are with her," said Peter Rickman, Bernie Sanders Delegate

Bar Exam: Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory
Bar Exam

Pourman’s Used To Be Sausage Factory

Yet it's been a tavern for more than a century. This is truly old Milwaukee.

Edgar Lin Announces Major Endorsements
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Edgar Lin Announces Major Endorsements

Local Unions, Community Organizations and Community Leaders Express Support for Leading Challenger in 16th AD Race

Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald Makes Threats to Further Cut Funding for Milwaukee Public Schools
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Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald Makes Threats to Further Cut Funding for Milwaukee Public Schools

Low-income and minority children will be adversely impacted

“I Am 53206”

“I Am 53206”

Young people from MICAH march for equality in city’s most impoverished and segregated zip code.

Board Chairman Lipscomb Announces Standing Committee Assignments for the 2016-2018 term
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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.

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Officially Welcomes New County Board Members
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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Officially Welcomes New County Board Members

"This group brings talent, passion, and experience to the County."

Wisconsin Working Families Party Continues Political Revolution With New Endorsements
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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 Milwaukee

Wisconsin WFP’s Marina Dimitrijevic Statement on Tonight’s Election Results
Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate

New progressive coalition releases first wave of Milwaukee county endorsements, pledges to aggressively support slate in run-up to Election Day

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Larson for Milwaukee County Exec, Progressive Board & Council Slate

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