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City Hall: McManus Lays Out Three Priorities for Health Department
City Hall

McManus Lays Out Three Priorities for Health Department

Baker issues a statement defending his actions. Are city hospitals going to close?

City Hall: Mayor Allows Interim Health Leader
City Hall

Mayor Allows Interim Health Leader

Returns file to the council unsigned, opens door to approval of McManus.

City Hall: Will Mayor Confirm Health Commissioner?
City Hall

Will Mayor Confirm Health Commissioner?

Newly-appointed Patricia McManus still needs confirmation.

City Hall: HUD Halts City Lead Treatment Program
City Hall

HUD Halts City Lead Treatment Program

Barrett requested review; temporary stop work order cites possible lead hazards.

From Dr. Patricia McManus: Comments clarified
Press Release

From Dr. Patricia McManus: Comments clarified

Statement of Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton - February 9, 2018

Comments by newly appointed interim Health Department commissioner troubling
Press Release

Comments by newly appointed interim Health Department commissioner troubling

Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy - February 9, 2018

Murphy’s Law: Mayor Barrett’s Power in Decline?
Murphy’s Law

Mayor Barrett’s Power in Decline?

Council taking more power, mayor taking a beating.

Alderwoman Lewis congratulates Dr. McManus on new appointment
Press Release

Alderwoman Lewis congratulates Dr. McManus on new appointment

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - February 7, 2018

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Appoints McManus Interim Health Leader
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Appoints McManus Interim Health Leader

She'll be interim commissioner. Says city's failure to send letters about lead was "deliberate."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Barrett Withdraws Nannis Nomination
Eyes on Milwaukee

Barrett Withdraws Nannis Nomination

Interim Health Dept leader at issue, as City Hall infighting hits new highs.

FLAC Calls on Common Council to Confirm Dr. Patricia McManus as Interim Health Commissioner
Press Release

FLAC Calls on Common Council to Confirm Dr. Patricia McManus as Interim Health Commissioner

The lead water public health crisis our community is suffering from requires the knowledge and leadership of someone more independent like Dr. McManus to steer the health department away from this chaos.

Is City Dragging Feet on Lead Filters?

Is City Dragging Feet on Lead Filters?

Critics say yes; health department says it's done all it can without more funding.

Common Council Strengthens Lead Standards

Common Council Strengthens Lead Standards

But Health Department leaders contend it doesn't really change how they operate.

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

City may not know which homes own lead laterals, which action to take.

Toy Guns Risky for Black Families?

Toy Guns Risky for Black Families?

Annual walk spotlights danger of kids with toy guns encountering police.

A Call for Clean Water

A Call for Clean Water

Community leaders push city to rid Milwaukee's water of lead.

Do Non-Profits Need New Approach?

Do Non-Profits Need New Approach?

Experts jab local non-profits; they keep growing, but so does poverty.

Murphy’s Law: How Milwaukee Handled “Flint” Crisis
Murphy’s Law

How Milwaukee Handled “Flint” Crisis

Were city officials asleep? Should they be doing more?

Twenty Milwaukee Organizations Express Serious Misgivings with Proposed Public Safety Action Plan
Press Release

Twenty Milwaukee Organizations Express Serious Misgivings with Proposed Public Safety Action Plan

We are writing on behalf of an array of community groups to express our serious misgivings regarding the recently released draft “Public Safety Action Plan.”

What Will Happen To Route 61?

What Will Happen To Route 61?

One of three bus routes connecting inner city workers to suburban jobs, its funding may run out.

Black Health Coalition Targets Toy Guns

Black Health Coalition Targets Toy Guns

Petition by black moms and grandmothers points to problems caused by "gun culture."

Targeting Black Infant Mortality

Targeting Black Infant Mortality

Despite disagreements, groups working on problem are making progress.

New Inner City Medical Clinic Planned

New Inner City Medical Clinic Planned

Clinic at 23rd and Burleigh would serve poor families who lack access to medical care.