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Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Congratulates Megan O’Halloran on Commanding Primary Victory in Distrcit 8 School Board Race

O’Halloran garnered more than 65 percent of the vote in the three-way race and will face Kathryn Gabor in the spring election on Tuesday, April 2.

Milwaukee Area Labor Council MPS Board of Directors Endorsements
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Milwaukee Area Labor Council MPS Board of Directors Endorsements

The Milwaukee Area Labor Council has nearly 100 affiliated local unions representing approximately 25,000 workers in the metro Milwaukee area.

County Picks Location for Youth Offender Facility

County Picks Location for Youth Offender Facility

Northwest side facility planned as part of model program to reduce recidivism.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Slate of Candidates for Milwaukee Board of School Directors to Create Strong Pro-Public School Majority

Electing a school board to serve MPS students; strengthen and fund public education; fight back against ineffective charter programs

City-wide Schoo Board Candidate Bob Peterson announces endorsement from 23 elected officials
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City-wide Schoo Board Candidate Bob Peterson announces endorsement from 23 elected officials

The full list of elected officials to have endorsed Bob Peterson for MPS school board represents a broad span of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods.

Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories
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Supervisor Taylor Congratulates Candidates on Election Victories

"Congratulations to Tony Evers, Mandela Barnes, Josh Kaul, Sarah Godlewski, and Tammy Baldwin on their victories on Tuesday."

County Board Votes Unanimously to Back Expungement Reform
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County Board Votes Unanimously to Back Expungement Reform

"I am pleased that every member of the county board can see the economic urgency of this issue."

Supervisor Taylor Presses for Action on HIV/AIDS
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Supervisor Taylor Presses for Action on HIV/AIDS

Final consideration of all proposed budget amendments will take place at the County Board's budget adoption meeting on November 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Calls for Menstrual Equity
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Calls for Menstrual Equity

Dimitrijevic proposed amending the 2019 county budget to address the lack of equity in hygiene produccts.

Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws
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Supervisor Taylor Calls for Reform of Expungement Laws

"Expungement allows people who have completed their sentences to be given a real chance to pursue economic security for themselves and their families."

Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote
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Supervisor Taylor Encourages Youth to Register to Vote

"This year, young people will make up the largest group of eligible voters for the first time in any election."

House Confidential: Home For a Lieutenant Governor?
House Confidential

Home For a Lieutenant Governor?

Mandela Barnes' northwest-side condo was once part of segregated neighborhood.

Sequanna Taylor Announces Candidacy for MPS Board of School Directors
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Sequanna Taylor Announces Candidacy for MPS Board of School Directors

Elected Official, MPS Parent, and Educational Assistant Will Put the Students First

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 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."

Supervisor Taylor Statement on Supreme Court Ruling
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Supervisor Taylor Statement on Supreme Court Ruling

"The Janus decision that came down today is a direct attack from those billionaires and millionaires who think our kids and their right to a great public education is for sale. "

Photo Gallery: Urban Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Birthday
Photo Gallery

Urban Milwaukee Celebrates 10th Birthday

Crowd packs Pabst Brewery & Taproom for publication's 10th anniversary.

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

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

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.

Supervisor Taylor Condemns MPS School Board Director Michael Bonds’ Inappropriate Outburst
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Supervisor Taylor Condemns MPS School Board Director Michael Bonds’ Inappropriate Outburst

"Director Bonds' outburst at Tuesday's School Board meeting was totally inappropriate..."

County Board Elects Sequanna Taylor as Second Vice Chairwoman
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County Board Elects Sequanna Taylor as Second Vice Chairwoman

Taylor served as Vice Chair of the Health and Human Needs Committee during the 2016 – 2018 term.

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

Supervisor Taylor Resolutions on Infant Mortality and Early Childhood Development Adopted by County Board
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Supervisor Taylor Resolutions on Infant Mortality and Early Childhood Development Adopted by County Board

"We must do more to ensure that all babies born in Milwaukee County have an equal opportunity to grow up healthy and happy, and pursue their dreams."

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to  Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake
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Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Offers to Help Governor Walker with Plan to Close Lincoln Hill and Copper Lake

"I write to you today to offer my support for your plan to discontinue the use of the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls as youth detention facilities..."

Bar Exam: It’s Always Christmas at Dale’s
Bar Exam

It’s Always Christmas at Dale’s

Classic bar with Christmas and clown decorations, great soup, integrated clientele.

Eyes on Milwaukee: How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds
Eyes on Milwaukee

How Legacy Lofts Overcame the Odds

Conversion of old ice cream factory died many times before work could begin.

2018 Budget Includes $90,000 for Youth Training Program
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2018 Budget Includes $90,000 for Youth Training Program

The goal of the initiative is to keep youth out of the troubled Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake facilities.

Black Women’s Empowerment March is Saturday
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Black Women’s Empowerment March is Saturday

Black women participants are asked to wear all black clothing, participating men are asked to wear all green and other supporters are asked to wear red.

County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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County Board Adopts Measure to Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

"The practice of restraining pregnant women is demeaning and unnecessary and best efforts must be made to avoid this practice at all costs."

Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women
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Supervisor Taylor Measure Would Limit the Shackling of Pregnant Women

A measure opposing the practice of shackling pregnant and postpartum women within Milwaukee County correctional facilities will come before the Judiciary, Safety, and General Services committee

Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program
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Supervisor Taylor Urges President Trump to Continue DACA Program

"I stand with all the Dreamers..."

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."

Supervisors Approve Continuation of Free Birth Certificate Program
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Supervisors Approve Continuation of Free Birth Certificate Program

More than half of the free birth certificates provided by Milwaukee County in 2017 were provided to help young people apply for jobs.

Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Statement on Haeggan-Brown Verdict
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Supervisor Sequanna Taylor Statement on Haeggan-Brown Verdict

"We say "Black Lives Matter" because we have to remind others that we are too humans."

Plenty of Horne: Brown Deer Park’s Road Saved
Plenty of Horne

Brown Deer Park’s Road Saved

County changes plan to eliminate signature loop roadway in popular park.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Will County Give Pension to State?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Will County Give Pension to State?

Board approves work group to study state takeover of pension system.

Milwaukee Stands with Planned Parenthood
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Milwaukee Stands with Planned Parenthood

The gathering comes the day before the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act and block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid reimbursements.

Hector Colon Kept Suicide Attempts and Desperate Efforts to Avoid Racially Abusive Guards Hidden from Supervisors
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Hector Colon Kept Suicide Attempts and Desperate Efforts to Avoid Racially Abusive Guards Hidden from Supervisors

“I am deeply troubled that Director Colon was not forthcoming about recent incidents at Lincoln Hills...”

Milwaukee County Supervisors Avoid Opportunity to Remove Estabrook Dam
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Avoid Opportunity to Remove Estabrook Dam

Finance and Audit Committee ignores Parks Department’s expert opinion to remove blighted structure

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor urges for $15 minimum wage
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Milwaukee County Supervisor Sequanna Taylor urges for $15 minimum wage

The current minimum wage, $7.25 an hour, equates to only $15,080 for a full time 40-hour workweek.

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

Plenty of Horne: Board Chair Fights Park Road Closure
Plenty of Horne

Board Chair Fights Park Road Closure

Abele would close Brown Deer Park road to expand golf driving range. Lipscomb not sold.

Plenty of Horne: Abele Quietly Changes Brown Deer Park
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Abele Quietly Changes Brown Deer Park

Circular road through park becomes dead end to create golf driving range.

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