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Milwaukee County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force will launch on Aug. 12
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Milwaukee County’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force will launch on Aug. 12

Committee will kick off effort to seek community feedback and build recommendations to strategically allocate $183.6 million in federal funding

MKE County: Sheriff Projects $3.9 Million Overtime Deficit
MKE County

Sheriff Projects $3.9 Million Overtime Deficit

Sheriff blames understaffing. Finance Committee does not accept his report.

Rep. Brostoff Celebrates Passage of Milwaukee County Resolution in Support of   Ending Qualified Immunity for Police
MKE County: Board Approves Mental Health Crisis Team
MKE County

Board Approves Mental Health Crisis Team

Partnering sheriff's deputies and mental health professionals. But some supervisors opposed creating new Sheriff's Deputy positions.

Supervisor Clancy Demands Accountability, Decries Sheriff’s Office Power Grab
Tosa Mayor, Police Union At Odds

Tosa Mayor, Police Union At Odds

City officials at odds with union amid search for new police chief, calls for reforms.

MKE County: Lake Park Bridge Needs $1 Million More
MKE County

Lake Park Bridge Needs $1 Million More

Cost now at least $3.4 million to repair historic footbridge designed by Olmsted.

MKE County: Board Approves Overtime Oversight Policy
MKE County

Board Approves Overtime Oversight Policy

New policy will likely bring the sheriff's office before the board to explain overtime expenditures.

Sherman Park Could Get New Basketball Court

Sherman Park Could Get New Basketball Court

Dallas-based Nancy Lieberman Charities has offered to fund a "dream court."

MKE County: Board’s Bike Trails Resolution Fails
MKE County

Board’s Bike Trails Resolution Fails

A proposed ordinance change would have given the board final authority over major trail alterations.

Supervisors Clancy and Rolland Applaud Unanimous Recommendation of Overtime Accountability Ordinance
County Board Adopts Resolution Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalty
Reimagined County Board Health Committee Will Add a New Focus on Strategic Planning
MKE County: Committee OK’s Funding for Emergency Mental Health Center
MKE County

Committee OK’s Funding for Emergency Mental Health Center

New crisis center is an important piece of the county's broader re-shuffling of psychiatric services.

Supervisors Denounce Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans
Judiciary Committee Approves Proposal to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalty
County Board Adopts Resolutions Celebrating Black Icons
Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron
Supervisors Denounce Anti-Democratic Coup Attempt in Washington D.C.
MKE County: Board Adopts 2021 Budget
MKE County

Board Adopts 2021 Budget

Tax levy increase of 0.59%, many amendments and delays to electric buses and hemp growing.

Committee Rejects Sheriff Cuts

Committee Rejects Sheriff Cuts

But it also passed a widely supported increase in spending for services like housing and youth justice.

Supervisor Rolland calls for focus on creating jobs and driving racial wealth equity
Supervisor Rolland calls for Wauwatosa leaders and neighbors to come back to the table and talk
Supervisor Rolland calls for Wauwatosa’s Police and Fire Commission to meet next week and begin weighing independent investigator’s report
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Supervisor Rolland calls for Wauwatosa’s Police and Fire Commission to meet next week and begin weighing independent investigator’s report

Sup. Rolland: “If there was ever a time for community leaders to act with urgency, this is the time.”

Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

Law Enforcement, Protesters Play Cat-Mouse Game After Mensah Decision

March from Downtown to Mayfair Mall blocked repeatedly by National Guard, Sheriffs, Police.

Sup. Rolland Calls for Tosa to Come Together and Clean Up

Sup. Rolland Calls for Tosa to Come Together and Clean Up

Let’s come together tomorrow (Thursday) morning and clean up the broken glass along North Ave in #Wauwatosa. The @WauwatosaWI curfew ends at 6 am. Let’s start then. Bring a mask, gloves, broom, dust pan and some garbage bags. https://t.co/u3UWxtvX6W pic.twitter.com/k50xsreWI0 — Shawn Rolland (@shawnrolland) October 8, 2020

Milwaukee County Board unanimously approves strategic planning ordinance
Press Release

Milwaukee County Board unanimously approves strategic planning ordinance

New efforts compel longer-term thinking, goal-setting and performance-based reporting after 20 years with no strategic plan in place

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements
Press Release

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements

Elected officials from across Milwaukee County, state, support Ramón

Diverse Board of Supervisors United in Urgent Appeal for Federal Aid
Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

Nicholson Elected County Board Chairwoman

Marcelia Nicholson beats Willie Johnson, Jr. out for leadership of the county board.

MKE County: New Board Sworn In at a Parking Lot
MKE County

New Board Sworn In at a Parking Lot

Nicholson and Johnson, Jr. vying for leadership position of County Board Chairperson.

2020 Spring Election Results

2020 Spring Election Results

Live City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County results for the April 7th Spring Election.

Vote Absentee: Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Candidates
Vote Absentee

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors Candidates

Only three of the 18 races are contested.

Vote Tuesday: County Board Candidates
Vote Tuesday

County Board Candidates

Only three of 18 races are contested.

MTEA Announces Endorsements in Milwaukee Spring Elections