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Stephanie Bloomingdale

Stephanie Bloomingdale, president of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO.

Bloomingdale is also President of the Citizen Action of WI Education Fund.

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Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan To Convert Carleton School To Housing Revived
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan To Convert Carleton School To Housing Revived

2019 apartment project for 41st and Silver Spring revised. But some neighbors still object.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Deer District Concert Venue Wins First Approval, Despite Objections
Eyes on Milwaukee

Deer District Concert Venue Wins First Approval, Despite Objections

Other concert venues fight Live Nation's entrance into Milwaukee market.

President Touts Unions, Disses MAGA Republicans in Milwaukee Visit

President Touts Unions, Disses MAGA Republicans in Milwaukee Visit

With less than two months until midterm election, Biden spoke at Laborfest Monday

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Controversial Church Apartment Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Controversial Church Apartment Plan

Heated hearing results in addition of a traffic study that city officials expect to prove negligible impact.

Unions, Senate Candidates Push New Labor Law

Unions, Senate Candidates Push New Labor Law

Union leaders and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate rally Downtown for PRO Act.

High Court Okays Release of COVID-19 Workplace Data

High Court Okays Release of COVID-19 Workplace Data

Health officials can identify employers having outbreaks, WI Supreme Court rules.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Company Moving From Shorewood To South Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

Company Moving From Shorewood To South Side

Makers of ZYN beverage will redevelop warehouse on the border of Menomonee Valley.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Boone & Crockett Owners Building Public Riverwalk
Eyes on Milwaukee

Boone & Crockett Owners Building Public Riverwalk

Owners will create first riverwalk segment along Milwaukee's inner harbor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Taco John’s, Popeyes Opening Near Airport
Eyes on Milwaukee

Taco John’s, Popeyes Opening Near Airport

Plan Commission okays two new fast food places in vacant site at 5th and Layton.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Menomonee Valley Building Wins Key Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Menomonee Valley Building Wins Key Approval

180,469-square-foot building on Canal St. to be built on 'spec,' as a possible warehouse.

Unions Commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day

Unions Commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day

Day is annual remembrance of workers that have died or been injured on the job.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Third Ward Zoning Change On Hold
Eyes on Milwaukee

Third Ward Zoning Change On Hold

Change wouldn't stop proposed concert venue, and confuses neighbors.

Union, Supporters Demand Colectivo Begin Negotiations

Union, Supporters Demand Colectivo Begin Negotiations

Coffee company has filed a second appeal over the union election

Wisconsin Benefits From Historic Infrastructure Investment Senator Ron Johnson Opposes
State Senate Approves Longer Work Hours for Teens Under 16

State Senate Approves Longer Work Hours for Teens Under 16

Bill passed on divided vote. It applies to small businesses exempt from federal labor act.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Commission Okays East Side Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Commission Okays East Side Project

But with conditions. Former Saints Peter and Paul building could be redeveloped in many ways.

State Legislation Classifies Rideshare, Delivery Drivers as Independent Contractors

State Legislation Classifies Rideshare, Delivery Drivers as Independent Contractors

Bills could also prevent drivers from accessing unemployment or workers compensation.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Commission Okays Third Ward Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Commission Okays Third Ward Tower

"Magnificent building,' says one commissioner. Apartments will be among city's most expensive.

Transportation: City Creating Zoning Code For EV Chargers
Transportation

City Creating Zoning Code For EV Chargers

City anticipates surge in electric vehicles and could get federal money for charging stations.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Commission Okays East Side Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Commission Okays East Side Project

But driveways to four townhomes take away street parking on Jefferson, which concerns some.

Op Ed: Worker Rights, Training Must Be Addressed
Op Ed

Worker Rights, Training Must Be Addressed

The best way to rebuild economy and a strong middle class. Wisconsin and nation must do more.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Creating Affordable Housing Action Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Creating Affordable Housing Action Plan

Seeking shared public-private agenda. 45% of households are "cost burdened" by housing.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Deer District Hotel Secures First Approval
Eyes on Milwaukee

Deer District Hotel Secures First Approval

Plan Commission okays Milwaukee Bucks high-end hotel across from Fiserv Forum.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Plan Commission Okays New Land Apartment Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Plan Commission Okays New Land Apartment Project

251-unit complex Nova would rise on busy downtown street where Buca's once stood.

Labor Unions Rally Around Jill Underly for State Superintendent
Press Release

Labor Unions Rally Around Jill Underly for State Superintendent

Wisconsin United Auto Workers, AFT, AFL-CIO and IBEW endorse Dr. Jill Underly

How Act 10 Changed Wisconsin Unions

How Act 10 Changed Wisconsin Unions

Public sector unions contend with declining membership, reduced political power and restricted collective bargaining rights.

Transportation: Council Disagrees on I-94 Expansion
Transportation

Council Disagrees on I-94 Expansion

Council once opposed it, but now wavering. Bauman blames disinformation by unions and WisDOT.

Murphy’s Law: Wage Theft ‘Rampant’ in State
Murphy’s Law

Wage Theft ‘Rampant’ in State

10% of construction workers bilked of $23,500 per year on average. Will Legislature address problem?

City Hall: Willie Smith Named to City Plan Commission
City Hall

Willie Smith Named to City Plan Commission

Northwest Side CDC Director would replace Darryl Johnson, whose term expired

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rite-Hite Expands Planned Headquarters
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rite-Hite Expands Planned Headquarters

Warehouse equipment specialist will relocate from Brown Deer to Milwaukee.

City Hall: Brown Appointed To City Plan Commission

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

City Hall: Brown Appointed To City Plan Commission
City Hall

Brown Appointed To City Plan Commission

City Hall veteran, former DCD Deputy Commissioner Martha Brown to fill vacant seat.

Pandemic Surges as Courts Tie Evers’ Hands

Pandemic Surges as Courts Tie Evers’ Hands

Federal coronavirus task force says Wisconsin needs more comprehensive strategy.

Far More Businesses Using Work Share

Far More Businesses Using Work Share

Up 17-fold in state since pandemic, as companies avoid layoffs by switching workers to part-time.

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Wisconsin Politicos Respond to Safer At Home Ruling

Politicians, lobbyists and activists fall back on party line in attacking or praising decision.

Evers, Republicans Spar on Holding Election

Evers, Republicans Spar on Holding Election

Governor wants all vote-by-mail election, Fitzgerald blasts idea, "this is ridiculous.”

Eyes on Milwaukee: World’s Tallest Timber Tower Gets First Okay
Eyes on Milwaukee

World’s Tallest Timber Tower Gets First Okay

City Plan Commission approves increase in Ascent's height to 25 floors.

Eyes on Milwaukee: State Office Building Gets Boost
Eyes on Milwaukee

State Office Building Gets Boost

Near West Side Partners leader says state is advancing project that could land on 27th St.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Okays Admiral’s Wharf Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Okays Admiral’s Wharf Project

11-story, 133-unit apartment building planned for S. Water St. along Milwaukee River.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves Komatsu Design
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves Komatsu Design

60-acre, $285 million campus gets approved after City Plan commissioners push for better pedestrian design.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Washington Nominated To City Plan Board
Eyes on Milwaukee

Washington Nominated To City Plan Board

Town Bank VP Ranell Washington would replace his former coworker on commission.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sas-Pérez Appointed to City Plan Commission
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sas-Pérez Appointed to City Plan Commission

Mayor appoints south side leader to design and zoning oversight board.

Bill Ends Business Tax Break for Quitters

Bill Ends Business Tax Break for Quitters

Bipartisan bill ends tax write-off on moving expenses for companies leaving the state.

Abele, Lipscomb Announce Membership of Fair Deal Workgroup
Press Release

Abele, Lipscomb Announce Membership of Fair Deal Workgroup

Group includes diverse representation from community leaders seeking to recommend intergovernmental solutions to County funding challenges

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council
Press Release

Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes Announce Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council

"Investing in an economy that creates good-paying, family-supporting jobs for the people of Wisconsin is a top priority for our administration."

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Advances State Theater Redevelopment
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Advances State Theater Redevelopment

Plan would create all-ages venue in old movie theater on 26th and State.

Labor Leader Phil Neuenfeldt Dies

Labor Leader Phil Neuenfeldt Dies

Longtime former head of Wisconsin AFL-CIO ran union in tough times.

Statement on Recent Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Officer Election
Press Release

Statement on Recent Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Officer Election

"We know Stephanie Bloomingdale will do an excellent job at representing working families in Wisconsin as President."

Eyes on Milwaukee: New Homes Planned for East Side
Eyes on Milwaukee

New Homes Planned for East Side

Sticky details delay developer's plan for three homes near Columbia St. Mary's.

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor
Press Release

Wisconsin AFL-CIO Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor

“Mitchell is a true champion for working families and the best choice for Wisconsin governor.”

Eyes on Milwaukee: Vacant Lowe’s To Be Distribution Center
Eyes on Milwaukee

Vacant Lowe’s To Be Distribution Center

Phoenix Investors will convert Midtown property vacant since 2009.

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Endorses Tom Palzewicz for Congress
Press Release

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Endorses Tom Palzewicz for Congress

Federation says Palzewicz will stand up for working families and protect American workers

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress
Press Release

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Endorses Randy Bryce for Congress

"The hardworking men and women of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO are proud to support Randy Bryce..." -Phil Neuenfeldt, President of the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO

Eyes on Milwaukee: “The Yards” Design Gets a Thumbs Up
Eyes on Milwaukee

“The Yards” Design Gets a Thumbs Up

A "gorgeous building" with "really nice design elements," one commissioner raves.

Eyes on Milwaukee: St. Rita Square Development Advances
Eyes on Milwaukee

St. Rita Square Development Advances

Lower East Side project boasts new church, two six-story buildings, 118 senior apartments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Panel Approves Oak and Loc Project
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Panel Approves Oak and Loc Project

5 story, 55-unit apartment building slated for busy corner, but some neighbors oppose it.

Op Ed: Where Are the People?
Op Ed

Where Are the People?

Bill to end occupational licensing backed by right wing groups, but just one worker testifies in favor.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Commission Approves 27-Story Tower
Eyes on Milwaukee

Commission Approves 27-Story Tower

Madison developer revives 27-story proposal on Prospect next to Goll House.

Plenty of Horne: Harbor District To Have 40 “Habitat Hotels”
Plenty of Horne

Harbor District To Have 40 “Habitat Hotels”

Planning for district's 1000-acre site nearly done. "Hotels" naturalize sheet pilings.

City Panel Okays Brewers’ Hill Project

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

City Panel Okays Brewers’ Hill Project

City Panel Okays Brewers’ Hill Project

Four buildings, 30 family-style apartments approved by Plan Commission.

Murphy’s Law: The Worst Governor Ever For Workers?
Murphy’s Law

The Worst Governor Ever For Workers?

Six years later, Gov. Scott Walker’s impact on unions, worker rights and jobs.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Plan Members Love Couture
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Plan Members Love Couture

Commissioners laud the project, but possible second tower raises concerns.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Live Block is a Slam Dunk
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Live Block is a Slam Dunk

Final design gets first approval today, poised for quick council approval.

House Confidential: Union Activist’s Brady Street Beauty
House Confidential

Union Activist’s Brady Street Beauty

The assessor loved the 1909 home's stained glass and bevelled leaded glass windows.

Plenty of Horne: 10-Story Apartment Building Planned for East Side
Plenty of Horne

10-Story Apartment Building Planned for East Side

140-unit, $35 million apartment project proposed for former Boy's Club site, neighbors react

Outsourced Wisconsin Tour Launched
Press Release

Outsourced Wisconsin Tour Launched

Will travel Wisconsin to focus attention on corporate outsourcers who are taking public job creation dollars

Wisconsin Manufacturing Wages Declining
Press Release

Wisconsin Manufacturing Wages Declining

Manufacturing Wages in Milwaukee Area Decline $1,037

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele
Plenty of Horne

Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

And One Wisconsin Now celebrates 10 years of bashing Republicans.

Plenty of Horne: Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski
Plenty of Horne

Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski

Should challenger win, would be only military veteran on Common Council.

Big Money Backfires in Local Elections

Big Money Backfires in Local Elections

Attempts by Koch Brothers and other outsiders to outspend locals and elect friendly parties doesn't work.

Why Reform of Unemployment Comp Failed

Why Reform of Unemployment Comp Failed

Health care lobbyists kill bill that would have cut program's medical costs.

Plenty of Horne: Campaign Season Kicks Off
Plenty of Horne

Campaign Season Kicks Off

Politicos flock to Jon Richards fundraiser, and judicial candidate Janet C. Protasiewicz's event.

Plenty of Horne: Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse
Plenty of Horne

Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse

Court Commissioner Barry Slagle electrocuted in scary, unreported incident at courthouse.