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Steven Shea, member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

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County Board Unanimously Adopts Resolution Repudiating Discriminatory Covenants
MKE County: Supervisors Want Action On McKinley Beach
MKE County

Supervisors Want Action On McKinley Beach

After recent drowning, they back $500,000 plan to reconstruct beach, improve safety.

Chairwoman Nicholson Announces County Board Committee Assignments, Leadership Roles
Marcelia Nicholson Re-Elected Chairwoman of Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
MKE County: County Board Says Send In The Goats
MKE County

County Board Says Send In The Goats

In perhaps his last act as a supervisor, Jason Haas secures funding for a county goats program.

Board of Supervisors Approves Paid Parental Leave Policy for County Employees
MKE County: Will Museum Drop ‘Public’ From Name?
MKE County

Will Museum Drop ‘Public’ From Name?

Attorney says maintaining a 'public museum' is a financial necessity. Museum officials say 'public' in name confuses people.

MKE County: Board Okays New Jail Phone Call Policy
MKE County

Board Okays New Jail Phone Call Policy

Amended resolution slowly lowers cost of phone and video calls for jail and HOC inmates.

Milwaukee DSA Calls on County Board to Provide No-Cost Voice and Video Calls for Milwaukee Jail and House of Correction Residents
Press Release

Milwaukee DSA Calls on County Board to Provide No-Cost Voice and Video Calls for Milwaukee Jail and House of Correction Residents

Excessive call fees exploit families of incarcerated individuals and create dangerous barriers to successful reentry

MKE County: Supervisors Push Federal Review of State Funding
MKE County

Supervisors Push Federal Review of State Funding

Is huge decline in state aid to county a violation of residents' civil rights?

MKE County: 9 Supervisors Unopposed For 2022
MKE County

9 Supervisors Unopposed For 2022

Deadline is one week away and nearly 70% of districts have just one candidate running.

MKE County: County Board Committee Backs Redistricting Maps
MKE County

County Board Committee Backs Redistricting Maps

After rejecting independent redistricting committee, supervisors pick two maps they like.

MKE County: Send In The Goats?
MKE County

Send In The Goats?

Sup. Haas wants goats to clear overgrown foliage, invasive species in parks. 'The goats would go home at night.'

Supervisor Clancy Introduces Budget Amendments to Move Funds from Sheriff to Human Needs
Press Release

Supervisor Clancy Introduces Budget Amendments to Move Funds from Sheriff to Human Needs

$11.3 million package has support from County Board leadership

MKE County: Board Takes Over Redistricting, Rejects Independent Effort
MKE County

Board Takes Over Redistricting, Rejects Independent Effort

Board rejected third and final map from its Independent Redistricting Committee.

MKE County: Independent Committee Submits Final Map for Supervisor Districts
MKE County

Independent Committee Submits Final Map for Supervisor Districts

But independence of the Independent Redistricting Committee is now in question, as county board could face lawsuits.

MKE County: So Much For An Independent Redistricting Process
MKE County

So Much For An Independent Redistricting Process

County committee rejects its own independent redistricting committee's recommendations.

Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal Would Create Paid Internships, a First for Board of Supervisors
County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election
Press Release

County Board of Supervisors Congratulate Colectivo Workers on Successful Union Election

Colectivo workers voted to join the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 494 which will develop the group's first negotiated contract, pending the election’s certification by the National Labor Relations Board.

Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Adopted by County Board
Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Resolution Supporting Fentanyl Testing Strip Legalization Advances
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 Calls for ‘Right to Counsel’ Eviction Prevention Program
MKE County: Committee Okays Three Acre Solar Farm
MKE County

Committee Okays Three Acre Solar Farm

We Energies to install 540 kilowatt array on unused land at Oakwood Park Golf Course in Franklin.

MKE County: County Facilities To Ban Single-Use Plastics
MKE County

County Facilities To Ban Single-Use Plastics

Phasing out out non-biodegradable products from county facilities and parks by next year.

Sunday’s Caravan and County Board Call for Normal Relations with Cuba
County Board Adopts Proposal to Eliminate Single-Use ‘Forever Plastics’
Supervisor Weishan Rallies Opposition to Planned Expansion of I-94
MKE County: Board To Consider Climate Change Policy
MKE County

Board To Consider Climate Change Policy

Supervisors will vote on a carbon neutrality policy and a single-use plastics ban.

County action helps support sustainability in our community
Parks Committee Advances Proposal to Eliminate Single-Use ‘Forever Plastics’
County Board Adopts Resolution Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalty
Supervisors Denounce Violence and Discrimination Against Asian Americans
Judiciary Committee Approves Proposal to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalty
County Board Adopts Resolutions Celebrating Black Icons
MKE County: Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1
MKE County

Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1

Sup. Ortiz-Velez's county resolution will be mirrored by Glendale proposal, says Mayor Kennedy.

Supervisor Ortiz-Velez Introduces Proposal Reducing Penalty for Marijuana Possession
County Supervisors Back $1 Pot Penalty

County Supervisors Back $1 Pot Penalty

8 board members push plan slashing $500 penalty for possession.

Legislative Republicans Do Not Care About the Health of Wisconsin Residents
MKE County: Storms, Climate Change Threaten Milwaukee Coastline
MKE County

Storms, Climate Change Threaten Milwaukee Coastline

$2.9 billon worth of coastal bluffs, other assets are threatened. Can county save them?

MKE County: Bradford Beach Restaurant Advancing
MKE County

Bradford Beach Restaurant Advancing

Concessionaire plans to add full-service restaurant to historic beach house.

Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron
Supervisors Denounce Anti-Democratic Coup Attempt in Washington D.C.
County Supervisors Express Support for Colectivo Workers Union
County Board Adopts Resolution Expanding Access to Polling Locations
Nicholson Measure Providing Housing Support to MATC Students Approved
MKE County: County Grapples With 5G Infrastructure in Parks
MKE County

County Grapples With 5G Infrastructure in Parks

State legislation has tied the county's hands over regulation of telecommunications infrastructure.

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

County Board Passes Resolution Allowing ‘Credible Messengers’ to Work with Youth
Murphy’s Law: Cudahy Coronavirus Controversy
Murphy’s Law

Cudahy Coronavirus Controversy

Is Patrick Cudahy safe for workers? Are Cudahy officials protecting the community?

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.

Transportation: County Supervisors Push Free Bus Rides
Transportation

County Supervisors Push Free Bus Rides

Passengers could use side door, away from bus drivers, to protect them from getting virus.

City Hall: Ballots Won’t Have Duplicate Gerrymandering Questions
City Hall

Ballots Won’t Have Duplicate Gerrymandering Questions

City rescinds its referendum question after Milwaukee County passed a similar measure.

MTEA Announces Endorsements in Milwaukee Spring Elections
Museum Would Monitor Workers’ Health Choices

Museum Would Monitor Workers’ Health Choices

Public Museum's union workers must share data, show improved wellness program results.

Op Ed: County Officials Want to Pave Paradise
Op Ed

County Officials Want to Pave Paradise

Why Kletzsch Park riverside is a sacred place with Native American history that must be saved.

MKE County: Officials Urge Warming Centers to Open
MKE County

Officials Urge Warming Centers to Open

Serve homeless whenever temperatures below freezing, say Supervisors Shea and Taylor.

Supervisors Shea and Taylor Urge All Area Warming Centers to Open at 32 Degrees
Press Release

Supervisors Shea and Taylor Urge All Area Warming Centers to Open at 32 Degrees

"I want to thank the City-County Housing Task Force for their efforts to expand the availability of warming facilities across the city."

2020 Budget Benefits County’s South Shore
Press Release

2020 Budget Benefits County’s South Shore

"Despite the limits on our revenue and overall reduction in spending, there are several bright spots in the 2020 budget that South Shore that residents can look forward to."

MKE County: Hemp Proposal Passed By Committee
MKE County

Hemp Proposal Passed By Committee

4-1 vote okays plan for high-end hemp operation in Mitchell Park greenhouse. Next comes full board.

Community Members Demand that Public Service Commission Deny We Energies’ Rate Increase, We Energies Shut Down Oak Creek Plant
Press Release

Community Members Demand that Public Service Commission Deny We Energies’ Rate Increase, We Energies Shut Down Oak Creek Plant

Ratepayers Angered Over Utility’s Continued Use of Expensive, Dirty Coal Plant

MKE County: Hemp Could Make Money for County
MKE County

Hemp Could Make Money for County

New report says Mitchell Park greenhouses could grow valuable hemp clones.

Transportation: Transit Union Stages Rally
Transportation

Transit Union Stages Rally

Calls for contract to include to backpay and driver security measures, and for the restoration of bus routes.

Transportation: Transit Cuts Reduced By Abele
Transportation

Transit Cuts Reduced By Abele

After questions raised, his revised 2020 budget finds more revenue for bus system.

MKE County: Supervisors Push Ex-Offender Voting Rights
MKE County

Supervisors Push Ex-Offender Voting Rights

Resolution calls for restoring the voting rights of people on parole or probation.

Taylor Pushes to Expand Voting Rights
Press Release

Taylor Pushes to Expand Voting Rights

Taylor's resolution also expresses support for efforts to reduce felony disenfranchisement, and for the reform of practices that disproportionately impact communities of color in Wisconsin.

Supervisor Shea Opposes South Shore Bus Route Cuts
Press Release

Supervisor Shea Opposes South Shore Bus Route Cuts

Supervisor Shea launched a petition opposing the MCTS cuts to routes that provide service to and from the South Shore.

Transportation: James Davies Will Lead Bublr Bikes
Transportation

James Davies Will Lead Bublr Bikes

Cycling attorney James Davies succeeds fundraising veteran Sally Sheperdson.

Milwaukee County Announces Upcoming Budget Public Engagement Sessions
Press Release

Milwaukee County Announces Upcoming Budget Public Engagement Sessions

Four sessions in partnership with Milwaukee County Supervisors provide forum for residents to share priorities and weigh in on new revenue options

City Hall: Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election
City Hall

Five Takeaways from Yesterday’s Election

The race for Terry Witkowski's seat had surprises -- and key lessons.

MKE County: The County’s Queen of Hemp

Contribution to Alex Brower of $25

MKE County: The County’s Queen of Hemp
MKE County

The County’s Queen of Hemp

Why Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez is pushing so hard for county to grow hemp.

Board of Supervisors Directs Parks Department to Formalize Pesticide Use Policy
Press Release

Board of Supervisors Directs Parks Department to Formalize Pesticide Use Policy

"Milwaukee County has a responsibility to protect the health and safety of everyone who uses our parks and facilities..."

Supervisors Ask County Parks to Update, Clarify Pesticide Use Policy
Press Release

Supervisors Ask County Parks to Update, Clarify Pesticide Use Policy

"It is our duty to protect the citizens of Milwaukee County."

Op Ed: Marcus Center Has No County Board Oversight
Op Ed

Marcus Center Has No County Board Oversight

That’s because a state law handed all authority over most county facilities to County Executive Abele.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Says Marcus Center Isn’t Historic
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Says Marcus Center Isn’t Historic

City committee overrules Historic Preservation Commission. Full Common Council up next.

MKE County: Board Condemns We Energies Discharge Permit
MKE County

Board Condemns We Energies Discharge Permit

DNR could allow small variance in mercury discharged. County board, Sierra Club object.

County Board Votes Unanimously to Condemn We Energies’ Mercury Variance
Press Release

County Board Votes Unanimously to Condemn We Energies’ Mercury Variance

“We Energies should be moving towards 100% renewables. This is 2019, not 1919.”

MKE County: Rumors of Domes’ Demise Exaggerated
MKE County

Rumors of Domes’ Demise Exaggerated

Despite report recommending their death, county board members want to save domes.

Sup. Shea Condemns We Energies’ Pollution

Sup. Shea Condemns We Energies’ Pollution

Many Oak Creek residents oppose request for DNR permit, company says others along lake pollute more.

City-wide School Board Candidate Bob Peterson announces endorsement from 23 elected officials
Press Release

City-wide School 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.

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.

MKE County: Should County Go Into Hemp Business?
MKE County

Should County Go Into Hemp Business?

Facing huge budget problems, supervisors push for county to grow and sell hemp.

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
Press Release

The Federal Government Should Never Separate Families

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

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

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

MKE County: Committee Okays Referendum on Legalizing Pot
MKE County

Committee Okays Referendum on Legalizing Pot

Unanimous vote in favor of November referendum asking to legalize and tax marijuana.

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments
Press Release

Chairman Lipscomb Announces Committee Assignments

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

7 Election Takeaways

7 Election Takeaways

What did we learn as the blue wave washed over Wisconsin?

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

“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

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

Vote Today; Key Races Will Be Decided

A breakdown of everything on Milwaukee ballots.

Op Ed: Abele’s $1 Million Power Play
Op Ed

Abele’s $1 Million Power Play

His LeadershipMKE group muddies the waters for April election.