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Steven Shea

Candidate for Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in 2018. Resident of Cudahy.

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

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.