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Supreme Moore Omokunde

Supreme Moore Omokunde, Supervisor of the 10th District on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

Son of Gwen Moore.

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Youth Justice Milwaukee Hosts Successful Roundtable with Elected Leaders on Youth Justice Reform
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Youth Justice Milwaukee Hosts Successful Roundtable with Elected Leaders on Youth Justice Reform

In a roundtable with local officials, Youth Justice Milwaukee shared vision for investing in youth, nonresidential community programs

Board Adopts Supervisor Moore Omokunde Proposal to Decriminalize Marijuana
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Board Adopts Supervisor Moore Omokunde Proposal to Decriminalize Marijuana

County Board Endorses Call for Expungement and Freedom for those Convicted of Marijuana Related Charges

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.

All the Election Data You Want

All the Election Data You Want

It was one for the history books, with many surprising results and newcomers.

Vote Tuesday: Candidates for Common Council
Vote Tuesday

Candidates for Common Council

Six candidates for 5th District in only primary contest.

Vote Tuesday: Democratic Candidate Guide
Vote Tuesday

Democratic Candidate Guide

Packed Democratic gubernatorial race and county sheriff contest are top items on Tuesday's ballot.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.
Eyes on Milwaukee

4th Street Rededicated Vel R. Phillips Ave.

A who's who ceremony of politicians and candidates turns out to honor legacy of Vel Phillips.

Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Congresswoman Gwen Moore for Reelection
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Wisconsin Working Families Party Endorses Congresswoman Gwen Moore for Reelection

Party recognizes Moore for her record of investing in communities that need it most

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 Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin
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The Collective PAC Endorses Mahlon Mitchell for Governor of Wisconsin

Today’s endorsement joins Mahlon Mitchell’s growing list of support.

House Confidential: The House of Spider George
House Confidential

The House of Spider George

He's the entertainment director of Festa Italiana, and married to a Mafia don's daughter.

WI Working Families Party endorses Milwaukee County slate for state legislature
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WI Working Families Party endorses Milwaukee County slate for state legislature

Working families champions to build progressive power for county; state residents

Milwaukee County Endorses Blueprint for Peace
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Milwaukee County Endorses Blueprint for Peace

"The Blueprint for Peace is an audacious plan to reduce violence and build stronger, resilient communities."

Eyes on Milwaukee: Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville
Eyes on Milwaukee

Rebuilding a Vibrant Bronzeville

Actor Danny Glover and many local notables celebrate new development anchored by Black Holocaust Museum.

House Confidential: Famed Arts Teacher Elsa Ulbricht’s Home
House Confidential

Famed Arts Teacher Elsa Ulbricht’s Home

She lived in Ferry & Clas home for 86 years, created nationally known New Deal art project.

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

No Choice in 36% of Legislative Races

Gerrymandering and decline in number of candidates leaves 2.5 million residents with no choice.

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

County Board Okays Pot Referendum

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

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Sterling Brown Video

"Black folks are reminded daily about the violence that our communities suffer at the hands of the police in America."

Abele Thanks County Board Committee and Chairman for Unanimous Support of Mary Jo Meyers
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Abele Thanks County Board Committee and Chairman for Unanimous Support of Mary Jo Meyers

Health and Human Needs Committee votes 5-0 in favor of confirming acting head of County Department of Health and Human Services

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.

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Attorney, Alderwoman, Judge and Secretary of State Velvalea Phillips
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Attorney, Alderwoman, Judge and Secretary of State Velvalea Phillips

"Vel Phillips fought against systemic oppression before anyone really knew what that was."

Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Opposes Cuts to St. Joe’s
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Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Opposes Cuts to St. Joe’s

"I hope Ascension will reconsider this decision and work with community leaders to find better solutions."

Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Developing Proposal for Milwaukee County Citizens Review Board
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Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Developing Proposal for Milwaukee County Citizens Review Board

"Citizens expect and deserve accountability at all levels of government."

House Confidential: Judge Jason Downer’s Home Restored
House Confidential

Judge Jason Downer’s Home Restored

How Russell Zimmermann restored one of city's "finest Victorian Gothic" buildings.

House Confidential: New York Times Most Popular Home
House Confidential

New York Times Most Popular Home

That would be this 1892, Queen Anne home on West Side selling for just $190,000.

Town Hall Meetings Discuss Police Reforms

Town Hall Meetings Discuss Police Reforms

Fire and Police Commission seeks community responses to federal study of Milwaukee Police.

Photo Gallery: 500 Black Tuxedos
Photo Gallery

500 Black Tuxedos

Upscale event connects teens with role models and a world they mightn't otherwise see.

House Confidential: Seriously, Another Church That’s Now a Home?
House Confidential

Seriously, Another Church That’s Now a Home?

Yep, this 1927 Italian pentecostal church was finally turned into a one-family home in 2007.

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.

House Confidential: How a Church Became a Home
House Confidential

How a Church Became a Home

Adventist church from 1920s on Van Buren is now one of the area's oddest homes.

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Community Groups Hail Clarke’s Resignation

Anti-Clarke groups declare victory, push Walker on replacement he appoints.

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Clarke Resignation
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Clarke Resignation

"Sadly, the public may never get a full accounting from Clarke regarding his failures..."

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."

House Confidential: Row House An Architectural Treasure
House Confidential

Row House An Architectural Treasure

1891 Friedmann Row is now condos, one owned by ex-judge James Gramling.

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Officer-Involved Shooting
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Statement on Officer-Involved Shooting

'Like my constituents, I want answers.'

Local Leaders Demand Clarke’s Removal

Local Leaders Demand Clarke’s Removal

Legislators, community leaders call on Gov. Walker to remove sheriff from office.

House Confidential: Rep. Evan Goyke’s Fixer-Upper
House Confidential

Rep. Evan Goyke’s Fixer-Upper

3,571-square-foot, 14-room, 1894 home requires constant fixing.

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.

Bar Exam: The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?
Bar Exam

The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?

Best Place at the Pabst is one of the most enchanting saloons in the nation.

Once Again Clarke No-shows on the Citizens of Milwaukee County
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Once Again Clarke No-shows on the Citizens of Milwaukee County

"This is another instance of David A. Clark, Jr. abandoning his responsibility to those who elected him and he needs to resign now."

Supervisors to Consider External Investigations of In-Custody Deaths
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Supervisors to Consider External Investigations of In-Custody Deaths

Milwaukee County Board expected to vote Thursday on establishing policy.

House Confidential: Restaurant Owners Have Lots of Land
House Confidential

Restaurant Owners Have Lots of Land

Modest Astor St. homes of Scott Johnson and Leslie Montemurro sit on one-third acre.

Sheriff Clarke Must Resign Before More People Die
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Sheriff Clarke Must Resign Before More People Die

"He should resign immediately."

Bar Exam: Malone’s Bar Has a Bay View Style
Bar Exam

Malone’s Bar Has a Bay View Style

But it's on Brady St. Which shows how much the two neighborhoods have in common.

House Confidential: Kane Place Cottage Celebrates the Seasons
House Confidential

Kane Place Cottage Celebrates the Seasons

This well-preserved Polish Flat was built in 1900.

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.

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

County Panel Refuses Move Toward Transparency
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County Panel Refuses Move Toward Transparency

Committee Will Not Provide Public Notice of Budgetary Changes

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Votes Against Reconfirmation of Hector Colón as Director of the Department of Health and Human Services
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Votes Against Reconfirmation of Hector Colón as Director of the Department of Health and Human Services

“Sadly, the lack of transparency and forthrightness on the part of Director Colón seems to fit a pattern of behavior we have seen from this administration...”

Murphy’s Law: Role Of Police Questioned in Unrest
Murphy’s Law

Role Of Police Questioned in Unrest

Was violence a reaction to years of mistreatment by police?

Bar Exam: Club Brady Has 130-Year History
Bar Exam

Club Brady Has 130-Year History

There's been a tavern in odd trapezoidal building since 1885. Blame it on the lake.

Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore
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Darrol Gibson Announces Impressive Slate of Endorsements Including Congresswoman Gwen Moore

Darrol is the only candidate running for a seat in the Wisconsin State Legislature this fall to receive a primary endorsement from Congresswoman Moore.

“I Am 53206”

“I Am 53206”

Young people from MICAH march for equality in city’s most impoverished and segregated zip code.

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.

“Chris Abele seeks to divide the black community”
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“Chris Abele seeks to divide the black community”

Chris Abele’s new campaign strategy is to drive a wedge in the black community in order to score a win on April 5th.

Young Ex-Con Champions Criminal Justice Reform

Young Ex-Con Champions Criminal Justice Reform

Leader of UWM student group, Community Uprise, advocates for felons convicted of nonviolent offenses.

Youth Tell DOJ About Police Abuse

Youth Tell DOJ About Police Abuse

Department of Justice listening sessions here suggest Milwaukee has problems.

House Confidential: How Parsonage Became a Cool B-and-B
House Confidential

How Parsonage Became a Cool B-and-B

The 125-year-old, Queen Anne, reverend's home now attracts world travelers.

County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks
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County Board Unanimously Approves Resolution to Protect Parks

At Least 43 Lack Designated Zoning as Parkland; Measure Moves to Avoid Sale by Executive

County Board Unanimously Adopts Alternatives to Allow Placement of Juveniles in Milwaukee County
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County Board Unanimously Adopts Alternatives to Allow Placement of Juveniles in Milwaukee County

Measure Seeks Milwaukee County Location, Increases Number of Local Beds, Adds Staff

Resolution Declares “State of Emergency” on Youths at Lincoln Hills
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Resolution Declares “State of Emergency” on Youths at Lincoln Hills

Measure Urgently Calls for Creation of a Local Option for Juvenile Placements

Sup. Moore Omokunde Introduces Resolution Seeking Youth Placement Alternatives to Lincoln Hills
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Sup. Moore Omokunde Introduces Resolution Seeking Youth Placement Alternatives to Lincoln Hills

Measure Seeks Immediate Remedies for Milwaukee County Youth at Troubled Facility

County narrowly approves Park East project’s final phase
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County narrowly approves Park East project’s final phase

Board Seeks to Deter Youth Placements from Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools
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Board Seeks to Deter Youth Placements from Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Schools

The County Board approved the resolution with a unanimous vote.

Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Troubled By Lincoln Hills Allegations
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Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde Troubled By Lincoln Hills Allegations

Calls for Juvenile Justice System Reform in Wisconsin

House Confidential: Chris Abele’s High-Rise Double Condo
House Confidential

Chris Abele’s High-Rise Double Condo

Now separated from his wife, he has a luxurious, 8,132-square-foot suite near the top of the Moderne.

County Panel Refuses to Label Community ID Cards
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County Panel Refuses to Label Community ID Cards

“The authors of the legislation funding the Community ID program with taxpayer dollars have said publicly that the ID cards will not be used for voting.”

County Supervisor Moore Omokunde has lost patience with Sheriff David Clarke
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County Supervisor Moore Omokunde has lost patience with Sheriff David Clarke

Says Clarke’s Comments About “Black Lives Matter,” Personal Attacks, Have “Ventured Out of Bounds”

Supervisor Moore Omokunde Offended by County Executive’s Remarks
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Supervisor Moore Omokunde Offended by County Executive’s Remarks

Says Chris Abele’s Comments on African Americans “Worthy of Talk Radio,” Not a Leader

The Transformation of Johnsons Park

The Transformation of Johnsons Park

A huge number of partners and foundations have combined to transform an inner-city park that once fostered crime.

County Board Heeds Sheriff’s Call for Help
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County Board Heeds Sheriff’s Call for Help

Vote shows public safety and relief for deputies is a top priority

Home Care Workers Demand $15 Hour Pay

Home Care Workers Demand $15 Hour Pay

Care-givers working in state-funded program serving people with disabilities negotiate for better pay and benefits.

County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group
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County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group

Plenty of Horne: Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?
Plenty of Horne

Are Abrahamson’s Days as Chief Justice Numbered?

Constitutional amendment on April referendum would result in her being replaced as chief justice. Even if it fails, her salary will be reduced.

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: Candidate Forum for District 10 Election
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.: Candidate Forum for District 10 Election

It will take place March 31st from 6-8pm at Marquette University Raynor Libraries Beaumier Suites (Conference Center).

Mass Transit in Milwaukee County
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Mass Transit in Milwaukee County

"As County Supervisor, one of my top priorities will be securing the vital funding needed to aid the expansion of the streetcar system throughout the county."

Plenty of Horne: Anti-Chisholm Candidate Fails to Get On Ballot
Plenty of Horne

Anti-Chisholm Candidate Fails to Get On Ballot

Monique Taylor sought open county supervisor seat to run against Gwen Moore’s son, but didn’t get enough signatures.