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City Hall: Mask Mandate Passes Committee

Mask Mandate Passes Committee

Proposal would require masks indoors and outdoors, but with limited enforcement.

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Mask Mandate Passes Committee

Proposal would require masks indoors and outdoors, but with limited enforcement.

WI Supreme Court Upholds GOP Lame-Duck Laws

For second time, the state's high court rules in favor of laws stripping some of governor's powers.

Wisconsin Cities Get Grant Funds for Elections

Milwaukee and four other cities will use the funds to administer elections during the pandemic.

Assembly GOP Pitches Unemployment Loans

Instead of convening and legislating, Republican legislators pitch a personal loan program.

Evers Considering Abandoned $1.1 Billion I-94 Expansion

The project was dropped by Gov. Scott Walker over it's huge price tag.

The War Against Masks

It’s the most cost effective way to slow the pandemic. So why such opposition?

Black Members Blast Council President

Chevy Johnson won't take on 'status quo and complacency,' says former president Hamilton and six others.

Evers Won’t Issue New Shutdown Order

Cites Republican and Supreme Court opposition even as state cases double in just one month.

Milwaukee Mask Mandate Scaled Back

Special council committee to debate it. Outdoor requirement scaled back, minimum age raised.

Sell Non-Core UW System Assets

System may face $200 million deficit. What about the golf course, real estate, cell towers?

32 Cities Devote Most Spending to Police

One-third of state’s largest cities, including Milwaukee, spend more on police than any other function.

Please Honor Interdependence Day(s)

We’re all in this pandemic together. Please do your part.

Beloit Billionaire Starts Charter School

Children need better schools, says Diane Hendricks. It’s “divide and conquer,” says city official.

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Endorsements

Register of Deeds Israel Ramón Announces Early List of Endorsements

Elected officials from across Milwaukee County, state, support Ramón

MPD will continue to support MPS and MPS students

 

Scott Walker Endorses Julian Bradley for 28th Senate

 

Justice Ann Walsh Bradley endorses Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court

 

Shepherd Express, WMCA, and more endorse Rebecca Kiefer for Judge

A week ahead of the April 7th election, multiple organizations announce endorsements for Rebecca Kiefer in race for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Branch 29

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Chief Morales Looks Bad in FPC Report

And FPC Chair DeVougas looks even worse. 12 takeaways on what report did and didn't find.

Milwaukee 6th Most Diverse City in US?

More diverse than nearly 600 other cities, says new report. Should we believe it?

Trump Tariffs Slam Wisconsin Economy

Bad for companies, workers, consumers — and probably for Trump's reelection chances.

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The War Against Masks

It’s the most cost effective way to slow the pandemic. So why such opposition?

Who Benefits From the Madison Vandalism?

History suggests it could change the narrative, change voters’ views.

Is Less Testing for COVID-19 the Answer?

Trump says the rise in cases is due to more testing. What does the data show?

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UW Tests Tommy’s Legacy As a ‘Builder”

Former governor has huge legacy of bipartisan success, but leading UW won’t be easy.

County’s Sales Tax Revenue Plummets

A 16% one-year drop, as urban counties saw biggest declines due to pandemic.

Five Definitions of “Defunding Police”

What could it mean? We ask some experts.

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