Mayor Barrett Released the Following Statement on the Passing of Felmers Chaney
Milwaukee has lost one of its most prominent and influential citizens.
“Milwaukee has lost one of its most prominent and influential citizens. Felmers Chaney was an accomplished leader and a passionate advocate. He was a tireless champion of civil rights who dedicated his life to enriching the lives of fellow Milwaukeeans. His influence was wide-spread and he had a profound impact on countless Milwaukee organizations and institutions. I will miss his distinguished presence and his invaluable insight.”
Recent Press Releases by Mayor Tom Barrett
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement after today’s Common Council meeting where the Mayor’s budget vetoes were addressed:
I strongly disagree that Wisconsin needs to completely walk away from the 2011 concealed carry law that required individuals to get a permit before being allowed to carry a concealed weapon."