Common Council President Cavalier Johnson
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Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson

September 7, 2021

By - Sep 7th, 2021 04:09 pm

In light of the five felony charges brought against Alderwoman Chantia Lewis by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm, I am, effective immediately, relieving her of all committee assignment duties.

Make no mistake that our judicial system presumes that every individual is considered innocent until proven guilty in court. However, until this matter is resolved, I am moving without hesitation to protect the institution of the Milwaukee Common Council, as well as the City of Milwaukee.

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