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11-6-17 2018 County Budget Calls for Exploration of AODA Treatment Pods at the Milwaukee County House of Correction

10-12-17 Supervisor West Opposes Efforts to Criminalize Immigrants

10-9-17 Supervisor West Announces 2018 Budget Deliberations

3-2-17 Supervisor West Marches To End Opioid Epidemic In Milwaukee County With MKE Heroin Diaries



12-15-16 Sheriff Clarke Rejects Invitation to Meet with Judiciary Committee

10-20-16 Judiciary Committee Updates Milwaukee County Ethics Code

10-17-16 Milwaukee County Board to Hold Public Hearing on 2017 Budget

8-2-16 National Night Out To Celebrate 12th Year Of Bringing Law Enforcement And Community Together

1-29-16 Sup. Romo West Introduces Resolution Requiring Notification of Attempts to Remove Homeless

1-22-16 Supervisor Peggy Romo West Invites Public to Blessing and Dedication of Harambee Kitchen

1-12-16 Sup. Romo West Applauds County Executive’s Efforts to End “Chronic Homelessness” But She Says Abele Has Done Little or Nothing to Help “Situational Homelessness”



11-16-15 Sup. Romo West: Heroin and Opiate Town Hall Meeting Tonight at 5:30 p.m. at ICC

10-26-15 Finance Committee Passes Amendment on Local ID Cards

10-26-15 Sup. Romo West to Hold Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 27 at Mitchell Court Apartments

10-23-15 Sup. Romo West to Hold "Sleepover Saturday" for the Homeless Sat. Oct. 24 at Clarke Square Park

10-19-15 Sup. Romo West to Hold Town Hall Meeting October 19

7-29-15 MEDIA ADVISORY: Sup. Romo West Invites Community to Southside National Night Out August 4 from 4 to 8 p.m.

5-22-15 Sup. Romo West Announces May 23 Dryhootch Coffee Drive

5-20-15 Cesar Chavez's Birthday Becomes Minor Holiday for County Employees

5-13-15 Sup. Romo West Announces Dryhootch Memorial Day Coffee Drive

3-31-15 Sups. Romo West & Dimitrijevic to Sponsor Cesar Chavez Minor Holiday Resolution; Chavez Action Day at 3:30 p.m. Today at Kosciuszko Park

3-18-15 Sups. Romo West and Mayo to Hold Public Meeting on State Budget Changes to FamilyCare, IRIS and SeniorCare

1-22-15 Sup. Romo West Urges Support for "Safe Ride" Program



11-19-14 Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Romo West, Supervisor Mayo, Sr. to Hold Media Availability on Budget Vetoes, Homeless Shelter Funding at 11:30 Today at Guest House

11-7-14 Sup. Romo West to Hold 4:30 Saturday News Conference at Clarke Square Park

11-4-14 Sup. Romo West to hold "Sleepover Saturday" Nov. 8 at Clarke Square Park

5-6-14 Recommendations for Mental Health Board Announced

4-4-14 Supervisor Romo West Seeks Co-Sponsors for County Chavez Holiday Resolution

3-28-14 Supervisor Romo West to Host Chavez Movie Friday

2-6-14 Romo West Critical of State Mental Health Bill



8-2-13 Southside National Night Out

7-19-13 "Old South Side Day" on Saturday

7-12-13 Standing Silent Witness

7-12-13 Sup. Romo West Statement on County Board Vote

4-24-13 Local Students to be Honored at County Board Meeting

4-5-13 Justice for Dayana Benefit Event to Be Held Friday Night

4-3-13 Supervisor Romo West Co-Hosts April 4 Memorial Dance for House Fire Victims

4-3-13 Supervisor Romo West to Host Event in Memory of JJ Kohen

2-12-13 South Side Milwaukee Landmark Removed for Restoration

1-24-13 Milwaukee County Accountability Program Promises Better Results for Youth

1-2-13 Supervisor Romo West Remembers Murder Victim, Seeks Accused Murderer



11-30-12 Supervisor Romo West Welcomes Santa Claus to Kosciuszko Center

11-30-12 Supervisor Romo West Announces Free Flu Shots

10-19-12 Supervisor Romo West Announces Two Town Hall Meetings

10-18-12 Supervisor Romo West to Speak at 3rd Annual Project Homeless Connect Milwaukee County

10-16-12 Board Holds Closed Session of Health and Human Needs Committee

10-15-12 Supervisor Romo West and Alderman Perez Make Appeal on Behalf of Poor

10-8-12 Supervisor Romo West Reminds Public about Kosciuszko Park Watch Meeting Tonight

10-5-12 Supervisor Romo West Invites Public to Thought-Provoking Play about Milwaukee History

9-27-12 Supervisor Romo West, Colleagues Fight Human Trafficking

9-25-12 Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Romo West Observe Hispanic Heritage Month

9-8-12 Supervisor Romo West Stands Against Domestic Violence with 7th Annual Bride's Walk

9-6-12 Milwaukee County to host 2nd annual Open House

8-30-12 Supervisor Romo West to Help Open New Crisis Recovery Center

8-19-12 Supervisor Romo West Announces Workshop for Immigrant Youth

8-13-12 Supervisor Romo West Announces Fundraiser for Aleman Family

8-3-12 Supervisor Romo West supports temporary CBDP appointment

8-1-12 Supervisor Romo West Helps Commemorate Delivery of Baby by Milwaukee Co Parks Staff

8-1-12 8th Annual South Side National Night Out to Honor Deputy Aleman

7-26-12 Supervisor Romo West proudly supports Rep. Zamarippa's coming out announcement

7-13-12 Supervisor Romo West Invites Public to Benefit Car Show

6-28-12 Green Bay Packers playing field to resurface in Mitchell Park

6-24-12 Grand Opening of 2012 Walker Square Farmers Market

6-18-12 Supervisors to participate in Feed the Kids kickoff event

6-16-12 Walker Square Community Rummage Sale is this Saturday

6-15-12 Congratulating this year's Golden Idol winners

6-10-12 Supervisor Romo West congratulates Pride Fest on 25 years

6-9-12 Basura Bash this Saturday on Milwaukee's south side

5-24-12 Supervisor Romo West statement on ICE resolution

4-25-12 County Board to observe Denim Day this Wednesday

4-21-12 Great American Clean Up in Kosciuszko Park

4-20-12 Supervisor Romo West elected 1st Vice-Chair of County Board



12-22-11 Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners needed in local hospitals

12-20-11 Sup. Romo West helps dedicate new Women's Treatment unit at Mental Health Complex

11-11-11 Sup. Romo West attends Interfaith luncheon

10-27-11 Sups. Romo West, Dimitrijevic congratulate Voces de la Frontera on 10-year anniversary

10-1-11 Sup. Romo West helps open doors at District 2 police station

9-26-11 Federal grant awarded to Milwaukee Health Care Partnership

9-21-11 Mitchell Park Domes to celebrate new green entry Wednesday

9-18-11 Supervisor to march in Mexican Independence Day Parade

9-10-11 6th Annual Bride's Walk on Milwaukee's South Side

9-9-11 Mental Health Redesign moves forward to County Board

8-27-11 Superisors invite neighbors to Asian Fest 2011

8-10-11 Sup. Romo West to host Town Hall Meeting on Family Care

8-2-11 Supervisor Romo West congratulates Parks workers who helped deliver baby near Kosciuszko Park

8-2-11 7th Annual South Side National Night Out

7-28-11 Clarke Square National Night Out event

7-19-11 2nd voting-age Hispanic majority district created on County Board

7-14-11 Town Hall Meeting on State Budget

7-7-11 Sups Push for Private-Sector Domestic Partnership Benefit Model for County Workforce

6-24-11 Sups visit O'Donnell Park garage; re-opening on track for next week

6-3-11 Sup. West at Basura Bash and Park Unveiling this weekend

5-25-11 Supervisors to participate in first-ever "Girls' Day at City Hall" TODAY

4-5-11 Silver City Townhomes win MANDI award

3-31-11 Milwaukee County to host first-ever Open House

1-31-11 Supervisor West helps count homeless in Milwaukee



12-3-10 17th Annual breakfast with Santa at Kozy Center

12-2-10 Supervisor West receive People First Wisconsin award

10-21-10 County Executive's unbalanced 2011 Budget includes $27.5 million deficit

9-25-10 Kosciuszko Yellow Ribbon Car Show this Saturday

8-3-10 6th Annual South Side National Night Out

7-19-10 Community-base murals are not vandalism

6-14-10 Joint News Release - Action plan in place to improve Behavioral Health Division

5-13-10 Sups. reaffirm support for mental health administrator

3-16-10 Sup. West dedicated to working toward jobs, economic recovery

2-4-10 County Board approves additional housing for individuals with mental illness



12-14-09 Recession's impact on Milwaukee County community

9-24-09 County Board Special Needs Housing

9-16-09 Supervisors respond to County Executive's budget process

8-4-09 Sup. West announces 5th Annual South Side National Night Out

6-22-09 Safe Summer activities all week at Kosciuszko Community Center

6-10-09 Sup. West statement on officers shot

6-9-09 County Executive withholds layoff document from County Board and general public

1-30-09 Community Justice Resource Center Open House



10-31-08 Statement on BadgerCare expansion

10-30-08 2008 Milwaukee County College Fair October 30th

7-29-08 Sup. West congratulates graduates from Esperanza Unida

6-30-08 Milwaukee teens invited to apply for 280 summer jobs/internships

6-23-2008 Crowds at Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center

5-6-08 Supervisor West statement on the passing of Del Porter

2-22-08 Supervisor West urges Legislature to approve SB497



8-10-07 Kosciuszko Vandalism Suspect Caught

8-07-07 Vandalism at Kosciuszko Community Center

8-06-07 Sup. West announces 3rd Annual South Side National Night Out

5-18-07 Supervisor West to participate in panel discussion

5-09-07 Supervisor West Honors Notre Dame Middle School Student

5-09-07 Supervisor West to speak at Longfellow Elementary Graduation

5-04-07 Supervisor West WACEC Delegation

4-03-07 Night of Conscience

2-07-07 "Home Sweet Home" Event



12-20-06 Squash the Beef - Kosciuszko Middle School




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