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Milwaukee County Board News

Supervisor Martin Calls on State Officials to Prioritize District 7 in Vaccination Effort

Feb-26-2021

County Supervisor Felesia A. Martin is calling on Governor Tony Evers and State of Wisconsin public health officials to prioritize County Supervisory District 7 and the City of Milwaukee in the next round of vaccinations.

Supervisory District
  • District 07
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

County Board Adopts Resolutions Celebrating Black Icons

Feb-25-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted three resolutions sponsored by Supervisor Felesia A. Martin at its Wednesday, February 24 meeting celebrating the lives of baseball great Henry “Hank” Aaron, Congressman John Lewis and Reverend C.T. Vivian.

Supervisory District
  • District 07
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Chairwoman Nicholson Applauds Renewed Partnership with the Wisconsin Counties Association

Feb-24-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors approved (14-2, Clancy, Czarnezki) a measure to re-join the Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) today, after the WCA made a new commitment to proactively address issues of diversity, transparency, and accountability.

Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Goodwin Calls on Legislature and Governor Evers to Enact Wisconsin Stimulus Package

Feb-22-2021

County Supervisor Russell Antonio Goodwin, Sr. is urging the Wisconsin State Legislature and Governor Tony Evers to pass and enact a Wisconsin stimulus package that would provide direct payments to families in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supervisory District
  • District 18
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Wisconsin Examiner: Shifting the narrative around legalizing Badger cannabis

Feb-16-2021

Ending Wisconsin’s cannabis prohibition is an effort being pushed across multiple fronts. While proposals are hashed out in the halls of government, and not likely to succeed while the GOP controls both Legislative branches, advocates also see the need to shift the narrative around cannabis.

Supervisory District
  • District 05
  • District 12
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • In the News

Milwaukee Record: Milwaukee County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez discusses reducing marijuana possession fine to $1

Feb-11-2021

Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, Milwaukee county supervisor of District 12, proposed legislation that would reduce the fine for marijuana possession—and possession and delivery of drug paraphernalia—within Milwaukee County to no more than one dollar.

Supervisory District
  • District 12
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • In the News

Shepherd Express: Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez Proposes Reducing Penalty for Marijuana Possession to $1

Feb-11-2021

Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, who represents District 12 on the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors – and is also a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly member representing District 8 – proposes changes would reduce the fine for marijuana possession in Milwaukee County to no more than $1

Supervisory District
  • District 12
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • In the News

Chairwoman Nicholson Supports County and State Efforts to End Marijuana Prohibition

Feb-11-2021

Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson weighed in today on two new proposals related to marijuana use and possession at the state and local levels.

Supervisory District
  • District 05
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Legislative Republicans Do Not Care About the Health of Wisconsin Residents

Feb-05-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Steve Shea issued the following statement regarding the Wisconsin Assembly’s actions seeking to invalidate Governor Tony Evers’ emergency health order that required facemasks in public places to protect against the spread of COVID-19.

Supervisory District
  • District 08
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Martin Recognizes Black History Month

Feb-04-2021

The County Board of Supervisors held its annual Black History Month celebration at its monthly meeting Thursday morning.

Supervisory District
  • District 07
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisors Clancy and Czarnezki Oppose State Bill to Limit Local Control on Budgeting

Feb-03-2021

County Supervisors Ryan Clancy and Joseph J. Czarnezki will introduce a resolution opposing State of Wisconsin draft legislation LRB-0157, which would strip away shared revenue—dollar-for-dollar—for any municipality statewide that chooses to redistribute funds from law enforcement.

Supervisory District
  • District 04
  • District 11
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Board of Supervisors to Celebrate Black History Month Virtually on February 4

Feb-02-2021

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors will celebrate Black History Month during its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Supervisory District
  • District 02
  • District 05
  • District 07
  • District 13
  • District 18
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Wasserman Statement on Proposed Changes to the Bradford Beach Bathhouse

Jan-27-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman released the following statement regarding the proposed changes at Bradford Beach.

Supervisory District
  • District 03
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Another Milwaukee Icon Falls Victim to COVID-19

Jan-27-2021

Supervisor Joseph J. Czarnezki released the following statement on the closure of Serb Hall: “Like many in Milwaukee – especially those on the Southside – I was saddened by the news that Serb Hall has become the latest business to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic."

Supervisory District
  • District 11
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisors’ Statement on the Passing of Henry ‘Hank’ Aaron

Jan-25-2021

On Friday, January 22, 2021 Henry “Hank” Aaron, Baseball Hall of Famer of the Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers, passed away. County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson and thirteen County Supervisors released the following statement in response.

Supervisory District
  • District 01
  • District 02
  • District 03
  • District 04
  • District 05
  • District 06
  • District 07
  • District 08
  • District 11
  • District 13
  • District 14
  • District 15
  • District 16
  • District 17
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Taylor Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden and Vice President Harris

Jan-20-2021

Upon the inauguration Wednesday, January 20, of Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris as the President and Vice President of the United States, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor released the following statement.

Supervisory District
  • District 02
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Wasserman Receives Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan-15-2021

Milwaukee County Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, January 14. As an OB-GYN physician, Supervisor Wasserman was able to receive his vaccine as part of group 1a.

Supervisory District
  • District 03
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Martin Calls for Vaccination of MCTS Bus Drivers

Jan-14-2021

County Supervisor Felesia A. Martin is calling for Governor Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and all municipal health departments across Milwaukee County to include MCTS bus drivers in Group 1b for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Supervisory District
  • District 07
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Czarnezki Calls for Vaccination of Poll Workers and Election Officials

Jan-13-2021

County Supervisor Joseph J. Czarnezki is calling upon Governor Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and all local health departments in Milwaukee County to include poll workers and election officials in Group 1b for vaccine distribution.

Supervisory District
  • District 11
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

Supervisor Martin Statement on Insurrectionists Storming the U.S. Capitol

Jan-08-2021

On Wednesday, a mob incited by President Trump’s false claims of widespread voter fraud stormed the U.S. Capitol during Congress’s certification of the 2020 Presidential election. The ensuing chaos resulted in the death of five people, numerous injuries and massive property damage

Supervisory District
  • District 07
Year
  • 2021
Content Type
  • Press Release

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