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Milwaukee County is home to over 950,000 people living in one of 19 communities, which range in size from the City of Milwaukee, with 595,000 residents, to the Village of River Hills, with roughly 1,600 residents.
Still a manufacturing stronghold, the region features 16 Fortune 1000 companies and thousands of others in the financial services, medical device, hospitality and retailing industries.
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On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama bus, setting off a 13-month boycott that culminated in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregated public buses are unconstitutional.
On Tuesday, November 29, Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 998, the union that represents MCTS bus drivers and mechanics, reached an agreement on a 3-year contract.
On Tuesday, November 29, The Committee on Transportation and Transit recommended for adoption [3-1] a resolution calling upon the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to reconstruct Interstate 94 (I-94) between 70th Street and 16th Street with six lanes, or "Fix at Six," and opposing the eight-lane alternative.
With the Thanksgiving holiday around the corner County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones is encouraging Milwaukee County residents to participate in the many dinner give-a-ways hosted by local organizations.
On Tuesday, November 15, the Milwaukee County Parks Department, in partnership with Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman, County Executive David Crowley, and the Lake Park Friends group held a reopening ceremony for Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge.
On Tuesday, November 15, Supervisor Sheldon A. Wasserman in partnership with the Milwaukee County Parks Department, County Executive David Crowley, and the Lake Park Friends group will hold a reopening ceremony for the historic Lake Park Ravine Road Bridge.
Last night the Board of Supervisors adopted [15-3] the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget. Adopted budget amendments avoided cuts to paratransit service and made substantial investments in the county park system.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration today announced a preferred alternative for reconstruction of the I-94 East-West corridor between 70th Street and 16th Street in Milwaukee County.
Today the Board of Supervisors adopted [15-3] the 2023 Milwaukee County Budget. Supervisors Ryan Clancy and Juan Miguel Martinez made the following statements.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors meet today, Thursday, November 10, to adopt an annual budget. Supervisor Alexander authored an amendment for suspension of the rules which would fund South Shore breakwater repair as well as a raise for Milwaukee County Correctional Officers.
The 2022 General Election takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 8. Supervisor Sequanna Taylor issued the following statement encouraging increased participation in District 5.
The County Board’s Finance Committee recommended for adoption a budget amendment sponsored by 1st Vice Chair Sequanna Taylor that would allocate funds towards security system upgrades and backup generators across county senior centers as well as lighting upgrades at the McGovern Park Senior Center.
Today the County Board’s Finance Committee adopted budget amendments from Supervisors Juan Miguel Martinez and Ryan Clancy to establish an MCTS Safety Taskforce and a Paratransit Taxi Taskforce.
Today the County Board’s Finance Committee recommended for adoption a budget amendment authored by Supervisor Patti Logsdon directing the Parks Department to explore and recommend funding sources for the planning and design phase of a fence at Boerner Botanical Gardens.
On Tuesday, November 1, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held their annual public hearing on County Executive David Crowley’s 2023 recommended budget. Chairwoman Nicholson and Supervisor Martin released the following statements following the meeting.
On Saturday, October 29 hundreds of Milwaukee area residents came together for the inaugural Sherman Park Harvest Fest organized by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson.
Yesterday county officials unveiled signage for the recently renamed “Olmsted Way” through Washington Park. The parkway was renamed through a resolution sponsored by County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson.
On October 10 a 62-year-old white man was caught on video choking and detaining a 24-year-old Black man in the Layton Park neighborhood on Milwaukee’s south side. The Black man was accused of stealing a bicycle.
This week the Milwaukee County Board’s Finance Committee deliberated over 60 amendments to the County Executive’s 2023 Recommended Budget.
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Established in 1835, Milwaukee County is home to more than 950,000 residents and is the hub of the 37th largest regional economy in the United States.
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