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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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Content for certain districts dated prior to April 18, 2022, may not reflect the Supervisor’s current supervisory district number, due to decennial Milwaukee County redistricting.
On Tuesday, January 24, the Transportation and Transit Committee heard a report outlining the timeline and scope of a project to develop a comprehensive countywide transportation safety plan to address reckless driving.
Last night the Milwaukee County Youth Commission held its first meeting since being reestablished in 2022. The commission is comprised of high school students from each of the 18 supervisory districts as well as two co-chairs selected by the County Board Chairwoman and County Executive.
On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM County Supervisor Priscilla E. Coggs-Jones will host her 2nd Listen & Learn Session at the Northcott Neighborhood House.
On Monday, January 23, the Milwaukee Fire Department hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the recommissioning of Engine Company 28. District 15 County Supervisor Peter Burgelis made the following statement.
By a vote of 4 to 1, the Milwaukee County American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Task Force endorsed a resolution to allocate approximately $1.6 million in federal ARPA funding to RIP Medical Debt (RIP) in order to purchase and erase an estimated $153 million in medical debt.
Longtime labor leader Bruce Colburn is retiring after more than 50 years fighting for workers’ rights at the local, state, and national level. Members of the County Board released the following statement.
County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson has been named a “Milwaukee- area power broker” for 2023 by the Milwaukee Business Journal.
On Thursday, January 12, the Committee on Parks and Culture unanimously laid over a resolution to grant a permanent easement to WE Energies for a gas line through parkland in the City of South Milwaukee.
On Wednesday, January 4, 2023, a second public information meeting was held at the Washington Park Senior Center to review progress and the preferred design for the Washington Park bridge replacement project.
The County Board of Supervisors recently allocated $2.5 million to Acts Housing’s Homeownership Acquisition Fund. The fund will acquire 100 homes each year that would otherwise be purchased by investors, preserve them for homeownership, and assist buyers to purchase them.
What do New York’s Central Park and Boston’s Emerald Necklace have in common? First of all, these great parks are the work of Frederick Law Olmsted, visionary social reformer and founder of American landscape architecture.
The debate over the controversial proposal to widen and reconstruct the 3.5-mile East-West corridor of I-94 seems to have reached a certain kind of endpoint this week.
Yesterday, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted [10-6] a resolution to request a report on the audit of the 2012 agreement between Milwaukee County and the Rock Sports Complex/Ballpark Commons.
The City of Waukesha could start breaking ground on a short, but critical stretch of water pipeline in just a matter of weeks, thanks to a Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors decision Thursday afternoon.
The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Thursday ordered new estimates for what to do with the Mitchell Park Domes. For now, the decision whether to demolish, fix or renovate the Domes is on hold. The landmark's future is in limbo with months of research to come.
For the first time in eight years, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has a new policy for the Mitchell Park Domes.
The Milwaukee County Board on a narrow 8-9 vote decided not to officially oppose the eight-lane reconstruction plan proposed for Interstate 94 east-west.
The city's new water system will flow through a rerouted pipeline in Milwaukee County, which on Thursday granted Waukesha an easement in exchange for $275,000 in lease payments spread over 100 years.
Abortion will be on the ballot in April. Not only in who you pick to sit on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, where the balance of power is at stake in this upcoming election, but also in a referendum.
The Milwaukee County Board approved an advisory referendum Thursday that will ask voters their opinion on Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban.
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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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