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2023 Healthy County Challenge to Kick Off this Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2023

This Memorial Day weekend, County Executive David Crowley will kick off the 2023 Health County Challenge on Saturday with the Kite Festival and Lakefront Walk at Veterans Park at 10 AM.


Crowley Advocates for Mental Health Policy Priorities in Nation’s Capital

May 24, 2023


County Executive David Crowley Public Testimony on Senate Bill 301

May 23, 2023

Today, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley testified in front of the Senate Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections, and Consumer Protection on the importance of local revenue reform for Milwaukee County. The following are his remarks delivered to committee.


Milwaukee County Wins Five 2023 NACo Achievement Awards

May 23, 2023

The National Association of Counties (NACo) recently announced the 2023 Achievement Awards and recognized five Milwaukee County programs. The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.


What They’re Saying: County Executive Crowley Has Changed the Conversation

May 12, 2023

“Several of the state's top Republicans have been singing the praises of Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson and Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley due to the new attitude and willingness to work together they have brought to the jobs they have taken over in recent years […] There are still many areas of disagreement between the two sides, but the fact that they are talking and trying to work together is a good sign for the betterment of the city and the entire state.”


Milwaukee County Announces New Policies Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

May 09, 2023

Today, County Executive David Crowley, after consulting with public health experts, announced the end of Milwaukee County’s vaccine mandate and masking requirements in all settings. The policy change comes after the federal government announced the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency will end on Thursday, May 11.


Milwaukee County Opioid Litigation Settlement Recovery Reaches $101M

April 20, 2023

Milwaukee County has agreed to enter into a second, historic $56 million opioid litigation settlement, as a result of one of three pending federal cases brought by the County against opioid defendants. This settlement, combined with the first $72 million settlement agreed to in late 2021, equals a total recovery of $128 million for Milwaukee County. After attorney fees, the net recovery to the County totals $101 million to date. This is the largest amount recovered by any local government in the history of Wisconsin and represents the largest recovery of any Wisconsin local government in active opioid litigation.


Allocates $2M in Federal Funds to Support Mental Health Care and Connect Residents to Jobs

April 18, 2023


Honors Former Chief Judge Mary Triggiano

April 17, 2023

The Honorable Mary Triggiano completed her service as Chief Judge of Wisconsin’s First Judicial District last week. She now prepares to transition into her new role as Director of the Andrew Center for Restorative Justice at Marquette Law School.


WI Policy Forum Report Highlights Urgent Need for State Action on Local Government Revenue Reform

March 30, 2023


Celebrates Dr. Wieslawa Tlomak’s Unanimous Board Approval as Chief Medical Examiner

March 23, 2023

Today, the Milwaukee County Board unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Dr. Wieslawa Tlomak as the next Chief Medical Examiner of Milwaukee County. Her appointment and approval from the County Board come on the heels of serving as Interim Chief Medical Examiner since October of 2022. 


Crowley Commends Judge Carl Ashley on Appointment to Chief Judge of 1st Judicial District

March 20, 2023

Late last week, Circuit Court Judge Carl Ashley was appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to serve as the next Chief Judge of Wisconsin’s First Judicial District. Judge Ashley will begin his new role leading the Milwaukee County Circuit Court next month on April 15. County Executive David Crowley issued the following statement in response to the news.


Milwaukee County Releases $11M to Support Opioid Abatement & Harm Reduction Projects

March 13, 2023

Today, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Chief Health Policy Advisor Dr. Ben Weston, Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) officials, and Behavioral Health Services (BHS) gathered to celebrate the release of $11 million in funding for 15 projects to combat the opioid epidemic and unveil the first “Harm Reduction Vending Machine” in Milwaukee County to reduce death from overdose, located at the Marcia P. Coggs Human Services Center, 1220 W. Vliet St., first floor.


Clinton & Bernice Rose Senior Center to Open at 6 PM as Warming Center for Residents Without Power

March 10, 2023

The Red Cross is opening a shelter tonight at 6pm located at the Clinton & Bernice Rose Senior Center on 3045 N. Doctor M.L.K. Jr Dr. The shelter is available to all residents still without power as a result of the overnight snowstorm.


Honor & Protect All Women

March 08, 2023


Crowley Signs Resolution Funding Affordable Housing Developments in Milwaukee County Suburbs

March 07, 2023

Today, County Executive David Crowley joined municipal leaders, affordable housing advocates, and Milwaukee County Housing Division officials to sign legislation (File 23-235) executing nearly $10 million in affordable housing contracts.


Milwaukee County Community Reintegration Center Residents Complete IN2WORK Rehabilitative Program

March 01, 2023


Highlights the Importance of Partnership & Collaboration in 2023 State of the County Address

February 21, 2023

Today, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley gave the 2023 State of the County Address at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). The address highlighted Milwaukee County’s commitment to its strategic plan to achieve race and health equity, it also emphasized the importance of partnerships in improving public health and public safety throughout Milwaukee County.


2023 State of the County Address as Prepared for Delivery

February 21, 2023

Today, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley will give the 2023 State of the County Address. Below are County Executive Crowley’s full remarks as prepared for delivery.


Declares Snow Emergency

February 15, 2023

In consultation with the Director of the Office of Emergency Management, County Executive David Crowley has declared a snow emergency beginning at 6 AM Thursday, February 16 lasting through 12 AM Friday, February 17. 



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901 N. 9th Street | Milwaukee, WI 53233

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