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Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act Administrative Order

Aug-06-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Calls on Transforming Criminal Justice System

Aug-03-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Chairwoman Nicholson Urges Local Health Officers to Enforce Statewide Mask Rule

Jul-30-2020

In a statement released Thursday, County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson praised Governor Tony Evers for his emergency order requiring facemasks indoors and called upon the local health officers in Milwaukee County to commit to enforcing the mandate.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Statement on Governor Tony Evers Issuing A Statewide Mask

Jul-30-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Federal Agents Aren’t Welcome Here

Jul-30-2020

County Supervisors Jason Haas, Sequanna Taylor, Steve Shea, Ryan Clancy, Joseph Czarnezki, and Shawn Rolland issued the following statement today on President Donald J. Trump’s deployment of federal agents to the city of Milwaukee under Operation Legend

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

“We Need Federal Aid, Not Federal Agents” - Leaders of One Milwaukee Task Force Issue Joint Statement

Jul-28-2020

Leaders of the One Milwaukee Task Force issued a joint statement Tuesday on President Trump’s announcement that he is sending federal law enforcement officers to Milwaukee.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Thanks Senator Tammy Baldwin

Jul-24-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Ryan Clancy’s Facemask Ordinance Adopted

Jul-23-2020

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors adopted (16-1) a resolution from Supervisor Ryan Clancy today that requires face coverings to be worn on all Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) buses. The policy is effective August 1.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

County Board Endorses Chairwoman Nicholson’s Call for Criminal Justice Reform

Jul-23-2020

The Board of Supervisors endorsed federal legislation today that would begin to repair the harmful, ineffective, and wasteful aspects of mass incarceration - linked to the passage of the 1994 federal crime bill - by transforming the nation's criminal justice system to promote shared power, freedom, equality, safety, and human dignity.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

County Executive Crowley Introduces Proposal to Allocate $77 Million in CARES Grants

Jul-22-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Chairwoman Nicholson Appoints Nicole Best to Milwaukee County Pension Board

Jul-17-2020

County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson announced Thursday that she has appointed Nicole Best, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Heartland Advisors, a local investment company, to the Milwaukee County Pension Board.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Executive Crowley Announces Zoo to Open Some Animal Buildings

Jul-16-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2019

Supervisor Weishan Calls for Increasing Minority Representation on Board of Supervisors

Jul-16-2020

County Supervisor John Weishan, Jr. wants to increase minority representation on the Board of Supervisors, and will introduce a resolution to the County Board’s Finance Committee on July 16 requesting that the Department of Administrative Services analyze the possibility of expanding the number of County Board Supervisory districts.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Weishan, Jr. Calls for Sound Study of The Rock Sports Complex

Jul-15-2020

Supervisor John F. Weishan Jr. is requesting the Milwaukee County Parks Department conduct a sound study of The Rock Sports Complex in Franklin, WI.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive Crowley Appoints Jeffery Roman as Office on African American Affairs

Jul-13-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Urges Residents to Complete the 2020 Census

Jul-01-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

County Board Proposal Urges Governor and Legislature to Make Racist 911 Calls a Hate Crime

Jun-30-2020

As part of Milwaukee County’s ongoing work to achieve racial equity, Milwaukee County Supervisor Shawn Rolland is introducing a resolution calling on Governor Tony Evers and the Wisconsin State Legislature to reclassify false police reports on any member of a minority group as a hate crime, mirroring legislation that’s been introduced in the state of New York.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Officials Encourage Residents to Take Precautions During Hot Weather

Jun-29-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Patti Logsdon Announces Extension of Rawson Avenue Reconditioning Project

Jun-29-2020

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors passed (18-0) a resolution last Thursday that provides additional funding to extend the current resurfacing project along Rawson Avenue. The extension will go from USH 45 to North Cape Road.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisors Want Details on Progress Towards Racial Equity from County Departments

Jun-25-2020

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution condemning racial injustice in America and Milwaukee and requesting detailed reports from several major Milwaukee County departments about policies and practices to achieve racial equity.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Juneteenth Now a Permanent County Holiday

Jun-25-2020

The Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution making June 19 of every year, or “Juneteenth”, a holiday across Milwaukee County today. The action solidifies the establishment of June 19 as a permanent County holiday, a process that began when County Executive David Crowley declared June 19, 2020 a holiday by executive order last week.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Weishan’s Parks Funding Plan Passes County Board

Jun-25-2020

Supervisor John F. Weishan, Jr., is proposing creative solutions to help fund Milwaukee County parks, which have suffered from a lack of investment and budget cuts due to the county's growing structural deficit.

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Department
  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Supervisor Russell Goodwin Congratulates Supervisor Weishan on Innovative Plan to Fund County Parks

Jun-25-2020

The Board of Supervisors passed (17-1) a resolution today that proposed creative, new sources of funding for County parks. In a statement, Supervisor Goodwin congratulated Supervisor Weishan, the resolution’s sponsor, for his innovative approach to securing a healthy future for County parks.

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  • Board of Supervisors
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Raises Juneteenth, Pan-African and Pride Flags at the Courthouse

Jun-19-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Announces "We Care Crew"

Jun-16-2020

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  • County Executive
Year
  • 2020

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