Gov. Evers Announces $32 Million to Support COVID-19 Testing at UW Campuses

When protests go from peaceful to illegal

City must come up with enforcement strategy to address specific behaviors and traffic issues Statement of Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd July 27, 2020 Since the protests began following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police, some protests in Milwaukee have visited the homes of Mayor Barrett and other officials and appointees. These […]

Democratic National Convention appear to be thoughtful and thorough.

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement: “The health protocols in place for the Democratic National Convention appear to be thoughtful and thorough. I am pleased the convention organizers have consulted with the Milwaukee Health Department.” “While it is important to protect every person attending the convention, it is also important to protect the entire Milwaukee […]

Officer recovering after shot accidentally by colleague

MILWAUKEE — According to the AP,  a Milwaukee police officer is recovering from a gunshot wound accidentally inflicted by another officer while they struggled with a suspect who was resisting arrest. The 33-year-old officer was taken to the hospital after the shooting about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. The incident began when police tried stopping a vehicle […]

Gov. Evers Releases Statement on Wisconsin Supreme Court Ruling

 MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers released the following statement in response to today’s Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling: “The People’s Budget made historic investments in better roads, better schools, and better healthcare, but clearly Republicans will continue doing whatever they can to prevent us from doing good work for Wisconsinites. “Today’s July 10 ruling departs from […]

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele Congratulates County Executive-Elect David Crowley

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele released the statement below following the release of election results for the Spring 2020 election of Milwaukee County Executive: “Without a doubt, the unprecedented events of the past month marked a turning point in our collective history. Thank you to everyone who stepped up to serve. The commitment […]

Gov. Evers Appoints Jack L. Dávila as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers announced today his appointment of Jack L. Dávila as Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Maxine White to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1. “More than ever, we need judges who treat everyone fairly – regardless of background – […]

Gov. Evers Calls for Bipartisan Legislative Action on COVID-19 Relief and Support Package

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today again called for bipartisan legislative action to ensure Wisconsin is equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide relief and support to families, workers, and businesses affected by this crisis. Over the past few weeks, Gov. Evers has introduced two comprehensive pieces of legislation to address the needs of […]

Gov. Evers Reiterates Options Available for Religious Gatherings and Services

Gov. Evers Reiterates Options Available for Religious Gatherings and Services   MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers reiterates options for religious gatherings and services. Religious organizations and places of worship have inquired about opportunities to continue offering faith-based services and gatherings while still complying with the governor’s “safer at home” order. Gov. Evers and the Wisconsin […]

Gov. Evers Calls for Bipartisan Legislative Action on COVID-19 Relief and Support Package

MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today again called for bipartisan legislative action to ensure Wisconsin is equipped to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and provide relief and support to families, workers, and businesses affected by this crisis. Over the past few weeks, Gov. Evers has introduced two comprehensive pieces of legislation to address the needs of […]