MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Common Council voted unanimously on Wednesday morning, January 17th to launch an investigation into the city’s troubled Health Department — and the management of Milwaukee’s lead abatement efforts. 221 more words
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I have observed MLK Jr holiday in different ways over the years. I’ve marched, read essays by MLK, and volunteered locally. Today, I watched as the Sacramento Black Lives Matter marched up J Street, I thought about my intention to visit Birmingham, Alabama this year. 214 more words
Officials accused of failing to notify families of elevated lead levels in kids; mayor is "angry, disappointed"
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced on Friday, January 12th that officials with the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) failed to adequately notify families of children who have been tested for lead — and exhibited elevated levels of lead in their blood. 916 more words
MILWAUKEE — City officials celebrated a Milwaukee restaurant Tuesday, January 2nd, as they rolled out a new grading system for food establishments. FOX6 has since learned the restaurant’s managing partner is a registered sex offender and still on supervision. 525 more words
The letter below was written in response to a letter published by Selectman Mike McCoy yesterday (“LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Selectman McCoy SLAMS Facebook Commenter For ‘Crossing The Line’ Regarding His Family… 580 more words