Politics

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10 movies you should stream about race, the police and protests

Published June 15, 2020

These viewing options can help illuminate these dark times and move audiences toward understanding - and hopefully toward a better world for everyone. Because the very least we can do right now is listen and learn - and these are ten good places to start.

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Should Wisconsin have reopened?

Published May 18, 2020

As you all know, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court overturned Gov. Tony Evers' "Safer At Home" order last week. But was this the right move? We got to hear from five diverse local business and political leaders giving a wide range of perspectives.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Evers' "Safer at Home" order

Published May 13, 2020

In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' "Safer at Home" order, which has been in effect since March 25 and was extended through May 26 as the state worked to limit the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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How to vote in today's primary election

Published April 7, 2020

To help guide you through this crazy and confusing election - and help you and others stay as safe as possible - here's a guide to today's vote.

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Here's what this summer's DNC could mean for you

Published March 7, 2020

The Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee and Democratic National Convention Committee on last Tuesday hosted conversations about what Milwaukee residents can expect when the DNC comes to town this summer. Here's what Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service learned.

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8 things I learned at my first AIPAC

Published March 5, 2020

I just returned from my first American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. AIPAC's annual, 3-day event brings together 18,000 supporters of Israel from all over the country, including two-thirds of the members of Congress.

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Everything you need to know to cast your vote in Milwaukee on Tuesday

Published Feb. 15, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, voters in Milwaukee will have the opportunity to help shape the city's future by participating in the spring primary election. Here are some steps, courtesy of Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, to ensure that your voice is heard that day.