Results tagged with 'alderman'
Published July 19, 2018
On Thursday, 7th District Alderman Khalif Rainey sent a letter explaining why Milwaukee should host the 2019 Made in America festival, a multi-genre musical event founded by rapper and entertainment mogul Jay-Z and his company, Roc Nation.
Published June 2, 2015
Common Council President Michael J. Murphy this morning called for an Aug. 18 special election for the 11th Aldermanic District seat left vacant after the sudden passing last month of Ald. Joe Dudzik.
Published March 27, 2015
When Orville Pitts was elected Milwaukee alderman in 1968, his political future looked as bright as the one that had seemed in store for Pitts in the boxing ring a decade earlier. But unlike the knockout that ended his boxing career, his downfall in the political arena was self-inflicted and a drawn-out process featuring, in random order, booze, drugs, hookers, the devil and Richard M. Nixon. Pitts died Tuesday at 81, after a long illness.
Published Feb. 10, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker's office and the Milwaukee Bucks reacted to Tuesday morning's proposal from the Menominee Indian Tribe and Hard Rock International that would funnel $220 million to a Downtown arena if Walker approved a Kenosha casino. Local politicians have weighed in as well.
Published Jan. 31, 2014
Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr., who has served as Milwaukee's 15th District Alderman since 1996 and Council President since 2004, announced today that he is resigning his seat on the council effective tomorrow, Feb. 1.
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