Posts Tagged “Wisconsin”

Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

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Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Statement on Governor Tony Evers Issuing A Statewide Mask Mandate Effective Saturday, August 1  Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced an official statewide mask mandate requiring Wisconsin residents, with notable exceptions to wear masks or face coverings when indoors and not in a private…

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Alorica fires Wisconsin workers and hires 9,000 workers in the Philipines

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Alorica fires Wisconsin workers and hires 9,000 workers in the Philipines

Alorica fires Wisconsin workers and hires 9,000 workers in the Philipines Press release: Alorica to Close Green Bay Call Center and Lay Off 143 Wisconsin Workers After Announcing 9,000 New Hires in the Philippines. Call center layoffs of American workers replaced by foreign hires Washington, D.C. – Customer service outsourcing vendor Alorica announced this week…

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.” County Executive Chris Abele Monday June 3, 2019 joined Milwaukee County Parks, The Ability Center and community advocates to unveil plans to make Bradford Beach accessible for people with disabilities. Ramp Up, which is targeting a $100,000 fundraising goal, will increase accessibility to the beach through…

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

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Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis”

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele declares Racism as a “Public Health Crisis” County Executive Chris Abele today joined Supervisor Marcelia Nicholson, Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde and the Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) to sign the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. The resolution builds on the county’s efforts to ensure racial equity is…

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Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

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Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule For the past five years, the Traveling Beer Gardens have been an integral part of Milwaukee’s summer fun. The Traveling Beer Garden opens on May 8, the entire 2019 schedule includes new parks throughout Milwaukee County.  It may not feel like it right now, but beer garden season is only six weeks…

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Milwaukee Film raises $10 million for Oriental Theatre restoration

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Milwaukee Film raises $10 million for Oriental Theatre restoration

Milwaukee Film raises $10 million for Oriental Theatre restoration Milwaukee Film announces the organization’s success in surpassing a $10 million capital campaign goal to restore the historic Oriental Theatre and provide the non-profit with its first-ever operating reserve. In total, the campaign has raised $10,030,229. The campaign was initiated in 2017, lending support to the…

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Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois

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Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois

Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois Illinois Gov Bruce Rauner thinks his ads bashing House Speaker Michael J. Madigan are clever, tapping support from three neighboring Republican governors. But the Ads really symbolize Rauner’s own self-hatred of the state he leads By Ray Hanania Anyone with a lot of money can clog our TV viewing…

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Conference focuses on restoring Great Lakes region

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Conference focuses on restoring Great Lakes region

Conference focuses on restoring Great Lakes region Great Lakes Advocates in Buffalo Urge Congress to Maintain Federal Restoration Efforts BUFFALO (October 17, 2017)—The 13th annual Great Lakes restoration conference kicks off today in Buffalo, N.Y. Hosted by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, the conference attracts Great Lakes supporters from the eight-state region of New…

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Milwaukee County identifies programs that could be cut

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Milwaukee County identifies programs that could be cut

Milwaukee County identifies programs that could be cut Spotlight on Services: County Programs Support Economic, Community Development MILWAUKEE – As the community continues its discussion on Milwaukee County’s budget, County Executive Chris Abele is highlighting the importance of County programs and services that are at risk of being cut by the County Board of Supervisors. Earlier this…

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