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Common Council President Murphy's statement on the streetcar debate

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Common Council President Michael J. Murphy made a statement today regarding the Downtown Milwaukee streetcar plan proposed by Mayor Tom Barrett, noting that the truth for Milwaukee's future "lies somewhere in the middle" of the extreme positions taken by both supporters and opponents of the project.

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Common Council delays final streetcar vote until Feb. 10

Published Jan. 21, 2015

This morning, the Milwaukee Common Council voted 10-5 in favor of Mayor Barrett's hotly debated Milwaukee streetcar plan. However, the final approval for the long-argued streetcar will still be delayed until the council's next meeting on Feb. 10.

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MPS details Malcolm X settlement for city committee

Published Oct. 8, 2014

A group of Milwaukee Public Schools officials appeared before the Common Council's Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee at City Hall Tuesday morning to offer updates on the plan to open an International Baccalaureate Middle School at the former Malcolm X Academy, 2760 N. 1st St.

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Hines resigns

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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Four Hot Council Races

All 15  Milwaukee aldermen are seeking re-election this Spring.  Since incumbents have major advantages  in name-recognition, fund-raising and endorsements, they almost always win. But  here are four  aldermanic districts in which incumbents face serious chalenges:8th:&nb...


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