Growing Power Initiative to create 150 new jobs aimed at African American males

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With legislation signed by Mayor Tom Barrett following a unanimous vote by Milwaukee’s Common Council, Growing Power, Inc., has been awarded $425,000 to build 150 hoop house gardens on vacant land … [Read more...]

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EXCEPT WHERE INDICATED, THE OPINIONS EXPRESSED ON THIS PAGE ARE NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF THE MILWAUKEE COURIER

Hundreds in Milwaukee rally to save high-speed rail

Rev. Ken Wheeler of Cross Lutheran Church addresses the crowd at the Labor and Community Groups Rally to Save Wisconsin Jobs held on Monday, Nov. 15 at the Talgo train manufacturing facility. Additional speakers included: From (l to r) State Senator Spencer Coggs, Robert Kraig, executive director, Citizen Action of Wisconsin, and State Representative Barbara Toles. (Photo by Robert A Bell)

Monday afternoon 350 people rallied at the Talgo train manufacturing plant in Milwaukee to protest Governor-elect Scott Walker’s plan to scuttle the high-speed rail project. The size and energy of the … [Read more...]