Spencer Coggs makes donations to community organizations

City Treasurer Spencer Coggs presenting his donation to Clay Benson of the Wisconsin Black Historical Museum.

City of Milwaukee Treasurer Spencer Coggs announced this week that he has donated $19,680 to 10 community organizations in the City of Milwaukee. Coggs, who was elected City Treasurer last spring, … [Read more...]

Sen. Coggs says Derek Williams’ death was preventable because of “Lacy Law”

Members of Derek Williams’ family attended the community rally last week, where the police video documenting Williams’ death was shown. Pictured from l to r are: Williams’ brother, Jaleel Pugh, stepfather, Jerome Pugh, mother, Sonya Moore and sister, Taquila Pugh. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

State Senator Spencer Coggs said Derek Williams didn’t have to die in police custody if officers had followed the “Lacy Law.” Coggs authored the law as a State Representative and it was enacted in … [Read more...]