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We all spend a lot on energy every month to power our homes. But over 680 homeowners in the City of Milwaukee have reduced their energy bills and improved the comfort and durability of their homes with the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program, or Me2.
Me2 provides thousands of dollars in rebates and no home equity financing for home improvements like new insulation, air sealing, and new heating and cooling equipment.
Me2 is sponsored by the City of Milwaukee and funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Me2 and Wisconsin’s Focus on …
By Alderman Willie L. Hines, Jr.
15th District Alderman
Common Council President
The Governor recently released his 2014-16 bi-annual budget and while the city needs additional resources, I appreciate his decision not to cut shared revenue, transportation aids and municipal services. Additionally, while I value the fact that the Governor also kept the levy limit the same I am disappointed that he included lifting residency. While lifting the residency requirement adds no value to the state, it does create harm to local municipalities.
Lifting the residency requirement across the state, specifically for …
Indonesian Consul General Andriana Supandy visited City Hall this week to promote good relations and cooperative opportunities with Milwaukee , according to Alderman Joe Davis, Sr., chair of the Common Council’s Community and Economic Development Committee. Mr. Supandy’s delegation was welcomed during a reception on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 in the third floor Council Chamber anteroom at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St.
Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr. took part in welcoming Mr. Supandy during the reception Alderman Davis, chair of the City of Milwaukee ’s Sister Cities Committee …
The Make Your Money Talk program, a financial education course offered by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) and the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), continued its outreach into the Milwaukee community by recognizing 96 graduates of the program at a ceremony held December 11, 2012.
An additional 129 graduates were recognized in June, leading to a record number of graduates for the year.
“In 2012, 225 Milwaukee residents successfully completed the Make Your Money Talk Program, a new record for us,” said HACM secretary-executive director Tony Pérez.
Compiled by Courier Staff
County Supervisor David Bowen, and Common Council president Willie Hines are speaking out applauding the Fire and Police Commission’s reversal on its decision from a 60-day suspension to terminating police officer Richard Schoen.
The Fire and Police Commission have finally recognized the efforts of a coalition of ordinary citizens and community organizations including Occupy the Hood, Urban Underground, ABE (All Black Everything) and County Supervisor Bowen who rose against police brutality at the Commission meeting last Thursday.
For the first time in its 127- year history, the Fire and …
Reacting to the Fire and Police Commission’s decision to reinstate Milwaukee police officer, Richard Schoen several city officials expressed their opposition to the move.
Common Council president Willie L. Hines, Jr. released the following statement:
“I am deeply troubled by the Fire and Police Commission’s inexplicable decision Monday to reinstate the employment of Police Officer Richard Schoen, who was fired by Chief Edward Flynn following an excessive force case. I thought Chief Flynn’s response was appropriate and that the officer’s actions warranted termination.
“Chief Flynn, a police professional, clearly recognized that the officer’s …
State Senator Lena Taylor who was also re-elected on Tuesday, Nov. 6 celebrates with other President Obama and Democratic Party Candidate supporters as they hear the election results. Joining Taylor is Tim Mahone, of Kenosha and director of Mahone Strategies. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)
Congresswoman Gwen Moore speaks to crowd at Democratic Party Victory celebration held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee. Moore was re-elected to a fifth term to the U.S. House of Representatives defeating her challenger, Dan Sebring. Moore was also a …
The residents of Richardson Manor celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF), its sponsoring organization on Aug. 15. Several businesses, elected officials, and community leaders were invited to participate in our celebration. Milwaukee’s Mayor Tom Barrett was one of our speakers along with Alderman Willie Hines.
Richardson Manor is a 40 unit facility for low-income, mobility impaired individuals in Milwaukee. Our residents enjoy a friendly, comfortable environment, where they can have time for themselves in complete privacy inside their apartments or involve themselves with social gatherings in our community …
The Milwaukee Urban League’s 27th Annual Black & White Ball held at the BMO Harris Bradley Center has gotten rave reviews from the more than 900 guests who attended. Entertained by female R&B group, En Vogue, attendees helped the League raise more than $377,000, breaking a new ball fundraising record.
The evening was chocked full of fun activities. A reception, with a signature cocktail, greeted guests. An electronic silent auction made it easy to bid on great prizes, and more than $16,000 raised from a special appeal to guests will mean …
Milwaukee County Supervisor Russell W. Stamper II was proud to be on hand Monday as Habitat for Humanity kicked off construction of its 500th home in Milwaukee, located at 2228 N. 40th Street in the 5th Supervisory District.
“I’d like to extend a big thanks to Habitat for Humanity and Wells Fargo for reaching this milestone of 500 homes built or rehabbed in Milwaukee. Home ownership promotes a sense of pride and community commitment,” Supervisor Stamper said. “This is consistent with my goal of ensuring affordable and sustainable home ownership. I …