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By: Tiffany Crouse
The primary for State Assembly is fast approaching. Current incumbent, Sandy Pasch, is not running for re-election.
Tia Torhorst is one of the four candidates for district ten.
The other three candidates are: David Bowen, Bria Grant, Sara Lee Johann. Torhorst plans, if elected, to reinstate a number of programs that have taken monetary cutbacks from the state.
She hopes to give more state money to schools, the Milwaukee County Transit system, public safety and the criminal justice system. “Milwaukee is the economic heart of our state. We need to …
Compiled by Courier Staff
Mandela Barnes announced on Tuesday, April 10, that he would be entering the race for State Representative in Wisconsin’s 11th Assembly District. Barnes, a local community organizer was accompanied by multiple elected officials, religious leaders, neighbors and friends when he made his announcement at a press conference held in front of the closed Daniel Webster Middle School, located at 5100 W. Green Tree Road.
The location for the campaign kick off was held at the closed middle school location, a Milwaukee Public School that is fitting a trend …
By Lynda L. Jones
Ieshuh Griffin, an independent candidate for the Wisconsin State Assembly says that she plans to stay on course and concentrate on running for the 10th District seat despite the controversy that has taken on a life of itself surrounding her ballot statement of purpose.
Candidates who run as independents are allowed a five-word statement of purpose on the ballot to explain to voters what their candidacy is about. Griffin’s statement, “NOT the ‘white man’s bitch’ “,has caused quite a stir to say the least. Griffin says that the …
State Representative Annette Polly Williams surprised many this past weekend with her announcement of retiring from public office. Rep. Williams released a statement on Saturday, May 22 that she will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly. After 30 years of service to the people of Wisconsin, she said that she feels that it is time for her to retire and move on to the next phase of her life.
Rep. Williams expressed her gratitude for the time that she has served her constituency. She has fought for and has …