Results tagged with 'alderman'
Published March 27, 2015
When Orville Pitts was elected Milwaukee alderman in 1968, his political future looked as bright as the one that had seemed in store for Pitts in the boxing ring a decade earlier. But unlike the knockout that ended his boxing career, his downfall in the political arena was self-inflicted and a drawn-out process featuring, in random order, booze, drugs, hookers, the devil and Richard M. Nixon. Pitts died Tuesday at 81, after a long illness.
Published Feb. 10, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker's office and the Milwaukee Bucks reacted to Tuesday morning's proposal from the Menominee Indian Tribe and Hard Rock International that would funnel $220 million to a Downtown arena if Walker approved a Kenosha casino. Local politicians have weighed in as well.
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.
Published July 22, 2008
Recently, OnMilwaukee.com met Ald. Tony Zielinski for coffee and to chat with him about the future of Bay View, his environmentally friendly actions and his experiences working with Michael McGee, Jr.
Published March 31, 2008
Wondering where to vote on Tuesday? If you live in the City of Milwaukee, the election commission has a Web site that allows you to enter your address and find your polling place.
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