Results tagged with 'willie hines'
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 May 31, 2012
Of course, council president Willie Hines would get a promotion to acting mayor. But, who are other candidates in the next mayoral election if Tom Barrett moves on to Madison.
Published Feb. 15, 2012
I just read a news release from Milwaukee Common Council President Willie Hines' office, blasting Sheriff David Clarke's "decision to assign sheriffs deputies to provide only partial security" for President Obama's Milwaukee visit today. Joining in the criticism is County Board Chairman Lee Holloway. Hines called the Sheriff's decision "appalling."
Published Jan. 6, 2011
The Milwaukee Common Council passed a legislative package last November calling for the City of Milwaukee to take control of vacant Milwaukee Public Schools buildings. That led to dueling statements yesterday from MPS and Common Council president Willie Hines. This morning I wondered what Mayor Tom Barrett thought of the discussion and I was able to ask him some questions via e-mail. Here is what he had to say.
Published Sept. 30, 2010
If the current system for funding Wisconsin public schools does not change, the gap between rich and poor school districts will grow. That was the consensus among panelists Thursday afternoon at the "4th Street Forum" discussion, moderated by Denise Callaway, titled, "Political Dynamite: Paying for Wisconsin's Schools."
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