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2014

2013

Dec. 6  Spotlight on pension crises in other cities provides perspective
Nov. 26 
Common Council approves Housing Trust Fund grant award projects
Nov. 1  Priorities and services maintained in Council-approved 2014 budget
Oct. 14  Milwaukee budget for 2014 gets high marks in Public Policy Forum report

Oct. 8  News conference will highlight options available at Foreclosure Prevention Event
Aug. 29  Story Hill neighborhood prepares for Harley-Davidson 110th parade
July 2  PACE energy efficiency initiative for buildings moves forward
July 2  Statement from Mayor Tom Barrett, Common Council President Willie L. Hines, Jr. and Alderman Michael J. Murphy: City of Milwaukee to Defend
State Constitution

June 20  Statement from Alderman Michael J. Murphy: Legislators think they know what’s best for Milwaukee neighborhoods
June 14  Milwaukee Recognized as ‘Playful City USA’ Community
June 5 Commercial corridors could get surveillance cameras under city program
May 21  City pension changes projected to save more than $90 million
Apr. 5  New report casts doubts on sports venues’ economic impact claims  |  REPORT
Apr. 1  Statement from Aldermen Coggs, Perez, Hamilton, Bauman, Murphy, Kovac, Zielinski, Davis and Hines: Referendum on same-day registration a
chance to make residents’ voices heard

Mar. 1  Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy: Public Service Commission loses sight of the public interest in power line decision
Feb. 25  Statement of Alderman Michael J. Murphy: Attack on residency continues Governor’s “divide and conquer” strategy
Jan. 16 
None better than city’s pension system, national report shows


2012

Dec. 20  Council members applaud 911 cell phone shift vote by County Board
Dec. 3  Double-decker freeway, annexations among concerning options at I-94 hearings
Nov. 8  Common Council Approves Picks for Housing Trust Fund Awards
Nov. 2  Common Council makes cuts in approved budget, preserves property tax relief
Oct. 16  MEDIA ADVISORY: CWNA annual meeting Thursday to feature elected official town hall
Sept. 27  Common Council to deliberate on Mayor’s proposed 2013 City Budget
Sept. 25 Common Council calls on state to put windfall toward shared revenue

Sept. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Common Council members will call for U.S. Attorney investigation into Derek Williams death  |  JOINT STATEMENT: U.S. Attorney’s insight needed in Williams death investigation
Sept. 14  STATEMENT: Alderman Murphy on State funds for BMO/Harris Bradley Center helpful; others could also be helped
Sept. 5  Common Council Sets Standards for Elementary School Playgrounds | School Play Space Standards
Aug. 17  Candidates should make position known on Disclose Act | Letter
June 19  MEDIA ADVISORY: Event Wednesday will tout summer safety in the city
May 17  Arts leadership award presented to Alderman Michael Murphy
May 3 
Alderman Murphy honored with inaugural Hero Award from Common Ground

Jan. 18  Commonn Council Approves Power Line Compromise
Jan. 18  Council Members to be Part of Milwaukee Rising News Conference, Tour


2011

Nov. 30  Common Council Approves Continuing Salary Freeze
Sept. 30  MEDIA ADVISORY: Milwaukee Neighbors to Celebrate Renewed Park
Sept. 27  Council to Deliberate on Mayor’s Proposed 2012 City Budget  |  Revised 2012 Budget Calendar
Aug. 5 STATEMENT: Ald. Murphy on State Fair Violence
Aug. 2  Bank of America Commits to Major Neighborhood Stabilization Effort in Milwaukee
July 29  Milwaukee Residents Deserve Hearing on Waukesha Water Diversion
June 28  STATEMENT: Comptroller W. Martin “Wally” Morics Announces Retirement Plans
June 22  Common Council Members ask Governor to Veto Pay for Fired Officers  |  Letter
May 6  Sen. Darling MIA for Milwaukee on Arts Funding Cut
Mar. 25  The Milwaukee Arts Board Promotes a Citywide Effort to Document Milwaukee’s Public Art

Mar. 24  Council Members Oppose Cuts to Arts Funding
Mar. 7  Milwaukee Arts Board Recognizes Outstanding Artists of the Year
Mar. 1  Common Council’s “Shared Sacrifice” File on State Budget Passes 13-1-1
Feb. 1  Milwaukee Arts Board Annual Grant Process Now Open
Jan. 19 
Housing Trust Fund Award Choices Approved by Common Council


2010

Nov. 23  Council Approves Revenue Bond Financing for Summerfest Upgrade
Nov. 11  Common Council “On Board” in Rail Support Letter to USDOT Sec’y Ray LaHood  |  Letter
Nov. 5  Council Approves 2011 Budget that Lowers Property Taxes, Reduces Solid Waste fee
Oct. 12  Report on Milwaukee Pension System Misses the Mark
Oct. 11 Council to Weigh in on Nationwide Moratorium on Foreclosures
Aug. 5  Making Over Milwaukee
July 27  Foreclosed, Abandoned Homes Present Huge Flood Damage Question
July 23  City of Milwaukee Residents Urged to Report Flood Damage
July 15  MEDIA ALERT: City Residents Can Use Online Report Form for Backups
June 14  MEDIA ADVISORY: Key Obstruction for Lake Michigan Game Fish to be Removed, Opening Up 37 Miles of River and Streams  |  Directions to News Event
June 8  Milwaukee Arts Board to Distribute Grant Awards Totaling $177,000
Mar. 5  Milwaukee Arts Board Recognizes Outstanding Artists of the Year
Mar. 3  Housing Trust Fund Awards Include Homeless Vets, Youthbuild Program


2009

Dec. 22  Council Poised to Approve Summerfest Lease Extension
Nov. 13  Alderman Murphy to Host Benefit for Ethiopia’s Homeless Children
Nov. 6  Council Adopts 2010 City Budget that Maintains Vital Services, Lowers Solid Waste Charge
Aug. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Park East Art Project Fully Realized
Aug. 21  Park East Art Project Fully Realized
May 29  Milwaukee Will Defer Look at Water Privatization, Aldermen Say  |  Letter to Comptroller  |  Letter to City Attorney
Feb. 26  President Hines And Alderman Murphy Praise President Obama For Budget Commitment To Great Lakes
Feb. 10  Housing Trust Fund Awards Welcome News in Gloomy Economic Times


2008

Oct. 27  State Trail Extension To Be Part Of Zoo Interchange Project
Aug. 14  MEDIA ADVISORY: City To Reaffirm Irish Ties That Bind
Aug. 13  Merrill Park Courts Channel Positive Energy
Aug. 11  MEDIA ADVISORY: Banner Ceremony To Welcome Henry Winkler And "Bronze The Fonz" Event
Jun. 13  It’s Frozen Custard To The Rescue
Jun. 3  Generous Grant Keeps Balls Bouncing & Youngsters Busy At West Side Parish
May 30 
Asset Forfeiture Money To Help Expedite New MPD Task Force HQ At Former Station
Mar. 7  Police Division Will Move To Former District Three Station
Mar. 6  State Senate Unanimously Approves Housing Trust Fund Bill
Feb. 15  Council Resolution Seeks Boost For Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative
Jan. 14  Committee Favors Five Projects For First Round Of Housing Trust Fund Grants

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