Bookmark and Share

1st District News Releases

Please wait while we gather your results.


Please wait while we gather your results.


Please wait while we gather your results.


Please wait while we gather your results.



Oct. 11  Council members to attend RUHS track ribbon-cutting ceremony
Oct. 9  Statement from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Milwaukee residents deserve a Milwaukee hearing on MPS buildings bill

Aug. 23  MEDIA ADVISORY: Villard Avenue Day Festival is Saturday

Aug. 12  Statement from Alderman Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Community violence concerning, proposed solutions lacking

July 16  Committee shifts more community development funding directly to local organizations

May 29  MEDIA ADVISORY: High school students will march against gun violence, deliver petition to local leaders

May 9  Statement from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Proposal deserves a closer look...and perspective

Apr. 9 
Milwaukee Jobs Act components get boost from Council
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

Feb. 28  Common Council approves two new facets of Milwaukee Jobs Act
Feb. 15  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Hamilton hosting Black History Month Read-In on Monday
Jan. 4 
NAACP’s One MKE town hall encourages civic engagement


Dec. 12  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs, Alderman Kovac, Alderman Hamilton, and Alderman Pérez on Public vetting process needed for Fire and Police Commission appointments
Dec. 5  STATEMENT: Alderman Hamilton on Governor’s continued attempts to disenfranchise voters warrant arrest
Oct. 10 STATEMENT: Pattern and practice of potential police misconduct warrants federal investigation
Oct. 1  STATEMENT: Alderman Kovac, Alderwoman Coggs, Alderman Pérez, and Alderman Hamilton on GE Foundation Demonstration Schools
Sept. 28  Common Council members question Medical Examiner on Williams investigation
Sept. 26  Common Council members to meet with Medical Examiner on Williams investigation
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. 21  Housing Resource Fair will feature key agencies, workshops
Sept. 14  Council members set for NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner
Aug. 21  MEDIA ADVISORY: Villard Avenue Day Festival is Saturday
Aug. 16  MEDIA ADVISORY: Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia Festival is Saturday
July 24  Common Council approves Milwaukee Jobs Act initiative | Jobs Act File
July 18  REMINDER: Nelson Mandela Day film screening, event taking place today
July 17  UPDATED: Film screening, event to mark Nelson Mandela Day
July 13  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs, Alderman Hamilton, and Alderman Pérez on Chief Flynn should provide answers in public forum
June 1  Tool drive, renovations part of Tool Loan Center open house Saturday

May 16  Alderman Hamilton volunteering to help renovate Tool Loan Center

May 1 
STATEMENT: Alderman Ashanti Hamilton on Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin lawsuit
Apr. 25  Historic restoration of Garden Homes residence to be showcased
Mar. 29  Milwaukee Jobs Act measure seeks input on path to creating jobs
Jan. 6  ONE MKE Summit Seeks Collective Outcomes


Nov. 21  Taking Action to Create Jobs, Restore Economic Security
Oct. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: Council Committee to Take up Free Birth Certificate Measure TODAY
Sept. 30  Alderman Hamilton Encourages City to “Love the Library”
Sept. 29  Alliance can be Job Creating Engine, Alderman says
Sept. 23  Council Members to Participate in NAACP Annual Event
July 27  Be The Change Celebrates First Students to Complete Program
July 8  CORRECTED MEDIA ADVISORY: Festival is Saturday at Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia
July 7  MEDIA ADVISORY: Festival is Saturday at Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia
June 27  Panel Sends “Plan A” District Boundary Option to Common Council  |  "Plan A" Map
June 24  Budget Provisions Would Negate City Benefits Ordinance
June 21  Public Works Committee to Receive Flooding Task Force Recommendations
June 21  Be the Change Youth Leadership Program Launches
June 20  Redistricting Goes to Committee
  |  Plan A Map  |  Plan B Map
June 9  Flooding Study Task Force to Vote on Recommendations
June 1  Proposed Aldermanic District Boundary Plan Released
June 1  MEDIA ADVISORY: Public to Get Chance to Draw Trial Aldermanic Districts
May 10  Common Council to Begin City Redistricting Process
Apr. 20  MEDIA ADVISORY: Diversity Questions To Come Before Committee
Apr 13  Residency and Retention Go Hand in Hand
Apr. 4  Public Forum Tonight on State Budget and its Ramifications for MPS and the Future of Education in Milwaukee
Apr. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: MPS Town Hall Meeting Monday at Riverside will be hosted by Three Alums now on Common Council
Mar. 16  Time is Now for Milwaukee to Speak Against Residency Bill
Feb. 17  City of Milwaukee Common Council Members Standing with Wisconsin Workers
Jan. 19 
Alderman Bauman’s Insightful Planning Makes Marriott a Better Project


Nov. 11  Common Council “On Board” in Rail Support Letter to USDOT Sec’y Ray LaHood  |  Letter
Oct. 25  STATEMENT: Ald. Hamilton on “Milwaukee Promise” Amendment Looks to Measure Efficacy
Sept. 17  Villard Square Brings Housing, New Library, Jobs and Hope
Aug. 18  STATEMENT: President Hines, Alderman Hamilton Criticize FEMA Decision, Praise Mayor Barrett for Continuing the Fight for Funding
Aug. 13  MEDIA ADVISORY: Villard Avenue Day Festival Tradition Continues This Saturday
Aug. 13  STATEMENT: Flooding Response: A Call for All Hands on Deck
Aug. 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Hamilton Hosts Town Hall Meeting
July 28  MEDIA ADVISORY: Ald. Hamilton to Help with Clean Up
July 23  Power Substation Damage Causes Street Light Outages
July 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Hamilton Promotes ACT BID
June 25  Alderman Hamilton, Common Council President Hines to Join in Inaugural Community Event
May 25  Sponsors Issue Statement on Approval of Milwaukee River Greenway Overlay Legislation
May 20  Alderman Hamilton New President of Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustees
Apr. 1  Public Input Sought on Milwaukee River Greenway Overlay Zone
Mar. 15  Milwaukee Honored with Cultural Diversity Award
Mar. 2  STATEMENT: President Hines, Aldermen Praise Governor Doyle and Mayor Barrett for Bringing Talgo to Tower
Jan. 7  STATEMENT: Ald. Hamilton on Urgency of MPS Legislation


Oct. 1  Mayor, State Rep., DOA Secretary and School Board Director to Discuss MPS Issues in Public Forum Tonight
Sept. 30  Mayor, State Rep., DOA Secretary and School Board Director to Discuss MPS Issues in Public Forum
Sept. 18  MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Works Project Incorporates Wheel Tax Dollars and MORE Worker Provisions
Aug. 11  MEDIA ADVISORY: Five and Alive: Villard Avenue Day Festival to Mark Fifth Year
Jun. 10  Alderman Trumpets Support for United Negro College Fund Event
Jun. 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: Job Fair Today
Jun. 8  Bishop’s Creek Development Brings Jobs To Local Residents
Mar. 25  STATEMENT: From Alderman Hamilton
Mar. 25  Benefits Ordinance Approved by Common Council
Mar. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference on Community Benefits Ordinance Following Council Meeting Today
Mar. 2 
Common Council Committee Approves Benefits Ordinance


Nov. 20  MEDIA ADVISORY: Cousins Ribbon Cutting To Celebrate Grand Reopening
Sep. 9  Milwaukee Opportunities For Restoring Employment (MORE) Ordinance Ready For Committee
Sep. 5  MEDIA ADVISORY: Villard Avenue Day Festival Marks Its Fourth Year
Sep. 2  STATEMENT: Ald. Ashanti Hamilton On Discrepency Of City Services
Apr. 22  Council Members See Relevance In Play About City's Open Housing Protests


Common Council City Clerk  

Contact Us

City Hall
200 E. Wells Street
Room 205
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

(414) 286-2221

City of Milwaukee District 1 Alderman Council President Ashanti Hamilton

District 1 Alderman
Council President

Ashanti Hamilton
News Releases
District Map

Phone: (414) 286-2228
Fax: (414) 286-3456

Get Connected

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect with us on social media


Committee Assignments

Chair: Steering and Rules Committee


President's Appointments Interest Form




Summer 2018
Summer 2017
Fall 2015
Summer 2015
Summer 2014
Summer 2013
Winter 2011
Spring 2011
Winter 2009
Fall 2008


Call for Action Phone Directory


Call for Action
Phone Directory

A limited number of booklets can be obtained by contacting my assistant at 286-2228. You can also download and print your own version of the directory, or call 286-CITY to instantly be connected with any city service.