Mayor Barrett and Election Commission Executive Director Claire Woodall-Vogg announced the launch of the Election Commission’s new website.
As long as they are stricter than his 25% capacity limit, Gov. Evers welcomes municipalities to use their own COVID-19 mitigation strategy.
Mayor Tom Barrett on Tuesday, Sept. 22 virtually present his 2021 Executive Budget to the Milwaukee Common Council
City leaders announced on Monday, Aug. 31 new in-person and drive through early voting sites for the 2020 General Election.
Milwaukee's mayor reflected on the city's role in the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Tuesday, Aug. 18 answered questions about the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Law enforcement officials says safety and security are priority for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
The Milwaukee Common Council voted in opposition to tactics being used by federal agents elsewhere, with agents set to arrive in Milwaukee.
Do as I say, not as I do -- or much ado about nothing? Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was photographed at a bar in Door County with a mask on, and, at one point, with his mask off. FOX6 News tracked down the person who took the photos, who now says the mask wasn't what she was concerned about.
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Health Department officials are responding to protests -- and offering an explanation as to why they are prohibiting in-person learning in the city.
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and city health officials held a virtual meeting with some business owners on Tuesday, July 14 to discuss what needs to be done at restaurants and bars to beat COVID-19.The meeting was designed to help business owners who are struggling to keep people safe while keeping business going; you can't eat or drink while wearing a mask."Most people do not wear masks while eating or in the restaurant," said Jack Holt with Point Restaurants.
MILWAUKEE -- Bracing for a busy August primary and November general election with an increased demand for absentee ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday, July 13 was joined by city leaders to outline preparations for the Aug. 11 election through the "SafeVote plan," which "encourages residents to exercise their vote safely from their home by requesting an absentee ballot by mail."City leaders announced every Milwaukee household will be receiving a SafeVote postcard "encouraging residents to vote safely from their home by requesting an absentee ballot by mail.""250,000 households are going to receive this postcard," said Claire Woodall-Vogg, executive director of the Milwaukee Election Commission.
MILWAUKEE -- Griselda Aldrete on Monday, July 6 withdrew her name from consideration for the appointment of Executive Director of the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC).Aldrete was first nominated for the role last July.
MILWAUKEE -- One day, two press conferences.
MILWAUKEE -- An investigator hired by the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) revealed new details about a conflict of interest for its chairman, Steven DeVougas, at an FPC meeting on Thursday, July 2.Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he will be taking a look at the findings, which center around whether DeVougas used his position and violated any ethical policy.
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee will move into Phase 4 of its COVID-19 reopening plan at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1 as the state sees its largest increases in the coronavirus since May.As Fourth of July weekend approaches, the City of Milwaukee celebrates an independence day of its own, though the move to Phase 4 comes with restrictions.
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Milwaukee's election plans were turned upside down by an appeals court ruling Monday, June 29 changing Wisconsin's elections -- adding more challenges with a hole in Milwaukee election leadership.
MILWAUKEE -- As the Democratic National Convention scales-down its Milwaukee event in the wake of the coronavirus, its problems are growing.
MILWAUKEE— Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will host two webinars July 1 and 2 alongside community partners and City departments to help share important COVID-19 information on a variety of topics.Barrett has already hosted four webinars on guidance and best practices for salons and barbers, bars and restaurants, child care facilities and the faith community.