Milwaukee proposes $15/hour wage for city employees

Milwaukee workers who are paid by the hour could get a raise to $15 an hour. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he is making the pitch to the Common Council – and it could get approved as soon as July 7.

Push to increase wages in the City of Milwaukee

City of Milwaukee workers who are paid by the hour could get a raise to $15 an hour. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said he is making the pitch to the Common Council – and it could get approved as soon as July 7.

Milwaukee gun violence prevention organizations rally

Volunteers with the Milwaukee chapter of Moms Demand Action joined with other gun violence prevention organizations to honor the lives of those affected by gun violence and elevate gun violence prevention efforts nationwide. This, as part of Wear Orange Weekend.

Milwaukee "Reflections" on 2020

The City of Milwaukee released a video on Wednesday, June 2 in which Mayor Tom Barrett talks about the past year – and shares community voices reflecting on the past 15 months.

Milwaukee mask mandate ends Tuesday

The Milwaukee Common Council unanimously approved the mask mandate in July 2020. More than 10 months later, it ends Tuesday, June 1, bringing relief for many and uncertainty for some.

Engaging young people in summer 2021

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Keith Posley, and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett talked on Monday, May 31 about efforts to encourage, engage, and employ young people this upcoming summer.