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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008

Secret ballot leads to secret drama

State Rep. Mike Sheridan of Janesville was elected speaker of the state Assembly last Wednesday by the Democratic caucus, now in the majority. But just one week before the speaker’s election, three Milwaukee representatives— Pedro Colon, Fred Kessler and Jon Richards—were running against Sheridan.
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

Assembly Endorsement

The South Side of Milwaukee faces many critical issues that can be helped by progressive state legislation and an effective representative. That’s why the Shepherd endorses state Rep. Pedro Colon in the 8th District. He is currently a member of the Joint Finance Committee, and as a member of that powerful committee...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

Conservatives are masquerading as Democrats

(Endorsements) Are some Republicans stooping to new levels this year? Factions of the Republican Party have become so toxic that one of its most conservative members, former state Sen. Tom Reynolds, has recruited extreme right-wing candidates to run as Democrats in the Sept. 9 primary.
Monday, Aug. 25, 2008

State Assembly 8th District Candidate

Name: State Representative Pedro Colón Website: www.colonformilwaukee.com Occupation: State Assembly Representative and Attorney Membership in the Democratic Party: I have been a member of the Democratic Party for more than 10 years.   W...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Elected officials reach out to a fearful neighborhood

A group of state legislators, county supervisors and aldermen wouldseem to be an unlikely crime-fighting unit, but the recent quadru ple homicides in the Metcalfe Park area forced the Milwaukee Unity Caucus to canvass the neighborhood searching for answers. The Unity Caucus—a group of elected officials at various...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008


To be quite honest, we were skeptical about state Rep. Pedro Colon’s desire to become Milwaukee city attorney. After all, it’s an overlooked—and we thought, nondescript and bureaucratic—office within city government. The position has been held for 24 years by Grant Langley, who has served the city...
Sunday, March 23, 2008

Langley and Colon fight to the finish

Few people have a solid grip on what, exactly, the Milwaukee city attorney does. But the office employs 64 people, has an annual budget of $7 million and provides legal advice and services for the city, the Milwaukee Public Schools, the police and fire departments...