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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

Bradley, Protasiewicz and Urfer face the voters in Feb. 19 primary

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, three candidates will vie in the nonpartisan primary for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Branch 45, currently held by Judge Rebecca Bradley. Gov. Scott Walker appointed Bradley to that position in
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
 Milwaukeeans were shocked and saddened by two high-profile shootings of domestic abuse victims last year. In October, three women were fatally shot at the Azana Salon & Spa in Brookfield, and on Christmas Eve
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010

Community efforts to end domestic violence

A community-wide problem like domestic violence requires a community-wide response. That’s why advocates for the survivors of domestic abuse and their families have created partnerships that combine medical, psychological, legal and housing assistance. One collaborative effort, the Sojourner Family Peace Center, the result of a February 2009 merger of the Task Force on Family Violence and the Sojourner Truth...
06.12.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce succeeded—for now—in thwarting the will of 69% of Milwaukee’s voters today, when a Milwaukee County circuit court judge ruled that the voter-approved paid sick days ordinance is unconstitutional. Although MMAC admitted that the majority of its members provide paid sick days to their employees, the conservative business group ...