Ann-Elise Henzl

News Reporter / Executive Director of Project Milwaukee

Ann-Elise Henzl has been a reporter at WUWM since 1993. She got her foot in the door three years earlier, as a newsroom student intern. Ann-Elise divides her time between daily general assignment reporting and working on longer, researched stories. Ann-Elise is also Executive Producer of WUWM's Project Milwaukee series.

Ann-Elise has won numerous awards, including the national Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association (for best use of sound in a story). In addition, she has frequently been recognized for her reporting on the welfare system, the environment, and health care.

Ann-Elise earned English and Mass Communication degrees from UW-Milwaukee.

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Regional
9:01 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Poll Workers Prepare for First Big Election with Voter Photo ID Requirement

Early voting for the November election begins two weeks from Monday.

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Regional
1:00 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Council Committee Considers Ways to Better Monitor Police-Citizen Interactions

MPD will test body cameras on officers, continue policy of noting the race of people stopped

The Milwaukee Police Department intends to purchase a number of body cameras for officers to wear.

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Regional
9:20 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Renewed Debate Over Sales of MPS Surplus Buildings

Disagreement over the future of the former Malcom X Academy led to proposed state legislation last year.

Milwaukee’s brand new school superintendent has inherited an old problem. What should MPS do, with its shuttered school buildings?

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Politics & Government
4:28 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

WI Elections Chief: $460K Needed to Educate Voters about Photo ID Requirement

The state Government Accountability Board wants to revive a voter photo ID public service campaign.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon September 29, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Could Decide Soon Whether to Consider Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Experts say there’s a good chance the U.S. Supreme Court will take up at least one state’s same-sex marriage ban, in the next year or two
Credit thinkstock

Voters here banned same-sex marriage in 2006. This year, federal courts overturned the ban.

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Politics & Government
5:55 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Groups Fighting Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ask Full Federal Appeals Court to Intervene

Election Day is November 4, 2014.

Late Friday, three of the appellate judges reinstated the state's Voter ID law. Several parties hope the full court decides differently, with the election seven weeks away.

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Regional
1:00 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Agencies, Advocates Await Word on How to Help Wisconsin Voters Obtain Photo IDs

Poll workers check a voter's ID in Florida.
Credit Mark Wallheiser / Stringer

The wheels are spinning in Wisconsin for the big change coming to polling places - voter ID.

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Regional
1:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Voter ID: No Birth Certificate Needed to Apply for Wisconsin ID at DMV Office

Voters will have to show a state-approved form of identification at the polls Nov. 4.

A new procedure will help people obtain state ID cards needed to vote.

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Regional
5:21 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Pet Pigs Not Welcome in Milwaukee

An alderman failed Thursday to convince colleagues to allow residents to have pigs as pets.

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Regional
4:48 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

MFD Planning Citywide Push for Smoke Detector Use

If you live in Milwaukee in 2015, there’s a chance you’ll see a firefighter at your door, at some point.

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