City of Milwaukee

Mayor Tom Barrett says state leaders must help address the the city's gun violence. Milwaukee’s homicide rate is running 160 percent ahead of last April.

He criticizes people who lose control of their emotions and pull the trigger and new state laws that allow more people to possess guns.

“You’ve got this horrible combination, this toxic formula of lack of control and let's just flood these streets with more guns. Let’s just flood these streets with more guns, and this is what you get, as a result,” Barrett says.

www.lisc.org

Music has its Grammy Awards. The movie industry has the Oscars.  Live theater has the Tony Awards. But when it comes to revitalizing Milwaukee neighborhoods, the name on the awards is "MANDI."  

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The City of Milwaukee recently received a $1 million grant from the EPA to build rainwater absorbing streets.

DUSTIN A. CABLE, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, WELDON COOPER CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE, REFERENCE DATA BY STAMEN DESIGN

A new ranking reaffirms Milwaukee's place as the overall most segregated metropolitan area in the United States.

urbanmilwaukee.com

When it comes to developments in city government in Milwaukee, there’s one thing you can almost guarantee – a public comment or a news release by Alderman Bob Donovan

Milwaukee Reports Big Decrease in Teen Pregnancies

Oct 24, 2013
babycanwait.com

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says the city has met and exceeded its goal to reduce the teen pregnancy rate earlier than expected.

Group Changes Minds About Inner City Neighborhoods

Oct 24, 2013
LISC.org/milwaukee

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes of inner-city Milwaukee as a place in crisis. Violence and crime, high rates of foreclosures, problems with drugs are all often linked with the inner city.

Guide Explores Milwaukee's 'Cosmo Corner'

Oct 14, 2013
Boswell Books

For those of you who think you know Milwaukee pretty well, Tom Pilarzyk would like to challenge that notion.

Looking Up at Milwaukee's Architecture

Sep 14, 2013
Eleanor Peterson, Lake Effect

While Milwaukeeans are rushing through the streets with their heads in their phones, there is a beautiful city of Germanic architecture standing by.

Not being from Milwaukee, one of the first things I noticed about this beautiful city was the character these buildings have. Whether the buildings are downtown or a little farther out, this 21st Century city has some strong 19th Century roots that can be told through their architecture.

The City of Milwaukee has amended its ordinance regarding tall grass and noxious weeds.

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