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Lena Taylor

Dec 27, 2021

Taylor wants mayor spot after quitting lieutenant gov bid

Democratic state Sen. Lena Taylor has a new political goal after dropping her bid for lieutenant governor: becoming mayor of Milwaukee.

Jan 9, 2020

Evers, Democrats push bills to reduce prison population

Gov. Tony Evers and his fellow Democratic lawmakers have introduced a series of proposals designed to reduce overcrowded prisons, but without support from Republican leaders they are unlikely to gain momentum in the GOP-controlled Legislature.

Sep 3, 2019

Sen. Taylor formally announces run for Milwaukee mayor

State Sen. Lena Taylor has formally started her run for mayor of Milwaukee.

Apr 24, 2019

State Senator: Evers’ lead-pipe proposal doesn’t go far enough

Milwaukee is still lacking an essential element in its plans to replace lead water pipes: cash.

Mar 14, 2018

Senate breaks with Assembly on juvenile-justice plan

Wisconsin Senate Republicans broke with the state Assembly over a plan to overhaul the state's juvenile-justice system, pursuing a scaled-back proposal on Wednesday that would still close the Lincoln Hills prison by 2021 but would pull back on a proposed $80 million reorganization.

Jul 27, 2016

For trades-union endorsements, odds favor experienced candidates in primary contests

When trade unions are faced with choosing whom to endorse in a race with two or more worthy candidates, seniority often serves as the tiebreaker.

Jul 19, 2016

Sen. Taylor gets union backing in re-election bid

State Sen. Lena Taylor has received the endorsement of three construction-union groups in her bid for re-election.

Jul 6, 2015

Wisconsin Center officials left out of Bucks discussion

The Wisconsin Center plays a crucial role in the $500 million financing plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena, but its officials were not consulted on the financial aspects and were left out of testimony on the project received by Wisconsin lawmakers Monday.

Dec 2, 2014

Democratic leader picks finance committee members

Wisconsin Senate Democratic Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling has chosen Lena Taylor and Jon Erpenbach to serve on the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee.

Jun 14, 2013

Chill out, it’s only debate

The odor wouldn’t have been out of place at a Grateful Dead concert but did seem a little incongruous inside the state Capitol.

May 15, 2013

Lawmakers pass Milwaukee County Board changes

The Republican-controlled state Senate passed a bill Tuesday weakening powers of the Milwaukee County Board, after agreeing to relatively minor changes brought forward by Democrats.

Feb 15, 2013

Bill to reduce Milwaukee County supervisors pay moves forward

Under a bill published Friday and proposed by Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, R-West Allis, Milwaukee County supervisors would see their terms restricted, their pay reduced and their authority redefined.


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