Rep. Gwen Moore on speakership, war between Israel and Hamas

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Rep. Gwen Moore on speakership, war between Israel and Hamas By Mackenzie Krumme - Wisconsin Public Radio The U.S. House of Representatives has been without a leader for more than two weeks, leaving the chamber unable to function. As two international wars ramp up and the deadline to fund the federal government creeps closer, we get reaction from…

'UPFRONT' recap: RNC gives Monday night deadline for Trump, candidates to qualify for debate

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'UPFRONT' recap: RNC gives Monday night deadline for Trump, candidates to qualify for debate By: Matt Smith - WISN Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says she's given former President Donald Trump a Monday night deadline for a final answer on whether he'll attend Wednesday night's GOP debate in Milwaukee. "He has not shared his final decision," McDaniel said on…

Congresswoman Moore, Milwaukee Mayor Johnson join local climate leaders to discuss environmental efforts

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Congresswoman Moore, Milwaukee Mayor Johnson join local climate leaders to discuss environmental efforts By: CBS 58 Newsroom MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson joined local climate leaders on Aug. 8, to discuss environmental impacts in the Milwaukee area. The gathering took place at the Pierhead Lighthouse along Lake Michigan. The…

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley signs 0.4% sales tax increase

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Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley signs 0.4% sales tax increase By: Vanessa Swales - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley signed into law a near-doubling of the county's sales tax Thursday, the capstone of a sometimes contentious process to head off severe budget pain. With Crowley's signature, the new county tax of 0.9%, an increase from its…

New Bill Would Require States To Distinguish Poverty From Child Neglect

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New Bill Would Require States To Distinguish Poverty From Child Neglect By: Michael Fitzgerald - The Imprint Reflecting a growing movement to tease out poverty from the many reasons U.S. children are taken into foster care, a new bill before Congress requires states to avoid maltreatment investigations that center solely on a family’s homelessness or lack of financial resources. “The…

Milwaukee County Department of Transportation receives $400,000 grant from FTA

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Milwaukee County Department of Transportation receives $400,000 grant from FTA By: Kevin Schwaller - Spectrum News MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County will receive a $400,000 grant to fund a feasibility study of a shared bus-bike lane on 35th Street, between Vliet Street and National Avenue. The grant came from the Federal Transit Administration. The Milwaukee County Department of…

Negotiations to start later this year on cutting pricey Medicare prescription costs

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Negotiations to start later this year on cutting pricey Medicare prescription costs By: Erik Gunn - Wisconsin Examiner   Patient advocates are watching to see which pharmaceutical products will be on the list of medications for federal officials to target when they open negotiations later this year with drug manufacturers over the price of prescriptions.  A new…

Rep. Moore on Potential Govt. Shutdown

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Rep. Moore on Potential Govt. Shutdown Bloomberg News   Democratic Representative of Wisconsin, Gwen Moore, discusses what Democrats in the House can do to help prevent a government shutdown over the results of the Debt Ceiling Bill and demands from some Conservative Republicans to cut spending. She also talks about the momentum the George Floyd case created and how we can…

In Focus: One-on-one with U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore

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In Focus: One-on-one with U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore By: Pete Zervakis - Spectrum News Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-Milwaukee) was one of three members of the Wisconsin delegation in Washington to vote against the deal suspending the federal debt ceiling until 2025.  Moore joined fellow U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat from Dane County, in voting against the proposal, which also passed…

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