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Milwaukee Health Department

Lead poisoning in Milwaukee children has the city revamping their testing and action protocol. Read more

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New Health Commissioner Jeanette Kowalik is planning on tackling a wealth of issues during her first full year on the job. Read more

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Paint or water? That’s the question many citizens are asking themselves when it comes to finding out what the main source of lead poisoning is for the City of Milwaukee. Read more

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After almost five hours of debate, the 2019 proposed City of Milwaukee budget was passed by the Common Council Tuesday. Read more

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$7.6 million will be used to remove lead and other hazards from homes. Read more

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The City of Milwaukee is taking drastic measures to gain control over an issue that has dominated the headlines for months; the lead crisis. Read more

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The city finally has a new health commissioner as Milwaukee native Jeanette Kowalik was sworn in Wednesday. Read more

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A health department that has been riddled with deficiencies and turmoil following the resignation of former commissioner Bevan Baker last January will likely be getting a new leader Wednesday. Read more

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Missing paperwork, including emails and correspondence, has been missing from the office since February—an enigma that the city has yet to solve. Read more

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Madison is considering a pair of bills that could reduce LGBTQ protections from discrimination; an HIV/STI cluster in Milwaukee is being ignored by churches; and two Milwaukee Common Councilmen abstained from a vote on banning conversion ... Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Amid the storm of end-of-year giving letters, Paul Masterson recommends readers pay special attention to those from Diverse & Resilient, a premier LGBTQ organization located in the Harambee neighborhood that serves many people of color. Read more

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