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There are ways the state government of Wisconsin can help create jobs that won’t cost $4 billion dollars and won’t encourage big corporations to extort money from the state by holding our jobs hostage. more

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The Shepherd Express enthusiastically and unequivocally endorses Tony Evers for governor. more

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Mandela Barnes has experience, vision and energy. Barnes, a former state legislator from Milwaukee, ticks all the boxes you need in a great candidate and state official. more

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The problems at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office didn’t magically disappear when its vitriolic former Sheriff, David Clarke, resigned August 2017. more

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After more than a decade as a state senator—where she fiercely fought against voter ID laws designed to disenfranchise black voters—Moore became the first African American from Wisconsin elected to the House of Representatives in 2004. more

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Sarah Godlewski, an Eau Claire, Wis., native, is eminently qualified to serve as the state’s financial watchdog. more

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Born and raised on the South Side, Marisabel Cabrera’s family fought to get by and, more than once, had to rely on a local church for food and other necessities; thus, she became aware at a very early age about how difficult life can be for ... more

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Milwaukee-born Frederick P. Kessler has earned his bid for re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly. more

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Incumbent Evan Goyke is bright, hardworking and spends a great deal of his time working on the issues directly affecting his constituents. more

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Supreme Moore Omokunde is running for the seat currently held by the retiring Leon Young. Omokunde says he named his campaign “Supreme for the People” because of his mission “to serve the community and [his] neighbors.” more

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The Shepherd Express endorses several qualified candidates running for public office; the primary election takes place Tuesday, Aug. 14, statewide. more

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Chris Abele wants control. When Abele-funded candidates win elections, who do you think they will be responsive to: their constituents or the guy that bought them their job? more

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Total control of the legislature—along with control of the governor’s office—has allowed the Republicans to pass a host of very controversial and often self-serving legislation that led many Republican legislators to actually believe that they are ab more

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Ryan was the consummate reverse Robin Hood. more

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The Shepherd Express announces its political endorsements for the Tuesday, April 3, Wisconsin elections. more

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Lest Milwaukee County residents who oppose parking meters in county parks feel too comfortable about the county executive’s decision to pull the plan, he is now trying to circumvent the public by gaining more personal power. more

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The Shepherd Express believes either Tim Burns or Rebecca Dallet would make an excellent addition to our State Supreme Court and a vast improvement over the exiting Justice Michael Gableman. more

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By agreeing to pay for free street car rides for one year, the Forest County Potawatomi Community has again risen to the occasion and led the way in its continuing effort to make Milwaukee one of America’s greatest cities. more

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County Executive Chris Abele used his family money to win three elections, and he is now using his family’s money to launch a war against some of Milwaukee’s most respected elected officials. His line of fake news consists of half-truths an... more

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Cutting government regulations, like the Trump administration is talking about doing, may do much more harm than good. more

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