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Milwaukee Listening Session Will Focus On Youth Corrections Reform PDF Print E-mail
Written by BOWEN PRESS   
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:59

lincohn-hills-youth-prison-abuseSession Monday, March 19th, 5:00-6:00 p.m at St. Mark AME Church, 1616 W. Atkinson Ave, Milwaukee regarding legislation that would close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake.

MILWAUKEE - Senator Lena Taylor and Representatives David Bowen, David Crowley, and Evan Goyke will host a community listening session next Monday, March 19th regarding legislation that would close Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake, instead providing judges with placement options of regional Type 1 spaces and local, secure residential care centers, both with a focus on evidence based best practices and trauma informed care.

david-bowenDetails of the event are listed below. This event is open to the public, and members of the media are encouraged to RSVP by contacting Rep. Bowen by  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or calling (608) 266-7671.

What: Community Listening Session on Youth Corrections Reform

Who: Sen. Lena Taylor, Reps. David Bowen, David Crowley, Evan Goyke, Special guest speaker Chief Judge Maxine A. White

When: Monday, March 19, food served from 5:00-6:00 p.m., program begins at 6:00 p.m.

Where: St. Mark AME Church, 1616 W. Atkinson Ave, Milwaukee, 53206

Listening to Those Who Cannot Hear PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kathleen Vinehout, State Senator 31st District   
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 01:35

sign-interpreter-jack-jason-marlee-matlinImagine you are deaf. You can sign to those who understand but most of the hearing world doesn’t know your language. Current law requires state institutions must provide competent interpretation services, but a Senate Committee Chairman may be trying to change all that.

Eric Genrich to Run for Green Bay Mayor PDF Print E-mail
Written by GBP Staff   
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 10:42

eric-genrich-wbay-announcAnnounces he will not seek a fourth term in the State Assembly to promote the future development of Green Bay and restore civility at City Hall.

Walker’s Real Jobs Record PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Kate Constalie   
Sunday, 11 March 2018 17:14

walker-open-for-businessWisconsin’s 118,000 jobs deficit grows after another dismal jobs report.

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