Day: November 18, 2015

Volunteers in Service to America: Congresswoman Gwen Moore leads 50th anniversary celebration

MILWAUKEE — This year marks the 50th anniversary of Volunteers in Service to America — and in Milwaukee, Congresswoman Gwen Moore is leading the celebration. Congresswoman Moore is a VISTA alumna from 1986. The VISTA program has placed 215,000 volunteers in communities across the country since it was founded. Moore says the program is a …

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Community Leaders Call on Congress to Renew School Meals Programs

As the school year approaches, Milwaukee’s summer meal programs for children are ending. Now some districts are watching Congress to see whether it renews the program for low income students. The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act is set to expire at the end of September. The program provides healthy meals, even though they can cost more. …

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Congresswoman To Introduce ‘Very Narrow’ Gun Control Bill This Week

Badger Guns has a bad reputation. Before selling the weapon that eventually shot two police officers in the face, the Milwaukee firearm dealer had racked up 130 federal gun regulation violations in nearly two years. Coincidentally or not, the store has one of the worst records in the country of selling guns that are later …

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