Active Action Items
Congratulations to Alderman José G. Pérez, who was recently elected President of the Milwaukee Common Council and is the first Hispanic alderman to hold the position. President Pérez, whose district includes Walker’s Point, the Near South Side and Historic Mitchell Street, was first elected in 2012.
Felicitaciones al concejal José G. Pérez, quien recientemente fue elegido cómo el presidente del Consejo Común de Milwaukee y es el primer concejal hispano en ocupar este cargo. El presidente Pérez, cuyo distrito incluye el punto Walker, cerca del lado sur y la histórica calle Mitchell, fue elegido por primera vez en 2012.
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Past Action Items
Help us wish former Governor Tommy Thompson a happy 80th birthday! Former Governor Thompson was one of the key leaders who helped to establish America's first modern school choice program, the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP), in 1990.
The Wisconsin Senate has passed S.B. 41/A.B 59, which increases the income threshold for parents who want to enroll in Wisconsin’s Parental Choice program to 300% of the federal poverty level, or about $78,000 a-year for a family of four.
Senate Bill 41 increases the income threshold for parents who want to enroll in Wisconsin’s Parental Choice program to 300% of the federal poverty level, or about $78,000 a-year for a family of four.